Pioneering waste and recycling solutions

At Pioneer we stand as a trailblazer in the engineering and manufacturing of waste and recycling equipment. With a rich history dating back to 1964, our legacy is built on innovation, dedication, and a relentless commitment to making a positive impact on the environment.

How we do it

While being a pioneer once meant making your mark on the world, progress today is about what you don’t leave behind.

A legacy of excellence

For over half a century we have been at the forefront of developing cutting-edge solutions to address the world's pressing waste and recycling challenges. Our journey began in Whangarei, where a group of visionaries embarked on a mission to revolutionise the way we manage waste and promote sustainability.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our commitment to delivering high quality waste and recycling equipment is evident in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. Boasting 2,000sqm of advanced infrastructure, our facilities house the latest machinery and technology - enabling us to design and produce equipment that sets the industry standards.

Engineering expertise

Our team of engineers, designers, and manufacturing experts possess unmatched expertise in waste and recycling equipment. With decades of hands-on experience, they have been the driving force behind our innovations, ensuring that our products are both technologically advanced and environmentally conscious.

Diverse product range

Our manufacturing capabilities encompass a broad spectrum of waste and recycling equipment designed to meet the unique demands of various industries. From waste compactors and balers to recycling sorting systems, our products are known for their efficiency, reliability, and sustainability.

Sustainability as a core value

As stewards of the environment, we are committed to sustainability in everything we do. Our waste and recycling equipment is designed to reduce waste volume, enhance recycling processes, and minimise environmental impact. We take pride in being part of the solution to global waste management challenges.

Innovation for the future

In an ever-evolving landscape, we stay ahead by investing in the latest manufacturing technologies and embracing innovation. Our dedication to research and development ensures that our equipment remains cutting-edge, efficient, and adaptable to emerging industry trends.

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Partnering for a greener tomorrow

We invite you to join us in our mission to create a more sustainable future. Whether you are looking for a custom waste management solution or seeking to upgrade your recycling processes, Pioneer is your trusted partner.

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Manufacturing experts

We are a multi-generational family company that has evolved significantly since we began as engineers serving the farming community. Steel manufacturing is still central to what we do, but now focussed on engineering innovative waste management solutions.

What our customers are saying

"We've worked closely with Pioneer on several projects ranging from cardboard and plastic balers through to bins and bin lifting equipment. Typically, a lot of our requests require a quick turnaround or are unique in their requirements and Pioneer have the knowledge and expertise to always deliver."


"We have been using a Pioneer cardboard baler for several years now and have found them very helpful and easy to deal with. They respond very quickly and efficiently to any break downs and make sure the site is running again as smoothly and quickly as possible."

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