About First Break Metals


First Break SG Metals is a joint-venture with Singapore listed company Sin Ghee Huat Corporation Ltd who have been distributing stainless steel products throughout Asia for over 30 years.

In New Zealand, First Break SGMetals is a specialist supplier of stainless steel, special alloys and other high performance materials used in the marine, food processing and industrial industries of New Zealand. 

The company has key personnel, Brent Paulsen (Managing Director), Catriona Haines (Administration Manager), Kasiano Petelo (Sales/Store Manager) and William Solomon (North Island Manager) servicing an ever growing New Zealand market. 

We have stores located both in Auckland and Christchurch.

All stainless steel product supplied into New Zealand is sourced from European mills and comes complete with mill certification.





Sin Ghee Huat Corporation Ltd is Asia’s strongest stainless steel partner.

As a superior service provider with exceptional solutions and packages to suit all requirements, Sin Ghee Huat looks to be the first choice partner in providing all your stainless steel needs.

Extensive stock range: Inventory values over SGD$40M covering pipes, fittings, flanges, plates, bars profile.

Quality: Suppliers are all major quality approved mills and we test/sample every batch received.

Commitment to improvement: Constant investment into cutting edge technology to improve both quality and business processes.

SGH market demographic: Asia Pacific region, for marine, oil & gas, construction and food processing industries.


Value added services

SGH has six automated Band Saws capable of sawing round block up to 560mm diameter.

The latest addition, the E-530 series CNC Band Saw, is able to saw material up to 4 times faster than the previous used model.

With over 30 years of experience, and constant investment in new technology, SGH are able to meet delivery requirements in an accurate, reliable and timely manner.


As part of the company’s effort to improve overall productivity, SGH has invested time and capital into developing the most up-to-date work processes:

  • Enterprise Resource Planning System
  • Inventory Management System
  • Mill Test Certificate Retrieval System

Testing and Assurance


ISO9001logolrqaQuality Policy (our commitment towards quality) ISO 9001:2008 accredited since 2006

SGH strives to:

  • Fulfil customer’s requirements with quality products & services
  • Comply with, and continually improve quality management


bizSAFE3accreditedBizsafe level 3 accredited since May 2014

SGH is committed to:

  • Having a robust risk management system which is continually reviewed
  • Giving priority to the prevention of injuries and ill-health in the workplace
  • Continually improve their Workplace Safety and Health performance by providing on-going training and educational programs
  • Complying with all relevant legal and legislative requirements


PMI testing


Ultrasonic thickness testing


Dye penetrant testing


Hardness testing

© First Break SG Metals

Auckland 09 918 9803
Christchurch 03 358 0804

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