About Us

Swageturn was formed back in the 1970’s to manufacture marine products.

Growth through innovation flexibility and fast response soon had Swageturn rigging and architectural products, manufactured and supplied throughout USA, Europe and Australia.

In 2016 White Star Products purchased the business of Swageturn and included into our existing marine product offer.

White Star Products through the “Swageturn” Brand offer a comprehensive range of rigging and architectural products as well as custom and prototype manufacture.


Hot Forging:

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Swageturn operates an Ajax 500 Ton Forging Press which presently produces hot forgings from bronze and stainless bar. Also used for flattening cold worked stainless.

Cold Forging:

Swageturn has a 200 Ton Hydraulic Press made within the factory used for cold forging of stainless steel items. This press is also used to press hot stainless items. Has a two speed ram.


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Swageturn operates a Lodge & Shipley Guillotine with 3/8″ Capacity by 8ft. We offer cutting services out of Stainless or Mild Steel sheet up to 6mm thickness and 2.4m width.




Press Work:


Swageturn has the ability to do press work with 5 power presses ranging from 20 to 80 ton in addition to the 500 Ton Forge and the 200 Ton Hydraulic Press. We welcome your quotes for any type of press work.




Production Engineering:


With an impressive line up of single and multi spindle automatic lathes, manual lathes, centre lathes, drilling machines, power presses, 500 ton forging press, 200 ton

hydraulic press and 3 multi spindle drilling machines Swageturn has the ability to quote for small to large production runs. We can help with your designs or make dies for new products.


Phone: +64 9 820 3685
Fax: +64 9 620 7086
Email: sales@whitestarproducts.co.nz


For Australian Customers please refer our Distributor: Sea Air Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:  +61 2 9525 4553
Fax:     +61 2 9531 4911
Email:  seaairaust@bigpond.com


For USA and Canadian Customers please refer our Distrubutor: Alexander Roberts Co

Phone:   +1 949 250 4571
Fax:      +1 949 250 1253
Email:   arco1851@sbcglobal.net