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ABOUT US

Nobody knows laundry and drycleaning like Böwe NZ Ltd. As New Zealand's foremost commercial laundry and drycleaning specialists, we source and supply everything from fit-for-purpose machinery to the tags, bags and sacks on which your business depends.

What really sets us apart is our in-depth knowledge about every market advantage from the widest possible range of leading laundry and drycleaning equipment. Our expert team isn't just knowledgeable; we are truly passionate about finding the right solution for you, your budget, your technical requirements, your premises and your business goals.

Laundry and drycleaning operations are hugely diverse across New Zealand and the Pacific.

The one thing all our clients share is that they expect the greatest ease and efficiency of use, for the least expense and maintenance demand.

We offer a complimentary consultancy service complete with a bespoke evaluation report specific to your business needs. All you need to do is contact us, and find out for yourself why we are the industry's preferred laundry and drycleaning partner.

Our People

Patrick Girvan

Patrick Girvan

Managing Director

DDI: 09 966 2963

E: patrick@bowe.co.nz

A qualified Textile Technologist, started in the industry in 1981, Patrick has more than 32 years' experience. Taking ownership of the business with his wife Veronica in 2009 further cements his commitment to the industry.

Doing his best by his customers is paramount and the team at Böwe are dedicated to that task.

Veronica Girvan

Veronica Girvan

Assistant to Patrick

DDI: 09 415 5928

E: veronica@bowe.co.nz

Veronica works part time in the business assisting Patrick where required and trying to keep him calm! Most of her time is spent maintaining the company website and preparing the e-newsletters. She has a background in Accounting and is ACA qualified.

Jamie Adams

Jamie Adams

Sales Executive

DDI: 09 415 5928

E: jamie@bowe.co.nz

Started with the company 12 years ago, initially bringing warehouse experience Jamie learnt about our products and customer base before gaining a position in the sales team. Having travelled overseas for technical training from our suppliers, Jamie offers our customers complete hands on advice, always giving honesty with the touch of London humour.

Angela Gordon

Angela Gordon

Sales Executive

DDI: 09 415 5928

M: 021 908 806

E: angela@bowe.co.nz

Angela is the newest member to our sales team concentrating her efforts on our consumable products. Her background has been in the fabric and leather protection industry. She brings along her love for customer service and satisfaction. Always happy to help if she can. Angela also brings Jango – a friend for Molly making our office Schnauzer club members up to 3.

Ed Bosse

Ed Bosse

Service Manager

DDI: 09 415 5928

E: ed@bowe.co.nz

Ed's technical experience as a top end Industrial Electrician in South Africa has been an invaluable find for Team Böwe. In charge of our Service Department, Ed co-ordinates our team and response to our customers. Planning of new installations, technical training and maintenance are his forté.

Ed is supported by the rest of the service team: Dave Woodman, Warren Riggir & Russell Coombes.

Lorna

Lorna McClennan

Receptionist

DDI: 09 415 5928

E: lorna@bowe.co.nz

Lorna is our friendly receptionist and administration all-rounder who looks after our consumable orders. She also logs new service jobs and directs enquiries to the appropriate member of the team. Please feel free to contact her she is always willing to help!

Min Bian

Min Bian

Logistics & Procurement

DDI: 09 415 5928

E: min@bowe.co.nz

Min looks after our Chinese customers however her main role is in handling all spare parts and equipment orders. She can tell you the price and availability of parts ex store or indented items. Min controls our parts orders and tracks these along with machinery that is en-route to New Zealand. She also co-ordinates air and sea freight logistics.

Lisa Shingleton

Lisa Shingleton

Accountant

DDI: 09 966 2966

E: lisa@bowe.co.nz

Lisa is the company Accountant who manages all things administrative. She is one of our newest staff members joining us in September 2016.

Lisa assists customers with forward exchange cover on equipment purchases and is our key contact for all financial matters.

Stephen Hart

Stephen Hart

Warehouse Manager

DDI: 09 415 5928


Steve is our warehouse manager and is responsible for picking and despatch of all our orders on a daily basis. He is also regularly overseeing machine despatch, and handles telephone enquiries for spare parts.

Molly the dog

Molly

Security Dog

DDI: face the moon and howl


Böwe takes security seriously and has relied on a specially trained Miniature Schnauzer, Molly to keep watch. Molly loves a good ear-scratch any time you are passing by.

Our Dedication

The devil is in the detail. With Böwe NZ Ltd, every element of your purchasing decision is up front and transparent. You'll know your likely running costs. You'll understand why one machine gives you efficiencies over another. You'll have a technical and supply partner you can trust to keep your business running smoothly and profitably, long into the future.

Our full time service engineers are expertly trained and regularly travel New Zealand and overseas. Our offices and warehouse cover 6,500 square feet with machinery stock, accessories and one of the most comprehensive spare parts inventories in the country for both the drycleaning and laundry industries.

We are able to give you an unparalleled commitment to the very best in after sales service, maintenance, spare parts supply and emergency call out services, and we welcome visitors. Come meet our friendly, accessible team and see for yourself.

what Clients Say

We have been using Bufa spotters (Tanex, Ferex, Medex, Secafix, Blodex and Oldazyme) for many years. The staff love the combination of effectiveness and safety in these products, especially when spotting delicate items.

Paul Kendall

Regal Dry Cleaners

Bowe have supplied our drycleaning stores with drycleaning consumables and chemicals for the past 7 years. I have always found their service and responsiveness to requests great.

Jeff

Sincerity Drycleaners, Vogue Drycleaners, Waikato Drycleaners

The fact that the average staff longevity in the company is 13 years indicates we love doing what we do for our customers and keep coming back for more... thank you customers !!!

Team Bowe

Bowe