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.Read more...
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Thabo of Engen presented the Engen Award for top marks in Solvents & Media Module 3 to Carst & Walker’s Desireé Maritz.
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 of Marindec Paints receives the BAMR Award for the second highest marks for Basic Technology Module 1 from SAPMA chairman, Terry Ashmore.
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 receives the BAMR award for Module 01 Basic Technology.
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.
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.
Name of Award
|BAMR Award||Highest Mark for Basic Technology (01)||Western Cape||Natalie Barrett
|Carst & Walker
|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
|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
|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|
|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|