In Brief ...

Specializing in the import, export and fabrication of Rubber, Foam, PTFE and fluid sealing products required for industrial applications and customized OEM projects, we have the expertise, product range and manufacturing capabilities to work with you to achieve the best results.

Better Industrial stocks the largest range of Industrial Rubber Sheeting along with a vast range of Foam, Gasket Sheeting and PTFE sheet, so can provide engineered solutions to meet your requirements with no delays.  We have invested in award winning Aristo & Atom CNC technology, ensuring best manufacturing processes, accurate solutions and fast turnaround times. 

Whether you are working on a prototype, in full production, on a break down, carrying out scheduled maintenance or a new installation, we have the products, equipment and experienced team to meet your quality and delivery requirements.

Meet The Team

Alex Matheson - Managing Director

Alex has a MBA from Waikato University & comes from a background in the Dairy Industry and Finance.  He was brought up on a Diary Farm in Taranaki & has a wealth of hands on experience to add to his qualifications. 

 Alex is passionate about great customer service and is always looking to improve business processes, products, equipment and manufacturing practices.

James Blackbourn -
Sales & Business Development

James has recently joined out of university completing his degree in Commercial law and International business. 

Better Industrial takes pride in producing products that are manufactured accurately and to a high standard. James has a passion for excellent customer service and is responsible for our customers from the moment they make an order to the end delivered product.

Lisa Blackbourn -
Managing Director

Lisa is one of the Company Directors' and manages all aspects of the accounts/business development & administration side of Better Industrial.

Originally from a Sales and Marketing background, she has over 25 years experience in business. Her role entails all things admin and number crunching, taking care of both internal and external finances, along with marketing, business planning and ISO9001 administration. 

Ankit Prajapati - Chief CNC Engineer

Ankit is in charge of the day to day operations for all 3 of our CNC machines. He is supported by his assistant Sam, the two of them ensure our workshop never stops running.

Ankit is a master of CNC operations and never fails to deliver exact replicas of gaskets that customers require. Ankit also specializes in providing CNC solutions to customer problems, and never shy's away from a challenging job. 

  • We are an ISO9001:2015 Certified Company

  • Industry experience spanning 25 plus years

  • 100% New Zealand owned and operated

  • Material certification and traceability available

  • Excellent product and technical knowledge

  • Excellent quality control processes

  • No minimum ordering requirements

  • OEM and customized solutions are our specialty

  • Prompt responses and quotes provided

  • Fast and efficient delivery service

  • We love problem solving and working with our customers

  • Gasket replication services

  • You want it? We make it. 

Why Choose Us?

Certification & Compliance

We are proud to be an ISO9001:2015 Certified Company.

In a fast changing world where quality, compliance and consistency are vital, you can rely on Better Industrial to meet the requirements!

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