MENHINICK Design Ltd was formed in 1995 as an independent Contract Design Company.

A broad range of design experience over 35 years has enabled MENHINICK Design to undertake a variety of widely diverse design projects and to provide sound and innovative solutions for clients. While specialising mainly in mechanical design, the company works in conjunction with other contractors who are specialists in their own fields to provide integrated solutions for these clients.

Company principal Mike Menhinick has many years design experience with HMNZ Dockyard ( Weapons Technician and Designer, reference ), ABB Robotics NZ ( Applications Engineer – reference ), Fisher and Paykel Production Machinery ( Designer and  Design Manager, reference1, reference2, reference3 ).

Extensive experience has also been gained in the concept and design of Mining Laboratory Sample Preparation Systems while providing the design services for Rocklabs Ltd ( Lead, Concept and Systems Designer 1996 -2010, reference1, reference2 ).  The majority of Rocklabs  systems and equipment has been exported to many countries including U.S.A., Russia, Chile, Australia, Africa and Canada and has established Rocklabs as ‘World Leaders in Sample Preparation’ and a preferred supplier in this field against strong international competition.

In parallel to the extended service with Rocklabs, MENHINICK Design has provided concept & design services for many other smaller companies and has several notable design projects e.g. patented invention of a balloon knotting machine. Required components and sequence invented by Mike Menhinick, manually operated prototype machine engineering by other. Balloon knotter