Phil Breytenbach

Papakura Team
Technical Marketing Manager

After studying Chemical Engineering, Phil carried our polyolefin developments for the German Chemical Company Hoechst in Germany as well as in South Africa.  Subsequent to this, Phil worked in production in a plastic injection moulding factory as well as a clear polypropylene film extrusion plant. Next Phil bought a paint company SPARCOLUX Ltd. which he owened for 8 years. Immigrating to New Zealand in 1998, Phil again joined a Germal Chemical Company BASF looking after their engineering polymer divisions both in New Zealand as well as in Australia. Around 2007 Phil commenced working in the fibreglass industry, then opening a company marketing the Saint Gobain / Vetrotex glass and Cray Valley gelcoat and resin products. In 2010 Phil joined Chemical Specialites Ltd. as sales representative and later General Manager. Representing SHCP and VALSPAR (soon to be replaced with the Scott Bader brand), Phil was part of the project team which purchased PJ HOBBS and formed HC COMPOSITES Ltd.. After being the General Manager for 18 months, Phil now looks after technical matters, marketing and sales. Mobile number (+64) 21 902 992