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FRAMECAD is an advanced, end-to-end design and build system enabling the rapid construction of quality buildings for businesses, governments and communities worldwide.

The versatile FRAMECAD system provides extensive design choices, whether it’s an existing design, working with FRAMECAD’s expert team to develop a custom design or a selection from FRAMECAD’s extensive design collection.

Intelligent FRAMECAD software streamlines engineering, designing and detailing processes; ensuring buildings can be rapidly built and easily duplicated, while being strong, durable and fit for purpose.

FRAMECAD’s technologically advanced manufacturing solutions produce cost-effective, lightweight steel framing components quickly and efficiently, either at the client’s own factory or through the FRAMECAD global network. These include framing systems, roofing, flooring, walls and trusses.

FRAMECAD’s simple construction methods, training and support enable buildings to be assembled quickly using common tools and local labour even in remote and challenging environments – making FRAMECAD the perfect solution for disaster relief housing.



Howick is a pioneer in the technology of precision light steel roll-forming machines. Our commitment to innovation in light gauge steel and precision manufacturing, underpins the competitive advantage enjoyed by our customers.

We are trusted partners and suppliers to developers, builders and offsite construction companies in over 75 countries. Our technology offers high-precision manufacturing direct from coil steel to steel framing, flooring and roofing systems. Our open language control system means no licence fees, and you are free to choose your software. Using the Howick system also means you do not pay toll rolling fees.

For over 40 years we manufacture our systems in our plant in East Auckland, using quality New Zealand-made componentry, either manufactured at the Howick factory or sourced locally. This gives us tremendous quality control, and oversight of our complete supply chain, systems and processes, assuring a standard of quality that we believe sets our technology apart.

At Howick we see ourselves as part of the solution to better, smarter construction technology and the global housing crisis.



Scottsdale Construction Systems Ltd

Scottsdale Construction Systems Limited has been providing leading-edge, total solution technology for the manufacture of lightweight steel frames since 1995. The technology comprises comprehensive design and machine control software and portable CNC rollforming machines.

We are based in Napier, New Zealand where all manufacture, R&D and software development takes place. We have an established network of Licensees in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Middle East, Asia, North & South America and Africa.

For the past 14 years we have steadily made inroads worldwide into the light gauge steel market with SCS users utilising the technology for a wide range of applications, ranging from residential housing, infill wall panels for multi-high rise commercial buildings, modular bathroom pods, lattice beams for roof & floor joists, internal wall partitions, roof panels and fully engineered trusses.