Our Company

G D Rutter Ltd was founded in 1930 by George Daniel Rutter, as an importing agent specialising in builders's hardware. Three generations and 87 years later we have grown to be one of New Zealand's leading suppliers of door and cabinet hardware to the hardware trade under the Sylvan brand name.

Throughout the 87 years of business there has always been a strong family influence with the emphasis on customer satisfaction and product quality. Now   G D Rutter Ltd is managed by the 3 grandsons of George Daniel, who have grown up with hardware products and being involved in the business from a very young age. This early involvement in hardware products has ensured that the leadership of G D Rutter Ltd has strong product and technical knowledge together with superior customer service these qualities sets our company apart from many other hardware suppliers in New Zealand.

Designing and sourching products that suit your environment is a key aspect of the Sylvan brand. Our design and engineering team puts a great deal of effort into ensuring the products we supply meet the New Zealand's building standards and their intended purpose.

Commencing from July 2013 G D Rutter Ltd was been appointed the official supplier of Iseo security products for the New Zealand market. Iseo - a leading brand of European security products produced in Italy, provides G D Rutter Ltd with an extensive range of security hardware products for the aluminium door and commercial security markets. Iseo's alignment with G D Rutter Ltd proves the confidence a large European supplier has in our company to deliver superior customer service and technical support to the New Zealand market.

In 2014 G D Rutter Ltd added another key brand to it's product group, by being appointed as the New Zealand distributor for Kethy Australia Pty Ltd, a specialty cabinet and handle supplier. The directors of G D Rutter Ltd see Kethy as a perfect fit to the G D Rutter Ltd group of brands allowing us to now offer New Zealand's most extensive range of cabinet handles and knobs. For the full range of Kethy handles and knobs view www.kethy.com.au

Our Sylvan range of hardware products are available from all leading hardware stores throughout New Zealand, our bathroom and grab rails are available through our website only. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries regarding any product displayed on our website.
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freephone 0800 279 582
phone +64 (09) 444 5359
fax +64 (09) 444 3972
email sales@gdrutter.co.nz
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physical address
127 Diana Drive
Glenfield, North Shore City
Auckland 0627, New Zealand
postal address
P O Box 100 183
North Shore Mail Centre
Auckland 0745, New Zealand