The ARA Group has a strong presence in New Zealand. Since the ARA Group was established in 2001, we have grown the company both organically and through strategic business acquisitions.
The ARA Group comprises four complementary operating divisions – ARA Electrical, ARA Products, ARA Fire & Security and ARA Property Services. In New Zealand, the underlying products and services of each division and the companies that are a part of each division are:
ARA Products – manufactures a range of high security products and commercial doors; and distributes electronic security products. This division includes well-known New Zealand company Metalbilt as well as ARA Shelters and ARA Hardware.
ARA Fire & Security – provides installation and service of electronic security systems and fire protection systems and has a strong presence in New Zealand. The division includes ARA Servcore and ARA Marine.
ARA Property Services – provides building maintenance and repair services, cleaning services and installation and service of air conditioning and building automation systems. This division includes ARA Building Services.
Executive Chair and Managing Director of the ARA Group
Integration of & solutions for electronic security and fire protection.
Inspection & Testing
Detection & EWIS Systems
Passive & Fire Doors
Fire suppression systems
Electronic Security Solutions
Safes, Vaults & Teller Units
Fire Fighting Systems
Pressure vessels, Relief Valves
& Mechanical Equipment
Ships Boats & davits
Lifeboats & Davits
Ship Repair &
Commercial cleaning, building services & building energy management.
Food Processing Cleaning
Waste Management & Recycling
Remedial Building Repairs
Insurance Building Repairs
24/7 Emergency Service
Exterior & Interior Design
Fit Outs of Interior Spaces
Air Conditioning & Chiller Plants
Energy Management & Metering
Electrical, high voltage, data & engineering.
High Voltage Installation & Service
Low Voltage Installation & Service
Engineering Design & Solutions
Manufacture of Switchboards
The ARA Group is established.
ARA achieves organic growth of 50 per cent.
ARA becomes an employee-owned company.
ARA expands into New Zealand.
ARA acquires CMC Property Services.
ARA acquires 49 per cent of CMC Indigenous Services and establishes ARA Indigenous Services.
ARA launches Reconciliation Action Plan for 2018-2020.
ARA reaches new heights with a record revenue of $555 million.
ARA continues to expand in New Zealand with new acquisition Neda Facilities Management (NFM) and Metalbilt
ARA achieves a 10th consecutive year of record revenue of $621 million.