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Magnet receives IDC Award

  On Friday 28 September 2012, Magnet’s MD Brian Howarth and JHB Branch Manager Tjaart van der Walt attended the IDC Inaugural Business Partner’s Awards in Sandton, where they were honoured with a third place prize. The awards serve to honour IDC clients who have excelled in helping the IDC achieve their sustainable economic development impact. “I am very humbled to have been among such great businesses within my category, and this win is a wonderful accomplishment for Magnet”, says Brian.

3M™ Extreme Sealing Tape 4412N - No leaking with extreme sealing!

It conforms over contours, ensures a water-tight seal, and requires no curing time… With features like this it’s no wonder why 3M’s Extreme Sealing Tape is the most sought after tape across a multitude of applications. This single coated tape with an ionomer film backing is designed to seal perfectly over existing joints, penetrations or seams. Typical applications include: Metal Fabrication HVAC and other industrial equipment The sealing of leakage in roof joints of commercial vehicles caused by severe corrosion of metal sheets, loose or corroded screws and cracks in the sealant joints…

Magnet turns 40 with a PoP!

October is our birthday month, and to celebrate, Magnet will be treating staff and clients to an exciting “balloon pop”. Clients are greeted by a huge balloon arch at the reception area of our Head office in Durban. They are then invited to choose and pop a balloon from the arch, to reveal their mystery prize. Every day over the birthday month of October, three staff members have a turn to pop a balloon from one of three balloon columns found around the building. Receptionist Geraldene Govender and Salesman Ajan Debipersad were among the first of the staff members to pop a balloon, and they…

Magnet can make a difference!

As part of our on-going charity initiative, “Tin Tuesday”, the Magnet Accounts Department collected an exceptional 442 cans of food over the month of September for Feed The Babies Fund. Yesterday, representatives of the Accounts Department Raakhe Chetty and Lorraine Govender accompanied Marketing Assistant, Samantha MacDonald, to the charity situated in York Avenue, Glenwood. The ladies were greeted by Eugene Mhlongo, an official of the Fund, to whom they handed over the commendable donation. “We greatly appreciate this wonderful donation from Magnet, and assure them that it will go to good…

The sweet smell of success

 Magnet’s marketing manager, Lyndi Roberts, recently visited Tiger Brands on the day of their launch of the new Jelly Tots slab. Lyndi met with Victor Dube and Suren Pahlad, who gave her an exclusive “first-look” at the new product. “The white chocolate Jelly Tot slab is the newest addition to Tiger Brands’ extensive range of Beacon sweets and chocolates. These slabs we hold are as fresh as it gets, produced on the day and received straight from the packaging room”, says Lyndi.