About Us

Hydrapower Systems is Locally Owned, Operated, and we Support Manufacturing in NZ!

High-Quality Technical Solutions

Finding an Innovative Solution is our Ultimate Goal

We think outside of the square to provide the ideal solution to your needs. All Components are Manufactured in-house using the latest CNC Technology for accuracy and cost-effectiveness. Cylinders are pressure tested and cycled in accordance with ISO 10100:2001
Since 1994

Our Team has Succeeded in Understanding the Needs of New Zealand Industry.

Hydrapower Systems Ltd was formed in 1994 to satisfy a need for an alternative, innovative Hydraulic Cylinder manufacturer. Our manufacturing process has a strong emphasis on cost-effective custom Cylinders built for specific applications. Over time we have expanded our offerings to include “Standard” ranges of Mobile, ISO, Tie rod and Mill type cylinders as well as Press cylinders, Servo cylinders and High/Low temperature cylinders.
Some Cool Facts

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Satisfied Customers

Our focus is 100% on client-satisfaction.

Innovative Solutions

We pride ourselves on looking at the customer’s requirements and finding the most innovative and practical solution to their needs.

Quality Unsurpassed

All components are inspected multiple times throughout the manufacturing process. All cylinders are pressure tested and cycled.

We are the Manufacturers you can rely on for a Perfect Solution.

Meet Some of the Team:


Paul Lamont

Managing Director

Trained as a Marine engineer, then moving into manufacturing and hydraulics. In 1994 Paul formed Hydrapower Systems upon seeing a need for a specialist hydraulic cylinder manufacturer in NZ

Dan Merrylees

General Manager

With a strong background in engineering, hydraulics and management, Dan is now looking at the fresh challenge of leading the team at Hydrapower, with a focus on sustainability, quality and growth.


Colin McDowell

Business Development Manager

With 30+ years hydraulic industry, sales, marketing and management experience. Colin and his team are focused on delivering an exceptional customer experience to Hydrapower customers.

Jack Coote

Design Engineer

A design Engineer with a practical skill base and an interest in mechanics and design of products. Jack is often designing and building his own skis ready for the next decent snowfall.


Robert Lamont

Production Planning

Experienced in machining and manufacturing in a production environment, this has now translated to scheduling workflows throughout the operation, to ensure DIFOT.


Dana Grigore


Our Supply Chain expert in charge of order entry and purchasing , as well as organising imports and despatch of products. Originally trained in Metallurgical Engineering.

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