About Marco

Who We Are

Marco manufacture precision-made Steel Frames for residential housing from our world-class manufacturing facility in Auckland. Our team has strong links to the industry, with experience in windows & doors and commercial Steel Structures over three generations.

We pride ourselves on having the best industry expertise across our network of PhD qualified engineers, product developers and management team. Thats how we design and manufacture building products to exact specifications and finishes every time. In this game, reputation is everything.



For Home Owners

Resists moisture penetration.

Eliminates mould growth and rot.

Steel framing does not warp, twist or crack.

Steel frames are allergenic & dust Free.

Steel is a non-combustible material, minimum fire risk.

50 year Structural Warranty

For Builders

Quick to erect & 100% accurate.

Marco Frames work seamlessly with Starke windows & doors for faster build times.

Pre-punched holes for follow on trades.

Resists shrinkage, warping and cracking.

No delays in bad weather.

50 year Structural Warranty

For Architects

Marco Frame steel is rigorously tested.

Specify with absolute confidence.

Straight, true and resistant to deformation.

The strength of steel frame sections create cost effective open-plan spaces.

Better sustainability & 100% recyclable.

50 year Structural Warranty

Meet Our Team

At Marco we pride ourselves on the quality of our team, our skills and experience in residential homes and the fantastic culture we create.

Meet our leadership team below and get in touch if you would like to learn more, or discuss your next project.

Ken Pridham

GM – General Manager

An experienced leader with over 25 years of expertise in UK and New Zealand commercial markets. As General Manager, he brings an eye for detail and a passion for execution in leading change, strategy development, and executive management. Ken is passionate about the teams he builds, teams that treat each other like family, treat the company like their own, and treat themselves with respect. With clear communication, empathy and detailed execution, Ken makes the extraordinary possible.

Benjy Simmons

Design & Product Development

Benjy is an experienced designer and new product development specialist.  Blending in years of dedication to business strategy and sales tactics and research, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in uncovering clients wants and needs and developing what really matters in the marketplace.  Highly skilled in both theory and practical application, Benjy brings serious horsepower to the team and embodies our company values of Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty and Ownership.

Kevin Minnaar

Residential Sales Team Leader

With a wealth of business management experience in the aluminium and glass industry, Kevin approaches all matters with care, concern, and responsibility, meeting deadlines and challenges head-on, always keeping long-term growth and sustainability in mind. In merging his honed client facing capabilities and business management expertise with strategic alignment, Kevin has the skills and determination to add tangible commercial value to the businesses he serves and is a key senior member of the Starke Residential team.

Want to learn more? Let's Talk.

Speak to Marco today about how we can work with you. We build and deliver NZ wide.