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Rawmac Import & Distribution has more than 35 years’ experience in supplying engineering polymers to the industry, with logistics and technical backup providing the highest level of service and support. Established in 1980, Rawmac Import & Distribution has become one of the major distributors of engineering polymers to the South African plastics industry. With branches in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth, we provide logistical and technical back up to more than 350 customers nationwide.

Category: Materials
Sub category: Urea Formaldehyde (UF)
Principles: Chimei, Denka, Kolon Plastics, inc., SPL, Woori Plastics, Zig Sheng

Safripol is a leading polymer producer and marketer, with operations predominantly in South Africa, serving markets locally in Africa and globally. The company, in its present form, is a direct consequence of strategic acquisitions by KAP over the past few years. Through organic growth, infrastructure investment and acquisitions, we have grown to become the second-largest polymer producer in sub- Saharan Africa. Safripol Sasolburg is home to our High-Density Polyethylene and Polypropylene manufacturing plants. It is here where we produce circa 160kt of HDPE and 120kt of PP annually. Safripol Durban is home to our PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) resin facility. This plant enjoyed a cutting-edge upgrade during 2017, and now has a capacity of 240kt per annum. Safripol Piet Retief produces various urea formaldehyde (UF) resins for the panel industry. These facilities also hold the record of being the largest producer of wood panel resins in Africa. Safripol are the only local producer of High-Density Polyethylene, PET and a variety of MFUF resins.

Category: Materials
Sub category: Urea Formaldehyde (UF)
Principles: KAP Industrial Holdings Limited