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IQ Retail DIY Award

IQ Retail wins Supplier of the Year award

The annual DIY Industry Awards recently took place at Media Park and IQ Retail won the award for ‘Service Supplier of the Year’. Dion Le Roux, channel manager and Tanya Butler, marketing manager for IQ Retail shows off the company’s achievement.

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Mica Paint Centre

Now with added offering

The Mica brand has always been synonymous with DIY. Its trendy blue, yellow and orange has brightened up hardware store fronts across the country for the past 36 years. Although Mica has always played in the general DIY and paint market, it has now firmly stuck its foot in the specialist paint market with the […]

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Ingco training

Ingco now offers power tools training to retailers

Skillcraft Agencies, distributors of the Ingco tool brand has opened a power tool training centre, helping sales staff acquire the necessary skills to better understand, market and sell the brand.   (more…)

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Harvey roof tiles

Nature proof roofing

Driving rain, gale force winds, pounding hail and the harshest sun is no match for Harvey Roof Tiles, a proudly South African roof tile and accessories manufacturer.   Established in 1967, Harvey Roofing Products is a market leader in steel roofing tiles and accessories. The company boasts the sturdy and attractive roofing solution available to […]

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Prouldy South African

Stimulating the economy through local procurement

It is no secret that the South African economy is under huge pressure. GDP growth is almost at a standstill and unemployment at an all time high. One way to help stimulate the economy is to buy and source proudly local says Deryn Graham, public relations manager for Proudly South African. Proudly South African was […]

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Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Leaded paint remains a concern

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated that 143 000 deaths every year result from lead poisoning with leaded paints a major contributor. Lead exposure is now estimated to lead to 600 000 new cases of children having intellectual disabilities every year with 99% of this happening in developing countries. Dr Olga Speranskaya, senior policy advisor at […]

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Paint training for technical sales staff

Training for technical sales staff welcomed

Tara says the two-day training course aims to make sales personnel of member producers more conversant with paint technology when dealing with existing or potential customers. “Although SAPMA offers technical training for the coatings sector only a small percentage of students who qualify actually become paint chemists. Many are employed in other capacities, particularly in […]

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Ingco tools partner with race driver

Ingco partner with SuperHatch race driver

The more power you have the more weight you run. That’s the simple SuperHatch formula. Only cars that run on road suspension are eligible to race. Racing is done in a standard hatchback car. Here the main rule is the power to weight ratio of the vehicle. Garland races in the 87kW per ton class […]

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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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