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AWARDS FOR NEW POOL OF TALENT FOR THE COATINGS INDUSTRY

Ruan van der Westhuizen, of Fillrite Paints in Boksburg, has won the S.A. Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) Student of the Year Award for 2016.

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Ruan van der Westhuizen with his parents
Ruan van der Westhuizen with his parents
Student of the year
Ruan van der Westhuizen - Fillrite Paints

Ruan van der Westhuizen of Fillrite Paints won the BAMR Award for the highest national marks in Formulating Principles: Module 8 and also the coveted SAPMA Award for Student of the Year for the 2016 SAPMA exams. He was pictured with his proud parents, JoAnn and Francois. Francois heads the Fillrite operations in Boksburg.


Kimona Chinsamy - Paintchem

Kimona Chinsamy of Paintchem in Durban won two SAPMA Awards for her study achievements in 2016: the BAMR Elcometer Award for Highest Assignment Mark, and the ACTI-CHEM Award for Most Dedicated Student. She is pictured with SAPMA’s Education and Training chairperson, Reg Hoddinott.

SAPMA's Education and Training Chairperson Reg Hoddinott with Kimona Chinsamy
Reg Hoddinott with Kimona Chinsamy

Terry Ashmore with Linnet Ndoro
Terry Ashmore with Linnet Ndoro
Linnet Ndoro - Astra Paints

Linnet Ndoro of Astra Paints in Zimbabwe won the Award for the highest marks achieved in Zimbabwe. SAPMA’s Terry Ashmore handed her the award.


Linnet Ndoro

Jag Kalyan of Ferro Coating Resins (left), handed his company’s award for the top marks in Modifiers Module 5 to Linnet Ndoro of Astra Paints in Zimbabwe while SAPMA chairperson, Terry Ashmore, looked on.

Jag Kalyan, Linnet Ndoro with and Terry Ashmore
Jag Kalyan, Linnet Ndoro with Terry Ashmore

Andy Erasmus, Deborah Mohlala and Linnet Ndoro with Terry Ashmore
Andy Erasmus, Deborah Mohlala and Linnet Ndoro with Terry Ashmore
Linnet Ndoro - Astra Paints and Deborah Mohlala - SAPS

Three students shared the Rolfes Colour Pigments Award for top national marks in the fourth module of Pigments & Dispersion Andy Erasmus of Rolfes (left) was pictured with two of the award winners, Deborah Mohlala of SAPS (second from left), and Linnet Ndoro of Astra Paints in Zimbabwe. The other award winner, Priya Abhoosee of SOFAP, was not present. Also pictured: Terry Ashmore, chairperson of SAPMA.


Priya Abhoosee - SOFAP

Priya Abhoosee of SOFAP in Mauritius was one of three co-winners of the Rolfes Award for highest marks for Pigments & Dispersion: Module 4 in the 2016 SAPMA examinations.

Priya Abhoosee
Priya Abhoosee

Desireé Maritz with Duncan Botha
Desireé Maritz with Duncan Botha
Desireé Maritz - Carst & Walker

Duncan Botha of Tag Solvents pictured with Tag Solvents Award winner Desireé Maritz of Carst & Walker, who achieved national top marks in Paint Application Module 2.


Desireé Maritz - Carst & Walker

Thabo of Engen presented the Engen Award for top marks in Solvents & Media Module 3 to Carst & Walker’s Desireé Maritz.

Thabo with Desireé Maritz
Thabo with Desireé Maritz

Katlego Laoba and Desireé Maritz with Terry Ashmore
Katlego Laoba and Desireé Maritz with Terry Ashmore
Desireé Maritz - Carst & Walker

The Technipaint Award for the highest overall marks in Paint Application Module 2 was shared by Desireé Maritz of Carst & Walker, and Katlego Maloba (left) of IMCD SA. They were pictured with SAPMA chairperson, Terry Ashmore.


Neel Roshania - Marindec Paints

Neel Roshania of Marindec Paints receives the BAMR Award for the second highest marks for Basic Technology Module 1 from SAPMA chairman, Terry Ashmore.

Neel Roshania
Neel Roshania with Terry Ashmore

Neel Roshania with Dr. Siphilisiwe Ndlov
Neel Roshania with Dr. Siphilisiwe Ndlov
Neel Roshania - Marindec Paints

Dr Siphilisiwe Ndlovu of Kansai Plascon presented her company’s award for top national marks in Basic Science: Module 11 to Neel Roshania of Marindec Paints.


Natalie Barret

Natalie Barret receives the BAMR award for Module 01 Basic Technology.

Natalie Barret with Tutor Gary Marrison
Natalie Barret with Tutor Gary Marrison

Hilton Schipholt with Refilwe Mothiba
Hilton Schipholt with Refilwe Mothiba
Refilwe Mothiba - Kansai Plascon

Refilwe Mothiba of Kansai Plascon won the Lejn Award for the highest national mark in Module 6, Evaluation Hilton Schipholt of Lejn did the presentation.


SAPMA 2016 Gauteng Award Winners

The winners of the 2016 SAPMA awards for Gauteng pictured after the presentation. From left (standing): Neel Roshania (Marindec), Katlego Maloba (IMCD), Refilwe Mothiaba (Kansai Plascon), and Veshalin Moodley (SAPS). Seated: Desireé Maritz (Carst & Walker), Ruan van der Westhuizen (Fillrite), Linnet Ndoro (Astra Paints, Zimbabwe), and Deborah Mohlala (SAPS).

Clayton Lowane of SAPS, who won the Servochem Award for top national mark for Convertible Media: Module 7, was absent at the awards ceremony in Bedfordview.

SAPMA 2016 Gauteng Award Winners
SAPMA 2016 Gauteng Award Winners


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Name of Award
Region
Award Winner
Employer
BAMR Award Highest Mark for Basic Technology (01) Western Cape Natalie Barrett
Veshalin Moodley
Carst & Walker
SAPS
BAMR Award Second Highest Mark for Basic Technology (01) Gauteng Neel Roshania Marindec Paints
TAG SOLVENTS Award Highest Marks for Paint Application (02) Gauteng Desiree Maritz Carst & Walker
TECHNIPAINT Award The Highest Overall Practical Mark in Paint Application (02) Gauteng Desiree Maritz
Katlego Maloba
Carst & Walker
IMCD South Africa
BAMR Elcometer Award Highest Assignment mark in Paint Application(02) Kwa-Zulu Natal Kimona Chinsamy Paintchem
ENGEN Award Highest Marks for Solvents and Media (03) Gauteng Desiree Maritz Carst & Walker
ROLFES Award Highest Marks for Pigments & Dispersion (04) Zimbabwe
Mauritius
Gauteng
Linnet Ndoro
Priya Abhoosee
Deborah Mohlala
Astra Paints
SOFAP
SAPS
Ferro Coating Resins Award Highest Marks for Modifiers (05) Zimbabwe Linnet Ndoro Astra Paints
Lejn Award Highest Marks for Evaluation (06) Gauteng Refilwe Mothiba Kansai Plascon
Servochem Award Highest Marks for Convertible Media (07) Gauteng Clayton Lowane SAPS
Kansai Plascon Highest Marks for Basic Science (11) Gauteng Neel Roshania Marindec Paints
BAMR Award
SAPMA AWARD
Highest Mark for Formulating Principles (08)
Student of the year
Gauteng Ruan vd Westhuizen Fillrite Paints
ACTI-CHEM Award - Durban Most Dedicated Student Kwa-Zulu Natal Kimona Chinsamy Paintchem
Award Nominees International
SAPITI Award - Zimbabwe
Highest marks achieved in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Linnet Ndoro Astra Paints