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Walcom Kombat Testimonial

“Nice, light, easy-to-use…”

John Clark is a rare talent. Literally. A cabinetmaker by trade, he began his apprenticeship in 1992. Today he says, there’s not so many of them...

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Walcom Kombat Testimonial

I rate them up with the best.”

Chris Bader has some very good reasons for liking the Italian-made Walcom Slim Kombat spray gun and it’s not just about the superior finish. (Thoug...

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New Lumo LED work light

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Ben's Door Stacker Testimonial

“Awesome!”

Ben Nossiter from Christchurch-based Picture Perfect Painting and Decorating started in the industry soon after the post-earthquake rebuild began. Ben said he could see the d...

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Craig's Door Stacker Testimonial

They’re a time saver!”

Every day as Craig McIlroy drives to work through the Queenstown suburb of Millbrook, his route takes him past numerous homes he’s painted. Craig say...

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Apollo HVLP Testimonial

“The best you can get.”

Dave Beggs runs the New Zealand franchise of Mend-a-Bath International, the world's largest bathroom resurfacing company.

He knows his specialist busines...

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Apollo HVLP Testimonial

“Really fine, quality finish.”

Straightedge Painting’s Director/Painter, Calvin Inman, entered the industry more than 20 years ago. “I was into art, and my father helped gui...

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Solvent Recycler Testimonial

“We reclaim almost everything that we tip in!”

Calem Withers, owner of Classic Autobody Paint & Panel, in Pukekohe, says his involvement with cars, and the industry he’s now b...

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Solvent Recycler Testimonial

“It saves us a bit of money, and works out well.”

Waikato Sandblasting, in Hamilton, specialises in high-end industrial work. This includes structural steel, agricultural spreaders and ...

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Solvent Recycler Testimonial

“Great machines.”

Grant Camp says his son Kelvin, owner of Marine Blast and Paint Christchurch, is the third generation to be involved in the industry.

The family can trace their bus...

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Mario Brothers Painting

“Looked like it’d never been there.”

Mario Mrkusich owner of Mario Brothers Painting and Decorating started in the industry 19 years ago, initially working for a friend. Seven yea...

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Frank's Lift-Off Testimonial

“I would definitely recommend it to anyone.”

Frank Sayring says he got into painting unexpectedly, when asked to do paint work for someone which, after training as an engineer, he start...

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Craig McDonald Painting

“Incredible stuff.”

Craig McDonald’s career as a painter started straight out of school at age 16. He’s worked in the industry ever since and has owned his own Oamaru-base...

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Edmonds Painting

“Pretty impressed”

Painting is in Jerome Tindle’s blood. “My parents bought a painting business and I started working there in the holidays.” After his OE, he complete...

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Platinum Painting

“It’s just great!”

Shawn Wilson is the owner of busy Platinum Painting in Christchurch. While he’s only had his own business for “a couple of years” he has spent...

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Andreus Painters

“They take quite a hammering…”

When a supplier sends us a video of a product being tested, it doesn’t usually involve it being run over by a truck. Twice. But the Intex 20W...

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Pete the Painter

“They’re the bomb.”

When a supplier sends us a video of a product being tested, it doesn’t usually involve it being run over by a truck. Twice. But the Intex 20W LED light i...

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What Mario, Craig and Frank had to say about Lift Off

It’s always good to hear what other painters and decorators think about products they’ve used. We’d got quite a bit of feedback from people about Lift Off. – a new product...

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Zephair Overspray Filtration System

ZEPHAIR Portable Ventilation System - capture paint overspray when painting on-site or in your workshop. Portable filter box uses Andreae filters to capture up to 98% of paint overspray. Very straight...

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Lift-Off Latex Paint Remover

Motsenbocker's Lift Off #5

• Fast & easy removal of old & fresh acrylic paints, wood stains & more

• Works on carpet, wood, furniture, clothes, concrete, tiles &...

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Can Crushers

Can Crushers Reduce Waste Costs

The use of a can crusher provides an immediate reduction in waste disposal storage and removal costs.

