<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=840997762744756&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
AdobeStock_157103642

Welcome to the Ulti Blog!

Local Like You

Buy NZ Made - Can you afford not to?

We've all seen the embracing of globalisation and just-in-time manufacturing spectacularly backfire over the past 2...

Hygiene

How can UVC light kill bacteria?

UV-C is the solution for ulti-mate hygiene. As a germicidal light, it has been used since the 1930s as an effective...

High Speed Doors

The future is here...Introducing the Ulti Roll Entry!

It's time to talk about personnel rapid doors! Wherever your team come in and out of, a rapid door will keep them...

Dock Safety

Light Systems Dramatically Increase Loading Dock Safety

Your warehouse and loading docks are at the core of your facility operations, but those areas are also susceptible to...

Pest Control

Protect Your Fruit Harvest With PVC Strip Curtains

Protect your fruit harvest with PVC Strip Curtains. Low cost and highly effective, they are the perfect quick 'n easy...

Cold Storage

Save COLD hard cash on energy with our Ulti Energy Saving Tips!

Save on electricity prices with high speed rapid doors from Ulti Group which will maintain cold storage temperatures...

Cold Storage

2021 Cold Storage Conference - The Ulti Take

Rising electricity costs was the 'hot' topic at the 2021 Cold Storage Conference, highlighting the need for energy...

Blog

High-Tech Solutions for Safety and Efficiency

Contactless safety systems are a must for improving efficiency and productivity at cold storage, dry storage, and other...

Dock Safety

Loading Dock Safety 101

Here at ULTI, dock safety is a priority so we've compiled some top tips to keep everyone safe in your loading dock...

Safety

The Ulti Warehouse Safety Checklist

Keep your warehouse running efficiently with an effective safety protocol. At Ulti Group, we can help protect your...

Dock Shelter

A Good Seal Makes All The Difference

The right dock-loading system with the right seals or shelters for your facility can save you time, energy, money and...

Hygiene

New Product Launch: Ulti Roll Food!

Introducing the new Ulti Roll Food! The Ulti-Mate door for Food Industry, designed specifically to meet the stringent...

Blog

General Maintenance vs Specialist Maintenance: What's the Verdict?

Many factories have a highly skilled maintenance team in-house, although sometimes, the question may arise, “for this...

Blog

How To Rodent Proof Your Facility With High Speed Doors

As we head into the colder months, it is paramount that you're doing everything you can to prevent the entry of rodents...

FAQ

How to convert between NEMA Ratings and their IP Equivalents

If you're trying to determine the level of protection an electrical enclosure has against various solids and liquids,...

High Speed Doors

New Product Launch: The ULTI EX5!

Introducing....the all new ULTI EX5! The fastest, toughest, and most versatile rapid door available and it comes loaded...

Informational

Why Ulti PVC Impactables Are The Ideal Choice For The Food Industry

The Food Industry has an obligation to protect their most important assets whilst complying with strict H&S...

High Speed Doors

3 Reasons Why High Speed Doors Are A Must For Food Processing Facilities

In a Food Processing facility, maintaining environmental control is a must not a given, and similarly, hygiene is also...

Informational

5 Reasons Why Your Old Cold Storage Doors Aren't Cutting It

The traditional way to approach controlling the temperature in refrigeration spaces is to install heavy, slow and rigid...

Informational

Why Replacing your Refrigeration Systems might not be the Answer

Replacing the refrigeration system in your cold storage facility is not going to fix your ice build-up woes. Trust us,...

Blog

10 Ways to Manage the Summer Heat at Your Facility

Working in extremely hot environments can put workers’ bodies under stress and cause heat-related illness and injuries...

Blog

How to Manage Thermal Comfort in the Workplace

Employers are required to ensure, so far as reasonably practical, the health and safety of workers, providing a...

maintenance

Now's the Time to Schedule a Service & Maintenance Check-up

During this holiday season we would like to make sure that our customers have peace of mind knowing that their Ulti...

Hygiene

Can You Afford The True Cost of a Product Recall?

Metal-spiked muffin splits, poisonous fish, and more recently, mice-infested baby food. Do you fully understand the...

Ulti Spiral

3 Advantages of Spiral vs Traditional Track Systems

Spirals are really the perfect blend of both the roller door and sectional door configurations, with a good dose of...

