Strong enough to 
protect steel

Specialists in the formulation, manufacture, and
specification of high performance industrial and marine
protective coatings throughout Australasia and Southern Pacific
regions. This is under the well-respected global brands,
along with our own well known Altex Yacht & Boat Paint brand,
backed by strong support networks and technical helplines.



High performing protective, fireproofing, flooring and marine paint
and coatings brands supplied to New Zealand, Australia & the Pacific.

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Market Intro

Innovation starts early

Since 1954 Altex Coatings has strived to improve not only market-leading solutions but is constantly evolving products with our team of Lab Technicians providing solutions to unique and popular projects alike.


Leading the
technical edge

Get your FREE project specifications from the team leading the technical edge in protective coatings. Our team are available to specify your projects for applications saving you time and money....MORE

A customer-centric
approach in all we do

Our customers have made our company successful. Their loyalty over the years along with their critical and insistent need for professional products, project specification and...MORE

Modern, innovative facilities

As one of Australasia's largest privately-owned manufacturers of high-performance coatings, We unveiled our new 1805 square metre dangerous goods facility (approved to hold 1.6 million litres of dangerous goods) on Whakakake Street, Tauriko in 2018.

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Case History Library

Whether you're looking for inspiration, seeking innovative solutions, or just curious about what we've been up to lately, our Case History Library is the perfect place for you.

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New Zealand

Our manufacturing plant is based in
Tauranga, New Zealand.

We have offices and depots located
throughout New Zealand, Australia or the
Pacific Islands.

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We are based in Australia alongside   Resene Paints (Australia) Limited.  

We have a network of teams across Australia covering Industrial Coatings and Pleasure Marine specialists. 

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View our distributors across the Pacific. 

Click below for contact details of your nearest distributor in Samoa, American Samoa, Tahiti, Vanuatu, Mauritius, New Caledonia and Fiji. 

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Education & Work at Altex

Our comprehensive literature and applicator training programs have been meticulously designed. We believe in the power of collaboration, our diverse team of skilled individuals works closely together across all facets of our company, ensuring that we deliver exceptional products and services.

Rest assured that you'll be learning from industry experts who are passionate about what they do.

So whether you're looking to enhance your skills through our specialised training programs or seeking guidance from our knowledgeable team members, we've got you covered!



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