WHO: Pultron Composites Ltd
WHAT: Manufacturing of fibre-reinforced structural profiles by the pultrusion process and many different glass reinforced plastic products.
WHERE: Factory in Gisborne with distributors world-wide.
STAFF: 50 at the Gisborne factory.
PRODUCTION: Glass reinforced plastic profiles used widely across many industries.
FAMOUS FOR: Developing fibre optic cable technology , resin technology, "worlds finest" fiberglass rod producer.
WHAT IT TAKES TO BE ONE OF THE TEAM: The company needs a wide range of workers from the highly specialized areas like scientists and engineers, to production, logistics and sales staff. Pultron general manager Jasper Holdsworth says staff need to be flexible to change, with technical degrees. "We are an innovative company so we expect our employees to be thinkers."
WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO: Pultron is a family based company that has grown to a world-recognised supplier of GRP products. Holdsworth says the company is always looking to produce new products with a hefty investment in research and development, however they remain staunchly loyal to their existing customers with a strong focus on refining what they supply them.