Architectural Support

With the addition of architectural support to our service, we are now able to provide commercial hardware schedules for specifiers and developers, and offer economically priced hardware solutions for commercial fit-outs.

architectural hardware schedule service


A new product line

Miles Nelson used their industry knowledge and engaged an experienced locksmith to develop the MNC range. The range offers high-quality mortice locks for an economical price.
It has been well received by locksmiths and specifiers.

Joining forces

SchlegelGiesse, part of the Tyman Group, provides sealing and joinery hardware solutions worldwide. The NZ distribution is brought under the Miles Nelson umbrella.

Schlegel MNC catalogues


On the move

You can find our team hard at work at 5 Lovell Court on weekdays. We also allow customer collections from our warehouse. Please call us when placing an order so we can advise you on your collection time.

Miles Nelson Building


Milford Factory

Driven to make a difference in the industry, Miles Nelson designed and manufactured their own range of handles, like the ‘Selim’ handle found on many homes built in that time.

Miles Nelson Factory


Early Years

The early catalogue, printed in 1963, features many products still available from MN now. However, we have come a long way, especially when it comes to our catalogues.

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Towards the end of WWII

Miles Nelson designed and manufactured their own range of hardware. This hardware was used in homes throughout New Zealand and can still be found in many homes today.


Founded in 1928

Miles Nelson’s original endeavors were focused on importing goods and producing equipment to assist with the war effort, namely the manufacturing of electric fencing and other products.