a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals was founded in 1932 but started operations in 1939 in Durban as a supplier of bitumen to municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal. a.b.e.® has over the years grown in both size and diversity to become a major supplier of specialised construction products to the building, civil engineering and building maintenance industries, supplying products directly to customers through its branch network as well as through builders’ merchants and hardware stores.a.b.e.® has manufacturing plants in Johannesburg (Boksburg) and Durban (Isipingo). Supported by a network of branches and distributors throughout South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian Ocean Islands, a.b.e.® is ideally positioned to service its customers.The a.b.e.® range of products falls into the following broad categories:
Maris PolymersMaris Polymers is one of the leading global specialists in polyurethane liquid applied waterproofing products and cold curing polyurethane resins having 30 years experience.Maris Polymers SA carries out international sales to more than 70 countries around the world where it operates either by affiliated companies or through long term cooperation.Maris Polymers SA is one of the fastest developing manufacturers of polyurethane liquid-applied waterproofing membranes and resins. Its stable growth comes as a result from its innovative quality products offering permanent waterproofing solutions, its highly technically specialised personnel and the value-added services provided to its clients.Maris Polymers proves technological leadership by offering a whole range of special waterproofing solutions and customised products covering all the range of construction industry.
Clearshield SA (Pty) LtdThe supply of products and training to a network of applicators and end users. Main products are Clearshield and Ritecoat "Non-Stick" surface technology products for glass and various metals which are designed to significantly reduce contamination, discolouration and subsequent cleaning and maintenance.
Akzo Nobel Powder Coating SA (Pty) LtdManufacturers of Interpon and Resicoat powder coatings. Akzo Nobel is the world Leader in powder coating technology with more than 25 manufacturing facilities in 20 countries around the world. The Interpon D series for architectural powder coatings should be applied by Interpron D approved applicators for all architectural work, like aluminium extrusions. The D1000 carries guarantees for periods of 15 years and D2000 carries guarantees up to 25 years.
Comprifix South Africa ccManufacturer and convertor of various foam sealing products, specialising in joint formers and sealers, pipe and duct insulation, backing cords and aluminium expansion joints, also manufacture various insulation, acoustic and sealing foams.
Derbigum ManufacturingWaterproofing membranes. Manufacturer of waterproofing sheeting of the type APP modified bitumen and other allied products, paint, etc. Our 4mm and 5mm SP membranes hold the SA Agrement Board Certificate No. 97/219. More than 600 000 000 square metres have been laid worldwide.