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Applied Industrial Mechanical Excellence.


Their cooperation, professionalism and ability to bring the project to a successful conclusion were of great benefit. Therefore I have no hesitation in recommending Aimex Service Group for similar work”.


Wendy Walker, Director
Coastal Bulk Shipping


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LATEST NEWS: Aimex Māori Development Programme

Aimex Service Group is developing a Māori Development Programme for local youth who want a career in the Marine and Industrial Engineering Sectors. The programme will offer Māori students the chance to learn a variety of skills within the organisation, the opportunity to further develop these skills and get formal qualifications in their chosen Marine sector with the underlying objective to eventually be a key member of their staff in their ever growing workforce.

Aimex is a proudly New Zealand owned business and they care passionately about the community.

Aimex will look to take on up to six cadets in this first year and are pleased to have two already in the first stages of the programme. The programme is managed by Ārewa a locally Māori owned and operated company that support Māori to develop their own capability and potential.

Expressions of interest are now being sought.

Contact: Chan Collin Kaiwhakahaere Kaupapa Tangata
0275 401 027


AIMEX SERVICE GROUP: Excellence Must Be Engineered.

At Aimex Service Group our philosophy is “Excellence Must be Engineered”. We take pride in offering our customers the right engineering solution to meet their specific requirements and create best value for their investment.

Aimex Service Group does this by the operation of our dedicated experienced engineering teams matched with our workshop capabilities and our strong local networks.

Where required we operate a 24/7 service to meet your turnaround deadlines.

Company Profile

Aimex Service Group is in the business of “Applied Industrial Mechanical Excellence” for marine and land based operations throughout New Zealand. To engineer excellence Aimex Service Group has eight specialist teams supported by large workshop facilities right in the hub of the industrious Port of Nelson.

The current ownership of Aimex Service Group was established in 2009. The owners are the managers of the business and they are not only passionate about their business but have over 100 years engineering experience in complementary engineering disciplines between them.

For your ship repair refit and survey works Aimex Service Group has strong local networks on the Port of Nelson with companies providing Electrical Engineers, Electronic Supplies, Marine Paint Supplies and Services, and Slipway Services. Aimex Service Group are agents and service providers for:

  • Volvo Penta
  • Yanmar Marine
  • Hydraulink
  • Palfinger Marine
  • Rapp Hydema
  • Rapp Bomek

Company Location and Facilities

The Port of Nelson, at the Top of the South lsland of New Zealand enjoys a thriving engineering and refit sector servicing one of Australasia largest fishing operations. There is access to deep water berthage, 2500 ton slipway, and a recreational marina. Nelson contends annually for the sunniest city in New Zealand, with a warm sunny climate throughout the year, minimising delays caused by adverse weather conditions.

Our facilities are based right in the heart of the Port of Nelson. We have a wide range of specialist machinery, 1300 square metres of workshop space and employ over 30 staff and additional contractors. We also offer an emergency diagnostic service where our engineers can be with you within a short notice to assist with emergency repairs. 

Customer Relationships

Our philosophy is it’s all about people, looking after customers and investing in these relationships, developing an ability to work together to understand and deliver on the engineering issues specific to each customer and vessel. From the time we start working with you, we develop a detailed library of your engineering issues, so that overtime we create a full history of your vessel, engine or parts.

We enjoy frank open and honest communication with our customers as understanding your requirements is the key to our successful long term relationship. At Aimex Service Group, we look to share engineering ideas with you in order to develop innovative solutions together.