Welcome to Viniquip who have joined as our Partners in Wine. Viniquip is one of Australasia’s leading importers and distributors of bottling, packaging, and processing equipment to the wine, brewing, distilling, cider, fruit juice, and general food and beverage industries.
Established in 1991, this privately owned New Zealand based company takes great pride in delivering market leading machinery, equipment, product, and expertise throughout New Zealand, Australia, and the South Pacific.
Stockists of many Internationally recognised brands, Viniquip maintains offices in Hastings and Christchurch in New Zealand, and in Sydney and Melbourne in Australia.
Their exclusive portfolio of internationally recognized machinery brands includes the prestigious ABE Beverage Equipment, Fimer, Duetti, Bucher Vaslin, BRB Globus, STS and Kreuzmayr, among many others.
Horst Klos (Co-Owner and Director), has extensive experience in marketing, design, engineering, installation, beer brewing, cider making, and consulting. Horst also looks after a life sentence block with his wife Inga and has a soft spot for Ebay and gadgets.
Aaron O’Keeffe (Co-Owner and Director), has extensive international sales experience on both import and export of food commodities. Aaron is a keen runner and triathlete and hopes one day to have another crack at IMNZ.
Dave Lyons (Sales and Technical Support Manager) and he is based in Christchurch with his wife and two daughters. Dave is a qualified diagnostic engineer by trade and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team.
The Viniquip team take great pride in delivering individual machinery and process solutions, as well as turnkey projects on time and within budget, anywhere within the South Pacific.
Their technicians are supplier trained and certified and are ready to provide service and support for all of the equipment they supply – be it in person, via remote connection or augmented reality. Their service and support is backed up by a substantial spare parts inventory in their warehouse in Hastings, NZ.
Wine… They love it!
Viniquip was originally founded in 1996 to supply and service the wine industry. While we have expanded into other sectors over the years, the wine industry remains a significant part of our business.
They supply equipment for receival, destemming, sorting, pressing, pumping, flotation, filtration, total packaging, labelling, and bottle/case handling systems. At each step of the process, your grapes, wine, and finished goods are handled though world-class, state of the art equipment, ensuring the finished product leaves your winery as you desire.
Viniquip is also one of Australasia’s leading importers and distributors of bottling, packaging, and processing equipment to the wine, brewing, distilling, cider, fruit juice, and general food and beverage industries.
Consultation – Their team specialises in personalised consultations for processing systems, bottling, and packaging layouts. We also provide third party consultation for problem-solving.
Design – They can assist with the design of packaging layouts, bottling lines, and processing systems, working with you to fit the equipment for your business into the space that you have to maximise efficiency and productivity. After equipment order placement they provide this design service at no cost.
Quality Control and Assurance – With over twenty-five years’ experience, they know a thing or two about quality. At the forefront of everything they do is a focus on creating exceptional solutions that inspire confidence in their clients.
Project Management – Their service to you goes beyond installation, mechanical set-up, and commissioning of equipment. They’ll ensure that everything is thoroughly covered from the moment they confirm your project, to the day they sign off commissioning and beyond.
Maintenance – Machine servicing, Upgrades, Trouble shooting and more…