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Lighting Truss

ShowQuip produces an extensive range of custom and off-the-shelf modular trusses locally, the only active truss manufacturer in New Zealand.

The scope of this equipment is typically underestimated as a basis to create large and impressive temporary structures quickly and safely.

A truss as used in the entertainment sector is a modular, spatial lattice structure, predominantly made of welded aluminium tubes. It is designed to build 2D or 3D structures to support loads such as set props, lighting or sound equipment.

It can also be used to enhance and modernise permanent retail installations such as clubs, bars, restaurants, convention centres and offices.

Some important facts about our trusses:

  • High strength aluminium or steel alloys
  • Welding and testing procedures to International Standards
  • Straight or curved lengths
  • Range of lengths from 1200mm
  • Range of section sizes and profiles
  • Size and specification tailored to your application
  • Truss Corners
  • Design and certification service

If you are not sure of your needs regarding truss section size or profile, we are able to advise you.

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Global Truss at Subaru new vehicle launch

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ShowQuip have for over twelve years imported the Global range of alloy trusses and have developed a fine working relationship with the company. This is an extremely well-made product fabricated in Asia to strict German RUTUV standards and offers a cost-effective alternative for education, exhibition and conference sectors.

Total Fabrications logo

ShowQuip have a licensing agreement with prominent UK truss manufacturer Total Solutions Group. This enables Total Fabrications truss designs to be manufactured by us in New Zealand. This agreement has been beneficial to clients in the Southern Hemisphere by making available a range of proven UK/European truss designs with local back-up service and eliminating expensive international freight costs.