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Mark Berry (Safripol) and Rudi Verwey (Brenntag) enjoying a social time after the AGM

Douw Steyn, Mike Myers of Expanded Polystyrene Association of SA and Oscar Baruffa of PETCO Charlotte Kemp being thanked for her presentation by Kirtida Bhana

to be more pro-active 2019 Board of Directors The new Board of Directors who will be responsible for leading Plastics|SA in 2019 is: Wayne Wiid (ARMSA), Mike Meyers (EPSASA), Jeremy Mackintosh (PCA), Mxolisi Khutama (PCA), Bob Bond (PISA), Bernhard Mahl (Safripol), Jan Venter (SAPPMA), Johann Conradie (SAPRO), Gerome Marrian (Sasol), Geoff Barends and Cicelia van Rooi (representing importers) and Anton Hanekom (Plastics/SA executive director).

Plastics/SA Board members for 2019 – Bob Bond, Bernard Mahl, Anton Hanekom, Geoff Barends, Gerome Marrian, Jeremy Mackintosh, Mxolisi Khutama (newly appointed Dr Vincent Khumalo Board Chairperson), Johann Conradie, Mike Myers, Wayne Wiid of the CSIR

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export to meet international standards of quality most certainly a differentiating factor in countries like South Africa. It is important to consistently produce high quality plastic piping products and being a member of SAPPMA sets these products apart from the inferior ones.” Although they are primarily focused on the Middle East, NSF decided to join SAPPMA as part of their efforts to promote the protection and improvement of human health and the environment, which happens to be NSF International’s recognized mission statement. “We are actively engaged in promoting quality, safety and sustainability of plastic pipes and strive to join forces with other organization which share the same vision,” NSF’s

Kurdy explains. He adds that belonging to SAPPMA unlocks benefits for both parties. “On one side we are able to interact with local stakeholders, share experiences, access market intelligence and join forces in promoting safe and quality products whilst, on the other side SAPPMA and its members can benefit from our global, 50 years +, expertise in the plastic industry”. Christian Kurdy, Managing Director of NSF

• Official Distributor in Southern Africa for BASF

on TPU Elastollan® Thermoplastic Polyurethane

• Official Distributor in Southern Africa for Elastron on TPE, TPV Elastron® SEBS and EPDM/PP

• Official Distributor in Southern Africa for CGFSE on FSE® Fluoroelastomers and Perfluoroelastomers

• Distributor for Weifang on Weipren CPE • Suppliers of EPS, Various Grades • Engineering Polymers • Polyolefins • Reworked and Repaletised Materials • Official distributor for Politem on PA6, PA66 ®

unfilled and filled compounds

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Profile for SA Plastics, Composites & Rubber

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