We are a leading manufacturer and distributor of protective, fireproofing, flooring and marine coatings. We serve the local New Zealand Market and the Pacific/Indian Oceans, with offices and support personnel strategically placed throughout.

We proudly hold the exclusive licences for some of the best internationally recognised coatings available, and are proud to be able to bring these high performing brands to the local markets:


We also have our own pleasure marine paint brand; Altex Yacht & Boat Paint.


  • Mild Steel
  • Galvanised Steel
  • Wood
  • Concrete
  • Fibreglass
  • Aluminium


OUR MARKETS (but not limited to):

With an emphasis on regulations, health & safety and environmental concerns, backed by our extensive technical support and R&D divisions, you can trust your business is in good hands.

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Trade Shows & Events

Foodtech Packtech 2016

Foodtech Packtech, Altex Coatings

We will be exhibiting this year at Foodtech Packtech, New Zealand’s largest food manufacturing, packaging and processing technology trade show. Visit us at stand 2051, to discover Flowcrete’s HACCP Internationally certified polyurethane concrete flooring system, Flowfresh. The Flowfresh polyurethane technology provides superior chemical, slip, abrasion, thermal and heat resistance – making it the perfect solution … Continue reading "Foodtech Packtech 2016"

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Locations & Contacts

Altex Coatings has manufacturing plants in Tauranga, New Zealand. Depots are strategically throughout the country. We also service many other Pacific locations including Australia, Pacific Islands and the Indian Ocean.

News and Press

AY&B Antifouling – Press Release

AY&B Antifouling – Press Release

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Carboline and Specialty Polymer Coatings Join to Serve the Oil and Gas Pipeline Market

Carboline and Specialty Polymer Coatings Join to Serve the Oil and Gas Pipeline Market Carboline’s parent company, RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM), has announced the acquisition of Specialty Polymer Coatings, Inc. (SPC), a Canadian manufacturer of high-performance coatings for the global oil and gas pipeline market. It will operate as a free-standing business within the … Continue reading "Carboline and Specialty Polymer Coatings Join to Serve the Oil and Gas Pipeline Market"

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Introducing Coastal Copper®: Economic Performance Antifouling

Due to high demand from boat owners seeking an effective, yet economic antifouling for shorter slipping times – Altex Yacht & Boat Paint are pleased to announce the launch of Coastal Copper®. Coastal Copper® is the latest addition to Altex Yacht & Boat Paint’s antifouling product range, designed for pleasure marine applications, where economy is … Continue reading "Introducing Coastal Copper®: Economic Performance Antifouling"

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