Technical Helpline: 083 522 9167

Opticote (Pty) Ltd is a South African producer and supplier of a world-class range of specialist coatings and paints for the construction and industrial market.

Opticote has over 21 years’ experience and a team of highly skilled and passionate experts. All our knowledge, experience and innovative thinking goes into producing, supplying and developing coating systems which are fit for purpose and improve the appearance and lifespan of your property and assets.

Our range includes protective coatings, waterproofing products, specialist and automotive coatings, flooring systems, concrete repair mortars, grouts and joint sealants.

We pride ourselves on constantly challenging ourselves and finding solutions to our customers challenges in the industry.

Opticote is a South African made and owned company. Our philosophy as a company is to ensure that we empower those that work with us.

Service Commitment

With the advancement of modern paint technology, it is imperative that the correct technical specifications are obtained before a project commences.

We offer a full technical on-site service, from assistance to making the right informed choices, to training contractors on the correct use of materials.

The majority of our products have been developed and manufactured locally to meet our unique climate and high South African and International standards.  Many come with guarantees and our dedicated technical sales and customer service team are only a phone call away.  By procuring from Optima Coatings you are supporting local jobs, empowering South Africans and stimulating our economy.

The majority of our products are made to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standards. Various products have also been accredited by international quality agencies including ASTM, Agrément CSIR, SABS and EU REACH.


The Opticote journey began in 1997 when an international water based range of coatings was specified and marketed to some of South Africa’s parastatals. The company grew its footprint in the water based protective coatings market over the following years. Opticote continues to be dedicated to developing specialised industrial coatings for severe and high risk environments, including:

  • New construction
  • Restoring and maintaining buildings
  • Transport infrastructure
  • Subsidy housing
  • Protection against harsh environments that cause rust, chemical and mechanical attacks

Opticote offers a comprehensive range of high performance products, unrivalled technological expertise and unique product benefits on a national basis.