About Us

Gulf is a leading manufacturer of precision engineered rubber and plastic components, supplying to a range of industries and applications.


A Leader In Innovation Since 1980

Gulf Rubber was founded in 1980 as a trading operation to supply moulded rubber components.

After 5 years in the industry, it became clear our customers were searching for more than just rubber – they needed a reliable, long-term partner to provide precision solutions and cutting-edge design.

So, in 1985, we built a state-of-the-art R&D facility, and a culture of innovation was born.


  • Global material approvals
  • Global distributor
  • Global manufacturing base


  • ISO certified factories
  • Quality control systems
  • Zero defect supplier


  • Rapid prototyping
  • Multi-faceted design team
  • Testing lab Unique material expertise
  • State of the art R&D


  • Empowered engineering / sales staff
  • Quick response time
  • Partnership approach
  • Tech support
  • Flat structure

We Strive For Excellence At Every Turn

Over the following decades, our expertise grew and our business expanded. We introduced new products and solutions for our customers.

From automotive and construction to mining and water, we continued to strive for excellence at every turn. Our world class quality control and responsive customer service made a difference to our partners.

Trusted Globally To Deliver A
Competitive Advantage

Today we’re part of the Skelleup Group, a NZX publicly listed company with a turnover of more than $250 milllion. When you partner with Gulf Rubber, you’ll have more than 100 years of experience with high-quality rubber and plastic products at your disposal.

While our footprint is now global, our appetite for innovation and our desire to build long-term partnerships still guide us. We strive to produce zero defect products for international leaders in a range of industries.

We bring together a trusted global supply chain, world-class facilities, zero defect quality, and a brilliant and innovative team. If your business needs a competitive advantage, you’ll find one through a strategic partnership with Gulf Rubber.

Searching for the right partner to solve your problem?

Book a consultation with our engineering team

Since 1980, Gulf Rubber’s specialised rubber and plastic engineers have designed bespoke, technical solutions for our partners across the globe. If you have a problem you can’t solve, a concept you can’t pinpoint, or a fragmented process you wish to simplify, we can help.

We’ll get to know your product and application, design a new solution, and use our experience to improve your business outcomes.