Bidvest Panalpina Logistics

Transporting chemicals – locally and through Africa

CSA: In the chemical industry, what are some of the biggest challenges when transporting chemicals? BPL: Packaging material not suitable for harsh driving conditions, particularly cross-border, coupled with rates not in line with the compliance costs associated with dangerous goods. Then there is the consignor’s lack of knowledge regarding legal requirements for their own chemical […]

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Michael Masalesa SAPITI training and development manager SAPITI

SAPITI appoints new training and development manager

For the last seven years Michael was Skills Development Facilitator and Project Coordinator for the non-profitmaking organisation, Deaf South Africa. He was in responsible for the development of skills, training materials and management, project management, and implementation of skills planning and audits for various Skills Educations Training Authorities (SETAs). He was also employed by the […]

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Rolfes partners with NCS

Rolfes partners with NCS

NCS Colour Centre launched its popular NCS Colourpin II in January 2017. Together with the NCS Colourpin app, this next generation device transforms the creative chaos associated with defining and exploring colour into an organised and simplified process. Pocket-sized and wireless, Colourpin II enables users to collect and identify colour while on the go, and […]

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AkzoNobel powder coatings

AkzoNobel reveals new powder coatings trends and colours

Full of the latest material and design trends, the collection, which is updated every four years, features an extensive range of highly durable and sustainable colours and finishes developed together with trend experts PeclersParis. It is based on several globally-identified trends for 2018-2021: Glam City, Time Out, Treasured Light and Wild Nature. (more…)

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The Vermont Sales Open Day 2018

Vermont to host its trade show soon

The Vermont Open Day is offering customers an opportunity to continue growing their businesses with an ever expanding list of products to choose from. The Trade show will take place at the Vermont Sales Warehouse in Midrand (16-18 March 2018). This showcase event will be the biggest South African resellers of power tools and accessories […]

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Ryobi Knysna fires

Ryobi helps to clear the way forward for Knysna

For every Ryobi chainsaw or brush cutter sold with the EWT sticker on it, we are contributing R25 towards the EWT Knysna rehabilitation project,” – John Stevens After the devastating Knysna fires, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) sent an emergency response team to assess the potential impacts of the fires on the estuary and to […]

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PG Bison roadshow

PG Bison takes to the road again

At the start of 2017 PG Bison decided to take to the road with an exciting range of new products. The company wanted to get in touch with customers, and to meet the people who have added so much value to the brand. The team had such a great time seeing its customers that they […]

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Permoseal acquires Perma Products

Permoseal acquire the Perma Products brand

Permoseal recently announced its acquisition of Perma Products. Perma was established in South Africa in 1973, one of the first products it launched was double sided tape, followed by nail on picture mounts. Today, the categories expand to kitchen and bathroom accessories, hooks, cable ties, surface saves, tool boxes, storage solutions and a comprehensive range […]

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Two iconic brands join forces

CRC Industries is a global leader in the production of specialty chemicals for maintenance, repair and operational professionals and for do-it-yourself enthusiasts within the automotive, heavy truck, marine, electrical, industrial, hardware and aviation market. Q20 boasts a wide range of products, including the famous Q20 multipurpose lubricant, Q10, Q Bike, Flight Hand Cleaner, and other […]

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Cash connect, Richard Phillips

Manage your cash risk

Many industry experts believe that once criminals have gained access to your premises, there is little that can be done if you don’t have the right outside resources in place. Ideally, we’d all like to keep criminals out, but once they are in we need to get them out quickly, without the loss of human […]

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