Seaweed McFarlane is justifiably proud of his rugby past, and is still well remembered in Italy.

By Eamonn Ryan | All photos by Eamonn Ryan

 An era came to an end at Plumblink on 31 December when long-time CEO ‘Seaweed’ McFarlane retired from the company he had led through its massive growth phase of the previous decade. Plumbing Africa’s
Rory Macnamara and Eamonn Ryan caught up with him to discuss his career before he sailed off to see the world.

All paths lead to plumbing

By Eamonn Ryan

Herman Strauss is executive director of SA Watermark, an initiative of the entire plumbing industry to ultimately establish a comprehensive register of tested and/or certified products based on SANS standards. He relates how he arrived at this point in his career. 

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