About CDB

New Zealand and Australias number 1 Marketer of Electrical Appliances and Electrical Accessories

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Formed in November 2000, CDB has quickly evolved into New Zealand's largest importer, distributor and marketer of electrical accessories, lighting, appliances and heating. With a reputation for exceptional service and market leading product development, CDB is focused on continual improvement to meet the ever changing needs of our wholesale environment.

Experts at specifying, sourcing and selling products to meet our customers' requirements, we supply not only a range of well known international and local brands, but also manufacture house brands for New Zealand's largest retail players.

Market Leaders in:

  • New Product Development - Source to Shelf
  • Product Testing and Approvals
  • Product QA and Factory Inspections
  • Full Distribution and Logistics
  • Brand Development and Catagory Management

CDB Interior


We have a strong focus on technology for greater efficiency.

  • Fully paperless warehouse
  • Full customer and logistics EDI
  • GS1 NET and GS1 Barcode accreditation


We operate our own in-house graphics and web design.

Packaging concept & design

POS and merchandising material

Web content

Quality Standards


We have our own on-site testing and performance laboratory and use UL International for all external
independant testing.

  • CDB lab with Lighting Integrated Sphere, Glow Wire and Life test facilities
  • Over 2000 AS/NZ Electrical & Lighting approvals through UL and other independant labs


We operate state of the art distribution facilities.

  • Fully paperless, electronically operated
  • 9,000+ pallets
  • 300-500 orders dispatched daily