Altex Coatings has announced the appointment of Wynand Kruger to its newly created Technical Manager position. According to Managing Director Mike O’Sullivan, the appointment will further streamline and improve the high-end technical services upon which Altex Coatings has built its class-leading reputation.
Wynand will lead the Altex technical team, while also bringing focus and coordination to Altex Coatings’ technical services and R&D functions. Through this new position, the company aims to achieve enhanced levels of technical support to meet growing customer demand.
Drawing from its over 60 years of experience, Altex Coatings has several new ventures in the pipeline to compliment their traditional industrial and marine coatings business. Wynand and his technical team will drive these programs, providing key sales team support across all business segments.
Wynand has 25 years of overseas experience in environmental engineering, project management and process engineering within the petrol chemical industry, and holds a chemical engineering degree and a B.Com in Marketing and Economics. He brings a wealth of personal experience and knowledge to this new position and to the New Zealand Protective Coatings industry.
[Image: Altex Coatings Managing Director Mike O’Sullivan (left) welcomes new Technical Manager, Wynand Kruger (right).]
THE PROTECTIVE COATINGS SPECIALISTS
Altex Coatings Ltd specialises in the formulation, manufacture, and specification of high performance industrial, marine and flooring protective coatings throughout Australasia and the South Pacific. We are dedicated to providing a professional, knowledgeable service, superior customer service and world class products and technology. Our major brands are the well-respected global brand Carboline, our own well known Altex Yacht & Boat Paint brand and the more recently introduced Flowcrete. To find out more about Altex Coatings, visit www.altexcoatings.co.nz, or call us on 07 541 1221.
OVER 6O YEARS TRADING HISTORY
Since 1954, Altex has grown to become one of the largest privately owned manufacturers of high performance coatings in Australasia, supplying a wide range of coating types and systems for almost every major industry sector. Its ownership structure allows significant reinvestment of earnings into technology, training, staff and customer education.
Altex Coatings Limited is a Resene Group company, with operations based in three Pacific countries. Each business shares the common philosophy of quality, innovation and colour leadership, and they service increasingly diverse segments of the coatings market.
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