Flowcrete South Africa Expands

Flowcrete South Africa Expands to Meet Growing Demand

26 Nov 2014

  • Flowcrete has expanded its South African facilities.
  • The new facility will be a huge benefit to clients.
  • Flowcrete South Africa also has a head office and manufacturing centre in Durban.

The global flooring specialist Flowcrete has expanded its South African facilities to cope with increasing demand for its products.

On Thursday 13th February an official opening ceremony was held for a brand new Flowcrete South Africa warehouse and sales office in Cape Town. Staff and clients attended the event, which marks a significant milestone in the company's development.

The new location and increased functionality will allow Flowcrete South Africa to meet growing calls for its products in the developing Western Cape market by providing a faster service.

The new facility will be a huge benefit to clients who will see the lead times of products fall due to its ability to stock 88 tons of product much closer to the end user than was previously possible.

Craig Blitenthall, Managing Director of Flowcrete South Africa, said: “The opening of these new facilities is an exciting development and one which will make a positive impact on the Flowcrete South Africa business in the Western Cape.

“Thanks to this development we’ll be able to provide a better, faster service to an area of the country that’s undergoing remarkable growth in its construction sector.

“The expansion signifies a major investment in the Cape Town office, which consisted of a small sales team with four employees prior to the launch of the new buildings.”

The new site provides a logistical advantage to the operation of the warehouse and sales office as it is located in the Airport Industrial hub close to the Cape Town International Airport. This makes it more convenient for clients to travel to and from the facilities and will improve the delivery time for flooring solutions.

Three new roles were created at Flowcrete South Africa to ensure effective management of the warehouse, a Warehouse Supervisor, a Sales Order Processing (SOP) Administrator and a Warehouse Assistant & Driver.

Flowcrete South Africa also has a head office and manufacturing centre in Durban with another office and manufacturing centre in Johannesburg. The combined South Africa operations are capable of providing high quality flooring solutions to the whole of Africa.

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Notes to Editors

Flowcrete Africa has offices in Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Nairobi and is one of the five divisions that make up Flowcrete Group Ltd.

Flowcrete Group Ltd is part of The Euclid Group, the international construction chemicals group of RPM International Inc. 

A world leader in the manufacture of seamless industrial and commercial resin floor, wall and coving solutions as well as other specialist coating technologies, Flowcrete Group has international manufacturing facilities in the Americas, Europe and Africa as well as Central and South East Asia. 

Flowcrete supplies world-class seamless flooring solutions to transform environments across the globe including; decorative seamless resins, waterproof car park deck coating systems, seamless resin terrazzo, durable antimicrobial flooring, corrosion protection, self levelling underlayments, underfloor heating and now underfloor acoustic insulation.

Flowcrete's ambitious and dedicated team, led by President Craig Brookes, is inspired by excellence in people, products and service as well as continual innovation and sustainable growth. Flowcrete continues to use its global expertise to introduce environmentally friendly, hygienic and aesthetically attractive floors to create a better and more sustainable world.

For further information please contact +27 31 461 3411.

Or visit us on the web at www.flowcretesa.co.za.

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