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Africote International

Original coatings for Africa

Africote originated in 1990 as Plastertech (PTY) LTD and was then responsible for the supply of 340 000m2 of internal and external cementitious colourful wall coatings used on the African Games Village, near Alexander Township in Johannesburg. It has also supplied cementitious coatings for various RDP housing projects throughout South Africa and also supplied finishing plaster to Monte Casino and the Liberty Life Building in Eastgate Office park, amongst many other prestigious projects.

In 2001 the company had a change of ownership and the trade name Africote was born, in October 2004 it was taken over by the Union Tiles group a company passionate and creative with cement products and coatings. The Union Tile Group has placed a highly motivated and experienced management team together and has grown extensively since its take over and appointment of experienced technical staff, the living assets of any successful business, as well as the existing range of coatings and floor and wall plasters.

The company distributes its exciting range of paint and decor products through its national distributors within South Africa and in neighboring states.

The manufactured products include a comprehensive range of acrylic interior and exterior paints, cementitious wall coatings and floor screeds as well as decorative plasters. Special effect coatings such as rust and copper paints and chalk paints to achieve an aged effect are also manufactured.

Other products include:

  • Designer Wall coatings – Cementitious
  • Designer Floor screeds and floor stains – Cementitious
  • Special Effects Paints
  • Signature and Select Range
  • Industrial Flooring
  • Industrial Steel Coatings and Road Marking Paints
  • Enamel coatings
  • Primers
  • Sealers
  • Wood varnishes
  • Waterproofing
  • Roof Paints
  • Low-cost housing products
  • Cleaning preparation products

Brochures / Datasheets

Screedcrete - In-Situ Terrazzo | Africote

Screedcrete is a versatile construction material that is used for creating In-Situ Terrazzo surfaces. It involves mixing and placing the material directly on the site and then polishing it to achieve the desired finish.

Africote Paints & Coatings

We at Africote, strive to encapsulate this natural essence, by incorporating into our products the very ingredients, that Mother Earth continues to offer today, as she did then. In addition, Africote utilizes the latest modern coatings technology and an advanced manufacturing facility to produce a leading range of cementitious and conventional acrylic and enamel coatings. Africote employs experts in the areas of testing and developing new application systems and products. For the homeowner, designer or architect, who desires to add value to his or her residence or commercial building, whether for interior or exterior applications, Africote’s marketing team not only stands ready to assist with innovation and diversity, but also ensures that the same high level of service is offered at all levels, from the individual customer to project managers of large construction sites.

Africote Waterproofing Products

Africote Waterproofing Products – Platinum Waterproofing – Dual cementitious / acrylic based waterproof coating, Bitumen Aluminium – rust inhibitive coating, Fibreshield – with fibre, Watershield – without fibre

Africote Colour Paint Palette | Internal & External Coatings - Signature Acrylic

Africote Colour Palette of Signature internal & external coatings for any mood, feature walls with accented tones, platinum velvet, sheen, liquid naturals and textured.

Original coatings for Africa

No. 7 North Reef Road Unit 22, Sunview Centre
South Africa

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