Bates Surfaces

New Zealand’s largest coatings applicators for building panel products

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About Bates Surfaces

Bates Surface Solutions has been a leader in surface-coating building products since 1953.

Bates Surfaces is New Zealand’s largest applicator of UV coatings for interior building panel products and a trusted supply partner to James Hardie NZ Ltd and Laminex NZ. At Bates, we coat and perfect some of their well-known interior panel brands.

Bates Surfaces continues to lead the market in both high volume and bespoke UV coatings for the New Zealand residential and commercial interior panels market. In addition, we manufacture and market our own brands – PureCoat mirror gloss kitchen and bathroom panels; PlyPlay pre-finished plywood wall and ceiling panels; and Fenta hygienic suspended ceiling tiles.

Bates Surfaces manufacturers in Auckland using internationally recognised suppliers of paint and raw panels. Our size and scale, along with our technical know-how, coating equipment and experience, puts us in a unique position to meet the needs of the pre-finished panel market.

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Coating Technology

Our ongoing focus is on future proofing, product durability, eco-friendliness, and design. We have stayed at the forefront of product innovation to become New Zealand’s largest and most respected coatings manufacturer.

Prefinished panels for faster, smarter building

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FUTURE PROOFED

Prefinished panels for faster, smarter building

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DURABLE PRODUCTS

Prefinished panels for faster, smarter building

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ECO-FRIENDLY

Prefinished panels for faster, smarter building

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DESIGNED FINISHES

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Our Brands

Our ongoing focus is on future-proofing, product durability, eco-friendliness, and design. We have stayed at the forefront of product innovation to become New Zealand’s largest and most respected coatings manufacturer.

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Our Services

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New Product Development

Our R&D facility has a laboratory equipped for prototyping, sampling, proof on concept, and technology testing. Bring your product ideas and we’ll work with you to develop the best solution.

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Design Development

Our design consultants can assist with new product ideas and fashion-driven colours. An on-site sampling machine allows us to create sample panels for market testing.

Contact : Debi Luke, debi@ajbates.co.nz

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CustomCoat

We can provide coatings for specialised commercial projects and bespoke decorative finishes for feature walls.  Contact : Debi Luke

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Building Code Testing

We carry out quality testing and work with local building industry bodies such as BRANZ and CSIRO. We’ll ensure your product is fully compliant with the Building Code.

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