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KAPCI BLINK DUBAI

The introduction of a new revolutionary colour-matching tool to Kapci Coating’s range of car refinish paints, the ‘KapciBlink‘ Spectrophotometer, took Automotive Refinisher all the way to Dubai in the UAE for their middle eastern leg of their world product...

DESERT CHARM PROMOTING KAPCI IN STRAND, MARKET PLACE

Desert Charm, who operate out of Main Road in Strand have pioneered a way foward with the Egyptian world brand of Kapci for over seven years in the Cape Town market. Company owner Gizéla Möller has been very active in...

VICAN MANUFACTURING AND MIPA FROM GERMANY EXPAND DISTRIBUTION NETWORK IN SA

The team from Vican & Mipa have been working hard developing their South African dealer footprint with new distribution appointments in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). Thanks to excellent market place acceptance of the premium, yet affordable professional coatings system, their expansion...

WONDERBOOM PANELBEATERS, MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Wonderboom Panelbeaters have been working hand-in-hand with IT-C and the hearing impaired learners for a few years now. They have ended up employing their deaf apprentices once they qualified in January last year, as they were all such an...

AUTO CITY PAINT AND PANEL OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN DURBAN

When  Shaun Kilroe was given the opportunity to open his own distribution shop, he jumped at the chance. And so partnering with Peter Gilbert and Rob Kilroe, Auto City Paint and Panel opened its doors in January of this...

FIX AUTO SA LAUNCH

Fix Auto held a full launch event for the introduction of the world’s largest collision repair franchise recently in Gauteng where Malcolm Rajah, CEO, introduced the first stage of the Fix trip innovation plan. First up, Malcolm thanked the many...

MAZDA REVAMP APPROVALS PROGRAMME

Trevor Ward, head of Customer Service Mazda Southern Africa has introduced a revitalised and updated body repair programme for their range of models. The Midrand based company has taken a long hard look at how to make it easier...

SPRAYBOOTH INNOVATION UNDERSTANDING ENDOTHERMIC DRYING

Arecent visit to South Africa by export manager for SAIMA, Salvatore Antonucci, spent some time explaining the move on a global basis to introduce their retro-fit endothermic panels which produce amazing paint curing when used with waterborne refinish paint...

DEVILBISS LAUNCH DV1 – THE MOST ADVANCED REFNISH SPRAY GUN ON THE MARKET

DeVilbiss have announced the launch of DV1, their next generation spray gun. It is, without doubt, the most advanced DeVilbiss spray gun on the market – no other refinish spray gun in the range is built like it or...

OCTORAL ENTERS THE SOUTH AFRICAN MARKET

Octoral as a paint brand may be new to South Africa, but it is already a great success in other world markets. Valspar South Africa are hoping to emulate the brand’s refinish product popularity in local collision operations. Auto City Paint...