Emirates Team New Zealand Celebration

05 May 2021

On Tuesday the 4th of May, Emirates Team New Zealand hosted a celebration to thank all the sponsors and suppliers who contributed towards the successful defence of the 36th Americas Cup in Auckland, New Zealand. Read more...

Online Tormek Sales Now Live!

02 May 2021

Congratulations to our first online customer, Tom, who has won a free RB180 Rotating Base and Tormek polo shirt! Tom ordered a SVM00 Small Knife Jig to complete his Tormek knife sharpening set and will now have the sharpest blades of all sizes in Greymouth. You can find Tom’s complete set-up below. Read more...

Jacks celebrate 75th Anniversary

28 April 2021

The weekend of April 30th  kicks off a year of celebration for Jacks, who mark 75 years in business.  Read more...

Largest Fish Caught Prize - Master Joiners Fishing 2021

23 April 2021

Congratulations are in order for Matthew Heaney of Owairoa Joinery who caught the largest fish at the Master Joiners annual fishing trip. As a prize Matthew has bagged himself a Tormek T4 wet-stone sharpening station donated by Jacks and presented by John Walton which will ensure sharp filleting knives for many years to come. Read more...

Job Opportunity: Sales and Technical roles available

07 April 2021

Are you interested in getting started as a technician? Or already experienced and wanting to make a change? We looking for both experienced techncians to service our customers nationwide, as well as an in-house tech based at our Auckland workshop in East Tamaki.   Read more...

Halving edgebanding time

16 March 2021

Hailee Gentleman purchased Farquhar Design Kitchens in Te Puke in June 2018. Originally from Christchurch, and with a background in Project Managing up to 40 kitchen installations at a time as part of the Christchurch rebuild, Hailee had been keeping an eye on the Bay of Plenty in the years leading up to the purchase. All indications were that the BOP was an area on the rise, and for Hailee the kitchen industry looked like a good fit.
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Felder K500S at DSJ Joinery

09 March 2021

Single-phase machines with punch! Read more...

Felder fit-out at Podocarp Cabinetry

09 March 2021

Felder fit-out in Ferrymead Read more...

Anderson CNC at TMB Cladding

09 March 2021

The right machine for the job & budget! Read more...

Fletcher opens Wiri prefab house-building factory

15 October 2019

Just announced is Fletcher's Weinmann prefeb house factory based in Wiri, Auckland. Based entirely around Weinmann technology from the Homag Group, Fletcher have stated their 'Clever Clore' manufacturing facility aims to cut their house-building lead time from 22 weeks to just six.  Read more...

KLC is logged onto timber

25 June 2019

Weinig and Jacks have been proud to be associated with KLC -  one of NZ's largest timber remanufacturing plants based in the heart of Kaingaroa Forest in the central North Island. NZ Logger magazine have recently featured KLC's operation  - you can read about it here. NZ Logger: KLC is logged onto timber Read more...

Anderson joins our range of CNCs

11 March 2019

Anderson have been manufacturing CNC Routers since 1972.  As a specialist CNC manufacturer, Anderson take enormous pride in being extremely good at doing one thing very well and without compromise.  Read more...

Weinig at LIGNA, May 27 - 31, 2019

27 February 2019

The world’s largest solid-wood machinery specialists Weinig will again be centre stage at the world’s largest woodworking show. The Weinig stand will cover around 5000 square metres – significantly larger than in 2017 -  and will present a wide range of their specialist machinery including Powermat moulders, Dimter crosscut saws, rip saws, finger-jointing, grinding and a host of other technologies. What’s more, almost all technology on show will be demonstrated, live. Read more...

NEW from Tormek – Diamond wheels and the Multi Base

11 September 2018

Tormek has listened to the requests of its users once again and is proud to release the Tormek range of Diamond Wheels along with the new Multi Base jig. Read more...

Luxscan wins the 2018 Export Award

31 July 2018

Luxscan Technologies Sàrl, a member of the Weinig Group, has been awarded the 2018 Export Award by the Luxembourg Ministry of Economy. The coveted Export Award is awarded to medium-sized companies in the country that have distinguished themselves through international activities in the course of their business activities and have achieved outstanding results in the process. Read more...

AWISA 2018

28 June 2018

The Jacks sales team will be on hand at AWISA in Sydney to offer a Kiwi perspective on the show.  AWISA provides an opportunity to catch up with the latest technology, but understanding how this technology might – or might not – apply to your workshop is easier when talking to someone familiar with your business, and NZ methods of manufacture. Read more...

Tormek win Export Company of the Year

01 May 2018

Tormek received the award for leading export company in Örebro County, at the Örebro-gala on March 1st, in Sweden. Read more...

Visit us at EMEX 2018

27 April 2018

We will be displaying at EMEX 2018 for the Aluminium & PVC Industry. Come visit our stand where we will have the all-new Yilmaz AIM4310 Aluminium CNC on display, along with other automated and traditional machinery that will advance your efficiency and increase profits. Read more...

Lowering Barriers to Prefabrication

19 September 2017

At Jacks we’re often asked a very simple question by laypeople that have just seen a masterpiece of prefabrication on an episode of Grand Designs UK. It goes something like “Why on earth aren’t we doing this sort of stuff here?!” While uptake is improving in our corner of the world, there are a few problems specific to New Zealand that have slowed the adoption of panelised and modular construction. Read more...