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Specifile is Africa’s largest digital library of building product information.
16 Apr 2021
Leading manufacturer and converter of closed cell Performance Foams

Sondor Performance Foams related products to all industries needing technical solutions for sealing, thermal and acoustic insulation, protection, packaging and…

Leading manufacturer and converter of closed cell Performance Foams

Sondor Performance Foams related products to all industries needing technical solutions for sealing, thermal and acoustic insulation, protection, packaging and buoyancy applications in local and selected export markets. Polyclosure the roof Sondor Polyclosures are eave and ridge fillers, manufactured from a durable expanded closed cell polyethylene. They are dustproof, bird-proof, waterproof,…

16 Apr 2021
The perfect solution for any public sanitary facility

It is safe to say that the topic of hygiene has come to the forefront of people’s minds in recent…

The perfect solution for any public sanitary facility

It is safe to say that the topic of hygiene has come to the forefront of people’s minds in recent times. This issue is not isolated to the home, but also applies to, and is possibly more prevalent in public areas. Electronic washbasin taps are primarily used in sanitary facilities…

15 Apr 2021
Ceiling fans and good lung health

Ceiling fans are an absolute must-have in every household during the hot summer months. Most people cannot function without having a…

Ceiling fans and good lung health

Ceiling fans are an absolute must-have in every household during the hot summer months. Most people cannot function without having a fan to keep the air moving, so making sure your fan is in optimal condition always is very important. At Solent, we love how, even when the days are getting…

15 Apr 2021
Best people practices in a post-COVID-19 world

Despite global doom and gloom, Stats SA in their latest gross domestic product (GDP) report, state that the construction industry…

Best people practices in a post-COVID-19 world

Despite global doom and gloom, Stats SA in their latest gross domestic product (GDP) report, state that the construction industry in South Africa reportedly grew at a rate of 11.2% in the fourth quarter of 2020. In line with commonly held belief, these results indicate that the sector holds the…

Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review

The October edition of P&C Review is brimming with technical and editorial content on skin and face care ingredients and trends. We also showcase actives for slimming and body contouring applications, the latest news in the aerosols industry and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hersol Manufacturing Laboratories.
15 Apr 2021
Contract manufacturer KAS Africa secures $10mn investment

In a transaction aimed at supporting economic growth in Africa, KAS Africa has added significant strength to its balance sheet…

Contract manufacturer KAS Africa secures $10mn investment

In a transaction aimed at supporting economic growth in Africa, KAS Africa has added significant strength to its balance sheet with a $10mn investment from TRT Investments. The deal will also boost the capacity of this contract manufacturer to execute its aggressive growth plans. KAS Africa is a leading contract…

14 Apr 2021
Bio-Oil launches Instagram mobile app for B2B marketing

Union Swiss, the maker of the global skin care brand Bio-Oil, has partnered with Bluegrass Digital to design and develop…

Bio-Oil launches Instagram mobile app for B2B marketing

Union Swiss, the maker of the global skin care brand Bio-Oil, has partnered with Bluegrass Digital to design and develop a new Instagram-style mobile app to provide distributors across 154 countries the ability to access brand content, news and information to support their marketing and sales initiatives. The new B2B…

14 Apr 2021
Achema Pulse to explore global process industry trends

Digitalisation, hydrogen, resilient supply chains and faster R&D processes are some of the topics at the top of the agenda…

Achema Pulse to explore global process industry trends

Digitalisation, hydrogen, resilient supply chains and faster R&D processes are some of the topics at the top of the agenda of the global process industry. This concerns companies worldwide and calls for an international exchange of dialogue. These topics will feature prominently on the programme at Achema Pulse – a…

13 Apr 2021
in-cosmetics launches digital platform to inspire and promote innovation

The in-cosmetics Group has launched a dedicated digital space for the beauty and personal care industry to share and promote…

in-cosmetics launches digital platform to inspire and promote innovation

The in-cosmetics Group has launched a dedicated digital space for the beauty and personal care industry to share and promote their new ingredients and innovations called Discover. Featuring the very latest launches from exhibitors across the full in-cosmetics portfolio, the brand-new directory will be a one-stop-shop for product manufacturers looking…

Industrial Buyer

Products and services for the general manufacturing and engineering sectors.
08 Apr 2021
Engineered conveyor belt geometry enhances reliability for manufacturers that use heat treating

Industry innovation in the form of engineered ‘shaped’ wire belt has minimised challenges for conveyor OEMs looking to enhance longevity…

