Welcome to Hardware Africa Limited

Hardware Africa is the sole agent/distributor for Jotun Paints and Graco. We have been in Tanzania since 1995

Jotun paints is an Norwegian paint and chemicals company which is present in more than 100 countries worldwide. This company was founded in 1926. Jotun has been a leading manufacturer of paint, coatings and powder coatings for more than 90 years. It specializes in decorative, protective and marine paints. Jotun’s products are delivered in both liquid (solvent or water borne) and powder form, and ultimately end up as uniform coatings with a given set of properties designed to add value for the end users.

Apart from giving the coated object great appearance (decorative properties), the main function of the coatings is to protect the object from a wide range of external factors. Jotun’s product range can be grouped according to what external effects they provide protection against weathering, reduce the growth or accumulation against any biomass, solutions to provide corrosion protection to various types of objects exposed to any type of environment, protection from corrosion or sea biomass and Jotun has developed a range of products which are scratch resistant and washable, thus maintaining a fresh look over an extended period of time.
It is a company known for its par excellence in quality. We offer simple paint solution for everything from homes, buildings and offices to ships and pipe lines. With Jotun’s commitment to excellence, customer satisfaction is guaranteed. Our four values Loyalty, Care, Respect and Boldness are the solid building blocks of our Penguin Spirit.
Graco is a American company founded in the 1920’s. This company manufactures tools which makes paint surface application and preparation easy and time saving. The company’s focus on innovation results in products and equipment that lead the industry with technologically-advanced features, pioneering design, high performance and unparalleled reliability. In short, innovation is how you get better products. When you choose Graco, you’re investing in high-quality products built to last for years of reliable service. Our goal is to exceed your quality expectations for equipment longevity, reliability and performance every day.

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