Mainstream Engineering (MEL) is an industrial engineering consultancy with offices in Kawerau and Nelson, New Zealand. We are also supported by personnel in Auckland, Waikato, Tauranga and Christchurch.

Our engineering consultants have been providing solutions to industry since 2004 as our reputation for excellent service delivery grows.  Our experienced team of professional engineers, project managers, designers, and construction supervisors annually deliver over 50,000 hours of practical, compliant and cost-effective service. Being mobile and responsive, MEL staff work collaboratively with you, applying both technical expertise and practical experience to provide quality engineering and project management support.

We apply what we are good at to provide solutions that allow you to focus on your business and what you are good at.  MEL are considered by our clients as motivated, practical, solutions-orientated practitioners delivering:

  • Mechanical, civil, structural, electrical and process engineering design
  • Project management services, including shutdown/outage planning and supervision
  • Health and safety services, including machine hazard assessments & machine safety guarding (to AS/NZS 4024)
  • Maintenance engineering services
  • Industrial process equipment supply
  • Airflow engineering services, ASEL products, industrial fans and other air handling equipment

Health and safety systems and other management process used by Mainstream are assessed by the Prequal Certification. This provides the Client with an indication of Mainstream’s ability to perform work that is aligned with good practice and the Client’s own aspirations in these two important areas. Prequal Certification – Engineering (Professional Services Category 3) – was extended for Mainstream Engineering Ltd for a further 2 years in Feb 2021. MEL achieved an impressive overall score of 86% and an assessment rating of 5 stars.

SEDEX (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange) is a not for profit membership organisation for businesses committed to the continuous improvement of ethical performance within their supply chains.

Mainstream Engineering has been a member of SEDEX since 2012.

MEL can supply personnel with CMSE® – Certified Machinery Safety Expert qualification. CMSE® qualification provided by Pilz GmbH & Co. KG is consistent internationally. The training covers all areas, from hazard analysis to the creation of safety concepts, through to actually placing plant and machinery on the market. TÜV NORD certification is proof of the person’s competence in machinery safety.