Members

Manufacturers / Converters

Mr Gerd Sohrada 

P.O. Box 1428 Otjiwarongo Namibia
Tel: (00264) 67 303 191/2
Fax: (00264) 67 303193
Email: gerd@styrotex.info

Products:

Expanded Polystyrene Products – Sheets and Mouldings.

Services:

Product Design, – Development and Manufacturing

Company Description:

Global Polymer Industries (Pty) Ltd is registered in Namibia, with its head office in Otjiwarongo. In cooperation with our customers, suppliers and employees, we strive to be a leading manufacturer in innovative polymer products and in particular for the building- and packaging sector, through continuous product improvement and development.

For further information contact:

Isover, A Division of Saint Gobain Construction Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd – Cape Town

Mr Trevor Henwick

P O Box 360 Bellville, 7535
Tel: (021) 951-1167
Fax: (021) 951-1687
e-mail: Trevor.Henwick@saint-gobain.com

Isover, A Division of Saint Gobain Construction Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd– KZN

Mr Bernard Asquith

Private Bag X30 Springs, 1560
Tel: (012) 657 2800
Fax: (086) 6107936
Bernard.Asquith@saint-gobain.com

Isover, A Division of Saint-Gobain Construction Products (Pty) Ltd– PE

Mr B de Freitas

P O Box 2368, North End, 6056
Tel: (041) 461-1508
Fax: (041) 461-1100
e-mail: ben.defreitas@saint-gobain.com

Products:

Expanded Polystyrene,Glasswool &  Mineral Fibre

Services:

Thermal & Acoustic Design, Manufacturers.

Company Description:

Isover’s Foam Division manufactures Expanded Polystyrene products for use in industrial, commercial and domestic applications. Refrigeration
Cold Stores Roofs & Ceilings Vessels & Pipes Display & Packaging

EPS is CFC free and is considered ozone friendly.

For further information contact:

Isolite – Gauteng

Mr Neil James

P O Box 912581, Silverton, 0127
Tel: (012) 804-3564
Fax: (012) 804-6395
e-mail: neil@isowall.co.za

Isolite – Cape Town

Mr Jimmy Jacka 

P O Box 32111 Ottery, 7808
Tel: (021) 371-4114
Fax: (021) 371-5541
e-mail: jimmy@isolite.co.za

Products:

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) and expanded polypropylene (EPP)

Services:

Manufacturer

Company Description:

The Isolite Group manufactures and distributes Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) products throughout Southern Africa.

The Group services a wide range of industries, supplying products ranging from insulation sheets to fish boxes to seed trays to cycle helmets, from 6 different factory locations in Southern Africa.

The Group has recently introduced a faced EPS product with a B1 fire rating suitable for insulation of buildings- Isolam. Isolam is suitable for use as ceilings for industrial and commercial buildings as well as for low cost housing. The Group also manufactures a range of ceiling cornices.

EPP products are currently only manufactured in Gauteng.

For further information contact:

Mr Shaun Reardon

P O Box 10430 , Ashwood, 3605
Tel: (031) 465 0305
Fax: (031) 465 6347
e-mail: SReardon@Isomoulders.co.za

Products:

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) and expanded polypropylene (EPP)

Services:

Manufacturer

Company Description:

Iso Moulders (Pty) Ltd is a KwaZulu Natal based company with factories located in Jacobs, Isithebe and Ezekheni. Manufactures of expanded polystyrene (EPS) products, the company brings with it a reputation of providing quality products and reliable service.

Iso Moulders’ management team, led by Phillip Hollick who boasts over 20 years in EPS manufacturing, carries a wealth of knowledge and experience within the industry. Iso Moulders continually strives to be a leader in the industry by improving on process and advancing its product offering.

We specialise in manufacturing quality moulded EPS packaging, seed trays and cooler boxes as well as cut to spec EPS products such as insulation, point of sale displays and a variety of construction solutions including cornices, panels, and insulation.

In addition a key element of our strategy is to focus on delivering excellent customer service by understanding their business needs and tailoring solutions which meet their specific requirements. We supply a broad customer base within KZN, from large appliance manufacturers; to the agricultural and construction industries

For further information contact:

Mr Neil James

P O Box 912581 Silverton, 0127
Tel: (012) 804-3564
Fax: (012) 804-6395
e-mail: neil@isowall.co.za

Products:

Expanded Polystyrene products and insulated sandwich panels

Services:

Manufacturer

Company Description:

Isowall Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd. (ISA) is a wholly owned South African Company.  Isowall is part of a group of companies.  Other companies in the group are situated in Durban, Isithebe, Cape Town, Ladysmith,  Matsapha in Swaziland and Accra in Ghana.

