About Us


Serving the New Zealand metals industry.

HERA creates value through collaboration, education and support by delivering a trusted national centre for production design, manufacturing technology, inspection and quality assurance.

Our commitment to help our members stay one step ahead is strengthened by our vision to act as the catalyst for metals innovation internationally.

Our specialists in heavy engineering research, industry development, training, advocacy and marketing allow us to partner with our members and clients across the globe – to create opportunity and lead bigger picture thinking.

Industry owned. Member driven. Future focused.

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