From a small team of eight in 2002, to over 160 staff operating from our Dunedin Head Office and factory today, Escea has proven itself as leaders in the fireplace industry. Numerous design awards reinforce our ability to push the boundaries and become the trusted name in fireplace design.

Born in New Zealand

Proudly located where it all began, Escea Fireplace Company is New Zealand owned and operated. We design, manufacture and supply customers around the world with the very best range of fireplaces, from the best place – to us, that’s right here in Dunedin.

Customer Choice

We believe in giving our customers choice, which is why we have a diverse offering of fireplace solutions across multiple brands and fuel types. So, no matter what our customers are looking for, we have a fireplace solution to suit their needs.

Values & Commitment

Escea Fireplace Company operates on a people-based programme of continuous improvement that’s woven into every aspect of our business. We believe that waste is wrong and have robust systems in place that empowers our people to review and improve their daily processes – whether in manufacturing and design, operations, administration, or marketing and sales.


A burning ambition to be forward-thinking, and a desire to design fireplaces that were not only efficient, but also looked good was at the core for Escea Fireplace Company founders Nigel Bamford, Alan McGregor, and Garth Milmine.