Automation engineering
will transform your business

CR Automation is transforming the way industrial businesses operate. We enable industry to become cleaner, safer, sustainable and energy efficient, while remaining competitive and profitable.

From discrete machines through to large green field turnkey industrial installations, our clients enjoy cost-effective, fit for purpose, future-proofed systems, delivered on time, to specification and budget.

Contact us to discover how automation solutions can transform your business.

Our Services

CR Automation has developed expertise in post harvest automation. Our clients have easy to use processing equipment, are getting higher prices for product and are now able to access new markets...

Water, waste water and storm water are critical infrastructure in any community. Automated control ensures systems continue to flow...

With the increased need to have safer working environments and to comply with workplace health and safety, machine safety is paramount...

Automation is the key to increased productivity, greater efficiency, improving reliability while reducing costs in your business operations...


From heavy lifting to repetitive handling and assembly, robots are changing the face of warehousing and industrial processes...

Our Company

CR Automation, incorporated in 2002, delivers industrial automation solutions to customers throughout New Zealand and internationally. With a highly skilled inhouse team of experienced electrical and mechanical engineers, automation engineers, SCADA experts and metalwork fabrication CR Automation is the ideal partner to successfully deliver your automation solution.

We provide

All automation engineering solutions are supported by regular servicing and maintenance. We also support other pre-existing installations to ensure your business continues to operate smoothly.


Case Studies

After our factory automation systems work for Ardagh in Hastings, we were approached for a turnkey electrical and control system design and installation in NSW.
At the heart of Kraft Heinz’s central processing facility is a hydrostatic cooker capable of processing and cooking 60,000 cans of food at any one time in a continuous process. It is an integral part of their business and a potential breakdown presented a significant financial risk.
For apple growers, packhouse equipment has to remove a certain volume of bugs to gain access to pest sensitive markets. Mr Apple came to us for a solution.