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Apr 19, 2016 – Stephen Frowde

Enabling the staff with the best

Excel Refrigeration are an exceptional example of a progressive field service business. They're always looking to new technology’s, methodologies and they have a great attitude toward enabling … read more

May 17, 2016 – Damon Odey

Growing a historic business from the holiday house

With 74 staff all over the district, Managing Director of Parr & Co Damon Odey was dedicated to finding a solution that could keep everyone in the company connected across the board and … read more

Jun 07, 2016 – Bruce Dalton

A serious investment in staff

The team at Daltons are specialists in their field. In fact, this has been the niche for Daltons since the outset back in 1966 when now Managing Director Bruce’s father began the business. … read more

Jun 22, 2016 – johndoeusa

Life is very good for Lindsay & Peter Coulter

Lindsay Coulter began his journey as an electrician. After years in the trade, Lindsay decided he was ready for his next challenge and, in 1983, launched his own security business in Timaru, New … read more

Nov 16, 2016 – Marcel de Witte

Appoint a Champion to ensure your success

If you are aiming at implementing great systems then the most important role in your company is the system Champion. This person understands the big picture, oils all the working parts and … read more

Dec 05, 2016 – Master Plumbers

Doing away with the paperwork once and for all

By getting smart with new technologies, your trades business can improve its bottom line. A typical day in a plumbing business sees the team out on the road, on site, at the merchant and … read more

Dec 06, 2016 – Bruce Dalton

Dalton Electrical turns 50 and boy do they have some stories to tell!

Dalton Electrical is a company steeped in history – in fact, they’ve just recently celebrated a massive 50 years in business. At their recent celebration, Managing Director Bruce Dalton, … read more

Sep 28, 2017 – Mark Wilburn

With 37 years in the fire protection industry, Mark uses simPRO to keep him covered

Richdale Fire was purchased by Bartley Group in March this year and rebranded as RFS Fire & Compliance. As Project Manager for Bartley, Lynda Hocquard was charged with ensuring that RFS had … read more

Oct 10, 2017 – Dale & Andrea Lovell

Turnover has tripled and the paper trail has disappeared

Heron Plumbing, based in Auckland New Zealand is a 56 year old business. When Dale, president of Master Plumbers Auckland and wife Andrea bought the business 6 years ago they saw an opportunity … read more

Oct 18, 2017 – Karl Gaines

How a complementary partnership struck triple digit growth in 2 years

After selling his IT business and taking extended time off it was time for Karl Gaines to take on a new project. Enter Garry. Garry had been finding it difficult to grow his security business, IQ … read more

Oct 30, 2017 – Scott Carr

Supporting the country’s largest network of trade businesses

Scott Carr has been with the Laser Group since the very beginning. Originally the Laser Group had built their own software. Over time, developing, maintaining and supporting the software was … read more

Jun 26, 2018 – Zachary Lawrence-Sansbury

From Fire Safety to Traffic Monitoring - How to manage several divisions using one platform

Founded by Paul Sansbury, in 1994, Armitage Group oversees 5 divisions of various electrical engineering operations, and uses simPRO to manage them all with a single system. Armitage Group … read more

Jul 10, 2018 – Andrew Steffert

Improved scheduling has huge follow on effects

Chris Peebles Electrical specialises in the servicing and installation of commercial food equipment. With simPRO now in place, owner Andrew Stefferts’ scheduling woes are a thing of the past. … read more

Jul 20, 2018 – Craig & Sarah Bowie

Keeping the team together through periods of rapid growth

  Craig Bowie began his plumbing career back in 2005. To launch their journey into entrepreneurship Craig and wife Sarah bought an existing business in August of 2013. Now, with a … read more

Aug 17, 2018 – Mark & Monique Brosnahan

The apprentice who bought the business

Brien Electrical are based near Wellington in Paraparaumu. It’s a beautiful part of the world where Mark & Monique Brosnahan have been building their business for over 30 years. Right … read more

Sep 10, 2018 – Jonny Teat

Business decisions based on accurate data

In 1946, George Bunning opened a white goods store. To this day, the business is still in the family. GB Teat has a team of 32 staff and remains competitive thanks to accurate data and definitive … read more