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Duram evolves with a new logo

Duram recently launched its new logo to the market. DIY & Industrial Trade News spoke to Francois Swart, Duram Sales Director about it. (more…)

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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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New paint retailer to come

DIY and Industrial Trade News asked Gert Senekal, Group Operations Executive for the Essential Hardware Group a few questions around its plans with the new paint retail store. (more…)

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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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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 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 light […]

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Most advanced paint?

: ChemSpec and its CEO, Baron Schreuder, are excited to introduce their revolutionary new product, Health Coat.   Health Coat is a unique anti-bacterial paint with the patented Ionactive ingredient that prevents the growth of a wide range of unhealthy bacteria, mould and mildews. This paint is eco-friendly, zero VOC, lead free and zero solvents, […]

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The giant awakens

ChemSpec has been one of the South Africa’s paint category’s best kept secrets. Despite it having manufactured high quality automotive, industrial, decorative and performance coatings for 56 years, the company is largely unknown to the general public. This happens to be a common scenario amongst companies that service industrial sectors, where the business to business […]

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Paint made easy

The days of being intimidated by having to choose the colours for your home or office are over thanks to the free expert advice now available at the recently made-over Plascon Spaces Showroom   The Plascon Spaces Showroom at The Design Quarter in Fourways has opened as a design haven with a new name and […]

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DIY goes digital

Décor inspiration is one thing, but keeping track of all your ideas and choosing the best is quite another. Here are a few tips for turning a few good ideas into great designs.   Prominent Paints, a leading interior and exterior paint and décor specialist in South Africa says most of its customers already have […]

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Passionate about paint and the environment

Harlequin Paints was started in 1999 by three people – a chemist, a designer and a paint applicator – who used a special blend of technical and management skills to produce a pioneering range of solvent-free paints.   Today Cape Town-based Harlequin, which has recently joined the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA), manufactures only environmentally […]

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Next generation paint

Duram NanoTech is a new generation exterior wall paint with Nano technology that uses molecular science to form a protective layer. This smart coating induces a dynamic self-cleaning process, resulting in a longer lasting, tough yet beautiful finish, guaranteed.   Revolutionary nano technology is technology on a very small scale. It is the art and […]

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Build it has signed the SAPMA lead-free pledge

Build it joins SAPMA

Build It, which operates the largest number of paint retail outlets in South Africa, has pledged its support for the SA Paint Manufacturing Association’s quest to remove all paints containing lead from South Africa stores. The Spar Group subsidiary, which has over 300 independent members nationwide, is SAPMA’s latest important retail recruit, and follows the […]

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