About Alplas Plastics
Alplas Plastics is a plastic convertor, situated in Killarney Gardens, just north of Cape Town. The company uses injection moulding as its primary conversion process to convert raw material into high – precision moulded articles. Alplas Plastics operates in domestic and international markets. The company has successfully established long – lasting business relationships with various companies in Europe, with several consumer orientated retailers / chain stores, and with a number of industrial / technological companies in South Africa.
A quality – competitive approach has enabled the company to establish a reputation of excellence in developing tools and offers a production facility producing high – volume mass produced precision parts.
Alplas Plastics provides many services, including product and mould design, tool making, plastic conversion production and product assembly. This range of services allows the company to operate in a broad variety of domestic and foreign markets, either directly with its own products or through its customers.
The company has a significant tool room that manufactures the moulds required to produce new products. The production floor houses in excess of 80 injection moulding machines that range in size from 25 to 850 tons clamping pressure, as well as 4 blow – moulding machines and small plastic tube extrusion machines.
The materials used vary from the general – purpose materials like Polypropylene, Polyethylene and Polystyrene, to engineering grade materials like Acetyl, ABS, Polycarbonate, Nylon, PBT and customer – specified filled materials. The factory is set up to use a large variety of materials. Filled materials are used where necessary and a special focus is placed on utilising recycled materials in order to support the recycling industry.