About Us

Shaw’s Wire Ropes are wire rope, rigging, lifting and forestry specialists. We have supplied NZ heavy industry since 1909, and are proud to have forged strong links with a wide range of industries including forestry, construction, transport, shipping, oil & gas, mining and commercial fishing.

We keep things simple and effective. A century of trade experience has taught us what works best. We don’t attempt to be everything to everybody, instead we are 100% focused on NZ heavy industry.

Why deal with the team at Shaw’s?

  • Expertise You will speak to a specialist with thorough knowledge of our products, and how to use them. All orders are fabricated by skilled riggers who take pride in our high standards of workmanship.
  • Stock NZ’s largest inventory of wire rope, rigging, lifting, and forestry products – ready to go when you are.
  • Quality We stock only high quality industry proven brands. We know that safety and dependability are critical on your worksite.
  • Value We import large volumes of quality product, and sell direct to industry end users. This helps us to deliver excellent products, at outstanding value.
  • Rapid Response We understand the true costs of downtime for your business. That’s why over 90% of our orders are dispatched on the day of order.
  • Traceability Our recording systems trace information on all wire rope and lifting equipment sold (including manufacturer test certificates). This means we can monitor the performance of all ropes supplied, and provide information on inspection and replacement times.