“We want to increase the workforce and create more job opportunities in a tough economic climate.”
are also planned in the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga, specifically for export purposes. “We have identified a significant market in these areas and we want to develop this over the next five years”. The business presently employs ten permanent employees and Sthembiso hopes to increase the workforce as the business grows, creating more job opportunities in a tough economic climate. Themzak Cleaning Chemicals was recently selected as one of the beneficiaries of Media24’s R24m Space to Grow social responsibility initiative. As part of this project Media24 provides small businesses with R1m of advertising space in its print and online publications to promote their business. Twelve SMMEs get the chance to grow their businesses as part of this small business development venture. Sthembiso believes the Space to Grow campaign provides “high visibility in a highly valued business market, one that favours growth and it will give us increased visibility that could potentially also provide global exposure”.