Cormart commits to local production
As part of commitment towards increasing in local production, Cormart Nigeria Ltd., a member of TGI Group, has launched a new resin-based PVC adhesive for plumbers.
The new adhesive called, VinkoGit, is special glue used for joining PVC pipes, a key material in plumbing and construction. VinkoGit, which is produced locally at the company’s factory, is set to replace imported PVC glues in Nigeria, which are more commonplace.
The General Manager, Cormart, Dr. Johannes Flosbach, disclosed during the launch that, “VinkoGit is an absolute premium product in its category, and is of a higher quality than most of its imported counterparts.”He maintained that the chemical company intends to increase local production of many of its product offerings.
He said, “We have a strategy to replace imported products with quality locally produced chemicals. We have a dedicated Research and Development department that continuously seeks to improve the quality of products by introducing better alternatives into the market.”
The Head of Business Unit, Adhesives Department, Diwakar Jayachandran, explained that customers like the quality of the new adhesive, adding that sales have already exceeded expectations.
He said, “We have partnered with the Plumbers Association of Nigeria and carried out trade sensitisation programmes across Nigeria, which have been very successful.”
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