Innovation & Design

As globalization changes the way the world trades and feeds itself, the faster, more efficient management of bulk materials provides a real competitive advantage.

At A-Ward we work with customers on every continent, using innovation to improve performance and profitability across global supply chains.

We thrive on breaking down barriers and reinventing bulk handling methodologies where others can’t. Here, innovation is a mindset.

Our ‘continuous improvement’ philosophy has earned us the opportunity to work alongside world leaders in the manufacturing, food, minerals, and recycling industries.

Today, many of the world’s largest manufacturers now recognize A-Ward as a world-class industrial problem-solver.

Winner of the coveted Swedish Steel Prize

This award recognizes innovation and creativity utilizing high strength steel and is contested by brands like John Deere and Volvo Trucks.

A-Ward’s innovation has also been recognized by international and national awards including: Paris Bulk Handling Equipment Award for Innovation (most innovative product); Deloitte’s Fast 50; NZTE Excellence; Lloyd’s List Australian Shipping; Export NZ and American Chamber of Commerce for growth, enterprise, leadership and innovation; Westpac Supreme Business Excellence Award 2014 and Westpac Best of the Best in Innovation 2015, Metals NZ HERA 2015 Innovator of the year.