With years of experience in the Central Otago region, Gavin Player and his team have built a thriving business in Cromwell. Having built a reputation for versatility and quality, and with the region’s building boom showing no signs of slowing down, in 2021 Gavin found himself facing a wall of work. 

“Business had been steady for a few years,” says Gavin, “and then COVID came along and turned everything upside down. Like everyone else we had to play catch up after lockdown, and then everything went nuts.” With a regular supply of work coming via established relationships with local builders, Gavin was looking at nearly a year’s solid work ahead of him. “It’s not often you get to make decisions with so much certainty about what work’s coming,” he says. “I knew we had to do something, and that was look closely at investing in a CNC.”

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