About Us

Armatec Environmental are leaders in New Zealand with more than 40 years experience in industrial and municipal projects. We're New Zealand's leader in the supply of industrial fibreglass products and have earned ourselves the reputation for high quality products for tough environmental and corrosion resistant applications.   


Work with industry to reduce emissions to the environment. 


To be our customers trusted providers of world-class industrial fibreglass products and odour, pollution and corrosion control solutions for a  cleaner, healthier environment.


The Armatec team values :  

Leadership - by developing deep capability in innovative thinking, technology and business practices.

Trust - by cultivating and maintaining relationships based on respect and the consistent supply of quality products and services

Commitment - by honouring customer and governmental requirements, staff development, business and environmental protection goals in a sustainable manner


Skilled & Passionate

Our team of skilled, passionate and highly experienced specialist Chemical Engineers & Fibreglass Technicians have many years of experience between them. 

Chemical Engineers

Our Company Directors, Project Managers, and Sales and Design Engineers are all experienced chemical engineers, working daily with projects involving chemicals, air pollution control, corrosion control and water treatment.

Experienced Tradespeople

Our team of tradespeople have many years of experience with all products, and have worked at sites all over New Zealand. The most experienced, have between them over 100 years working with Armatec doing industrial fibreglass work.

Meet the Team

I was very impressed with the professionalism and reliability of Armatec. Armatec were our contractors for the Milliscreen Rehabilitation Contract. This was a very difficult job which Armatec completed 2 weeks ahead of schedule and within the price agreed”
— Armatec customer
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Our highly experienced team of top fibreglass technicians and tradespeople are the backbone of our business and deliver exceptionally high quality products from our New Plymouth factory and excellent results for our clients onsite.

Vast Experience and Extensive Capability

Designing solutions to reduce emissions.

The company is owned and managed by five chemical engineers, employs over 20 tradespeople and staff, and has annual sales in the range of NZ$3 to NZ$5 million. We have established a reputation as a leading supplier of air pollution control equipment and industrial fibreglass products, with a reputation for highest quality products for tough environmental and corrosion resistant applications. 

Dedicated Fibreglass (FRP) Manufacturing Facilities

We manufacture to the highest standards in our own dedicated factory exclusively for industrial fibreglass fabrication.

Fibreglass (FRP) is a composite of resin and glass reinforcing.  We manufacture via the contact moulded method - industry-proven as the best for maximum chemical resistance.

We have approved tank fabricator status with ERMA of New Zealand.

Innovation Enabled

Using our innovative culture we have solved many problems and are looking for more to solve.

Constant innovation is achieved through pragmatic engineering, attention to detail and the drive to solve customer challenges.  Experienced engineers, R&D staff, specialist software and an innovative culture demonstrate our longstanding commitment to continuous improvement of products and processes.

Armatec has an active Research & Development program and existing relationship Callaghan Innovation which has seen the progress of a number of successful student grant applications completed and research project in progress.


The city of New Plymouth is located in the province of Taranaki on the West Coast of New Zealand, and is the centre of New Zealand’s oil and gas industry. New Plymouth is New Zealand’s only west coast port, and is equidistant from the major cities of Auckland and Wellington. It has developed into a leading engineering centre for pressure vessels, steel fabrications, stainless steel, marine vessels and fibreglass. Armatec is a member of the Engineering Taranaki Consortium.


Purpose Built Factory

We began as Ceilcote (NZ) Ltd in 1981 and changed our name to Armatec Environmental Ltd in 1998.   

Our fibreglass products are designed and fabricated in a purpose built 1500 square metre fibreglass factory in New Plymouth, Taranaki – a leading engineering centre in New Zealand. The factory features a 10 metre high tower bay for assembly of tall vessels and scrubbers. The factory is equipped with heating for year round manufacture, a dangerous goods facilities for flammable resins storage and a large outdoor concrete area is used for the assembly of large spools and tank covers. 

We take Quality Assurance seriously

All products are designed and manufactured to applicable international standards. To ensure the highest level of quality assurance is provided, Armatec Environmental Ltd maintains a quality assurance system covering the design, manufacture and installation of air pollution control products, industrial fibreglass products and protective coatings. Armatec's quality assurance system is verified to ISO 9001 by Bureau Veritas.

All personnel at Armatec are responsible for quality. Fibreglass products are checked for quality before despatch. This includes taking Barcol Hardness readings to measure the degree of cure of the laminate. If the readings are lower than required, the items are post cured until satisfactory readings are obtained.

The quality assurance system provides materials traceability, so that if there is a problem in the future, materials can be identified and traced back to the supplier.

Health & Safety

We take Health & safety very seriously and have a commitment to provide a safe environment for all staff.  The full Armatec Health & Safety Manual is available on request.

Armatec is committed to taking all reasonably practical steps to provide safe and healthy workplace for all employees, contractors & visitors that complies as a minimum with the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015 and to supporting and encouraging initiatives for continual health & safety improvements.

Our team is currently working towards certification against the international occupation health & safety standard ISO45001:2018.