Nuplex Industries Limited manufactures resins for coatings and composites, as well as distributes specialty products for the construction, chemical, plastic, and life sciences industries. It operates in two segments, Resins and Specialties. The Resins segment manufactures synthetic resins, and distributes complementary functional materials and specialty process chemicals. It produces solvent based, water based, and powder resins for coating, ink, textile, adhesive, and construction markets/industries; polyester resins and gelcoats for the composite industry consisting of marine, swimming pool, bathroom ware, construction, and tank markets; and functional resins for the paper industry comprising tissue, packaging, fine paper, and textile markets. The Specialties segment supplies construction products consisting of specialty resin flooring to the Australasian market, as well as provides waterproofing, flooring, and cladding systems to the New Zealand market. These products serve floor and wall; vinyl, carpet, adhesive, and tool; tank and roof; and lightweight cladding system markets. The Specialties segment also supplies specialty products comprising a range of functional and specialty materials from international producers, together with Masterbatch, to the Australasian manufacturing sector. These products serve coating and resin, construction and adhesive, mining and resource, textile and leather, and agriculture and personal care markets, as well as packaging, performance plastic, Masterbatch, and various other plastic application markets. In addition, the Specialties segment supplies performance and compliance products to the nutritional ingredient, functional additive, food system, and pharmaceutical and therapeutic markets. Nuplex Industries Limited operates in Australasia, Europe, North America, and Asia. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Auckland, New Zealand.