About us

About Us

All Purpose Coatings (APC) is a national family-owned company that designs, formulates and manufactures premium protective floor coatings for the residential, commercial, industrial and government sectors.

Founder and CEO, Charmaine Ashford, along with Managing Director Christopher Ashford, have an extensive history in the application & manufacturing industry from which they draw their knowledge.

APC products have been designed, developed, and tested in a wide range of conditions, from the small residential garage through to large civil projects and has kept pace with the modern market, as well as redefining the coatings industry.

Manufacturer, supply, repeat

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Manufacture, supply, repeat

The company-owned manufacturing plant, in Bundamba, Brisbane, supplied a large range of epoxies, urethanes, polyaspartics, flake & concrete sealers which result in decorative and long-term flooring solutions. Branches in Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney, combined with a broad distribution network for products, ensures supplies are readily accessible throughout Australia and the South Pacific.

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Accreditations and more

The company’s continued implementation of processes and procedures, along with the state-of-the-art technology, has earned it a number of accreditations, including APAS Australia Paint Approval Scheme, ISO 9001 Quality Assurance System, ISO 45001 Safe Management System and, is a Federally Recognised Manufacturing Unit. The company prides itself on the quality of its systems, thereby ensuring that the accuracy and reliability of products are at the forefront of requirements during the manufacturing, testing and application processes.
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Redefining the industry

APC clients working directly with the protective coatings manufacturer has resulted in one of Australia’s largest network of installers.
While not only supplying industry leading protective coatings, APC provides installers with a wide range of accessories, consumables and surface preparation equipment, which provides a one-stop-shop experience for clients.

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Training facilities

With industry experience of over 20 years, APC is in the perfect position to provide a quality hands-on training course to new installers to the industry or to experienced installers wanting to learn correct installation techniques of the APC products and systems.

Our trainers are both licensed and accredited with industry experience both on and off the tools in Australia and the South Pacific, offering a diverse range of application experience ready to hand onto others.

APC has dedicated training facilities in Brisbane, Sydny and Melbourne offering trainees a hands-on approach to training, with large areas of application being completed over a 3-day period along with an easy-to-understand theory component and a take-home educational manual.

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Research and Development

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Research & Development

APC firmly believes in the consistent improvement of its range of products. Our research & development team, led by industry experts who have 30 years of experience in the coatings industry are committed to improving the design and performance of our products through rigorous testing in real-life situations, industry experience, customer feedback & laboratory tests.

Backed by ISO9001 Accreditation & registered as an APAS Recognised Manufacturing Unit, APC has the ability to design, formulate & manufacture products for any projects coating requirements. To ensure consistently accurate results in the testing and improvement phase of our products, APC’s lab is climate controlled, fitted with approved weights, mixers, slip testing & other required testing equipment.

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