Mpact Plastics - Leading producer of rigid plastic packaging in Southern Africa.
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Mpact Plastics - Manufacturers of Plastic Packaging

Mpact Plastics is a leading producer of rigid plastic packaging and cling film in southern Africa.

This multifaceted business, which ranks among the top players in South Africa's multi-billion-rand plastics packaging sector and serves a multitude of blue-chip customers, manufactures a range of packaging products for the food, beverage, personal care, homecare, pharmaceutical, agricultural and retail markets, primarily in South Africa. 

This division of the JSE-listed Mpact group consists of eight manufacturing sites, divided into five distinct business clusters – PET preforms, bottles, jars and closures in Wadeville (Gauteng); FMCG in Pinetown (KwaZulu-Natal) and Atlantis (Western Cape); Mpact Versapak in Paarl (Western Cape) and Alrode (Gauteng), Mpact Plastic Containers in Atlantis (Western Cape) and Brits (North West) as well as the newly established PET recycling plant in Wadeville (Gauteng).

The business is set up to focus on four product / service categories.

Mpact Plastics divisional profile

1. Bottles & Closures : Beverage Bottles and Closures

Mpact’s plant in Wadeville (Gauteng) is South Africa’s primary PET converter, manufacturing both preforms and bottles for the food, beverage and household chemical markets. It’s also a leading player in the wide-mouth PET jar market and a market leader in hotfill technology for PET bottles.
Mpact’s closures unit is also housed at Wadeville. The unit uses compression and injection moulding technology and possesses cost-effective laser printing and technologically advanced PVC-free liners, which allow the closures to be recycled after use.


Mpact preforms & closures generic catalogue
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PET Preforms
Plastic Closures
PET Preforms

2. FMCG : Rigid Plastics Packaging

The FMCG operations comprise two manufacturing sites, which serve a wide customer base, including many multinationals.These operations manufacture packaging for the pharmaceutical, food, beverage, household and cosmetic industries. Interaction between the two plants located in Pinetown and Atlantis together with the facilities in Wadeville enables Mpact Plastics to offer a wide variety of PET, PVC, HDEP and Polypropylene bottles, jars and closures.

Pharmaceutical and cosmetic plastic container packaging

3. Plastic Trays & Films : PET trays, Polystyrene Trays and PVC Films

Located in the Western Cape and Gauteng, Mpact Versapak, a subsidiary of Mpact, services the fresh food, fast food and agricultural sectors of both local and international markets with PET and polystyrene trays as well as PVC cling film.
Mpact Versapak supplies the widest range of branded fast food packaging, PET trays, polystyrene trays and PVC films (industrial and domestic) to the wholesale and retail food industry and has a significant national and sub-Saharan customer base. All manufacturing processes, including extrusion, printing and thermoforming, take place under one roof. In-house design and moulding allows a rapid response to evolving customer needs and progressive market trends.

Plastic Trays

4. Plastic Containers: Returnable Transit Packaging, Jumbo Bins & Pallets

Mpact Plastic Containers, a subsidiary of Mpact, has operations in the Western Cape (Atlantis) and Gauteng (Brits) and is a leading supplier of plastic containers in the South African market, specialising in ReturnableTransit Packaging (RTP).
The environmental division provides waste management solutions in the form of pre-collection receptacles that also facilitate recycling. The jumbo bin division supplies bulk storage containers to the agricultural and industrial sectors. The materials handling division offers a range of products for the handling, storage and transportation of goods whilst the retail division supplies innovative solution based products to the retail market. Their extensive range of products offers a complete solution for supply chain management.


Mpact plastic containers catalogue

Plastic Jumbo Bins

5. Polymers: recycled PET

Mpact Polymers, is a revolutionary state-of-the-art plant equipped to produce recycled PET, Savuka (Zulu for “revival”), for food and beverage packaging.
Strategically situated in Wadeville, Gauteng, in close proximity to the Mpact PET manufacturing plant, it further strengthens the ongoing beneits to customers, suppliers and consumers. Mpact Polymers sources bottles by utilising the existing Mpact Recycling infrastructure, positively contributing to the creation of entrepreneurial income opportunities whilst enhancing environmental stewardship. As an alternative to virgin PET and backed by the required skills, experience and infrastructure, Savuka indicates Mpact’s extensive experience in working with stakeholders to promote innovation. Savuka is the embodiment of our promise: smarter, sustainable solutions.


rPET journey of a bottle video
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Savuka rPET material grade brochures

Contact Us

Mpact Plastics


PET Bottles & Closures:

Mpact Plastics Wadeville:
+27 011 418 6000


Mpact Plastics Pinetown:
+27 031 710 1550
Mpact Plastics Atlantis:
+27 021 577 1200


Mpact Plastics Containers:
+27 021 573 9400

Trays & Films:
Mpact Versapak
+27 021 877 5500

Mpact Polymers
+27 011 418 0200

Gold Pack Award 2017

Mpact Plastic Packaging

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rPET journey of a bottle video

Mpact Plastic containers corporate video

Injection moulding process

Blow moulding process

Injection stretch blow moulding

Single stage process

Injection stretch blow moulding

Two stage process

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