The focus of the group is the manufacture of expanded polystyrene in block and shape form primarily for insulation, construction and packaging and related products under the Isolite Group name and the manufacture of structural insulated panels under the Isowall name.  The Isolite group had grown since its inception in 1990 to be the dominant producer of EPS products in South Africa and the largest converter on the African continent.

Isowall operates from 40 000m2 of factory premises in Pretoria.  Isowall has been manufacturing a structural insulated sandwich panel using a continuous laminating process since 1973. Panels are manufactured with cores of EPS, PU and Rockwool with facings of galvanized pre painted steel, aluminium and glass reinforced polyester (GRP).

Isowall is an international trademark for a laminated sandwich panel and there are similar plants in some 35 countries. Isowall in South Africa has become a generic name for a sandwich panel.

Apart from manufacturing panels the Company also manufactures a range of insulated doors and has a contracting division which installs insulated panels for specialized insulated buildings throughout Africa.

ISA operates a quality assurance in terms of ISO 9001:2000. The system has been evaluated and Certified by Bureau Veritas (Certificate No. 156453)

For further information contact:

Mr Lammie de Beer

P O Box 2445 Springs, 1560
Tel: (011) 363-2780
Fax: (011) 363-2752
e-mail: lammie@technopol.co.za

Products:

Expanded Polystyrene

Services:

Manufacturer

Company Description:

Technopol was established in 1993 as a producer of expanded polystyrene products for the domestic and export markets. In our Springs factories we manufacture bulk expanded polystyrene block stock which we further convert into numerous products. We work closely with customers and convertors to develop and fine-tune thermal insulation and decorative products for the residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural sectors of the construction industry.

All our products are Fire Retarted and produced without any CFCs or HCFCs.

Technopol is a founder member of both EPSASA (Expanded Polystyrene Association of South Africa), and TIASA (Thermal Insulation Association of South Africa).

It is our mission to protect the environment by implementing energy efficient building solutions.

At Technopol we utilize the most advanced technology and our experience in the industry to provide the consumer with answers in Expanded Polystyrene.

For further information contact:

Associate Members

Mr. Knud Stadler

P.O. Box 6177 Zimbali, 4418
Tel.  +27 (0) 32/ 5 38 12 00
Fax +27 (0) 32/ 5 38 12 01
e-mail: kurtz@mweb.co.za

Products:

Plants and Machines for the Particle Foam Industry such as Pre-Expanders, Shape Moulding Machines and Moulds, Block moulds, Sheet Processing, Systems for Block- and Shape Handling, Development of Applications and more….

Services:

Design and Engineering, Installation and Commissioning, Operation, Preventive Maintenance, Modernization and Upgrade, Training, Plant Audits.

Company Description:

Kurtz Systems Africa (Pty) Ltd. is one of the 14 Kurtz subsidiaries worldwide. It is responsible for consulting our customers in South Africa as well as in the sub-Saharan countries.

The Kurtz Group is a traditional, family-owned German Company, dating back to the year 1779. It has developed into an internationally operating conglomerate.

The Group is comprised of several companies from different business sectors. A matrix organization with the business segments plastics, metals, electronics and services ensures the greatest possible degree of flexibility and customer proximity.

The group, with headed by the Kurtz Holding GmbH & Co. in Kreuzwertheim in Germany, operates sales and service branches worldwide.

A total of 1,100 employees make a turnover of €170 million. The trainee quota has been more than 10 percent for years.

“Kurtz PLASTICS” is the world market leader in particle foam machinery.

The business segment “Kurtz METALS” offers Foundry Products, Machining, Low-Pressure Casting Machines and Sheet Metal Technology. In the sector of foundry machines Kurtz is considered to be the technology leader.

The brand name “ERSA” stands for innovative solutions in the soldering technology of the “Kurtz ELECTRONIS” sector, producing Soldering Systems, Soldering Tools, Rework & Inspection-Systems as Screen Printing Machines. ERSA is Europe’s largest manufacturer of soldering systems.

First class process know-how and efficient engineering are the basis for the development and production of machines, plants and electric equipment of our product range. Our customers are processors of particle foam materials, electronic manufacturers and the foundry industry from all over the world.

The Vision of the Kurtz Group:Our competitive lead in technology optimizes quality, costs and delivery service in our customers´ production process.

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