ABOUT US

More than a Company

Tamaki has over 60 automation engineers, working around the world to meet our customer's needs.

Our focus is making factories run well, using industry-class leading solutions to ensure reliable, safe and informative automation.

OUR STORY

Founded

Following several years working in the steel and aluminium industries in New Zealand, the UK and US, Derek Turnbull returns to Auckland and starts Tamaki.

1988

First Hire

After 6 years of  automation projects as a sole trader, Derek hires his first engineer, Steve Holmes.

94

Incorporation

Tamaki Control Limited is incorporated in New Zealand. More Engineers join.

1997

03

Shareholders and Directors Join

New Shareholders join and Roger Chan becomes a Director.

04

Employee Growth

By now, Tamaki employs 13 engineers, including Blair, Joe, Donny, Chris, Mark, Ziad and Johnny.

06

United Kingdom

Joe and Ziad establish Tamaki's first overseas branch.

2007

United States

Pursuing the opportunity to automate one of the world's largest cheese factories, Tamaki sends 8 engineers from New Zealand and establishes the US subsidiary, Tamaki Control LLC, in New Mexico.

2008

USA Idaho and Growth

The Idaho branch is established to service the many Dairy plants around Twin Falls. By now Tamaki employs 29 full-time Engineers.

13

Plant Replay and Ignition

From Colorado, Joe, Cody and Leah develop Plant Replay for Ignition, which allows HMI users to Pause, Rewind and Replay plant operations from their SCADA screens.

2015

Ireland Subsidiary

Tamaki establishes a European subsidiary in the Republic of Ireland.

By now, Tamaki employs 42 full-time engineers worldwide.

2016

California, USA

Expansion into California, 50 full-time engineers.

18

Swansea, Wales

The mainland UK branch allows us to be closer to our customers in Wales and England.

19

Michigan, USA

Engineers from all US branches relocate to Michigan for the automation of a large new cheese factory at St Johns - commissioned amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

20

Now+

Automating the Future

Tamaki is continuing to grow. It now employs 64 full-time engineers, 34 of whom are shareholders, and is expanding into Texas and Canada.

Employee Ownership

Any employee can purchase shares and become a part owner of Tamaki. .

OUR VALUES

CommitMENT

Committed and driven to achieve the needs of our customers, we are a group of engineers with a keen interest in factories, and know what it takes to run them efficiently. The result of our commitment is a deep and lasting relationship with our customers.

Innovation

Innovation is at the heart of every successful project. Innovation refers not only to developing new ideas, but also to look back at existing solutions and finding ways of improving them. At Tamaki we continually provide our best solution as a robust package.

Trust

In any Tamaki offering, the customer can trust that our advice will remain un-biased and true. We are System Integrators for multiple Global Leaders in Automation Equipment and Software. The end solution provided by Tamaki will always be specific to our customer's requirements.

EMPLOYEE GROWTH

Employee satisfaction and retention is key to our success. Our worker-cooperative company structure encourages steady, sustainable growth.

LOCATIONS

NEW ZEALAND

Auckland

Hamilton

UK & IRELAND

Belfast

Carlow

Swansea

NORTH AMERICA

New Mexico

Idaho

Colorado

Michigan

California

Texas

Edmonton