2023 highlight reel! Bring on 2024!

And just like that, 2023 is coming to a close. And what a year it has been! 

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your ongoing support throughout 2023.

We look forward to continuing to supply you with our industry-leading products and trusted services now and in the future. Wishing you and your team a safe and happy holiday season.

This year we launched Water For All in New Zealand:

Launch BBQ for Water for All in New Zealand!

This month, the Ash Air team, throughout the country (Auckland North and South, Waikato, Taranaki, Bay of Plenty, Christchurch and Dunedin) celebrated the launch of Water For All in New Zealand! 💧🎉
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Water For All New Zealand has arrived!

What is Water for All? Water for All is Atlas Copco Group's main community engagement initiative. Through the dedicated and passionate work of volunteering employees, Water for All funds projects which empower people through access to clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene. Since 1984 the Group have reached millions of people all over the world and there are local Water for All organizations in more than 50 countries.
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In this dynamic and changing environment, we continue to learn as a team and this year, we had a focus on face to face trainings and encouraged specialised advice from our team!

We keep learning at Ash Air!

In our connected and changing world it’s essential to keep learning and upskilling ourselves. We have a culture that actively promotes continuous learning, for the good of everyone's professional and personal development.  Read More

Nationwide team building and vision training

In Q4 Ash Air rolled out a nationwide Circles training program, led by our General Manager, Pompilio. It was an opportunity to educate and encourage the team to learn more about our vision and purpose. Read More

The Power of a Service Agreement for your Compressed Air System with Sunil Joseph | The Power Of Series

Even when designing a system for supplying production with compressed air or vacuum, oxygen, nitrogen or other gases, one thing is clear: it will not work without maintenance. Compressed air filters and compressor lubricants have to be changed regularly, wear parts have to be replaced so that the system runs reliably and safely for many years. Between 5 and 10 percent of the total investment amount has to be calculated for the maintenance costs each year. Here we discuss the advantages of service agreements with Sunil, our Service specialised Sales Engineer for Ash Air. Read More

Variable Speed Drive Compressors - Helping You Become More Sustainable, with Romain Sobierajski | The Power Of Series

For many businesses, preserving energy and becoming more sustainable have become top priorities. That not only saves them money but also makes them more competitive in the future, when demand for “green” products and services will only increase. Not just because governments mandate greater sustainability but also because you, our customers expect it. Here, we talk to our experienced Sales Engineer, Romain, who has a strong background in helping our partners with energy efficient compressed air options to get the most out of their business. Read More

Innovative Central Vacuum Solutions, with Jonathan Young | The Power Of Series

Most of the products that you see in daily life are using vacuum, and like compressed air, most businesses both world-wide and locally rely on it throughout their day-to-day functions. Our customers want a reliable process that creates lasting results in a way that is economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. At Ash Air, our Vacuum team bring forward a portfolio of extensive knowledge, coupled with a passion for new challenges that focus on productivity, energy efficiency and safety. Here we talk to Jonathan, about all things Vacuum, as well as learning more about our focus on sustainable productivity! Read More

In 2023, we also focused on our most important asset - our TEAM.

We are proud of our team, who they are, and what they accomplish in both the workplace and in their personal lives. In April this year, we celebrated diversity, equality and inclusion in our workplace by raising awareness of International Women's Day, held on March 8th. Ash Air is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and has female representation across the entire company. We also interviewed some of our team members in different areas to give our customers and audience an idea of what working at Ash Air is like! You can read the dedicated stories here.

Speak Up and Stand Together

We have a workplace culture that considers and supports our employees’ mental and physical well-being and positively encourages employees to actively improve their health and well-being! Recently... Read More

In celebration of International Women's Day 2023!

Here at Ash Air, we are proud to be opportunity employer. Infact, we have 30% female representation across the entire company. For a male dominated industry, we're very proud of this. Ash Air has representation in our National Warehouse, Branches and Head Office locations with administrators, accounts, schedulers, sales and service engineers, and managers roles throughout the country. Read More

A conversation with Jess, female Service Engineer at Ash Air

Here Jess, a Service Engineer, kindly spoke to us about navigating the industry as a women amongst men, and how to get more young women choosing Engineering fields as their career. At Ash Air we break the stereotypes, and firmly trust the power of our women, gender diversity and equality. We have a 30% female workforce in effect, with representation in all areas of our operations: warehousing, administrators, finance, logistics and planning, management, as well as sales and service engineers.  Read More

