News Release

Moddex extends reach overseas appointing Monkey Toe Systems as its Principal Distributor in New Zealand

June 2013

Moddex Systems ( has appointed Monkey Toe Systems Ltd® ( ) as its Principal New Zealand Distributor. The company is New Zealand owned and operated, located on the western side of the North Island and has over 30 years experience supporting the construction industry.

Monkey Toe is committed to developing and continually improving its unique range of products that exceed all compliance and standards. “Our solutions have set a new benchmark for roof protection, access and mounting in New Zealand,” said Tim Prestidge, Monkey Toe Systems Director. “Adding the full Moddex range of modular handrails, balustrades and guardrails is a natural complement to our current portfolio as we extend our capabilities to keeping people and property safe at ground level.”

The organisation believes Moddex solutions will be attractive to New Zealand’s DIY focused builders and developers due to the modular, no-weld design of Moddex handrails and guardrails. “We are confident that the innovation built into the Moddex product portfolio will be quickly understood by our existing customers and will also attract new customers,” said Prestidge.

Moddex selected Monkey Toe to be its NZ Principal Distributor due to its operational processes, structure, industry standing and extensive customer base within the construction and development industries. The company’s core values and reputation were additional attractions for Moddex.

Moddex modular, rapidly installed systems offer revolutionary advantages to multiple industries. These include:

  • Modular construction
  • Flat packaging, resulting in efficient delivery
  • No requirement for specialist trades
  • No welding required, delivering improved safety
  • Pre-coloured option - saving costs and time

Moddex products include:

  • Assistrail- Disability Handrails
  • Bikesafe - Bikeway Barriers
  • Conectabal - Balustrade Systems
  • Tuffrail - Handrails and Guardrails
  • Tuffrail - Industrial Applications
  • Ezibilt - Modular Trolley Bay Systems
  • Safestop - Modular Pedestrian & Industrial Barrier Systems