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Trevor Manuel promises a new dawn at EST breakfast

Each year, suppliers to the industry gather together with EST directors and management for its annual breakfast. Last year’s event was hosted at the beautiful Johannesburg Country Club in Auckland Park. (more…)

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Drill bits

Ruwag drill bits tested in tough terrain

After retrenchment, Andrew Louw started two businesses, ‘Black Fire Adventures and Expeditions’ for adventure driven people, and ‘Climb Lab’ for those who want to learn the art of rock climbing. (more…)

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Working with Wood show

Woodworking show a huge success

According to the organisers this year’s woodworking show was a huge success. “We certainly had a much better turn out than last year,” said Mark Lemmer, East Rand Woodworking Association Member. “It proves that to have the right partners and supporters like Working with Wood and the Vermont Sales team, its marketing and public relations […]

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Vermont Sales open day

Fast forward

Vermont Sales’ held its annual Open Day at its new premises in Midrand in mid-March and showed off exciting new products and specials to clients. As always, Roland Hunt and his team didn’t disappoint. They extended their offering to clients by adding new brands to their existing arsenal. Product experts also demonstrated how to market […]

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SAPPMA golf day

Golf day

The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers’ Association (SAPPMA) hosted their 7th Annual Golf Day last Friday at the Blue Valley Golf Estate in Midrand. Although this year’s event saw a slightly smaller field than in previous years, 12 teams (48 players) made the most of the good weather and pleasant atmosphere to build stronger networks […]

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Hobby mania

South Africa’s favourite craft and hobby exhibition took place from March 3-6 at the Ticketpro Dome, Northgate and as always had some exciting new ideas to offer visitors. Many exhibitors showcased an array of hobbies, products and crafts at this year’s Hobb (more…)

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Mega Mica Boksburg 2

New Mega Mica opens its doors

In November 2015, one of the largest Mica stores so far, Mega Mica Boksburg, opened its doors to the public.  (more…)

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Build it Convention Moments

We share some of the exciting moments of last month’s Build it Convention in the Drakensberg.       Winners at the convention                                  

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Jack's Paint & Hardware opened a new store in Lambton, Germiston

Jack’s opens in Lambton

Jack’s Paints & Hardware has finally opened in the Lambton area with a day of fantastic specials and revelry on the 4th of September, including the Energizer man, free popcorn, boerewors rolls, balloons and a live band. The new shop is conveniently centrally situated on Webber Road, which is directly opposite the Pick n Pay […]

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Stanley gives a 3D experience

Stanley has embarked on a cutting-edge advertising campaign which would see it break new ground in forms of advertising. This is a first in South Africa and coincides with the Soccer World Cup being held in the country during June and July. Stanley will showcase its products in 3D on 42-inch LCD screens at three […]

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Lab manager wins in Argus

Teamwork, discipline and fitness, both mental and physical, are high on Permoseal’s list of values and the proof was in the pudding when 38-year-old Paul Jacobs (lab manager for Permoseal managing tech service, QA and R&D lab functions) and his partner, 58-year-old Peter Barber (ex-managing director of Fine Chemicals) recently won the tandem section of […]

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The leading fair for hardware

The International Hardware Fair Cologne closed with good results and satisfied participants. Around 56 500 trade visitors from 124 countries obtained information over four days about the new products and innovations in the Tools, Industrial Supply, Fastening & Fittings, Locks & Fittings and Home Improvement sectors. With 2 686 suppliers from 52 countries the International […]

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Did you miss out?

Vermont Sales hosted its third annual Open Day at its premises in Midrand during March. The Open Day event, which was started in 2008, has been growing at a staggering rate, and this year it spanned three days. Organisation behind the three-day event was world class, with sales representatives meeting their customers at the registration […]

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The perfect safe lock

CAPTION: 3: Dale Jacobs (the House of Locks representative in the Northern Province), Craig Ulyate (Product Specialist from Sargent & Greenleaf) and Robert Savitz (Managing Director of the House of Locks). The House of Locks recently hosted an information workshop on Sargent & Greenleaf products. The presentation evening took place in Polokwane during February 2010 […]

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RTMC and Henkel partner scholar patrol initiative

The 2010 school year saw Henkel’s Pritt and the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) host a media and stakeholder event to announce the commencement of a constructive partnership between the ever popular brands at the Orlando 7th Day Adventist Primary School in Orlando, Soweto. This partnership initiative was conceptualised by Henkel South Africa, manufacturers of […]

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