International Women's Day inspired story - Robyn Curtis, Sales Engineer for Ash Air

It is International Women’s Day on the Wednesday 8th 2023 and here at Ash Air we enjoy celebrating the successes women have made across all aspects of society. Here we chat to Robyn, an amazing team member and Sales Engineer for our Palmerston North region in New Zealand.  Read More

This October Ash Air attended the #NeverStopLearningFestival

Here at Ash Air we work together to create a place where everyone can thrive. Here, you can unlock your potential, drive innovation, and stay relevant in our rapidly changing world. We strongly believe that the key to unlocking potential, driving innovation and a sustainable future for all, is lifelong learning. Read More

We also had the opportunity to get involved with our customers and target new audiences.

Sustainability for our customers - an application story

Ash Air have, for a number of years, maintained the compressed air systems for a customer operating within the dairy industry...  Read More

An integrated approach to sustainability with Ash Air

At Ash Air, we are committed to being part of the solution for a better tomorrow with our compressed air solutions. An integrated sustainability strategy, backed by ambitious goals, helps us deliver greater value to all stakeholders in a way that is economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. Learn more about our sustainability framework! Read More

And to add to our mega year, it was not without a strong focus on our Health and Safety initiatives.

In April, we recognised World Day for Health and Safety, where we communication with our team the importance of well-being and safety in the workplace as well as in our day to day lives outside of the workplace. We were also proud to have achieved the SiteWise Gold Award, recognising our high quality Health and Safety systems that we have in place: 

Winter wellness at Ash Air

The health and well-being of our people are vital to us, which is why we set very ambitious standards for workplace safety. We promote a healthy and active lifestyle and encourage a healthy work-life balance. Coming into winter, its more important than ever to make sure our team are feeling well!  Read More

Celebrating A Culture of Safety at Ash Air

Safety, Health, and Wellbeing Day is a day that reminds us to prioritize safety and health not only in the workplace, but also for our customers. It’s day for us to reflect on our commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for everyone... Read more about how Ash Air implements safety in the workplace here. Read More

The Five Ways to Wellbeing - Mental Health Awareness Week | Ash Air

In New Zealand, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week theme is Five Ways, Five Days. Life has been a rollercoaster lately, with stress and overwhelm hitting us from all angles. We've faced uncertainty, unfamiliarity, and hardships that have left us with mixed emotions Read More

About Ash Air!

We’re a leader in our field, part of the largest compressed air company in the world, representing international brands. We have 13 locations throughout New Zealand, providing nationwide coverage, a supportive head office, and a team who are passionate about the performance of New Zealand’s air compressors and vacuum pumps. 

  • We specialise in the sales, service and installation of compressed air and vacuum equipment, blowers and all ancillary equipment. We offer excellent working conditions, competitive remuneration, the back up of a leading team, as well as a host of additional benefits.
  • Ash Air started out as a hire company in 1979. We soon realised a need in New Zealand for a company that specialised in uncompromising service and quality products. By the mid 1980's we were building oil flooded screw compressors for the New Zealand market. Through organic and acquisition growth we soon became the largest company in New Zealand specialising in the compressed air and vacuum service and supply industry.
  • Today, we are part of a global group who are world leaders in compressed air, and we are proud of our dedication to our customers operational longevity by offering sustainable products and services that sit in line with our passion for energy efficiency and your business well-being. More than 9,300 businesses all over New Zealand trust us to set-up, upgrade, and look after their compressed air and vacuum systems.  
  • Our people are our strength. Here at Ash Air, we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity and encourage a dedicated, responsible and conscientious person to apply to join our supportive and dedicated team.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Applicants for this position must have a full NZ driver’s licence. To apply for a job you must have the right to live and work in New Zealand; however we can provide assistance and guidance for applicants with a good proven track record in the Compressed Air Industries from overseas.


 Last week some of our Field Service Engineers delved into the world of e-controllers and optimisers at Ash Air Head Office. It was a dynamic blend of hands-on experiences and theoretical insights, ensuring we stay at the cutting edge of Connectivity and Optimisation for your compressed air systems.

The safety and well-being of our team remain our top priority. On April 28, 2024, we commemorated Safety, Health, and Wellbeing Day at Ash Air. This occasion provided us with an opportunity to contemplate the importance of safety, health, and wellbeing in our daily routines. Our celebration at Ash Air is in sync with organizations globally, aligning with the UN's World Day for Safety and Health at Work.