Cold Storage

Coldstorage Facilities Can Lower Energy Costs by Choosing the Right Door

It's vital that companies are aware of the latest trends in cold storage door uses, as well as the savings they can...

Informational

5 Reasons NZ is In Great Shape for Post COVID-19 Recovery

The world has taken notice of the way NZ has managed the COVID-19 crisis. Here are 5 reasons why NZ is in great shape...

Informational

What is U-Value vs R-Value When it Comes to Door Insulation?

The thermal resistance rating or R-Value is the measure used to determine a material’s ability to resist the transfer...

Door Accessories

How to Convert Your Facility to Touchless

We need to create a new touchless environment. This is a crucial step in protecting your employees and customers and...

PVC

How to Create a Protection Screen against COVID-19

Physical distancing or protection screens are both proven ways to reduce the risk of spreading viruses, there is where...

Servicing

5 Steps to the UltiMate Industrial Door Service

Doors are particularly important when it comes to running an efficient operation because we rely on them for so many...

Dock Safety

Signs your Dock Levellers Need Maintenance and When to Call For Help

It's the goal of every facilities manager to ensure that all parts of the facility is at peak performance and running...

Door Accessories

Did you Know Coronavirus can Last up to 3 Days on a Door Handle?

A study out this week finds that the virus can survive on hard surfaces such as plastic and stainless steel for up to...

Hygiene

7 Critical Features To Look For in Isolation and Quarantine Area Doors

Doors can be a major source of contamination because it is the equipment that is touched the most by patients and...

Dock Safety

5 Devices that Promote a Safe & Efficient Loading Dock

Maximum efficiency at your loading dock requires having the right tools and devices that improve communication and...

Door Systems

What are the Wind Ratings & Classes for Industrial Doors

Wind loading of doors is a common technical attribute that is looked for in industrial doors, but in some cases, not...

Cold Storage

4 Biggest Trends in the Cold Storage Industry

Cold storage and refrigerated warehouses are an integral part of supply chains with temperature control initiatives,...

Doors

What are the Different Door Activation Options

There is a multitude of ways to automate the activation of doors, from motion sensors, radars, pull cords, push buttons...

Cold Storage

5 Common Cold Chain Challenges

Companies in the cold chain industry, as with any industry, have challenges that can have serious safety and financial...

Cold Storage

Ways to Reduce Ice build-up in Cold Stores

Water and ice create dangerous slippery conditions in the loading areas with ice building up around cold store...

Doors

Cold Storage Doors: Points to Consider

Cold Storage rooms have a main goal of keeping the room temperature constant, to save food spoilage, while saving...

Blog

European VS NZ Fire Resistance Ratings: What's the Difference?

Fire resistance is the ability to withstand the effects of fire and slow the passage of flames, hot gases smoke or...

Blog

10 Ways to Maximise Safety at the Loading Dock

Loading areas are a dangerous place and require extra safety measures due to its fast-paced environment. Here are 10...

Doors

3 Tips For Commercial Door and Equipment Maintenance

Keeping your facility and equipment in its optimal working condition requires regular maintenance and repair. This not...

Informational

What are the NZ Fire Ratings for Doors

Fire rated doors have special features that prevent fire from spreading in a facility. The term “fire rating” is very...

Blog

5 Reasons Why You Need a High-Speed Door

Although doors are a relatively small spend in a facility, the significant part they play in the segregation of...

Dock Safety

Differences Between a Loading Dock Leveller Vs Edge of Dock Leveller

Dock Levellers are generally used to bridge the gap between the warehouse loading area and truck trailer floors. This...

Safety

What is a Bollard?

A bollard is a sturdy post originally used to attach a maritime vessel's mooring line. Today, there is a wide variety...

Blog

How are you keeping your employees cool this summer?

Physical comfort in the workplace is the cornerstone of productivity. That's why investing in employee's support and...

Blog

How to Prevent Birds, Pests, and Vermin Affecting Your Bottom Line

Pests and other contaminants such as needles, broken glass and disease-carrying organisms in processed food are...

Blog

6 Ways to Identify Energy Wastage

Many cold stores in New Zealand battle high temperatures in the summer months, with too many have inadequate door and...

Blog

What is a Dock Seal or Shelter?

Dock seals and shelters are fabric structures that surround the top and sides of a loading dock door opening. Dock...

