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Hendrik pays us another visit, to tell you more about CTS and Maven and give you another glimpse into our world. See some of the amazing competition entries from ICRBE 2017, and catch up on our newest technology on the factory floor....

We hosted Two Cowboys & a Camera at CTS in November. They're story tellers who travel the world visiting makers and producers in local communities - Makers like CTS and MAVEN, our finished rod company. We were delighted to take them around our world-class manufacturing facility and rod building...

New Zealand premium rod blank manufacturer, CTS, has been selected to power the 2017 World Rod Building Challenge. The competition invites custom rod builders from around the world to showcase their finest artistry and craftsmanship – with each contestant using the same high quality CTS...

Congratulations to Niklas Eriksson from the Swedish National Team for taking out 2nd place in Sea Trout Distance at the World Championships, in 2014 in Fagernes Norway with his T37, 10'. And for fourth place in Salmon distance with his DQ 15" 11-12....

For 11 years, Stephen Pratt has cast Composite Tube Systems Ltd (CTS) – described on the company’s website as New Zealand’s world-leading rod company – onwards and upwards. Pioneering new technologies and evolving to cater to a discerning, largely international niche market has meant his business has continued to expand despite straitened times globally. CTS...