One week to go until Coatings For Africa 2022!

25 April 2022

Coatings For Africa 2022 opens its door for business next Wednesday, May 04 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Register for free online at:

Visitors to the show, which is supported by the South African Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) and the Oil and Colour Chemists’ Association (OCCA), will be able to take advantage of the first major live and in-person coatings show in the African region since the start of the pandemic, with leading companies such as Wacker, IMCD, ORCHEM, Heubach, Petrochem, Troy, Synthetic Polymers, Safic-Alcan and Chromaflo all available to meet face-to-face at the three-day exhibition.

With more than 50 exhibiting companies coming from 18 different countries, Coatings For Africa is your chance to network and do business with prominent coatings companies from across the African continent and beyond, from raw material suppliers to equipment manufacturers and leading distributors.

The Coatings For Africa Conference, taking place on the first two days of the event (04-05 May 2022), is an opportunity to network with the industry’s most effective leaders as they offer up analysis of how they’ve adjusted their operational and manufacturing structures over this period and provide candid insights on how they are re-positioning their business for recovery! To reserve your place, register online now.

Offering fantastic value at just ZAR5000 per delegate, including lunch and refreshments on both days, the conference covers both technical and business topics from coating degradation, sustainable rheology additives, and TiO2 optimisation to digitisation, VOC standards, and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and its impact on business. Key speakers include Ivor Blumenthal, CEO of ArkKonsult; Mohammed Sanaobar, Regional Technical Director at Wacker; Yershen Pillay, CEO of CHIETA; and Graham Duk, Director of BAMR.

As well as meeting exhibitors at their stands, the Business Presentations Hub gives visitors the chance to learn about the latest coatings products and innovations from industry experts in a relaxed and friendly setting. Companies presenting include: NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik; BAMR; Wacker; Troy; Elementis; Colourscapes; Acti-Chem S.A; and The Corrosion Institute of South Africa. The Business Presentations Hub will take place on the first two days of the show and registering for the show will automatically give you access to the Business Presentations Hub.

With strict safety guidelines in place, dmg events is committed to providing a safe and profitable environment for exhibitors and visitors to do business. South Africa has already successfully hosted many exhibitions this year and is well and truly open for business.

For more information on the show and to register for free, visit:

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