The Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) is pleased to welcome Chembridge Additives as new members. This specialist distributor of plastic additives is based in Pretoria, and began its operations in 2008 as the appointed agent for Lanxess Germany GmbH and Tanatex Chemicals GmbH – servicing a multitude of industries.
“We provide plastics additives, phosphorus, specialty chemicals such as organic and inorganic colorants and surfactants to a very wide range of industrial sectors. Our focus is on the supply of high-quality additives and finishing chemicals for the plastic industry. These products improve the processability of ingredients and the properties of the end products. Our product portfolio includes flame retardants, plasticisers, bonding agents, blowing agents, and colourants. We distribute to all customers, big or small, in any quantity required throughout Southern Africa from our network of warehouses in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town,” explains Deon Steenkamp, owner of Chembridge Additives.
Commenting on their motivation for joining SAVA, Steenkamp says that the Chembridge products and business philosophy align strongly with SAVA’s Product Stewardship Commitment (PSC).
“We heard about SAVA and the excellent work they are doing through our customers. We wanted to be associated with such a strong industry body that is committed to representing its members’ interests in the Southern Africa region by creating consumer confidence within the industry and by actively developing and sustaining markets for PVC. We are very excited about the prospects SAVA membership will afford our business and look forward to the networking opportunities with other members, which would most definitely have a positive impact on our business,” he said.
“SAVA is dependent on the backing and participation of its members, and we applaud Chembridge Additives for making the public commitment to sustainable practices by joining our ranks. By steadily growing our membership, we are able to strengthen our voice and expand our influence in the marketplace on topics that have a direct impact on the future of our industry,” said Delanie Bezuidenhout, CEO of SAVA.
“The more we as the local PVC industry can work and stand together, the stronger we can grow. We welcome any player who is willing to invest the energy, time and money needed to promote the vinyl industry, share ideas and address concerns. In return, we offer our members a platform where they are equipped to protect their investments through knowledge. They share a camaraderie that is envied by others and most of them are reaping the rewards of membership through constant business coming their way,” she concluded.
For more information on SAVA visit www.savinyls.co.za or on Chembridge Additives visit www.chembridgeadditives.co.za