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Noag’s Market

Expand your product offering

Noag’s Market was founded by the de Lange family in 1992 operating from a one room office. Service excellence and product differentiation resulted in significant expansion in 1996 when Noag’s moved to its current location – the largest thatch roof – wooden building in South Africa which is located between Johannesburg and Pretoria, next to […]

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New home for Gardena and Flymo brands

For over 40 years, Gardena has been providing consumers with watering and garden-care solutions through its range of innovative, premium quality German Engineered products. (more…)

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Hamilton’s brushware

The perfect finish

Hamilton’s, a specialist manufacturer and supplier of paintbrushes, paint rollers and paint accessories has been in operation for over 200 years and is certainly well recognised in South Africa. (more…)

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Cedar Paints – covering South Africa

Cedar Paint’s recent amalgamation of divisions brought about to ensure a common national vision sharing one message and offering a more powerful and unified structure. The benefits to Cedar Paints customers will be: (more…)

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Woman in DIY

Bosch empowers DIY women

Credited with revolutionising the DIY market for a home audience, Suzelle from SuzelleDIY’s message to women wanting to engage in DIY is simple, but powerful, “Do not be scared of power tools. They are my second-best friend, after Marianne.” (more…)

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The Cornice Maker ready to flex its market share

The Cornice Maker recently announced its new association with Solutions 2 Hardware, a well-established and successful sales and merchandising agency run by Yolanda Brummer. (more…)

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Build it help safeguard rhino

Support to safeguard rhino

Build it, the specialised building material and hardware group, has partnered with Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s initiative to sponsor rhino anti-poaching efforts to help safeguard rhino. (more…)

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Prominent Paints centre

New paint centre makes DIY better

Paint manufacturer Prominent Paints has begun to launch franchise stores with the first now open in Midrand; a retail centre that has almost 80 years of collective industry experience between the five staff. With experts in paint and DIY on hand to assist customers, offering quotations, specifications and deliveries as value added services; Prominent Paints […]

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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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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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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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Founders of The Cornice Maker

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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New paint retailer to come

DIY and Industrial Trade News asked Gert Senekal, Group Operations Executive for the Essential Hardware Group a few questions around its plans with the new paint retail store. (more…)

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Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association

Beware of what you buy. The hidden dangers of inferior quality pipes

According to the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA), thinking that all thermoplastic pipes are the same could potentially be a costly mistake that can eventually cost property owners, contractors and merchants dearly. (more…)

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