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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 […]

Driving Corporate Sustainability: Sun Plastics’s Approach to Biodegradable Packaging Solutions

Corporate sustainability is a very popular word at present. Whether one is an activist, an environmental scientist, or a part of business and manufacturing, reducing our impact on the Earth seems to be a top priority for many in society. The common understanding is to manage and preserve our natural resources efficiently to ensure that […]

Biodegradable Testing and Regulations

Biodegradable Testing and Regulations

After discussing with the CSIR, Sun Plastics has taken the initiative to pursue independent laboratory testing of its materials, making sure it meets international standards and complies with market regulations. South Africa doesn’t have any formal laws regarding biodegradable and compostable materials, however, the SA Plastics Pact which is a collaboration between the business, government […]

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The Benefits of Sun Capabilities

As a modern, forward-thinking company, Sun Plastics focuses not only on premium quality but also on product innovation and development. Sun Plastics dedicates its time to producing the most technologically advanced materials. Read their latest blog detailing the benefits of what they offer. Lamination & Print Colour plays a significant role in the perception of […]

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 […]