Our Story

Astro Paint cc is a close corporation trading as Dulux Specialist Paint Centre in 30 Koeberg Road, Maitland, Cape Town and was established in 1999.

The founder members were Albert Robert Marais and Oscar Keith Ingram, with Albert Robert Marais becoming the sole member in 2008.

The enterprise is also certified 100% BEE.

The store grew rapidly and consistently year to year to become the biggest Dulux Preferred stockist in the Western Cape. With its biggest clients, the trade and contractors, the store has grown to be a market force in the trade paint retail sector in Cape Town.

The fact that the store is currently servicing Dulux Head Office’s biggest clients, shows how well the enterprise is credited and regarded by Dulux Head Office.

Astro Paint cc has the capability and infrastructure to supply large paint consignments and projects.


Some of the clients include:

  • Tygerberg Hospital
  • Gatesville Medi Clinic
  • City of Cape Town
  • Department of Public Works
  • Department of Education
  • Newman’s Contractors
  • Embassy Air Conditioners
  • Truworths Nationally
  • Nolitha Engineering
  • UCT
  • The South African Navy
  • Indawo Construction
  • Whiteheads
  • SA Port Operations
  • W Voight & Son