Protea Chemicals - Plastic Raw Material & Additives

Protea Chemicals - largest importers and distributors of plastic raw materials and additives in South Afirca

We are one of the largest importers and distributors of plastic raw materials and additives for the polymer industry in South Africa.

Reputable suppliers of plastic raw materials and additives.

Exclusive agents for many of the world's leading polymer producers.

Protea Chemicals adds value with:

  • Market Knowledge
  • Technical Support
  • Logistical Efficiencies
  • Commercial Efficiencies
  • Complementary Product Range



Protea Chemicals - Plastics and Additives Suppliers

  • Represents top international plastics and additive manufacturers and trading houses.
  • Wide product basket (see below)
    • Thermoplastics: commodity, semi-commodity, engineering and speciality
    • Thermosets
    • Additives for plastics
  • Wide service basket
    • product management and logistics
    • Technical assistance(product and process)
    • Flexible supply options
    • New product development communication and assistance
  • Extensive product, application and industry knowledge
  • Efficient delivery systems
  • National warehouse and distribution systems
  • Customer-focused team


Supply Plastic Raw Materials

COMMODITY
POLYMERS
LDPE - film, blow moulding, extrusion and injection moulding

LLDPE - film, blow moulding, extrusion and injection moulding

M-LLDPE - co-extrusion film and blends

HDPE - film, blow moulding, extrusion, injection moulding and pipe extrusion

PP - blown film, cast film and injection moulding

EVA - blends and injection moulding, hot melt adhesives
ENGINEERING
POLYMERS
Polystyrene - HIPS, GPPS, EPS for all applications

ABS - injection moulding and sheet extrusion (high heat, UV etc)

Polyamide - injection moulding, film extrusion, fishing line

Polycarbonate - injection moulding

Acrylic - injection moulding and sheet extrusion

PBT - injection moulding
POLYMER
ADDITIVES
Titanium Dioxide
Pigments
Processing Aids (PE Waxes)
Impact Modifiers
EVA
Nitrile Rubber
Plasticizers

SPECIALITIES

TPE - Injection Moulding

EVOH

Adhesive Polymer




Contact Details

Protea Chemicals

a member of the Omnia Group

Tel : 011 821-3300

Website  www.proteachemicals.co.za & www.omnia.co.za

Physical Address 249 Dyson Road, Wadeville, 1428, South Africa

Postal Address P O Box 67373, Bryanston, 2021, South Africa

Commodity, Engineering & Specialty Plastics:
Rudi Verwey :


Tel : 011 821-3300

Cell : 072 372 9559

Email rverwey@proteachemicals.co.za

Elastomer Additives:
Ken Barnes

Tel : (031) 450-5705

  Cell : 082 5655522

Email  kbarnes@proteachemicals.co.za






PLASTICS AND EXAMPLES OF THEIR APPLICATIONS:

Commodity Plastics
HDPE
LDPE
LLDPE
PP
Organoleptic Polymers
Plastomers

USES: Bottles (up to 25 ltr), Sheet, Geomembranes, Injection moulded articles, Bags

Semi-Commodity Plastics
GPPS
HIPS
EPS(Expandable PS)
ABS
Metallozine

USES: Stationery Items & Pens, Medical Items & Petri-Dishes, Packaging

Stationery Items, Fridge Liners, Toys, Picture Frames, Cutlery, Packaging

Disposable Food Containers, Protective Packaging

Yoghurt Cups and Margarine Tubs, Appliances, Furniture Components, Automotive Components, Household Goods

Swimming Pool Parts, Appliance Components.

Engineering Plastics
PA6(Nylon 6 unfilled & glass filled
PMMA(Acrylic)
POM(Acetal)
PC(Polycarbonate)
SAN
PBT(unfilled and glass filled)
PET
TPE(Thermoplastic Elastomers)
Alloys(eg. PC/ABS)
PUR(Polyurethane)

Barrier Packaging, Fishing Line, Furniture Components, Automotive Components, Industrial Components, Industrial Appliance Components

Number Plates, Roof Sheeting, Promotional Items

Gears, Automotive Components

Roof Sheeting, Swimming Pool Components, Plugs, Protective Gear

Cosmetic Jars

Electrical Appliances, Castor Wheels

Still and Carbonated Drink Bottles

Airbag Covers, Over Moulded Grips, Gaskets, Medical Components, Sports Equipment

Automotive Components, Appliances


Ear Tags, Mining Screens, Conveyor Belts, Footwear

Speciality Polymers & Products
EVOH
Adhesive Polymer
Easy Peel Adhesive
Polymer Performance Enhancers
Metallozene Plastomers
Finished Films

Barrier Packaging in Cheese, Processed Meats, Medicine, Cosmetic Packaging

Tie Layer used in Barrier Packaging

Easy Peel Seal used in confectionary, yoghurt, condiments, etc , Packaging

Add to Polymers to increase strength, impact strength, cold temperature performance, chemical resistance, etc.

5 - Layer Barrier Films, PET Film, BOPP Film

Thermosets
PF(Phenolic)

Appliances, Cookware Handles, Toilet Seats, Industrial Components

Additives for Plastics
Titanium Dioxide
Pigments
Anti-fogging agents
Tackifiers
Processing Aids
1 Pack Stabilizers
Impact Modifiers

Colour Modifier

Waxes and Lubricants

PVC

PVC