About Us

About us - corbin story


Control Box is a privately owned and operated company, incorporated in 2004.

From our office in Hastings (We also have an engineer in Wellington), we provide a range of electrical engineering, process control and industrial IT services to clients throughout New Zealand and overseas.

We work with a wide range of suppliers and customers in diverse industry sectors. We select components and materials from recognised industry brands according to the needs of the project.

Technical Team

Tim Corbin - Director

Tim has worked in the electrical industry since 1991, progressing from an industrial electrician to a sales engineer and now Director of Control Box. He studied NZCE electrical and is a registered electrician. In addition he studied Computer Science, Math, Statistics and Project Management at Victoria University of Wellington.

Sam Elkink - Systems Engineer

Sam spent many years with a Hawke's Bay firm as an industrial electrician before joining Control Box in 2008. He is NZCE (Electronics and Computer Technology) qualified and a Registered Electrician.

Scott Albiston - Systems Engineer

Scott joined Control Box in 2010 after spending 10 years within the industry including several years in Canada. There he worked for an industrial electrical company specialising in automation for heavy industry. Scott has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronics) from the University of Auckland.

Scott Murphy - Systems Engineer

Scott began his apprenticeship in 1996 at Levers in Petone, Wellington. From there he worked overseas as an industrial electrician before settling permanently in Wellington. Scott is a Registered Electrician with Advanced Trade qualifications.

Paul Mayes - Senior Electrical Engineer

Paul joined Control Box in 2013. He has over 39 years experience in the Industrial Electrical Industry and specialises in electrical design and project management. Paul has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical).

Dave Corbin - Registered Electrician

Dave joined Control Box in 2013. He has over 21 years expereince in the Industrial Electrical Industry.  He has extensive experience with building panels, trouble-shooting and electrical maintenance.

Cameron Jamieson - Systems Engineer

Cameron joined Control Box in 2013.  He graduated from the Auckland University of Technology and is training to become a Systems Engineer. Cameron has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic).