Capability and Plant 

We lead with innovation. From design to the modern plant facilities, and experienced team, we make sure that we can produce what we say we will!


From engineering designs, raw steel enters one end of our modern facility, is processed through our manufacturing plant using ‘state of the art’ technology and an experienced, trade qualified team.  This moves through to our paint and assembly team and your product is made ready for shipping, where our logistics team can get this anywhere in the world, no matter the size.

From one unit to many, TRT have the manufacturing capability and plant facilities to offer a range of services at all stages of the manufacturing process, from total product manufacture to contract manufacture solutions. 



Building capability improves outcomes for customers. It improves services and the products TRT can manufacture.

Supported by excellent job management systems, our proven quality control processes, engineering design capability, quality raw materials from reputable suppliers, plant and equipment, machinery technology, our proactive approach to innovation, make it easy to use TRT for the long haul.

Our capability includes:

  • Design and engineering team in-house
  • Qualified and experienced tradespeople
  • Lean manufacturing processes
  • Robust quality systems
  • Engineering certification
  • Hydraulic design and engineering specialists
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Steel plate traceability
  • Compliance testing and documentation - including heavy vehicle certification, and brake certification for NZ and Australia

Get in touch to find out how we can help!

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Plant and Machinery

With over 33,000 square metres onsite at the main manufacturing facility in Hamilton and a further 5000 square metres at TRT Australia’s Brisbane facility, our operation is set up to deliver one-off customised trailers to large-scale defence projects.

TRT is continually improving production technology, that continues to provide cost-effective solutions for our customers for the long haul. It is our priority.

Specialist plant and equipment available:

  • Steel plasma cutter
  • CNC machining
  • Large CNC line borer
  • CNC press brake
  • Robotic welding
  • Composite fibreglass processes
  • Electrostatic paint technology


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We can get anything, anywhere!


TRT Logistics capabilityOur logistical capability is exceptional, from small packages to large gantry cranes to South America, 150 tipper bodies to Australian Defence Forces or a 100t crane to mines in Papua New Guinea, we can get your product from A to B with care, on time and with minimal risk. We have an in-house team with decades of experience to help make this process simple.

Key activities include:

  • Sourcing of parts and components from around the world
  • Trans-Tasman shipping 
  • In-house logistical management and worldwide shipping


Contract Manufacturing

TRT has a full range of specialist capability to fully manufacture or manufacture sub-assembly components. 

TRTs Robotic Welder Other trailer manufacturers choose to use TRT to manufacture some or all of their product.  They use the capability TRT delivers with advanced quality manufacturing, ability to meet schedules and superior quality output.

We offer a full contract manufacturing service, from design to fabrication and assembly.

  • Drawings and design
  • Traceability of materials supplied for manufacture
  • Sourcing of materials for supply
  • Ability to manufacture components in-house
  • Accuracy and quality of output to plans
  • Assistance with innovation and product improvement
  • A focus on cost efficiencies

If you would like to talk with TRT about how we can help with your manufacturing requirements, contact us on the link below.


For your special project, contract manufacturing options, or a solution that has not been developed yet, talk with our team first!