News & Insights

Business Insights

We take a look at a number of industry metrics, and drill into what this means for your scaffolding & edge protection business.

By 
Peter Chapman

INTAKS has taken the step to invest in a dedicated training facility in the Tauriko Business Estate, Tauranga. The facility is designed to help new users of the system to familiarise themselves with the various components, and get an introductory ‘INTAKS 101’ lesson, before heading out into the field.

By 
Gary Tavey

Gary Tavey joined the INTAKS team in July 2021, into the newly created role of Training & Support Manager.

By 
Peter Chapman

The medium-term impacts of Covid 19 across the global economy are starting to become more apparent on a daily basis. Initial market uncertainty, along with shut downs and limited production of large manufacturing facilities across the globe has resulted in significant delays in getting almost every product.

By 
Mark Baker

NZ’s Covid-19 response has made our country a desirable place to live. Many overseas Kiwis have returned home while very few are leaving our shores, leading to a significant population growth. With more people staying put, there’s been a huge surge in investing in property, heating up an already hot property market.

By 
Mark Baker

The start of a new year is the ideal time to reflect on your career and what kind of future you would like to build for yourself and your family. Perhaps you’re now wanting to run your own business and become your own boss.

By 
Mark Baker

The INTAKS system is a high quality and award-winning scaffold and edge protection system designed, engineered, tested and manufactured in New Zealand. When it comes to scaffolding, it’s imperative to choose the best quality and most effective system for your specific construction needs.

By 
Mark Baker

Have you always wanted to start your own business? There are many excellent reasons to do this from being your own boss, to increasing the amount of money you can earn, or building a valuable business for re-sale. We have one of the most exciting business opportunities in construction in New Zealand today. If you’re interested in taking control of your career and starting your own business in the building industry read on.

By 
Mark Baker

From ground-breaking design to an ongoing commitment to safety, INTAKS has made a name for itself as NZ’s leader in scaffolding and edge protection. We wanted to delve a little deeper into what exactly it is that makes our edge protection system the best.

By 
Mark Baker

Gone are the days when new builds, renovations and maintenance work can be undertaken with few safety precautions in place – and thank goodness for that! Today, construction sites in NZ are safer than ever before thanks to innovative roof edge protection systems like INTAKS.

By 
Peter Chapman

When contemplating the best asset in your business, it's natural to automatically think of a particular truck, ute, tools or other gear you have purchased for the business...

By 
Joel Warren

Discounting off core product is prevalent across many industries, and scaffolding is no different. Of course, you should always appreciate your customers, but “free” can be more expensive than you think.

By 
Mark Baker

"There will always be some guys who just want to lug steel".

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From new commercial buildings to renovations to factory shutdowns, edge protection plays a big role in many commercial businesses. The edge protection suppliers you work with can be the difference between a job running smoothly or one going terribly wrong – so it’s important to choose carefully.

By 
Peter Chapman

Regardless of height, working on a roof has inherent dangers, even when you are being as careful as possible. In fact, In New Zealand, over two-thirds of falls are from ladders and roofs and regulation in our country has changed in recent years to reflect this statistic.

By 
Peter Chapman