Roco Fittings

The perfect fitting

Roco Fittings is based in South Africa and cater for and supply any type of retail establishment which has a need for kitchen fittings such as handles, hinges, drawer runners, sinks, mixers, kitchen and bedroom accessories, lighting and other components and consumables. (more…)

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Pratley Wondafix.

Pratley replicates famous suspended bulldozer stunt

The event took place on Friday 13 July and replicated the stunt 33 years after the first attempt where CEO Kim Pratley stood underneath a 13t bulldozer, hoisted and held aloft by a crane, attached to two plates joined by the unique adhesive, Pratley Wondafix. (more…)

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Prominent Paint Access range

New value for money paint range

Prominent Paints, a brand that is traditionally under-represented in the low end of the market expects its new offering will help alleviate the mounting pressure on consumers’ wallets which are already stretched – a phenomenon not expected to change in the near future. (more…)

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Heunis Steel

50 years of passion

The company’s original product range included downpipes, gutters and accessories. Du Plessis bought the company and moved the manufacturing plant to its current premises in Zandfontein, Pretoria in the early 1970’s. Koot Heunis, du Plessis’s son-in-law bought the business in 1992 and in 1999 it again changed hands when Anton Heunis took over as owner […]

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Imagine Chemistry 2018

Imagine Chemistry 2018 finalists announced!

Imagine Chemistry was launched to help solve real-life chemistry-related challenges and uncover sustainable business opportunities. The 2018 edition generated no less than 150 innovative ideas from start-ups, scale-ups, scientists and others. (more…)

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Highlights from SAPMA’s AGM

Member apathy towards industry stats ‘appalling’ Don’t expect SAPMA to provide important market indicators for your company’s future planning if you don’t supply meaningful statistics for SAPMA to analyse, Deryck Spence, executive director of SAPMA, warned members. Both Spence and his UK counterpart, Tom Bowtell, chief executive of the British Coatings Federation (BCF), spelt out […]

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Heubach production facility

Heubach commissions new production facility

This state-of-the-art plant is increasing the group’s global production capacity by approximately 4 000 tons. “The implementation of the new production plant in the USA will strengthen Heubach’s market position in the area of anti-corrosive pigments over the long term and is part of a comprehensive growth plan. Initially, Heucophas ZPA, Heucophos ZPO and Heucophos […]

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Coatings for Africa 2018

Coatings for Africa 2018

This year’s event set new standards with over 1 300 visitors, more than 100 exhibitors, 35 countries and 32 speakers. During our visit to the event the overall feedback from exhibitors were mostly positive. (more…)

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Grow your offering with houseware

Grow your offering with houseware

Creative Housewares is home to brands such as Morphy Richards and Mellerware. It also introduced many new and exciting brands into the market such as Taurus, Casals, Aqua Optima, Lucky and Ace. (more…)

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Changan Double Cab

Getting the job done

The Changan Double Cab is a perfect fit for a small contractor. It offers comfortable seating for five people in the cab, while the back is great to haul loads to and from jobsites. Yes, it is not the most luxurious cab you will find on the market, but what’s in the Changan Double Cab […]

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