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Bates Surface Solutions

Bates are New Zealand’s largest coatings applicators for building panel products creating high-performance decorative UV wall linings, exterior panelling, cabinetry, flooring and ceilings.

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About Bates Surface Solutions

Bates Surface Solutions has been a leader in surface-coated building products since 1953. As high-volume industrial coaters, they service some of the largest companies in the New Zealand building industry, and are the most experienced roll and curtain coatings company in the country, and one of the biggest UV coaters by volume in Australasia. 

Different Substrates:

Having the expertise and equipment to apply a wide range of finishes to most panel substrates, panels can be hardboard, fibre cement, MDF, particleboard, plywood, or new products such as magnesium board; most panels are up to 1.2mm wide and 3m long. Products are used in residential, commercial, and industrial construction across Australasia.

Innovation in Surface Coatings:

Bates Surface Solutions were an early adopter of UV paint technology, with their first major technology purchase made back in the 1980s. The skills they have developed in the intervening 30 years have set the benchmarks in New Zealand for finish quality. With highly experienced applicators and a network of international technical partners they remain at the cutting edge of UV paint technology.

Future Focus:

Their ongoing focus on future proofing, product durability, eco-friendliness, and design keeps them at the forefront of coatings innovation. Working with Bates Surface Solutions means enjoying the confidence and benefits of working with New Zealand’s largest and most respected coatings applicator.

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