Company
Safintra
Safintra started operations in Johannesburg in 1991, rapidly opening new branches in Durban, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Polokwane, Nelspruit and Bloemfontein.In 2003 the company changed the face of concealed-fix roofing systems in southern Africa with the launch of its Saflok concealed fix roofing system, complementing the range of existing pierced-fix profiles.
News & Product Highlights
today18 Jan 2016
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Sassda stays positive in unstable economy

In an extremely challenging global and local economic environment, the South African stainless steel industry is facing strong headwinds. Sassda’s Executive Director John Tarboton notes that the stainless steel industry is favoured in China and based on reports from the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF), Chinese stainless steel production more than tripled from 2008 to 2014, while production in the rest of the world grew only 3.7% in the same period.
today24 Jul 2012

Sassda AGM 2012

The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association held its annual AGM in July this year. Bill Scurr, newly appointed Executive Director, opened the meeting with a reminder that the association’s purpose was “to provide a platform for Sassda members to collectively promote the sustainable growth and development of the industry, with the main emphasis on stainless steel converted within the South African economy”. Bernard Maguire, the chairman of Sassda’s board, summed up the challenges and opportunities facing the stainless steel industry in the past year.  “The manufacturing sector of the South African economy grew by 2.4% in 2011, according to the African Economic Outlook and the sector got off to a strong start in the first quarter of 2012 with real value added growing by 12.8% quarter on quarter at an annualized rate.” 
today1 Apr 2014

Best practice for mounting rooftop equipment on standing seam roofs

Standing-seam metal roofing offers a durable and sustainable alternative to other roofing types – and can provide low-maintenance service for 5 to 10 decades. Sadly, this exceptional lifespan is often sabotaged during the mounting of essential rooftop equipment.