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We have over 60 amazing staff who design, engineer and manufacture retail display solutions, store shelving and commercial fixtures and fittings.

About gdm

The skills and experience to understand our customers' requirements.

The skills and experience to understand our customers’ requirements.

A leading fixtures and furniture manufacturer for over 40 years. GDM Retail has a modern 7000m2 factory and design hub in Whanganui, with a sales office in Auckland. 

We design, engineer, prototype and manufacture to customer specification. We believe Good Design Matters and provide best practice in metal fabrication, laser cutting, robotic welding, CNC joinery construction, painting, powder coating and logistics efficiently co‑ordinated from the same site.

We have joint venture agreements with several factories in Asia to ensure solutions can be manufactured or sourced for any project.

Our staff based in Asia ensure operational and quality standards are maintained in accordance to the GDM Lean Manufacturing ‘World Class’ philosophy.

About GDM

Our Values

How We Work

Our Retail Display Systems business has two goals: optimise every shopper’s store experience and help generate retail growth for our clients.

Consultation

Consultation

Applying over 40 years of experience and knowledge, we work with retail teams to create and deliver customer-centric retail display solutions.

Design

Design and Engineering

We work with your designers, or utilise our design team, to craft innovate retail fixture and shelving systems, optimised for manufacturing and the customer experience.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

From our manufacturing hub in Whanganui, or indented through our offshore factories, we manufacture customise joinery and metalwork for commercial and retail fixtures and furniture.

Delivery

We work closely with our customers to manage manufacturing, stock control, warehousing, logistics and installation of retail display systems.

Selected Awards & Distinctions

2020
New Zealand Retail Interiors Association Awards
winners of the Big Box Category for New World, Pukekohe
2020
New Zealand Retail Interiors Association Awards
winner, Rising Star Employee Award
2020
New Zealand Retail Interiors Association Awards
winners of the International Special Award for Lava Hotel, Samoa
2020
New Zealand Retail Interiors Association Awards
winners of the Customer Experience Special Award for Mitre 10 Tapware
2019
New Zealand Retail Interiors Association Awards
winners of the International Category Certificate for Rodd & Gunn, Australia
2019
New Zealand Retail Interiors Association Awards
finalist, Rising Star Employee Award
2017
New Zealand Retail Interiors Association Awards
winners of the International Category for Rodd & Gunn’s Fashion Island store in Orange County, California
2015
New Zealand Retail Interiors Association Awards
winners of the International Category
2015
New Zealand Retail Interiors Association Awards
winners of the Group award for Pop Up + Events for the Heidi Klum Intimates Project at David Jones, Sydney
2013
HSBC New Zealand China Trade Association China Export Awards
finalists
2009
ABN AMRO Craigs Wanganui Business Awards
supreme winner
2005
ABN AMRO Craigs Wanganui Business Awards
supreme winner
2005
Price Waterhouse Coopers Award

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