Qualicoat membership


Endorsed and supported by
australian aluminium councilAustralasian Institute of Surface FinishingAustralian Window Association
Azuma DesignDuluxInterpon
Membership Information

Download Qualicoat Manual 2009

Why do I need a Qualicoat licence?

  • Strong competitive advantage and point of difference
  • Credibility through endorsement of the AISF, AWA and AAC
  • Involvement in the marketing campaign
  • Qualicoat licence verifies your compliance to Australian Standards
  • Access to the latest news and technical support for continuous quality assurance
  • Essentially provides a risk management plan

Joinery Manufactures

  • Assurance of coating integrity, mitigating long term performance risks
  • Peace of mind that the powder coater you use has the materials, processes and support to get job right the first time
  • Enables manufactures to market ‘Qualicoat quality finishes’
  • A selling point to specifiers, architect and builders
  • Satisfies the Australian Window Association’s Third Party Compliance scheme


  • Proven risk management system
  • Association with the best powder applicators in the country
  • Continuous non-bias monitoring of process integrity, providing management with periodic assessment of plant and equipment capabilities
  • Pull through of research from Qualicoat headquarters, Zurich
  • On-tap updates regarding powder coating innovations and business opportunities

What’s involved?

Information pack sent in response to an enquiry
Qualicoat notifies Azuma Design
Azuma processes the application and schedules first audit. Data logged into computerised master data base
Azuma conducts first audit and selects samples if no deficiencies found during audit
Assessment report including discrepancies (if any) issued by Azuma
Azuma conducts second audit and selects samples if not selected during step three. If failure in first audit three months before second audit
Azuma reviews results on test samples. Test result deficiencies will require correction prior to recommendation for certification
Azuma recommends certification once audit and test results satisfactory Licence issued
Azuma starts ongoing surveillance for certification maintenance. Normally two unannounced audits per year. If failure found, follow-up audit within one month. Second failure, immediate licence cancellation

How do I get an information pack?
Click here for an information pack.

Specification Guidelines
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