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2017 and Plastics

2017 and Plastics

Plastics Market 2017 and 2016 …well some of it… Welcome 2017! Here are some statistics about the plastics market from 2016 going into 2017. KMA SA Marketing is very excited for the plastics market in 2017 as we take hold of new opportunities and grow....
What Type of Plastic is Cellophane?

What Type of Plastic is Cellophane?

The festive season is here! I thought it would be fun to do an article that pertains not only to plastics but also to the festive season so I chose wrapping, specifically, cellophane wrapping. Cellophane is a registered trademark of Innovia Films Ltd in the UK. It was...
Footwear in South Africa

Footwear in South Africa

INTERESTING FACTS ON FOOTWEAR IN SOUTH AFRICA In the 90’s South Africa had a booming shoe industry. 88 million shoes were consumed each year with 64 million pairs being manufactured in South Africa itself. The local footwear manufacturing industry employed 34 500...
K-Fair 2016

K-Fair 2016

K-FAIR “Plastics shape the future” Important K-Fair details: Dates: 19-26 October 2013 Daily: 10:00 a.m. – 06:30 p.m. Organised by: Messe Düsseldorf GmbH and sponsored by numerous companies. Photos by: Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann K-Fair has been the largest...
Polyethylene

Polyethylene

HDPE, LDPE and LLDPE PE (Polyethylene) Polyethylene or Polythene or PE, is the world’s most popular plastics. It is a light, versatile synthetic resin made from the polymerization of ethylene. Polyethylene is a member of the important family of polyolefin resins. In...
PET Plastic- Common Questions Answered

PET Plastic- Common Questions Answered

WHAT IS PET? Polyethylene terephthalate otherwise known as PET is the most common thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family. It is used for fibers, clothing, containers, liquids, packaging and engineering resins. Polyester is a category of polymers that...