Engineered conveyor belt geometry enhances reliability for manufacturers that use heat treating

Industry innovation in the form of engineered ‘shaped’ wire belt has minimised challenges for conveyor OEMs looking to enhance longevity and reliability for manufacturers that use heat treating. For conveyor OEMs, the demanding processes of some customers, such as food processors and manufacturers that use heat treating, can be notoriously…

07 Apr 2021
New Bova PPE range protects against the hazards of arc flash

Leading local safety wear manufacturer Bova, a BBF Safety Group brand has launched its range of BOVA Arc Flash Protection…

New Bova PPE range protects against the hazards of arc flash

Leading local safety wear manufacturer Bova, a BBF Safety Group brand has launched its range of BOVA Arc Flash Protection garments. The range has been designed to provide the best balance of inherent protection against the hazards of an arc flash, with lightweight, comfortable and durable garments. Arc Flash An…

01 Apr 2021
Ledlenser P- and H-series start a mobile lighting revolution

Ledlenser offers the P-series torches and the H-series headlamps in three versions to meet the differing demands placed on mobile…

Ledlenser P- and H-series start a mobile lighting revolution

Ledlenser offers the P-series torches and the H-series headlamps in three versions to meet the differing demands placed on mobile light sources by different requirements and occasions. Core is the basic line for every day, Work includes extra robust work aids and Signature stands for the most demanding applications. Selected…

25 Mar 2021
Vodacom Business helps customers digitise their supply chain

Vodacom Business has developed various digital solutions to help businesses achieve a true connected supply chain network to help improve…

Vodacom Business helps customers digitise their supply chain

Vodacom Business has developed various digital solutions to help businesses achieve a true connected supply chain network to help improve efficiencies and withstand disruption and unpredicted hurdles in the future. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create significant challenges for the manufacturing and retail industry globally, the need for a…

DIY & Industrial Trade News

DIY & Industrial Trade News is a specialist B2B publication that caters for the hardware, DIY and construction communities.
25 Feb 2021
Unlocking opportunity in 2021!

When retailers join the Ingco family, they choose to become part of the Ingco success story. Joining forces with Ingco creates an opportunity…

Unlocking opportunity in 2021!

When retailers join the Ingco family, they choose to become part of the Ingco success story. Joining forces with Ingco creates an opportunity for retailers to continuously grow brands on its shelves and benefit from excellent profit margins while adding value for customers.   “The Ingco promise of professional tools made affordable, together with a steady and consistent commitment to…

25 Feb 2021
Training is vital for business growth

Enterprise and supplier development training; skill development training; and a range of other training models are so important for sustaining a growing business. Training is…

Training is vital for business growth

Enterprise and supplier development training; skill development training; and a range of other training models are so important for sustaining a growing business. Training is the process of increasing the knowledge and skills of the workforce to enable them to perform their jobs effectively. A process whereby an individual acquires job-related skills and knowledge. Training plays…

25 Feb 2021
The passing of an industry icon

South African manufacturer Pratley announced with much sadness the passing of its managing director, Kim Pratley on 19 January 2021.…

The passing of an industry icon

South African manufacturer Pratley announced with much sadness the passing of its managing director, Kim Pratley on 19 January 2021. World first plastic putty Kim’s father, George ‘Monty’ Pratley, established the company in 1948. During the 1960s, the company invented and produced the world’s first epoxy putty. Initially intended for…

25 Feb 2021
Promac expansion to mark 30th anniversary

Promac Paints; a privately-owned South African paint producer has expanded its operations with the installation of additional automation and capacity at its Silverton, Pretoria…

Promac expansion to mark 30th anniversary

Promac Paints; a privately-owned South African paint producer has expanded its operations with the installation of additional automation and capacity at its Silverton, Pretoria plant.   After the company’s new expansion; and the acquisition of the 51-year-old Cedar Paints two years ago. Promac now has an impressive total production capacity of 60 million litres.  The founders’ aim The company founded in…

Analytical Reporter

Analytical Reporter Africa keeps readers up to date with laboratory industry news, events and the latest product information.      
14 Apr 2021
The Water-Wise City is a smart choice to optimise Africa’s water infrastructure

The concept of the Water-Wise City, as outlined by the International Water Association (IWA), is a key initiative to assist…

