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StonCor Africa (Pty) Ltd is the South African operating company for RPM Performance Coatings, which has its head office in New Jersey USA. StonCor companies can be found worldwide and include StonCor Europe, StonCor Middle East, StonCor Canada. 

RPM Incorporated, our multinational holding company, achieved sales of US$5 billion in fiscal 2016.  Shares  of the company’s common stock are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RPM, and are owned by some 502 institutional investors and 108 000 individuals.

RPM employs approximately 13 000 people worldwide and operates 120 manufacturing facilities in 24 countries, selling products in approximately 150 countries.  StonCor Africa, through the acquisition of Chemrite Coatings and Pro-Struct, have over 45 years of history in South Africa.

Business Overview

StonCor Africa's business model is centred around the provision of concrete repair products, heavy duty industrial coatings, floor coatings, waterproofing and composite structures to specialized industries on the African continent as well as the Indian Ocean Islands.

StonCor Africa's customers are served by:

  • Corrosion Resistant Coatings including Carboline, Alumanation, Mathys/Noxyde/Rust-Oleum
  • Composite Structures & Gratings including Fibergrate, Chemgrate and Kemrock
  • Fireproofing Systems including Carboline and A/D Fire.
  • Industrial and Commercial Floor Coatings including Stonhard, Carboline and Pro-Struct
  • Waterproofing Products including Vandex, Tremco, Grace, Novaglass and Pro-Struct
  • Concrete Rehabilitation and Grouts including Five Star, Euclid, Cortec and Pro-Struct
  • Bridge Decks and Joints by Universal Sealants and Grace
  • Carbon Fibre Laminates for structural strengthening.

Key Considerations

Quality Certification

StonCor Africa has been accredited with the prestigious and coveted ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification.  The company has been assessed and certified as meeting the stringent requirements of ISO 9001:2008 for its Quality Management System.

Strong, well respected brands in the market

The brands that StonCor Africa distributes commands a strong market presence both nationally and internationally.  These brands are well respected and highly regarded in the various industries that they service.

Highly experienced and knowledgeable technical staff

The technical service staff at StonCor are highly skilled and extensively trained.  They collectively have a number of years of service in the industry, making them one of the most valuable assets of the Company.

The technical team works closely with experienced and approved applicators to ensure that StonCor Africa delivers a world-class product and service to all its clients.

Excellent customer base

StonCor’s customer list consist of the blue-chip companies in the industries that they service.  This bears testimony to the high quality service and product that the Company delivers and the confidence and respect that StonCor Africa commands from these high profile clients.  The clients include companies such as Anglo American, Chevron, Eskom, Sappi, Sasol to name just a few.

Access to world-class technology through holding company

StonCor Africa has access to world-class technology, which is constantly changing and improving, through our international holding company and various other international affiliates.  This enables the Company to be at the leading edge of new innovative technologies and products which further assist StonCor Africa in becoming a market leader.

Sales and Marketing

StonCor Africa is mainly marketed through the specification market.  This strategy targets consulting engineers, architects, construction companies and other related entities who are generally the point of first reference on large projects.

Direct marketing to potential clients also occurs.  This includes customer training seminars targeted at specific customers.  The Company also uses trade journals, our website ( and various brochures and catalogues to promote the products and services offered.

The Sales/Marketing teams are required to generate and disseminate information on market opportunities and on competitors.  This information together with other knowledge gained from the various public sources are used to improve and innovate the services offered.

Human Resources and Operations

Management and Staff

StonCor Africa strives to be a preferred employer, creating a challenging environment that achieves and rewards high performance.  The StonCor Africa team is experienced and innovative and thrives in their environment.

It is management's view that the overall success of the business and the perception of the Company in the marketplace are dependent on the quality and calibre of staff in its employment.  Each employee has an instrumental role to play in the effective delivery of services and products, the attainment of company objectives and the continued success and growth of the business.  The table below illustrates the number of current employees and branch network: 

Staff Level
Number of staff
Office / Sales / Distribution
Quality Control
Branches throughout South Africa and Namibia, including Johannesburg Head Office
Projects completed

A comprehensive list of projects executed using our products and various case studies are available both on our website and additional by request.  These case histories are an exciting marketing tool in demonstrating our achievements in the market place.


StonCor Africa recognise you have a number of companies to choose from to satisfy your requirements for high performance products and technical support. Despite our impressive history of growth and success over the past + 45 years, what matters to us most is how you view us today.  Our reputation is our most valued asset and we would appreciate further presentations to yourself in order that we may answer any questions you may have on our company, product offering or technical support.

Our Brands
Carboline Prostruct Stonhard Fibergrate Novaglass
Vandex Tremco Grace Cortec Universal Sealants
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Carboline offers a comprehensive line of high performance coatings for the world's most corrosive environments. Carboline products and services are designed to satisfy customer needs through the:

  • Reduction in loss due to the effect of corrosion, erosion, abrasion, physical abuse, weather, fire, etc.
  • Provision of enhanced value due to improved appearance, improved ease of cleaning and mitigation of product contamination.
  • Contribution to improved fabrication or the structural integrity.

The Carboline team offers the most technically sound products, the highest quality in manufacturing, superior customer service, and industry leading technical service.

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Pro-Struct came into being on 3 March 1971. The founding members combined their chemical backgrounds to create a company to market protective coatings and structural adhesives based on polymers.

