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The PISA Student Design Competition took place at Plastics SA  on 16th, October 2015.

 The Winners were:

1st           - Aaron Winetzki from UJ

2nd          - Marcha Naude from UJ

3rd           - Allen Phala from TUT

Thank you to sponsors  PISA and PlasticsǀSA - without them this competition would not be possible.

For more information, kindly contact Jacques Lightfoot at 011 314 4021.


AfriMold Design Competition 2013

Local Universities again participated in this year's Student Design Competition.

Winners were: University of Johannesburg
1st           - Kirsty Keet
2nd          - Zeina-Mari Roumanos
3rd           - Daniel Carstens


Tshwane University of Technology
1st           - Kelan Henshaw, Katlego Molete, Vusi Qwabe
2nd          - Jade Collins, Lynette Malan, Guy Pitsoane
3rd           - Reino De Beer, Tiisho Moremi, Thando Ndashe

We wish them every success in a future filled with new ideas for the plastics industry!

SAPRO'S Recycled Product Competition 2013

SAPRO Trophy for the Best Recycled Product of 2013 goes to Unilever for its Sunlight Dishwash Bottle

Recycled material for the Sunlight bottle is supplied by Extrupet.  The bottles are injection stretch blow moulded by Nampak Petpak in Isando. 

Gold Awards went to:

  • Checkers carrier bag by Tuffy Promotions - 100 % recycled content
  • Genius Smart Shoe Soles for smart kids by Novita Shoes - 100 % recycled content
  • Sunlight Dishwash bottle by Unilever SA, containing 50% recycled content, for the category percentage post-consumer recycled content.

Silver Award winners were:

  • Plastic Droppers by Plastic Droppers - 100 % recycled content
  • Combination rake head  by Lasher Tools - 100 % recycled content
  • Pallet corner block by Skyprops - mixed recycled content
  • Organics Recycled Range - Unilever SA (25% recycled content, in the category for products containing a percentage of post-consumer recycled content
  • Woolworths Earth Friendly cleaning range (30% recycled content) for the category percentage post-consumer recycled content
  • Lifestyle range¬ by Eco Smart in the category Novel and Artistic Products
  • Furniture and Sculptures by Bongani Khumalo of Ababhali