Started in1992

Cairns Powder Coating is a locally owned and operated family business that was first started in 1992 by John and Karen Taylor.

John is a born and bred Cairns local. After working in the powder coating industry for a number of years, he decided to start his own business. John rented a small shed and was the sole powder coater at the start. Over the years the business has expanded to now occupy 6 sheds with 5 long term employees.

John Taylor Started it all in 1992


The Crew

Shaylene started in the family business in 2005, she runs the office and works out in the shed with the boys when it gets busy.

Dave started in 2013, when he moved to Cairns, he previously worked in the Brisbane powder coating industry for ten years.

Eddie started in 2012, he was looking for a change after working at Tosco’s and on a fishing boat for numerous years.

Matt started in 2001, and has extensive experience and knowledge in blasting and priming.

Jeanine started in 2016, she works on a Thursday and has more than 10 years’ experience in administration and management roles.


Apprentice Jack helping mum with treating

Dave in the small booth

Eddie on the main line

Matt the blaster


Dave, Shaylene and Jack at the beach