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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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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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Sephaku Cement bakkie winner

Sephaku cements client relationships

By simply purchasing Sephaku cement, taking a photo of the receipt and uploading it to the website, (rural areas could do manual entries) consumers stood a chance of winning one of five R20 000 vouchers monthly from the store where they made their purchase – a total giveaway of R 400 000 over the promotion […]

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The Tools and Build Show

Unmissable opportunities at Tool and Build Show

The African continent is poised for its markets to expand like never before, which means that these countries are also heavily focused on creating collaboration opportunities in their respective markets for international companies. (more…)

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Cellfast garden accessories

Cellfast watering systems launches in SA

Cellfast is distributed exclusively in Sub-Saharan Africa by WHD, a division of WHS. It is a superb but simple-to-use watering system suitable for all domestic purposes. (more…)

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Track your logistics

Be in control

Traka offers manufacturers, retailers and distributors intelligent key and equipment management through its electronic automated key management system. In any manufacturing, mining and facilities management environment, the highest levels of efficiency and health as well as safety compliance are essential. With this in mind Traka has developed this specialist solution to dramatically improve shift start-up […]

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SAPMA online training

SAPMA offers online training to retail paint staff

Deryck Spence, executive director of SAPMA, says research has shown that the sales volumes of retail outlets are directly proportional to the technical and application expertise among its sales personnel and their ability to offer professional advice to DIY consumers as well as smaller paint contractors. (more…)

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Rolfes Trust Chem distributor

Rolfes partners with Trust Chem

For years, Rolfes has actively sought to add quality products to its pigments range as a means of creating a fuller, more diverse offering for its customers. Recognised as the largest independent producer of organic pigments in Asia, Trust Chem is not only committed to innovation and service, but also sustainability. This collaboration is set […]

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Union colours Durban plant

Massive organic pigment plant planned

Debajit Shome, Union Colours’ marketing director for Africa, says construction of the R200m greenfield development in Durban will commence in early 2018 and the factory will be operational towards the end of the year. “The plant, which will operate under the CZNA member company, Topwell Chemicals’ banner, will have a production capacity of 3 000 […]

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Anything but ordinary

CSA: You and your brother, Mark, who is now also on the board of LRB, started your careers in the photographic industry. How did the somewhat radical switch from a photo business to Promac paint retail shops come about? Why the interest in coatings? (more…)

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Rutherford Makita new building

Makita moves to bigger premises

Rutherford, a wholly owned subsidiary of JSE-listed Hudaco Trading, has relocated its Johannesburg headquarters to stunning new premises in City Deep. “Due to continued support from our broad customer base, we have outgrown the premises that we have occupied for several decades”, says Martin Peterson, Rutherford CEO. (more…)

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Kaufmann tools

Kaufmann – built with expertise

Over the past 22 years, the Kaufmann brand has grown from strength to strength, gaining traction and popularity all over the South African countryside. However, the brand had to withstand many challenges as the economic and manufacturing landscape went through many changes since its inception over 20 years ago. (more…)

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Corobrik is focusing on the retail market to supply consumers with quality and affordable construction products.

Corobrik partners with local retailers to increase delivery

For more than a century, Corobrik has been building its brand. While Corobrik is a primary choice for many involved in large-scale developments and construction projects, the company is now focusing on making inroads into the DIY market, providing the outlying areas of South Africa with a quality, affordable construction product. (more…)

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