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WORKING WITH EXCELLENCE

A Tasmanian Family Owned Business Serving Our Community for Over 50 Years.

Tasmania’s leading blasting and painting company

Peterson’s Industrial Painting Service, was founded in 1968 by the Peterson family.
Mick Reardon bought it in 2006 and changed into a thriving, modern industrial services supplier.

Our People

Our staff are all highly trained and experienced in the use and application of blasting and painting equipment and materials. They are also dedicated to getting you the best result possible. Please contact us today with your enquiries.

Our Guarantee

Our quality management procedures include inspection and testing with fully calibrated and up-to-date test equipment. We welcome third party inspection on work which requires a warranty by the client and/or the paint manufacturer.

Our Solution

Our abrasive blasting solutions use the latest technology and methods to provide the highest quality finishes. Our methods range from heavy grit and high-pressure for tough jobs to ultra-fine for the most delicate surfaces, we have the right tools for your project.

Our Team

Mick Reardon (Director)

Mick is an experienced industrial businessman, starting as a mechanic, then obtaining a MBA, and working in the automotive, consumer good and waste management industries. He also owns and operates a successful family farm.

Mick has more than 40 years in rowing as a participant and as high high performance coach.

Robin Rhodes (Business Manager)

Robin joined AB&P in August 2019, bringing a wealth of experience in Management, Sales, Human Resources, and Hospitality.

Rob manages the business and in particular blast-yard to make sure jobs are completed to the highest quality.

Rob also is part of the business development team, helping to grow the customer base and increase the brand.

Rob enjoys cooking, family time and has coached junior and senior basketball for many years.

Joshua Combes

Josh joined AB&P in August 2017 as an Industrial Spray Painter, now supervising onsite projects as well working in a hands-on role.

Josh trained with TAFE Tasmania as a Certificate II Qualification in Automotive Refinishing and Pathways in Engineering.

Josh enjoys spending time with his two daughters and improving his wood and metalwork skills.