Palmerston North Specialists In Truck Repairs & Spraypainting

We are your 24 hour HEAVY Vehicle recovery specialists.

Trucks, Trailers etc., we cover the lot. As one of a handful of businesses in New Zealand specialising in large scale truck, repairs, Alro (est in 1985), offers a complete service with 7 day a week accident scene co-ordination and recovery, chassis straightening, smash repairs, plus all truck & fleet paint work. We have also developed an esteemed reputation for our engineering & panelbeating work on a growing list of vehicles that in addition to trucks, trailers, earthmoving machinery including composite repairs for boats, jet skis & the likes.

The business is managed day to day by Nick McNeill. We have always invested properly in machinery and our equipment includes an automated wheel polishing machine which can polish 19.5″, 2.5″, 24″; Super Singles, Steer & Drive Sides; American, European & Asian Profile rims, among a lot of other specialist machinery detailed below. 

We offer efficient turn around times, a pick up and delivery service, and with all workmanship fully guaranteed.

Smash Repairs

Our response services run 24 hours, 7 days a week and we recover vehicles in the lower North Island from Taranaki to Waiouru through to Hawkes Bay, and then down to Wellington and also the top of the South Island.

We are Lumley, IAG insurance authorised repair agents, and our repair services include:

  • On site sandblasting, dry ice blasting, soda blasting
  • Blackhawk Laser Alignment Chassis Machine
  • Josam Heat Conductor
  • On site Electrical, Steam Cleaning
  • Wheel Alignments
  • 38,000 square foot indoor workshop
  • Fibreglass panel and structural repairs of trucks, trailers and equipment

Our response services run 24 hours, 7 days a week and we recover vehicles in the lower North Island from Taranaki to Waiouru through to Hawkes Bay, and then down to Wellington and also the top of the South Island.

We are Lumley, IAG insurance authorised repair agents, and our repair services include:

  • On site sandblasting, dry ice blasting, soda blasting
  • Blackhawk Laser Alignment Chassis Machine
  • Josam Heat Conductor
  • On site Electrical, Steam Cleaning
  • Wheel Alignments
  • 38,000 square foot indoor workshop
  • Fibreglass panel and structural repairs of trucks, trailers and equipment

Blackhawk Powercage

The Power Cage is a universal straightening system for trucks. By ‘universal’ we mean the machine can straighten all types of truck chassis and cabs, regardless of the make and size of the vehicle.

Eqipped with multiple high power pull towers, the Power Cage is the dieal equipment for straightening frames, truck and trailer backs, cabs, buses, trailers, and containers etc.,.

This means fast and efficient repairs resulting in less cost and downtime.

An added advantage is the ability to repair two tractor unit chassis simultaneously.

Blackhawk Powercage

The Power Cage is a universal straightening system for trucks. By ‘universal’ we mean the machine can straighten all types of truck chassis and cabs, regardless of the make and size of the vehicle.

Eqipped with multiple high power pull towers, the Power Cage is the dieal equipment for straightening frames, truck and trailer backs, cabs, buses, trailers, and containers etc.,.

This means fast and efficient repairs resulting in less cost and downtime.

An added advantage is the ability to repair two tractor unit chassis simultaneously.

Custom Painting

We use PPG paint products covered by the PPG performance guarantee and 3M Scotch Guard paint protections for our fleet painting to full livery specifications and design layouts.

We have hi-tech paint equipment, including 10 and 20 metre heat controlled Seetal spray booths and all our workmanship is fully guaranteed.

We use PPG paint products covered by the PPG performance guarantee and 3M Scotch Guard paint protections for our fleet painting to full livery specifications and design layouts.

We have hi-tech paint equipment, including 10 and 20 metre heat controlled Seetal spray booths and all our workmanship is fully guaranteed.

Transport Engineering

We are transport engineering experts capable of refurbishing, rigging and 5th wheel fittment. Our services cover the following:

  • Custom painting to fleet livery
  • Printed and clear coated curtains
  • Alloy/Stainless fitted guards, tail beams, tool boxes
    Fitted tail lift and roller doors, etc
  • All internal tracks and accessories
  • Warranty and service work
  • Repairs to all NZ brands of refrigerated trailers

We provide towpoles, ringfeeder mounts, LT400 repairs/maintenance/certification, and chassis conversions, body swaps/refurbishment. We also offer mobile transport welding repairs, one of our certified welders can come to your site & carry out repairs as needed.

Transport Engineering

We are transport engineering experts capable of refurbishing, rigging and 5th wheel fittment. Our services cover the following:

  • Custom painting to fleet livery
  • Printed and clear coated curtains
  • Alloy/Stainless fitted guards, tail beams, tool boxes
    Fitted tail lift and roller doors, etc
  • All internal tracks and accessories
  • Warranty and service work
  • Repairs to all NZ brands of refrigerated trailers

We provide towpoles, ringfeeder mounts, LT400 repairs/maintenance/certification, and chassis conversions, body swaps/refurbishment. We also offer mobile transport welding repairs, one of our certified welders can come to your site & carry out repairs as needed.

Composite Refrigerated Trailer Repairs

We are capable of full removal and refit of refrigerated floors, full airflow aluminium overlay floor coverings, complete hardwood floors with fibreglass overlay with either grip tread gel floor or a smooth finish. We also install full foam filled floors with underlays and overlays, carry out side wall replacements and sectional repairs, do underfloor rebuilds and refrigerated body wall and sectional replacements.

Other services include suspension and general engineering repairs, door seal replacements, small and large damage repairs back to manufacturer finish, full visual refurbishment and complete fleet repaint work and sandblasting. We provide floor alloy capping, door hinge and locking assemblies, alloy guard replacements, tailbeams with full lighting and reflectorised tape, outer alloy corner post replacement, and outer alloy side rail repairs. Full certification is supplied if needed and all engineering repairs carry LT400 (if required). We also offer mobile refrigerated trailer repairs, one of our trained technicians can come to your site & carry put repairs including seals hinges ect as needed on all NZ brands of trailers.

We are capable of full removal and refit of refrigerated floors, full airflow aluminium overlay floor coverings, complete hardwood floors with fibreglass overlay with either grip tread gel floor or a smooth finish. We also install full foam filled floors with underlays and overlays, carry out side wall replacements and sectional repairs, do underfloor rebuilds and refrigerated body wall and sectional replacements.

Other services include suspension and general engineering repairs, door seal replacements, small and large damage repairs back to manufacturer finish, full visual refurbishment and complete fleet repaint work and sandblasting. We provide floor alloy capping, door hinge and locking assemblies, alloy guard replacements, tailbeams with full lighting and reflectorised tape, outer alloy corner post replacement, and outer alloy side rail repairs. Full certification is supplied if needed and all engineering repairs carry LT400 (if required). We also offer mobile refrigerated trailer repairs, one of our trained technicians can come to your site & carry put repairs including seals hinges ect as needed on all NZ brands of trailers.

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Locations

Truck Centre and Transport Engineering

ATR Refrigerated Body & Trailer Repairs