About us


Established in 1890, Martin Engineering has been involved in many different areas of manufacturing. 

Today, we are heavily involved in the energy sector with Tank manufacture and Installation, pipework services and pumping systems. 

To deliver we have capability in Stainless & Aluminium welding, structural steel, pipework and pumping systems.

Martin Engineering also deliver solutions in:

 structural steel

General & Mechanical Engineering

Welding of Aluminium and Stainless steel

Engineering design

Installation Services

Martin History


1890-1910 T.R Martin Ltd

"Ron" T.R. Martin founded Martin Engineering in 1890 and run it for 20 years


First Location


1910-1930 A F Martin Ltd

Arthur Frederick Martin ran the company for 20 years




1930-1965 A F Martin

Lawrence William Martin run A F Martin Ltd for 35 years



Main Street, Palmerston North


1965-2010 G W Martin

Owner and current Director, G W Martin still has an involvement in oversight in 2020,  55 Years since taking over in 1965


Current Location

891 Tremaine avenue, Palmerston North


Our Philosophy

Our Philosophy

Our Philosophy


1. Empathy 

“Understand our customers needs better than anyone else”

2. Focus: 

“To do a good job of those things that we decide to do, we must eliminate all of the unimportant opportunities.”

3. Impute:

“People do judge a book by its cover. We may have the best product of the highest quality however if we present them in a poor manner, they will be perceived as poor. If we present them in a creative, professional manner, we will impute the desired qualities.”

Our Mission

Our Philosophy

Our Philosophy

 To enable economic growth through compliant energy systems and to provide solutions that support end users and protect the planet.