Prominent Paints centre

New paint centre makes DIY better

Paint manufacturer Prominent Paints has begun to launch franchise stores with the first now open in Midrand; a retail centre that has almost 80 years of collective industry experience between the five staff. With experts in paint and DIY on hand to assist customers, offering quotations, specifications and deliveries as value added services; Prominent Paints […]

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The Garden-Joy Auto Rewind Hose Reel

New gardening products

NA Manufacturing, renowned for its high quality Starline wash line products is proud to introduce its new range of garden products, Garden-Joy. (more…)

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Colourants

Heubach increases colourant capacity

The new Heubach colourant technology concept covers the complete colour space and allows for the accurate adjustment of the physical parameters. The concept can be enlarged by adding colourants, which will ensure that the future needs and requirements of the market are met. (more…)

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SAPMA

Resin dumping can lead to severe job losses

Deryck Spence, Executive Director of the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA), says there are also reports that Kenyan manufacturers of raw materials for paint production are about to follow suit. SAPMA has informed the Department of Trade and Industries (DTI) that the coatings sector has learnt that free trade agreements with Egypt are being negotiated […]

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Hostatint™ A 100-ST

Clariant completes super transparent pigment preparations

Launched at the European Coatings Show 2017, the new Hostatint A 100-ST range features nine ready-to-use, highly transparent pigment preparations that offer the entire colour circle to solvent-based paint systems. Very fine pigment particles, excellent dispersion and long-term stabilisation are the prerequisites to enhance effects with colour intensity similar to dyes, but with very high […]

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Coatings in South Africa

Coatings for Africa entrusted to major organisers

Coatings for Africa is jointly presented by the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) and the Oil and Colour Chemists Association (OCCA). The major trade exhibition will augment dmg events’ growing the coatings industry portfolio, which already includes six exhibitions held across the Middle East and Asia. (more…)

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new Nissan Navara

Latest Navara lives up to expectations

The latest Navara landed in South Africa in March and is currently available exclusively with a 4×4 drive train, an SE or LE specification level and the choice of a six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic gearbox. These models are powered by Nissan’s new twin-turbo 2.3-turbo diesel engine with 140kW and 450Nm. (more…)

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Alpen drill bits

Making the perfect hole

In June, Alpen’s local distributor, Vermont Sales held an event to launch the latest in drill bit technology, the Alpen Sprint Master and Pro. It is also Alpen’s 60th anniversary. Andreas Oszwald, Alpen Export and Marketing Director attended the launch.  (more…)

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Africa Tanks water storage

Africa Tanks enter the local market

Water is a scarce resource in our country and water storage, harvesting and saving solutions have become an absolute necessity. This problem is not going to go away and demand for water storage and rainwater harvesting is growing exponentially. (more…)

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A.Shak Deccare

New wood care range

Deccare might be new to A.Shak’s product offering, but is not exactly new to the market, says Neville Short, A.Shak Technical Sales Manager. “Deccare was developed in 1983, DecSeal which was the original water based wood sealer, being sold in the trade markets and used extensively in some of the most high profile coastal projects […]

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