Providing Leadership for the Australian Surface Coatings Industry

Australian Paint Manufacturers' Federation

The Australian Paint Manufacturers’ Federation Inc. represents the interests of its members to ensure the sustainability of the surface coatings industry in Australia.

Our purpose is to represent and advance the interests of its members to ensure the sustainability of the Australian paint and surface coatings industry. The industry produces some $2.7 billion worth of surface coating products and directly employees some 7,500 persons. The APMF represents 40 companies and our members account for over 90 percent of all paint manufactured in Australia. We are a not-for-profit industry association.

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The Australian Paint Manufacturers’ Federation Inc. represents the interests of its members to ensure the sustainability of the surface coatings industry in Australia.
Current membership includes over 40 companies including a significant number of internationals. Our members include: DuluxGroup, PPG, Valspar, Akzo Nobel, Axalta and Haymes Paints.
The APMF is a member of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the International Paint and Printing Council and the Asia Pacific Industry Council.

Testimonials

I commend the Australian Paint Manufacturers’ Federation, and particularly the five founding companies, for your development of the proposed scheme. It is pleasing to see an Australian manufacturing industry taking such a proactive approach to its responsibility under the principles of product stewardship.

Hon Greg Hunt MP

Commonwealth Minister for the Environment
– August 2015

I’m pleased to see how the scheme has progressed and I congratulate you. This is testament to the strength of the partnership between industry and the Victorian Government.

Hon Lisa Neville MP

Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water
– August 2015

As a great supporter of extended producer responsibility I applaud this initiative by Australian paint manufacturers to better manage waste paint from both households and the trade sector.

Simon Corbell MLA

Deputy Chief Minister
ACT Legislative Assembly
– August 2015

I congratulate the Australian Paint Manufacturers’ and its members on the work to date in developing the scheme. These efforts demonstrate the industry’s commitment to address the
end-of-life impact of A&D paint.

On 15 July 2015, I and other Environment Ministers endorsed the paint stewardship approach developed by the paint industry and congratulated manufacturers, master painters and major retailers on their work.

Albert Jacob MLA

Minister for Environment; Heritage
– August 2015

“The Australian Paint Manufacturers’ Federation Inc. represents the interests of its members to ensure the sustainability of the surface coatings industry in Australia.”

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