Ferro acquires Revertex

Ferro makes major acquisition

Ferro’s acquisition of Revertex South Africa, which in turn holds 100% of the shares in Synthomer South Africa and 50% of the shares in Arkem has been given the green light by the Competition Tribunal. (more…)

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Paint alchemie coatings consultancy

Beyond conventional

Against a backdrop of widespread transformation in the South African coatings industry and the establishment of a hierarchy of coating manufacturers, Paint Alchemie was forged. (more…)

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FLP Explosion protected forklift trucks

A safe move with FLP

Flameproof Forklift Rentals (FLP) was established in 1998 to supply (flameproof) explosion protected (Ex) forklift trucks to the South African market. FLP bridges the gap where companies want to be Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSACT) compliant and implement Ex forklift trucks, but do not want the capital investment – or do not have the […]

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Training support remains low

Mandy Linossi, SAPMA Administrator, told the meeting that the Technical Qualification training intake numbers had shown an alarming drop last year and that the enrolment for 2016 was even worse. She added that the lack of interest in training within the industry was eroding the financial resources of SAPMA’s training arm, the SA Paint Industry […]

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Bryan Perrie, The Concrete Institute

PPC joins the Concrete Institute

TCI Managing Director, Bryan Perrie says, “PPC joining The Concrete Institute puts TCI in a better position to meet our objectives since the Institute is now significantly more representative of the cement and concrete industry.” (more…)

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Den Braven commercial

High Tack on Home Channel

The incredible instant tack capability of High Tack needs to be demonstrated, and how better than through a TV commercial?  (more…)

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Agrinet trucks

Agrinet promotes brands with ‘moving billboards’

“Agrinet’s vision towards a differentiated and solutions-driven offer through its portfolio of owned and exclusive alliance brands, has proven very successful so far,” says Alichia Mentz, Marketing Manager of Agrinet. “Utilising our fleet of vehicles as ‘moving billboards’ contributes to our brand building drive and will add to the increased visibility and desirability of our […]

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Plastics SA Coastal clean up

20 Years of coastal clean-up

17 September 2016 will be the twentieth year that South Africa is actively participating in the International Coastal Clean-Up Day (ICC) – an annual, international event that sees thousands of volunteers flock to beaches around the world to pick up and remove litter from beaches and the marine environment. (more…)

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Sika sponsors Deo Gloria house 2(1)

Sika sponsors Deo Gloria house roof repair

The site of the project was Deo Gloria House, a well-established NPO that has been feeding the surrounding underprivileged communities for almost ten years. The area to be waterproofed was approximately 200m2. Armed with paintbrushes, brooms and scrapers, all kindly donated by Academy Brushware, the Sika team commenced this special project by applying the waterproofing […]

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Achieving measurable growth

A myriad of South African companies are being placed under increasing financial constraints as a result of the poor performance and volatility of the rand. Manufacturers importing raw materials from abroad are particularly hard-hit by a double-edged sword – rising production costs and a customer base with diminishing purchasing power. TAL is no exception to […]

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