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10 May 2016
PG Bison on show at WoodEX for Africa 2016

Wood-based panel manufacturer PG Bison is gearing up to exhibit their latest offerings at this year’s WoodEX For Africa, at…

PG Bison on show at WoodEX for Africa 2016

Wood-based panel manufacturer PG Bison is gearing up to exhibit their latest offerings at this year’s WoodEX For Africa, at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand in June. The timing of this year’s WoodEx For Africa coincides with the start of PG Bison’s launch of MelaWood SupaGloss, the latest addition to their…

10 May 2016
House of Paint and Décor on the up

 House of Paint and Décor is experiencing a growth spurt and the attention on decorative paint coupled with Décor and…

House of Paint and Décor on the up

 House of Paint and Décor is experiencing a growth spurt and the attention on decorative paint coupled with Décor and now industrial paints has proved hugely successful. House of Paint and Décor store numbers have grown significantly currently sitting on 22 stores with new stores opening all the time. The…

09 May 2016
Upholding ethics during hardships

In a time when cash flow is tight, competition fierce and customers unrelenting, building professionals still need to put quality…

Upholding ethics during hardships

In a time when cash flow is tight, competition fierce and customers unrelenting, building professionals still need to put quality first and procure only quality assured materials in order to successfully complete projects. In the face of a myriad of new suppliers offering better pricing for seemingly similar products, it…

09 May 2016
Bricks for sidewalk renewal programme

More than a million of Corobrik’s Champagne PA clay pavers have been used in the second and third phase of…

Bricks for sidewalk renewal programme

More than a million of Corobrik’s Champagne PA clay pavers have been used in the second and third phase of the rehabilitation of Tembisa sidewalks in the City of Ekurhuleni, Gauteng.   The revitalisation project, initiated by the Ekurhuleni Municipality, has seen the upliftment of Tembisa’s walkways, as well as…

09 May 2016
Cedar Paint gets innovative

Over the past two years, Cedar Paint was actively involved in research and development and introduced new innovative products to…

Cedar Paint gets innovative

Over the past two years, Cedar Paint was actively involved in research and development and introduced new innovative products to the market. A series of innovative, practical products were designed and a series of direct to market products launches were planned for the Retail market. Most recently, the Cedar 3-in-1…

09 May 2016
Slip into convenience

The fax, telegraph and till slip have one thing in common, they represent a technology that once used paper which…

Slip into convenience

The fax, telegraph and till slip have one thing in common, they represent a technology that once used paper which has been replaced with something better, more convenient, more user-friendly. By Francois Liebenberg, Pocketslip Marketing Director The telegraph revolutionised long-distance communication when it was developed in the 1830s. As time…

18 Apr 2016
Painting the future

Paint and other protective coatings have been around for hundreds of years and their use is twofold – decorative and…

Painting the future

Paint and other protective coatings have been around for hundreds of years and their use is twofold – decorative and protective. However, some of these coatings unbeknown to the user, are dangerous not just for the environment, but for all living things including humans. Some conventional paints and many related…

18 Apr 2016
BCF throws its weight behind Two Sides cause

At a recent board meeting, the British Coatings Federation (BCF) agreed to make a significant financial contribution to the Two…

BCF throws its weight behind Two Sides cause

At a recent board meeting, the British Coatings Federation (BCF) agreed to make a significant financial contribution to the Two Sides campaign in 2016. Commenting on this decision the BCF Chief Executive, Tom Bowtell said, “I’m delighted that the BCF board supported the proposal from the BCF Printing Ink Council…

13 Apr 2016
SAPMA training becomes women in the pink!

SAPMA recently provided free training for 10 unemployed women who are in the process of forming a paint contractor company to…

SAPMA training becomes women in the pink!

SAPMA recently provided free training for 10 unemployed women who are in the process of forming a paint contractor company to be called The Pink Painters. The training was provided also as a SAPMA donation to the Kagiso Day Care Crèche and was handled by SAPMA’s training arm, the SA Paint…

13 Apr 2016
Roll of Honour for doyen of paint training

SAPMA has decided to bestow a Roll of Honour Award to Arthur Byrns, a highly respected veteran of training in the…

Roll of Honour for doyen of paint training

SAPMA has decided to bestow a Roll of Honour Award to Arthur Byrns, a highly respected veteran of training in the coatings industry. The certificate of appreciation is to be awarded to Byrns for his major commitment to the training of newcomers to the paint industry and his contributions above the…