About Kormax

Becoming a leader in Materials and Plain Bearing technology doesn’t happen by accident. Learn about Kormax and how we’ve taken New Zealand ingenuity to the global engineering world.

As a fourth-generation business, we’ve seen industries grow and change, becoming what they are today. Throughout this time we’ve reshaped and adapted our business to ensure that it is always in the best position to provide customers exactly what they need. Whether it’s plastics or metal, we’ve got your material & bushing needs sorted. Our extensive range can be custom cut to your specifications – meaning there is literally no job too big or too small.

We carry a large range of engineering materials; covering bronze, brass, copper, cast iron, aluminium, nylon, acetal, acrylic and more. All Kormax products come with batch certifications – no matter if they’re cast or extruded. This way you know the material you get is up to the highest standard. If you’re not sure what product is right for your job, give our friendly team a call. We’re the experts, and we’re always happy to help. Our established operational systems also means we can track your order – from the moment it is placed and dispatched, right up to its delivery the next day.

Kormax is ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certified. This achievement is a testament to our relentless Growth and Continuous Improvement culture, with Reliability being a core value. Achieving these certifications means that our customers have an assurance that we will continue to operate in the professional manner that they have come to expect.

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Better by design

Our Mission

Kormax know you need product delivered on time and to exact quantities and specifications. We focus our business on making that happen every time, and we deliver overnight, nationwide.

Kiwi to the core since 1947.

Kormax crafts spaces in a different way to most – ours is a collaborative, three-stage approach. This approach means a more accurate translation of business goals, into insightful design, with faster delivery – with value engineering from the start.

View our History


Mid 1970’s E.N. Davis Ltd starts selling centrifugal castings in bronze and brass alloys.

1976 E.N. Davis Ltd changes name to Milson Foundry Ltd.

1986 The old cupola furnace is decommissioned being replaced with a state of the art electric furnace.


1960’s Business grows serving the local district iron & brass castings.

1967 Shifted from Main street location to new location in Palmerston North



1953 E.N. Davis Ltd becomes a legal entity making foundry castings in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Late 1950’s The next generation starts work at the foundry, gaining his apprenticeship in moulding.

Leadership Team

Scott Davis

Managing Director

An accomplished leader & executive, Scott has led Kormax since 1997 to today. Setting high standards in performance Scott maintains Kormax as an industry leading company.

Josh Currie

Business Development & Operations Manager

With over 20 years experience supplying engineers Josh Currie is a strong performer maintaining consistent top customer satisfaction.

Hamish Patterson

Business Development Manager

An enthusiastic, positive member of the Kormax team, Hamish excels in onboarding new clients with exceptional planning and delivery management skills.

Derek Sands

Senior Sales Engineer

A third generation engineer and with over 20 years experience with Copper alloys. Derek has exceptional expertise and excels in specifying for the most the complex applications.

Walter Davis

Marketing Manager

With a passion for innovation Walter’s continually focused on new opportunities aligned with Kormax expertise.

Job Vacancies

We’re always on the lookout for great people to join our growing team if you’re interested in working with us, get in touch. Just let us know which position you want to apply for and attach your CV.