Blog

How do I Choose the Right Cold Storage Door?

Today, selecting the right cold storage door for your facility can be more complicated than ever. There are six factors...

Blog

How do I Choose the Right Vehicle Restraint?

The most important things to consider when evaluating different restraints is how well they prevent trailer separation...

Blog

How do I Choose the Right Industrial Door?

Today, selecting the right industrial door for your facility is more complicated than ever. There are a variety of door...

Blog

What is a FRP Door?

FRP stands for ‘Fibre Reinforced Polymer’ a material made from a polymer resin, which is reinforced by chopped strand...

Blog

Roller Shutter Doors are not hygienic enough for food processing...here's why!

Back in the day if you were a food processor, retail market or restaurant, you'd just pop open your roller shutter door...

Ulti Curtain Wall

5 Reasons to Choose an Industrial Curtain Wall

Industrial curtain walls are large fabric curtain walls that are pulled taut and attached at the floor and the ceiling....

Blog

What is a Vehicle Restraint?

Vehicle restraints, or trailer restraints, are devices that latch onto trailers to keep them from separating from the...

Blog

Why the Food Processing Industry Needs VR

It’s no secret that Virtual Reality (VR) is making a big dent in nearly every industry. From its role in auto...

Blog

What is an Industrial Curtain Wall?

What if you could redesign, reconfigure, and customize your industrial space without the downtime, investment, and...

Blog

10 Reasons You Should Install HVLS Fans in Your Facility

FROM COMFORT TO COST SAVINGS The reasons to install high-volume low-speed (HVLS) fans in your warehouse or distribution...

Blog

How to Achieve Total Dock Safety

Safe and efficient loading and unloading of materials in loading docks is crucial in all industrial facilities. Here's...

Blog

What is a High Speed Door?

High speed doors are designed for fast open and close, allowing people and/or equipment to move quickly through an...

Blog

What is an Impact Resistant Door?

Sometimes a door may be accidentally impacted when one of these objects is moving through it and some doors are...

Blog

5 Factors to Consider before Choosing your Industrial Door

There are a great number of different considerations that come into choosing the ideal door for your facilities needs....

MPM

Ulti PVC Impactables Are The Best Choice For The Food Industry

We now see the emergence of a new and exciting superior PVC impactable profile, the optimum balance, that has already...

Company News

NZ Cold Storage Association - Future Proofing the NZ Cold Store Industry

NZ Cold Storage Association - 86th Conference & Exhibition 12th-14th August 2018 @ the Wairakei Resort, Taupo Yes,...

Blog

What is an Industrial Door?

Industrial doors are barriers used to separate environments of a facility, yet allow a passage through when needed....

Blog

What is a clean room?

Cleanrooms are used in practically every industry where small particles can adversely affect the manufacturing process....

Blog

8 Reasons Why You Need PVC Impactable Barriers At Your Facility

There are at least eight reasons why you need to consider PVC Impactable profiles for your next barrier project...

Blog

5 Questions about Ulti Industrial Curtain Walls

Let's help you find the answers to your to your questions around fabric curtain walls, by answering these 5 common...

Blog

New Fabric Curtain Walls Video

Ulti Industrial Curtain walls create partitioned spaces without expensive permits or permanent construction.

Blog

New Safety Barrier Video

The Dok-Guardian safety barrier is the best personnel and machinery safety barrier for drop-offs around your facility....

Blog

Fire Doors: Struggling to Find NZ Certified Doors?

Finding NZ certified Fire Doors is a struggle

Blog

6 Steps You Can Take To Create A Safer Loading Dock

70% of all reported accidents could have been avoided with proper safety precautions. Use this checklist to help make...

Blog

Video: Ulti-Roll High Speed Door In Action

Ever seen an Ulti-Roll high speed door with an insulated curtain in action? Take a look and see just how handy a rapid...

Blog

Dock Shelters vs Dock Seals

Have you always been confused as to why some people refer to dock seals, and others refer to dock shelters?

Blog

Forklift Driver Accidents - 5 Ways To Stop Beating Up Your Facility

In rugged industrial environments where heavy machinery is operated, hazards are everywhere and a level of safety is...

Blog

Let's REV Up THE Speed! - Ulti High Speed Doors

You know you are fast - but your doors are letting you down.

