Plastic&Chemical Trading (P&CT)

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, a respected brand in machinery visited South Africa 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.

  • 1998

    First Bucket IML production cells installed for the production of 20l, 5l and 1l PP paint containers.

  • 1999

    Complete Preform and Blowing plant installed to supply the bottles for Valpre.

  • 1999

    First Sepro Robot installed in the Automotive Industry.

  • 2001

    Sale of the first 4000ton KraussMaffei machine in the automotive industry.

  • 2002

    Heuft Systemtechnik approached Plastic &Chemical Trading to reassert position as the local leader in quality inspection for bottling and food processing industries.

  • 2004

    Sales of the first Dynac mass flow accumulators in the Southern African market.

  • 2007

    First thermosetting polyester injection moulding press for the automotive industry.

  • 2008

    Plastic & Chemical Trading appointed agents for KraussMaffei Berstorff.

    The first steps in the development of the Lasher Eccobarrel.

  • 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.

  • 2012

    Agreement signed with Specialised Lubricants, the first installed line and the start of the partnership with Tetrapak for the supply of line lubrication.

  • 2016

    100th Sepro Robot installed in Southern Africa.

We are much more than your technical supply partner.

We aim to be a strong and valuable technical supply partner through sound consultation, timeous process development and comprehensive after sales support. In turn, assisting our customers in reaching maximum production levels.

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