The crushed metal waste will usually be removed at no charge...

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Industrial Circulation Fans

INDUSTRIAL CIRCULATION FANS

Industrial quality air circulation fans for factory, warehouse and workshop use. 

Large 750mm diameter fan with die cast aluminium blades provides maximum coolin...

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New CQ Step Stool

New Step Stool - excellent for all trades needing that little extra height.

Robust molded step stool 150 kg load rated

Non-slip grip tread on platform

Step Stool height - 370mm ...

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OVABOARD - Protects Floors

PROTECTS FLOORS AND AVOID RE-WORK

 

OVABOARD lays out fast and flat and has leading water shield technology that stops spills and dirt soaking through for a minimum of up to 60 hours. M...

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CQ Painters Vehicle Spill Kit

Protect you and the environment!

Painters Vehicle Spill Kit - Contains paint spills up to 10 litres. 

Kit contains - 

 - Enviro-Peat

 - Absorbent pads

 - Waste ...

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CQ Razor Tape

 

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CQ Temporary Renovator's Door Kit

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CQ Door Stackers

CQ Door Stackers - Save Time, Save Space

Complete handling system for painting doors.

Attach the handle to each end of the door, spray, turn over, spray and stack.

Set of 2 brackets for 1 doo...

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Toughest LED Work Lights - Virtually Indestructible

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Meet the Team @ Almax

Check out the About Us section on the website - This is some of the team that work together to bring you our goal - To distribute the finest range of trade quality painting products through our n...

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CQ Heavy Duty Pre-Folded Masking Film

CQ Heavy duty pre-folded masking film

Premium masking film film treated with unique formula that attracts overspray and reduces flaking. 

Heavy duty 15 micron film thickness, excellent for ...

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Wooster Silver Tip Brush Range

Wooster Silver Tip brush range is one of the most popular brushes used by trade painters throughout New Zealand. 

The Silver Tip features very soft bristles for fine finish that virtually elim...

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Walcom Kombat SLIM Spray Gun

WALCOM SLIM KOMBAT
 
Ideal for spraying primers, sealers and refinish for body shop and industrial applications.
For over a decade SLIM has been synonymous with quality, reliability...
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New CQ Dehumidifier - Solve your paint drying issues!

Solve your paint drying issues

Industrial dehumidifier 90 litre

Drainage water pipe for continuous moisture drainage.

Digital controls, timer setting

Mobile on easy roll wheels

Stu...

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Ferrari P4 Replica

Ferrari P4 aluminium body replica built by Rod Tempero Oamaru. Painted using a Walcom Genesi HTE gravity spray gun. 

 

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Wooster Chinex Paint Brush

Sick of your paint brush drying out while working in the hot weather?

The Wooster Chinex FTP is your answer.

With unique processing methods by The Wooster Brush Company ...

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WOOSTER JUMBO-KOTER FRAME

Check out the video of the Wooster Jumbo-Koter Cage Frame in action. These are very popular with the trade painters in New Zealand. 

 - Cage design with 3/4" core eliminates slipping...

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RADIUS 360 R-DUSTER

New Microfibre duster that fits over both Radius 360 and Trigon 180 sanding heads.

Great for dusting walls, ceilings before painting.

Draw string ties attach the R-Duster to the sanding head.

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NEW OFFICE & DISTRIBUTION WAREHOUSE

Great to move into our new purpose built office and distribution warehouse. 

With over twice as much warehouse space, helping us to excel in our customer service and order dispatch.

Please ...

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WAREHOUSE & DISPATCH AREA

With the best service in the industry, it’s good to see our new warehouse and dispatch area ready for business.

With twice as much warehouse and distribution space, we are able to stock more ...

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ALMAX CORE VALUES

Recently the team sat down and looked at what our core values are. We came up with the acronym PAINT.

PEOPLE LEAVE HAPPY – We want our customers, suppliers and staff to all be totally happy t...

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