L&G power tools

A new breed of power tools

L&G Tools and Machinery offer products that are competitively priced and include a wide product range that ensures that the company enjoys a strategic competitive advantage. L&G tools are always looking to expand its offering and with this in mind the company recognised a need for a new range of professional power tools that offer: […]

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Home insulation

Why insulate your home?

How insulation work Heat flows naturally from warmer to cooler space. In winter, the heat moves directly from all heated living spaces to the outdoors and above your ceiling, garage, or wherever there is a difference in temperature. During summer, heat moves from the outdoors to the interior of your home, causing it to overheat. […]

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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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Bosch HSS PointTeQ drill bits

Increased drilling rate PLUS less heat and wear

The self-centring drill bit enables simple and fast drilling with reduced friction and quick chip removal. This is made possible with its oxide-coated flute. The higher drilling speed will reduce wear and tear and thus increase the drill bit’s lifetime. (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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