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Manufacturer / Retailer

What do you do

Established in Ballarat, Australia in 1935 Haymes Paint is a fourth generation family-owned and operated company who is passionate about making the finest quality paint. Our company philosophy ‘We never take short cuts on Quality’ its testament that we only use the best materials available and positions Haymes with an unsurpassed reputation for quality within the surface coating industry.

Haymes Paint produces surface coating products that offer superior finish, extended exterior durability, user-friendly product application, environmentally friendly (low Volatile Organic Compound), with the latest manufacturing technologies to ensure our products are “the best paint money can buy”.

In addition to manufacturing paint products Haymes extends its assurance of quality in the distribution of our products through our association with the Paint Specialist Network who provide knowledge, advice and support to our customers that is second to none.

 We are proud to be Australian owned and our products Australian made. Haymes is a certified quality assured company under the International Standards ISO 9001:2000.

Haymes has a long-standing commitment to the community and is proud to be actively involved with local committees, sponsorships and charities.

Haymes’ recognitions include Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Manufacturing and Retail categories, Australian Chamber of Manufacturers 50 year recognition of service, CGU Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards, Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame, Australian Catalogue Awards.


Haymes Paint is Australia’s largest 100% Australian made and family owned paint manufacturer. Our diverse product range includes premium broad wall interior and exterior paint ranges, wood care, industrial coatings, paving and roof paints, paint removal systems and fillers that are suitable for retail, commercial and industrial applications.

All of our products are made with superior materials ensuring our quality is second to none. All Haymes water-based paints strictly adhere to the Environmental Protection Authority regulations and our low VOC environmentally friendly products reinforce our commitment to the environment.

Vision and values

The Haymes Vision: 

To grow our brand awareness and product availability to ensure ‘Every person in Australia has the opportunity to try our products’.

Haymes key values:

Haymes key values stem from the strong family approach to business recognizing the importance of our staff, our customers, the community, the environment and delivering a premium product . We value our ability to build personal relationships based on integrity, character and value.


Haymes employs 115 staff across four states engaged in roles ranging from Manufacturing, Administration, Technical Development, Marketing, Finance, Sales and Retail. Haymes recognizes and respects an individual’s personal worth in doing so we promote an environment that encourages the care and personal development of all employees.


Rodney Walton
General Manager


Phone: 03 5342 6200