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Picture perfect profit

IB McIntyre, the African agents for Master Lock and owners of hardware brands such as Mackie, launched a unique concept promotion in September 2009. The competition was aimed at the independent retailer with the focus on brand awareness. The competition was very simple in that the stockist gained entry by purchasing a fully stocked merchandiser. […]

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Lafarge appoints new chairperson

A new chairperson has been appointed to Lafarge Industries and Lafarge Mining Board. The international building materials producer, Lafarge announced that Nonkqubela Mazwai will be succeeding Wendy Lucas-Bull, previous chairperson of Lafarge Industries and Nchakha Moloi previous chairperson of Lafarge Mining. Mazwai commented on her appointment saying that a close working relationship with appointed CEO […]

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Coprox adds a touch of colour

Coprox International, one of South Africa’s leading manufacturer of waterproofing solutions and decorative coatings, has recently unveiled colourful new packaging for its product range. Always taking the needs of consumers into consideration when developing its products, from the homeowner to the contractor, has always made Coprox respected for its range of masonry waterproofing solutions and […]

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Red card for illegal copying

Posters and brochures will display an outstretched arm showing the red card and clear message “No Copy!” at the International Hardware Fair Cologne, Koelnmesse, showing the red card to product piracy. Located in a prominent position, an action and advice centre will be set up, providing concentrated support for advice-seeking exhibitors. If required, contacts to […]

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Bostik SA scoops prestigious award

CAPTION: Managing director of Permoseal, Robin Jacobs (right) accepting an Innovation Award from Andre Ladurelli, CEO of Bostik International. The award was given to recognise the substantial role Permoseal has played in growing the Bostik brand in South Africa and Africa for the past 10 years. Having recently renewed its license with Bostik International as […]

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