The Water-Wise City is a smart choice to optimise Africa’s water infrastructure

The concept of the Water-Wise City, as outlined by the International Water Association (IWA), is a key initiative to assist cities conserve this precious resource. What’s more, Water-Wise Cities are liveable, resilient, sustainable and productive. “It is all about diversifying and integrating the urban water cycle into the design of…

14 Apr 2021
#SaveRalph: Short film aims to ban animal testing in SA

Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars have joined forces with Humane Society International to produce a powerful stop-motion animated short film,…

#SaveRalph: Short film aims to ban animal testing in SA

Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars have joined forces with Humane Society International to produce a powerful stop-motion animated short film, #SaveRalph, to end cosmetic testing on animals around the world, including South Africa. Although banned in 40 countries, the practice is still legal in most of the world, and is…

13 Apr 2021
Skills, collaboration needed to overcome growing water challenges

Capacity development and closer collaboration between public and private sector stakeholders will be necessary if South Africa is to halt…

Skills, collaboration needed to overcome growing water challenges

Capacity development and closer collaboration between public and private sector stakeholders will be necessary if South Africa is to halt its declining water security challenge. This is according to industry experts and advisors to the IFAT Africa trade show and forum, who were speaking to mark South Africa’s National Water…

13 Apr 2021
Brilliant precision for daily weighing tasks

Available in four models (internal and external calibration available) with capacities up to 250g, Luna analytical balances offer a readability…

Brilliant precision for daily weighing tasks

Available in four models (internal and external calibration available) with capacities up to 250g, Luna analytical balances offer a readability of 0.0001g. Designed for fast, accurate performance in scientific applications, Luna balances offer an array of functions that can accommodate most daily scientific weighing tasks. They feature one of the…

SA Food Review

SA Food Review offers authoritative reports on all aspects of food production across Africa.
15 Apr 2021
Remembering Gary Willis of First Cut

The management and staff of First Cut, together with local and international colleagues mourn the loss of First Cut’s sales…

Remembering Gary Willis of First Cut

The management and staff of First Cut, together with local and international colleagues mourn the loss of First Cut’s sales director Gary Willis, who passed away on Thursday evening 1 April, at the age of 51. Willis fought an 18-month battle with cancer very bravely, remaining resolutely positive until the…

14 Apr 2021
LANCEWOOD’S new cheesecake mix makes baking a Piece o’ Cake

LANCEWOOD, South Africa’s award-winning producer of cheese, yoghurt, and other dairy products, has launched the delectable new ‘Piece o’ Cake’…

LANCEWOOD’S new cheesecake mix makes baking a Piece o’ Cake

LANCEWOOD, South Africa’s award-winning producer of cheese, yoghurt, and other dairy products, has launched the delectable new ‘Piece o’ Cake’ cheesecake mix for those looking for an effortless, yet equally mouth-watering alternative to baking a traditional cheesecake. “Considering LANCEWOOD’s strong association with baking cheesecakes and being the No. 1 cream…

13 Apr 2021
SAAFoST biennial congress goes virtual

BY: Madelein Jansen SAAFoST KZN & Local Organising committee chair SAAFoST (South African Association for Food Science and Technology) presents…

SAAFoST biennial congress goes virtual

BY: Madelein Jansen SAAFoST KZN & Local Organising committee chair SAAFoST (South African Association for Food Science and Technology) presents its Biennial Congress, and it is the KZN Branch’s turn to host this prestigious event. Not knowing what the future will hold, in September of 2020 a decision was made…

12 Apr 2021
Tate & Lyle launches online university to share stabiliser science with food formulators

Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, has launched a Stabiliser University, a…

Tate & Lyle launches online university to share stabiliser science with food formulators

Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, has launched a Stabiliser University, a new online modular course designed to help formulators and food scientists solve even the toughest stabiliser formulation challenges. The first module – entitled “Stabiliser Fundamentals” – will take place at…

Leading Architecture & Design

Leading Architecture & Design is a bi-monthly magazine that informs and inspires South Africa’s design professionals.
25 Mar 2021
Lanseria Smart City unlikely to make a big splash in SA’s urban landscape

In his State of the Nation Address on 13 February, President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the proposed Lanseria Smart City…

Lanseria Smart City unlikely to make a big splash in SA’s urban landscape

In his State of the Nation Address on 13 February, President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the proposed Lanseria Smart City “is now a reality in the making”, with the draft masterplan completed in November 2020 out for public comment. With South African cities and towns fast deteriorating at an infrastructure…

25 Mar 2021
Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability

A ‘smart city’ is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology. It is a…

Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability

A ‘smart city’ is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology. It is a city that leverages innovation to achieve its desired outcomes – and here innovation does not necessarily mean only technology. This is the view of Carshif Talip, Expertise Leader, Urban Planning…

24 Mar 2021
Pratliperl® revolutionises eco construction industry

Energy efficiency in the construction industry is more important than ever due to load-shedding and the rising cost of electricity.…

Pratliperl® revolutionises eco construction industry

Energy efficiency in the construction industry is more important than ever due to load-shedding and the rising cost of electricity. The thermal insulation of a two-leaf (220 mm) brick wall can be doubled, for example, by simply plastering the inside and outside with Pratley’s Pratliperl®. Pratliperl® is derived from a volcanic…

23 Mar 2021
Sunridge brings the Borras brand to South Africa

Sunridge Importers and Wholesalers, the distributing agent for a range of plumbing and hardware wholesale industry products, has secured the agency…

Sunridge brings the Borras brand to South Africa

Sunridge Importers and Wholesalers, the distributing agent for a range of plumbing and hardware wholesale industry products, has secured the agency and exclusive distribution rights for the Borras brand of taps and mixers in South Africa and neighbouring territories. Sunridge’s existing products include Rifeng, a patented multi-layered piping system produced in…

22 Apr 2020
How the COVID-19 pandemic shows that humanity can reverse climate change

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, smog disappears and waters run clearer. Not only does the prospect of our uncertain future…

How the COVID-19 pandemic shows that humanity can reverse climate change

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, smog disappears and waters run clearer. Not only does the prospect of our uncertain future reveal the roles humanity play in the planet’s environment, but our true power and resolve to finally reverse the course of what could one day become the worst pandemic we’ll…

19 Apr 2020
Everyone Will Need to Compromise to Secure the Future of Food

“The Future of Food and Farming” study clearly shows that the next generation of consumers and farmers share many concerns…

Everyone Will Need to Compromise to Secure the Future of Food

“The Future of Food and Farming” study clearly shows that the next generation of consumers and farmers share many concerns about the future. Both feel strongly about wanting more of a voice in determining how food is grown, sold and consumed. They especially believe that the future of food and…

18 Apr 2020
Vodka distilled from crops grown in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth created a brand of artisan vodka. The Ukrainian mineral water and rye used to…

Vodka distilled from crops grown in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth created a brand of artisan vodka. The Ukrainian mineral water and rye used to distil the beverage were taken from an area that has been abandoned since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The end result is aptly named Atomik. The first ever bottle of Atomik…

17 Apr 2020
Confronting Climate Change

While there is much alignment on the issue of climate change, there are also points of differentiation, illustrating the complexity…

Confronting Climate Change

While there is much alignment on the issue of climate change, there are also points of differentiation, illustrating the complexity of the challenges facing the farmers and consumers of the future. Overwhelmingly, next-gen farmers and consumers indicate they believe climate change is occurring, and the majority across markets believe that…

Full Service

Full Service magazine provides all the information on products, equipment and solutions to restaurant owners and caterers in South Africa. Keep up to date with all the latest trends and news from the SA restaurant industry.
07 Jul 2020
Convenience eating redefined by COVID-19 lockdown

The notion of convenience will take on new meaning at mealtimes as cocooning consumers re-evaluate their priorities

Convenience eating redefined by COVID-19 lockdown

The notion of convenience will take on new meaning at mealtimes as cocooning consumers re-evaluate their priorities

06 Jul 2020
Burger King Finland pranks competitor with free delivery campaign

Burger King Finland placed outdoor ads outside its competitor's restaurants, promising free delivery if you set your pickup location to…

Burger King Finland pranks competitor with free delivery campaign

Burger King Finland placed outdoor ads outside its competitor's restaurants, promising free delivery if you set your pickup location to a McDonald’s restaurant

11 Jun 2020
Langplaas partners with RSA Group

RSA Group has welcomed Langplaas to its family of producers

Langplaas partners with RSA Group

RSA Group has welcomed Langplaas to its family of producers

11 Jun 2020
Merchant Capital throws restaurants a lifeline during lockdown

Alternative lender Merchant Capital has launched an innovative short-term finance product to give restaurants a much-needed injection of working capital…

Merchant Capital throws restaurants a lifeline during lockdown

Alternative lender Merchant Capital has launched an innovative short-term finance product to give restaurants a much-needed injection of working capital to help ease the economic impact of the national lockdown regulations.

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