Tekplas Moulding Facility

Tekplas Moulding Facility

Project Overview

Sector: Commercial, Health & Research
Location: New Zealand – South Island
Year Completed: 2020

Project Features

  • 2,400 sqm new construction
  • 5,400 cubic metre ISO 7 Cleanroom moulding shop
  • Office / administration space
  • Machine cooling and compressed air packages
  • Exacting design and installation needs
  • Staging of works critical to project success

Project Details

Working alongside Apollo Projects, Benmax completed the mechanical services for the new 2,400 sqm plastic injection moulding facility located in Rolleston, Canterbury.

The design and build project included machine cooling and compressed air packages, along with heating and cooling for office spaces and a custom designed moulding shop. Importantly, the 5,400 cubic metre moulding shop would require ISO 7 Cleanroom Certification on completion to ensure the safe fabrication of plastic materials for the infant food industry.

The use of 3D modelling during the design phase was critical to meet the exacting design and installation needs of the project.  This process enabled the team to optimise pipe and duct layouts to avoid the use of seismic restraints (in line with NZ building codes) and to find valuable time and budget savings while successfully delivering works within the tight space restrictions of the factory.

Following the success of the project in Rolleston, Benmax has been further engaged by Tekplas Ltd to complete design and installation works on their new headquarters, and larger factory facility, in Hamilton on the North Island.

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