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Single Phase Temporary Power Boards

The Most Permanent Temporary
Power Single Phase Boxes around.
The single phase RuggedPower temporary
power boxes, are designed and constructed
using a PolyBox which can handle constant
outdoor use in any weather, and at any site.

Temporary Power Boards.


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Ensto PolyBox enclosures are developed for demanding environments requiring a high degree of protection and extreme durability.

Solid and robust design, IP69 protection and padlockable.


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emf Switchboards was founded in 1999 in Palmerston North, New Zealand
and operates in the industrial, commercial, agricultural and Marine electrical industries.

We build distribution and controls solutions housed in metal or
Thermoplastic enclosures. All our solutions are built and tested to the latest electrical standards.

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“Our mission is to increase our customer’s profitability and reputation by offering quality, value-for-money products in a timely manner”

Why emf?

Our focus is to maximize our customers efficiency on-site through innovation and longevity of our switchboards driven by exceptional customer service rather than our own profitability.

On-site Experience.

Our unofficial motto of “by sparkies, for sparkies”, is an important part of what emf is. Our design team has “been there, done that”, which is reflected in our switchboards. We like to make the installation and termination as straightforward, fast, and as effortless as possible.

We are here to help

Emf’s switchboard design team have wide experience across the electrical and industrial automation industries. They are only a phone call or email away and are more than happy to help you in a solution that works.

Delivery Commitment
(the tyranny of distance)

New Zealand is a long way from Europe and logistics are often difficult. emf is committed to combating this by ensuring we have large stock holdings of everything we sell. If you need something especially sourced from our network of contacts, we can organize air freight as required.

Emf is committed to NEVER providing generic lead times and strictly consolidated shipping.

20 years in the Industry

emf was founded in 1999 by two electricians, Allen Whitten and his brother Ben who were both passionate about providing the New Zealand industry with the highest quality switchboards and components.

Certified Quality Products


Emf is ISO accredited for quality assurance, health and safety and environmentally responsibility.

  • ISO 9001: 2015
  • ISO 14001:2015
  • ISO 45001:2018
  • PAS99:2012

Every product supplied by emf is tested to relevant standards and we can provide SDOCs & testing certificates for your assurance.

Tried, Tested & Future Proof

As an electrician himself, Allen wanted to ensure that every product emf introduced to the Australasian market would stand up to our rigorous market expectations. emf carries out real life testing and ISO9001 quality control procedures to ensure that what goes out of our door will last.

What Our Customers Say:

“Really happy with the outcome for Quest palmy. Your switchboards are very well made, on time and you have been very accommodating with the changes we had to make”

HB Construction

"Polybox, they are the best! massively weatherproof, as well as cow and farmer proof, and very versatile"

Josh - Electrician

" I really like coming here for enclosures, you have a good range on your shelf and I know you are going to have exactly what I need"

James - Electrician

"your pricing was great and I used it in my submission. I’m always impressed with EMF’s comprehensive pricing and drawings."


The Electric Post

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