Today Pro-Struct offers a comprehensive line of epoxy wall coatings, chemical resistant and non-skid floor coatings, grouting compounds, tank linings, joint sealants, comentitious concrete repair material and waterproofing products.

The Pro-Struct team is able to provide customers with detailed specification including application methods for projects. The technical service department assist with training on site and also runs training workshops at our premises for contracts before installation commences.

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For more than 85 years Stonhard is the unprecedented leader in manufacturing performance polymer floor, wall and lining systems. Stonhard's seamless, long-wearing and easy to clean flooring systems are engineered to perform in both industrial flooring and commercial flooring without sacrificing design and innovative vision.

Stonhard's floor systems cover the full spectrum of industrial and commercial applications: manufacturing, food processing, electronics / semi conductor, chemical processing, pharmaceutical and institutional. Each product line has a broad array of formulations to fit your flooring specifications and a wide selection of colors to compliment any décor.

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Fibergrate composite structures Inc. manufacturer of the Chemgrate® and Fibergrate® brands, is the inventor and world leader in molded fibreglass reinforced plastic (FRP) grating with nearly 45 years of experience in the FRP industry.

Fibergrate composite structures manufactures and sells the most complete line of high performance FRP products for industrial, commercial and recreational applications, with additional established brands including SAFE-T-SPAN®, Pultraded grating, Rigidex®, Moltruded® grating and Dynaform® structural shapes.

In addition to manufacturing a full line of proven products, the Fibergrate team also provides value-added services for its products including design, drafting and fabrication.

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Since 1983, Novaglass are in the forefront of producing waterproofing membranes in bitmen/polymers. 

Novaglass exports reach technology advantaged courties both in Europe and the rest of the world.

The Novaglass range of prefabricated membranes includes elastomeric and plastomeric generic types.

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Vandex with an impressive track record of successfully completed waterproofing projects ranging from preventive work in new construction to complex troubleshooting in existing structures carried out over a period of more than 50 years, the Vandex team gained worldwide recognition, not only as a technology inventer, but also as a reliable partner, which aims at long-term, close customer relationships through responsible selling and strong technical support.

Vandex Super Crystalline waterproofing is applied to concrete where the active chemicals combine with the free lime and moisture present in the capillary tract, to form isoluble crystalline complexis.

These crystals block the capillaries and minor shrinkage cracks in the concrete to prevent any further water ingress. However the Vandex layer will still allow the transmission of water vapour through the structure.

Vandex is the worldwide registered trademark for a range of professional construction chemical products for waterproofing, protection and repair of concrete and for building protection.

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Tremco is the worlds foremost supplier of sealants, weatherproofing, waterproofing and passive fire control solutions for commercial and residential construction and industrial applications.

Products include multi-component and one-part urethanes and silicone sealants, elastomeric deck coatings, below-grade hot and cold fluid-applied membranes, bentonite sheet waterproofing membranes, waterstops and other specially coating systems.

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Grace Construction Products - Waterproofing system

For more than 40 years, Grace Construction products has been a leader in the advancement of waterproofing technologies and solutions.

Grace combines innovative technologies and time-tested products, such as Bituthene and Prepufe, to provide reliable waterproofing solutions for virtually all above-ground and below-ground applications.

Today billions of square metres of Grace membrane have been installed worldwide. Grace construction products high quality membranes and drainage composites are the basis for quality waterproofing systems, helping to protect structures from the damaging effect of water

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The Cortec Corporation through commitment, hard work, and extensive research and development have pioneered the application of Vapor phase corrosion inhibiting (VPCI®) and Migratory corrosion inhibiting (MCI®) technologies.

Currently, Cortec® supplies innovative corrosion protection solutions to the petro chemical, metalworking, telecommunications, electronics, electrical, automotive, utility, construction, military, government, marine and equipment maintenance markets.

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Noxyde manufactured by Rust-Oleum Mathys since 1972, and has been applied all over the world; in all climates; hot-cold, dry-humid, rural-coastal, on-offshore…

This unique product is a outstanding rust preventative coating with exceptional adhesion to virtually any substrate.

Noxyde is a water borne coating that dries to leave an extremely tough, flexible (200% elasticity) rust preventative coating that is impermeable to water and highly resistant to salt spray and polluting atmospheres.

Noxyde can be used for protection for virtually all metal work and is especially suitable for the protection of external cladding, roofs, structural steel, tank exteriors, etc.

Universal Sealants

Since 1981, Universal Sealants has been providing various bridge deck expansion joint systems to the civil engineering industry. The bridge expansion joint range of products caters for movements from 20mm to 330mm.

Through StonCor Africa's technical service department, we are able to offer expansion joint detail (specifications) and will review a particular application from initial design to final installation to ensure the selection of the most appropriate and cost-effective solution.

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Stoncor Africa markets the PC ® Carbocomp range of laminates that are used to increase the bending strength of structural elements.

These carbon fibre laminates are glued with a structural epoxy adhesive to the concrete surface which needs to be strengthened.  A Uni-Directional (PC ® Carbocomp Uni) with all fibres in a longitudinal direction and a Multi-Directional (PC ® Carbocomp Plus) with fibres situated in the longitudinal  direction with additional fibres at (+-45°, -45°) making it possible to anchor PC ® Carbocomp Plus with bolts onto the structure, which together with the epoxy adhesive, dramatically improves the strength of the system.

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