Sun Plastics has established itself as a genuine leader in the dairy industry

Sun Plastics has established itself as a genuine leader in the local production of barrier film for the cheese and dairy industry. After sufficient R&D over the last few years, we have begun to see significant return in our efforts as well as the knowledge acquired throughout this process. It has been our mission to […]

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Plastics and trade in Southern Africa

Sun Plastics is proudly African; with ties to manufacturing in several Southern African countries, we strive to satisfy the needs of our local markets. With the factory based in Botswana – the heart of Southern Africa – single and co-extruded flexible packaging are easily accessible to our neighbouring countries.  We believe that local production and […]

Barrier Film Plastic Packaging for Food Products

Barrier Film Plastic Packaging for Food Products: Issues vs Demand

The manufacturing of plastic products is consistently criticised due to its negative effects on the environment. If not managed correctly, the impact on natural systems could be huge. For example, the WWF Report (2018) on plastic pollution suggests that by the year 2050 there may be more plastic in the ocean than fish (microplastics and […]

Extended Producer Responsibility Levy

Extended Producer Responsibility Levy

The Extended Producer Responsibility levy (EPR) should be in full swing, which means that all the plastic packaging used in South Africa is being declared and levied according to government regulations. With the funds generated by this scheme, improvements will be made to waste management and recycling infrastructure which would also increase employment in this […]