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2022

December 2022

December 2022

This newsletter wraps up 2022, describing the varied challenges the timber treatment industry has experienced and outlining our reasons for hope.

Newsletter stories:

  • Drawing on our history of resilience
  • Business must rekindle its can-do spirit
  • Our sales team’s optimism tested

We trust you will find it encouraging.

Sincerely,

Bertus Coetzee  – MD

November 2022

November 2022

This newsletter describes how honesty and adding value enable us to build strong business partnerships and explores the danger cost-cutting poses to the timber industry.

Newsletter stories:

  • NFC growth – driven by vision
  • Weathering the ports strike
  • Facing rising interest rates
  • African countries that set an example
  • Active parenting grows champions

We trust you will find it interesting.

Sincerely,

Bertus Coetzee  – MD

October 2022

October 2022

This newsletter outlines little-known details of South African health and safety laws and clears up confusion about the new GHS requirements.

Newsletter stories:

  • Does your plant comply with Health and Safety laws?
  • GHS: Setting the record straight
  • Enterprising Brookewood signs up with Dolphin Bay
  • How Sammy Became Spartacus

I trust you will find it helpful!

Sincerely,

Bertus Coetzee  – MD

August 2022

August 2022

This newsletter showcases developments in the businesses of our customers as they ensure top-quality timber treatment, and gives a fresh perspective on the
expected world recession.

Newsletter story:

  • Sotsho launches top-notch treatment plant in Eastern Cape
  • Clifton Pine taps into Dolphin Bay expertise to complete its value chain
  • Solutions were just a phone call away for Low’s Creek
  • Alternative perspective on world recession

Trust you will find it interesting!

Sincerely,

Bertus Coetzee  – MD

June 2022

June 2022

Illegal ‘timber treaters’ are proliferating in South Africa;  Agro-Serve is set to launch our new DIY product, and why a world recession looks likely – these are the subjects we address in this newsletter.

Newsletter story:

  • NRCS’ inaction spurs on dangerous criminals
  • Client Agro-Serve launches our new DIY timber treatment product
  • How to brace for a world recession
  • Flashback story: March 2022.  The “huge value-add” of operator training.

We trust you find it useful!

Sincerely,

Bertus Coetzee  – MD

March 2022

March 2022

This newsletter explores the effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine on our timber treatment industry, the characteristics of your future customers, and the value of operator training.

Newsletter story:

  • Gen Z in Africa – meet your future customers
  • Rising commodity costs to shrink wallets across the world
  • The ‘huge value-add’ of operator training
  • New research recommends ‘climate-friendly’ timber over steel and concrete.

Enjoy the read!

Sincerely,

Bertus Coetzee  – MD

January 2022

January 2022

Our motivation in automating our   factory was not to acquire new     hardware, but to give our team and customers the utmost trust in our      operations. This newsletter also shows some unseen photos to give you a glimpse into the automation process.

Newsletter story:

  • How robotics improves our production process

We trust you will enjoy reading more!

Sincerely,

Bertus Coetzee  – MD

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