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3M™ VHB™ Acrylic Foam Tape

Still using screws, welds or rivets? Instead, why not reach for 3M™ VHB™ Acrylic Foam Tape? This revolutionary tape is 100% acrylic and is more than able to bond glass, metals and plastics thereby virtually eliminating the need for mechanical fasteners in many applications. 3M™VHB™Tape is efficient, reliable, and incredibly easy to use, not forgetting to mention that VHB tapes improve styling and performance. The foam nature of the tape conforms to multiple irregular surfaces, and helps provide cushioning, sealing and impact resistance. Once materials are joined with 3M™ VHB™ Tape,…

Magnet values its clients

Magnet is currently embarking on an extensive marketing drive to personally engage with customers in an endeavour of getting to know them on an individual basis in order to improve its service levels. Execution of this initiative has involved marketing assistant, Samantha MacDonald. Her primary objective is to personally approach clients with an aim of interacting with them, creating a personal presence for MAGNET and conveying MAGNET’s valued principle of customer-centricity. Ultimately, the intention behind this initiative is to target the right clients with the right products as supplied…

Magnet supports Casual Day 2012

Casual Day 2012 took place on Friday 7 September. This is a worthy cause that raises funds for persons with various disabilities. Beneficiaries include DEAFSA, Epilepsy SA, Disabled People SA and NCPPDSA, to name a few. Purchase of a sticker entitles you to wear casual clothes to work, alternatively, to dress according to the theme set by the Casual Day Team. This year’s theme was “Captains, Sailors and Pirates”. MAGNET staff chose to dress to the nine’s in their most convincing Pirate gear. This year was very well supported. Magnet would like to thank the staff for getting involved in…

"Tin Tuesday"

“Tin Tuesday” is an initiative MAGNET conceived last month with the aim of supporting charities in and around Durban. Departments within MAGNET select a charity for their allocated month and, every Tuesday, staff and customers are encouraged to drop off canned food and other non-perishable food items at MAGNET. Furthermore, MAGNET will also be matching whatever has been collected in that month. The pilot month of this “Tin Tuesday” drive has come to an end and we are very pleased with the results. An outstanding 102 cans were collected in August for the charity St. Monica’s Children’s…

Magnet's 2012 inter-departmental soccer tournament

Friday 17 August proved to be quite an exciting evening as MAGNET’s annual soccer tournament took place. The men of sales, stores and despatch joined forces to form the team “Magnet Sparks”, competing against the opposition “Magnet Bone Collectors” comprising men from the accounts and projects departments. Magnet staff gathered at Curries Fountain Stadium ready for an evening of thrills and spills (more spills than thrills if you ask me!). After an entertaining first half that saw two goals netted, an overly confident team of storemen, despatch personnel and salesmen came on determined…