New Zealand Owned

Global Interest

Industrial Air Systems is an established New Zealand owned and operated business, with sales and service offices strategically positioned in both the North and South Islands. We are part of international compressed air group - Pneutech Group – with locations in North America, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

  • Experienced workforce
  • Group capacity
  • Independent analysis
  • 24/7 Support
  • Quality supply chain
  • Global knowledge base
  • Turnkey design

Why choose Industrial Air Systems?

We know you have a choice

Through loyalty, honesty and integrity, Industrial Air Systems has quickly established long-term relationships with both our clients and suppliers, enabling a turn-key solution of all rotary screw compressed air and nitrogen generation systems. We place particular emphasis on the oil-free and food sector.

Global Advantage

With an exclusive range of cutting edge compressed air products, the Pneutech Group is actively involved in supplying industries right across the world and offers you superior experience, superior quality, superior pricing and superior service. In fact, the Pneutech Group global advantage is un-paralleled anywhere else in the world.

World-Leading Manufacturing

Pneutech enjoys supply relationships with over ten world-leading manufacturing facilities internationally, guaranteeing not only first class products and performances, but continuity of supply parts and service – no matter where you are positioned.

Experienced Work-Force

Our technical and sales team are driven by a passion for the work they do. Bringing well over a century of combined experience, both within New Zealand and internationally, our staff are committed to providing solutions that work, and which exceed your expectations.

Solution Providers

Industrial Air Systems provides solutions for major projects, corporate clients and the broader compressed air industry throughout New Zealand. Direct communication with our design consultants, customers and supply chains, ensures we deliver a tailored solution for every project.

Care for the Environment

We are here for the long-term, we share your concern for creation, and our focus is to help conserve energy and reduce waste, while providing for a safe and healthy work environment.

Industrial Air Systems’ Team


Meet some of our friendly personnel:

Nick Richards

Nick Richards

Director

Nick is one of the founding members of Industrial Air, and the PneuTech Group, and brings many years’ of compressed air and nitrogen gas experience to his role. Nick shares the general manager duties with Jacqui, and specialises in full-system design for medium to large enterprises, particularly in the food & beverage and manufacturing sectors.

Jacqui Richards

Jacqui Richards

Director

Jacqui is a founding member of Industrial Air, and the PneuTech Group and with a background in retail supply chain, and the food industry, brings experience with system analytics to her role. In this capacity, she also understands the critical needs of production lines, and the cost of down-time to a business, and motivates her team to provide the best to customers and colleagues alike.

Jeremy Richards

Jeremy Richards

National Sales Manager

As our National Sales Manager, and South Island Branch Manager, Jeremy has many years of compressed air experience, having first joined the family business from school. With several years’ then working in retail supply to the automotive sector, and later in pre-fabricated homes, Jeremy has a vast knowledge-base covering many industries, and specialises in all areas of compressed air supply.

Clayton Blackler

Clayton Blackler

Upper North Island Branch Manager

As our upper North Island branch manager, Clayton comes from a strong engineering, sales and compressed air background. He's deeply passionate about meeting the needs of his clients to ensure he understands their goals, their business KPIs and technical pain points, so that he can provide the best solution.

Service technicians

Zane Richards

Auckland Sales Engineer

Zane joined the family business in early 2022 after several years experience in a sales based role for a nationwide manufacturing company. His strong knowledge-base in engineering and manufacturing based applications, and a desire to fully comprehend customer questions on the how and why of compressed air, ensure he is a vital component of the Industrial Air sales and marketing team.

Daniel Strachan

Daniel Strachan

Service Team Leader

Daniel comes from a background in mechanical repairs, including with farm machinery service operations nationwide. His excellent organisational and problem-solving skills are an essential component to the management of our service department, in particular with nationwide technical support. He keeps his skills well-tuned in the South Canterbury area as our local service technician.

Stacey Smith

Stacey Smith

Procurement Team Leader

Stacey has a wide understanding of many industry sectors, particularly in food processing and engineering. She is very systems oriented, and manages our supply chain like clockwork, to ensure stock and spare parts are where they need to be on time.

Tony Kuruppu

Tony Kuruppu

National Service Account Manager

Tony is our nationwide service account manager who comes from a background in the automotive service industry. He manages our service bookings, and also takes care of our Auckland based logistics to ensure technicians, spare parts, and new equipment are where they need to be on time.

Jacob Mitchell

Jacob Mitchell

Christchurch Sales Engineer

Jacob is an experienced sales engineer with several years' experience in supply of equipment to heavy industrial engineering and mechanical workshops. He works out of our Christchurch branch to ensure our South Island clients' needs are understood and met or exceeded every time.

Janet Irasga

Janet Irasga

Accounts & Admin Team Leader

Janet is our highly-efficient accounts and administration manager, and comes from a background in project management. She is also responsible for our health & safety, and ensures the needs of our key stakeholders are met at all times.

India Richards

India Richards

Customer Service & Sales Support

If you call our freephone, chances are you'll speak to India on the phone. She manages customer services, and in-house support to our sales team, including onboarding for new customers. She also provides vital background support in marketing and photography of new projects.

Service Technicians

Service Technicians

Servicing & Support

Our friendly team of technicians in Auckland, Christchurch and Timaru provide hands-on experience 24/7, and are knowledgeable in all types of compressed air and nitrogen situations. From urgent breakdown work, to routine service, to new-build installations they are raising the bar, one job at a time.

INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM?

Send us your CV and let us know where you would best fit into the Industrial Air family.

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