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Thursday, November 09, 2017 

Sadolin trains 200 painters on best practices

KAMPALA, UGANDA-. As part of their plan to enrich the skills of Ugandan painters, Sadolin Paint Uganda recently hosted a total of over 200 painters to train various them on best practices and update their painting skills.

 

The one day training saw painters awarded with certificates of training for their participation and painting tools in giveaways such as brushes, paint and mobile phones.

The Sadolin Project Manager, Matia Ssebiranda, said that their brand aims at enriching the lives and skills of painters in Uganda who play a key role in the building and construction industry in the country.

“Part of our commitment as a brand is to inspire and enhance the skills of painters regardless of type and skill level. There has been a lot of growth in the industry which in turn calls for professional painters. We are delighted to impart them with some skills and technique,”  Ssebiranda said.

Rogers Sentongo, a senior painter from Zana with 12 years of experience, commented on the training. He said, “This was a great workshop. We got practical experience and the opportunity to test and use the Sadolin product to better understand it.  The product is thick and covers larger square meters. I will highly recommended it to my customers”

Painters were also educated and advised to look out for dangerous paints with lead content.

Felix Adupa Ongwech, the Sadolin Public Relations Officer, further commented on the same and assured painters in attendance that Sadolin paint does not have lead content.

He said, “Sadolin observes a strict health and environmental policy which aims to protect human life and the environment. Sadolin paint does not contain any lead, chrome or other human and environmentally harmful ingredient.”

“Through its product stewardship, Sadolin continuously undergoes performance improvement of products in terms of Safety, health and environmental impact- an important value chain approach to sustainability,” he added.

There has been confusion in the market around the Sadolin brand. In a recent press release from Sadolin, the Managing Director for AkzoNobel( Sadolin brand owner) in Sub Saharan Africa noted that Sadolin was committed to its growth in Uganda through a Ugx10bn investment in the construction of a manufacturing plant in Namanve.

 

 

By EABW REPORTER, Thursday, November 09th, 2017