new Nissan Navara

Latest Navara lives up to expectations

The latest Navara landed in South Africa in March and is currently available exclusively with a 4×4 drive train, an SE or LE specification level and the choice of a six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic gearbox. These models are powered by Nissan’s new twin-turbo 2.3-turbo diesel engine with 140kW and 450Nm. (more…)

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Alpen drill bits

Making the perfect hole

In June, Alpen’s local distributor, Vermont Sales held an event to launch the latest in drill bit technology, the Alpen Sprint Master and Pro. It is also Alpen’s 60th anniversary. Andreas Oszwald, Alpen Export and Marketing Director attended the launch.  (more…)

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Africa Tanks water storage

Africa Tanks enter the local market

Water is a scarce resource in our country and water storage, harvesting and saving solutions have become an absolute necessity. This problem is not going to go away and demand for water storage and rainwater harvesting is growing exponentially. (more…)

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A.Shak Deccare

New wood care range

Deccare might be new to A.Shak’s product offering, but is not exactly new to the market, says Neville Short, A.Shak Technical Sales Manager. “Deccare was developed in 1983, DecSeal which was the original water based wood sealer, being sold in the trade markets and used extensively in some of the most high profile coastal projects […]

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General motors

Chev packs it in

General Motors and Isuzu Motors in May announced their respective future plans for the Isuzu, Chevrolet and Opel brands in South Africa, subject to local regulatory requirements. (more…)

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Titanium Dioxide shortage

Paint prices set to soar

For the past two years, the price of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) has increased steadily. A number of factors contributed to the current market situation however, one must be aware that the world’s Titanium Dioxide resources are running dry. (more…)

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Advanced drills.

Alpen shows its mettle at international fair

The new Alpen Sprint Master and Pro series HSS metal drill bits were recently launched by Alpen, one of the world’s leading drill manufacturers, at the renowned international trade show, the ‘Cologne Hardware Fair’. The resourceful toolmaker presented two new products to international exhibition visitors with outstanding results. (more…)

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Stanley Black and Decker

The one tool company

The Stanley Black and Decker recent GEM event gave both customers and members of the media the opportunity to understand the sheer size of Stanley Black and Decker worldwide and to experience hands-on demonstrations of the vast range of tools available from the company. (more…)

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Checkout till

Slow engagement

Engagement and experience are two keywords in today’s retail scene, but that is until we are ready to pay and then we need a quick and efficient process. For some the ideal world would be to simply walk out of the store and not have to cope with the checkout line. (more…)

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Cornice Ceiling

The finishing touch

The Cornice Maker was founded
in 2010 by Quinten Wagener who
saw an opportunity to get involved
in architectural moldings. Quinten is a qualified draughtsman and was working for an architect at the time. He developed an interest in architectural moldings and wanted to be part of the supply chain. (more…)

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