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SAPMA & Corrosion Institute join forces

SAPMA & Corrosion Institute join forces

The MoU was signed recently by Deryck Spence, executive director of SAPMA, and Hendrick Rasebopye, executive director of CorrISA. Spence says CorrISA will now incorporate its own training into SAPMA’s SETA-accredited paint application courses so that CorrISA, which does not hold government accreditation for its training, can offer its members the opportunity to recover funds […]

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Recyclable packaging

Turtle trucks!

A critical barrier to recycling in South Africa is the dire absence of essential waste collection services. For recycling to be most effective, separation of waste at source needs to improve. The problem, however, is that all too often waste does not even reach landfill, never mind recycling sorting centres, as it lies around as […]

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Non-compliance in the coatings sector

Non-compliance in the coatings sector could mean jail

At the recently concluded SAPMA AGM, Dr Ivor Blumenthal, CEO of ArkKonsult, explained what has been happening at the National BargainingCouncil for the Chemical Industry between organised business and organised labour (trade unions) and the severe impact these discussions will have for all businesses in the coatings sector. At this moment, the agreements and discussions […]

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Will small business grow into big business?

Will small business grow into big business?

With the shock decline in gross domestic product of 3.2% in the first quarter from a 1.4% expansion in the prior three months, can government live up to its post-election hype and deliver on its promises? This contraction, the highest in a decade, puts South Africa at risk of slipping into a second recession in […]

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Pritt 50th birthday

Pritt party celebrates young kids

In 1969, Henkel invented the world’s first glue stick after studying  the convenience of the twist-up lipstick applicator, and launched the Pritt brand. Since then, Pritt has become a household name around the world. In South Africa, it is a trusted partner by teachers and children throughout the country. Henkel South Africa celebrated the 50th […]

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Powafix Multi Filla

New name, same exceptional service

The fast pace of change has never been more relevant than in our current market with consumer needs shifting at a rapid pace. We are all only too aware that time is never ours and often seems to feel that we just never have enough of it. There will always be a place for products […]

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Plascon Micatex

Plascon Micatex launches exterior colours

First impressions last and choosing the right colour for a building’s exterior can be a daunting task for even the most seasoned professionals. “Timelessly elegant and backed by Micatex’s unrivalled protection against all weather conditions, our seven new colours are all contemporary neutrals which will suit any building exterior ensuring peace of mind that you’ve […]

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Pritt turns 50

Pritt celebrates 50th anniversary

In 1969 Henkel revolutionised the market for consumer adhesives with a new category, the launch of the first-ever glue stick called Pritt. Since then, no paper adhesive in the world has been more successful. The company has sold billions of glue sticks and has continuously expanded its product range under the iconic brand. In 2019 […]

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The Global Trade Show in one place at one time

Taking place in Johannesburg this July GTS offers a unique, unrivalled and excellent opportunity for local entrepreneurs and business people to access local, African and international markets. There are thousands of product opportunities to explore – from hundreds of exhibitors from around the world. And you can access them all in one place – at […]

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