Blog

7 Dock Loading Hazards

The high level of activity at a loading dock area along with the presence of physical hazards can lead to serious...

Blog

What is a Dock Leveller?

Part of the challenge to speedy and efficient dock loading is ensuring that the the bridge between the dock and truck...

Blog

5 Ways to Improve Safety Around Your Docks

Dock loading areas can be one of the most hazardous places in a warehouse and dock safety is surely an important area...

Blog

Smooth Dock loading requires the right dock components

Well-chosen dock components can add incredible value to the logistics environment.

Blog

Ulti-Flex Doors are fast and great for temperature control

As a continuance of the video we got of Ian Martin from Foodstuffs in a previous blog post, Ian tells us now about how...

Blog

Bi-parting doors vs Rollup doors

Why choose a Bi-Parting Door over a Rollup Door?

Blog

Foodstuffs Testimonial - Dock Loading

Watch the video to hear what Ian Martin from Foodstuffs Distribution Center in Palmerston North has to say about our...

Blog

Video: FasTrax FR Testimonial

We recently visited a lower North Island food processing company, to see how they were finding a new high speed freezer...

Blog

Certified SiteSafe by SiteWise

Ulti Group continues to reach milestones in achieving the SiteWise Green Status!

Blog

ZAP Controls

Ulti group is a certified distributor and installer of the Zap Controls range of Sectional Door Motor-Control Systems...

Blog

New Product: Insulated Hinged Doors!

We have never really shouted the fact that we supply the good old Hinged Freezer and Coolroom Doors, of which there are...

Blog

Need your Door or Dock Serviced? Our responsive Service Team can help!

Our highly-trained responsive Service Technicians are your go-to men for anything door or dock related that is having...

Blog

We Do: Project specific drawings

Ulti Group now has a dedicated team member for designing project specific CAD and Revit files. Jonzon Enriquez is our...

Blog

Preventing Cargo Theft

Are you having issues with supply chain security? Unsecured, unattended and dropped trailers are a easy target for...

Blog

Ulti Group wants to help you identify Expensive leaks 

Could we come to your facility and take some photo's with our infrared camera? It may just highlight those places where...

Blog

PVC Doors - Replacement Panels Available

Are your plastic flap doors getting foggy, split, ripped or scratched? Replacement panels are now available, so instead...

Blog

Air Disturbance From Hinged Doors?

The differences between hinged and sliding doors

Blog

Wayne Dalton Replacement Panels

We are the exclusive suppliers in New Zealand for Wayne Dalton doors (USA), so are able to supply any replacement Wayne...

Blog

FRP Lead-Lined and Hermetic Doors - New!

Glass reinforced polyester or GRP doors are the best for medical areas. We are now offering lead-lined and hermetic GRP...

Blog

Could you save a life in your doorway?

Blind doorways are just as bad, or if not worse, than blind corners. What are the ways can you make your doorways safer...

Blog

Customise your high-speed door with print

Ever thought of printing words, images or logos onto your high speed door curtains? Well now you can! Read this to...

Blog

The all new FRP Hygiene Hinged Fire Doors

Our new range of fire doors are glass-reinforced polyester (GRP) hinged doors. Learn why they are the best fire door in...

Blog

How much do High Speed Doors Cost?

Let’s get it clear, there are hundreds - literally hundreds - of different high speed door styles, types, shapes,...

Blog

New Range - Stainless Steel Doors

After over a years' research to find suitable hygienic doors for the New Zealand market, we unveil our all new...

Blog

We are on ProductSpec!

Productspec is a comprehensive database of New Zealand architecture, interior design, landscape, and building products....

Blog

Do You Struggle To Find Good Technical Files?

We've got some great resources for Architects, Engineers and Designers are available

Blog

Replacement Sectional Door Panels

Do your forklift drivers hit your sectional doors on a regular basis? Rite-Flex Panels are the ultimate solution for...

Blog

Raising The Bar On Clean Doors

What makes a Clean Room "clean"? A seemingly simple question but an important one for those in the Pharmaceutical or...

Blog

Forklift Accidents

Industrial facilities experience many hazards, and one of the most visible hazards is forklift incidents. With tens of...

Blog

The Glaring Problem At Your Loading Dock

You have a glaring problem at your loading dock, areas of bright light visible around the trailers backed into each...