ABOUT US

Plastic&Chemical Trading (P&CT) was founded in 1989 by Roger Cockram, a veteran in the South African plastics industry. The company was initially established as a raw material trading operation that serviced the South African plastics industry.

1989

Founded by Roger Cockram, a veteran in the South African plastics industry. The company was initially established as a raw material trading operation that serviced the South African plastics industry.

1996

KraussMaffei, one of the most respected brands in plastics machinery visited South Africa, which had just re-entered the global market following the fall of apartheid, in search of a new agent to represent the brand.

1998

The development of the local automotive industry was a golden opportunity as the company focussed on KraussMaffei’s strength as a partner to the global car industry.

2002

Heuft Systemtechnik approached P&CT to reassert a lost position as the local market leader in quality inspection in the bottling and food processing industries.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

To set our own standards for what is good after sales service, that these standards should be truly world class, that we have to constantly work to achieve these standards and finally that we should be able to sustain them.

2007

First thermosetting polyester injection moulding press for the automotive industry.

2008

Plastic & Chemical Trading appointed agents for KraussMaffei Berstorff.

2009

First machine sold to a bottle crate manufacturer. First large order for robotic grippers.

2010

First installation of a multilayer PVC pipe extrusion line.

INJECTION

MOULDING

We strive to be experts in the field of injection moulding. We pool our experience with those of our international associates, all leaders in their fields, to offer world class solutions. There are no world class processes that cannot be successfully implemented in Southern Africa.

PACKAGING

HALL

As regional Heuft representatives we are the leading suppliers of quality inspection technology in the packing hall, be it in beverage, food or pharma industries. We offer accumulation and line efficiency solutions for packing lines.

EXTRUSION

PLANT

KraussMaffei Berstorff, acknowledged world leader offers a technical partnership that can ensure you use the least possible material, energy and time to make your extruded product.

Roger Cockram

Founder

MEET THE TEAM

Your Technical Partner for Life.

Benjamin Cockram

Managing Director

Matthew Cockram

Technical Director

Belinda Thomson

Financial Management

Marlaine Jacobs

Manager Internal Sales and Logistics

Danie Muller

Senior Technician

Trisha Aziz

Internal Sales & Logistics

Tshilidzi Machaba

Assistant Internal Sales and Logistics

Khaya Sibisi

Technical Support Co-ordinator

Kenneth Mulaudzi

Technical Support Assistant

Joas Mathatha

Senior Technician

Petrus Pretorius

Junior Technician

Craig Lolliot

Regional Manager, KZN

Thokozani Makhubu

Project Management / Senior Technician

Thato Molapisi

Junior Technician

Sylvester Moeti

Senior Technician