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Plastics & Rubber

Tyre manufacturer assists special school with ‘natural building’

AS part of the Dunlop Ladysmith plant’s 50th anniversary celebrations in October, the tyre manufacturer announced a project to build two new classrooms, ablutions,...

Plastics SA spearheads ground-breaking quality and productivity project

In a significant step towards enhancing the productivity and quality standards in South Africa's plastics industry, Plastics SA is thrilled to announce its pivotal...

R1.7bn plant upgrade to boost OE-quality tyres on SA roads

WITH one-in-five vehicles on South African roads fitted with locally produced Dunlop tyres, the tyre manufacturer is forging ahead with a multi-billion rand investment...

‘Inspiring’ plastics information sharing sessions stimulate skills development

PLASTICS SA, the umbrella body representing the South African plastics industry, hosted a series of highly successful information sharing breakfasts last month. These annual events...

Tyre industry body welcomed the introduction of anti-dumping duties on tyres from China

THE South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC), representing the four tyre manufacturers with plants in South Africa, welcomed the final determination by the International...

Business in a Box concept brings tyre services to KZN taxi rank

DUNLOP Tyre’s entrepreneurship booster programme – Business in a Box – is raising the bar in the taxi tyre fitment space through a unique...

Local tyre industry nurtures next generation of professionals

IN a collective effort, the South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC) and its member companies are striving to empower the youth and foster employment...

Employees at Ladysmith tyre manufacturer head back to work

SUMITOMO Rubber South Africa (SRSA) is moving towards resuming operations at its manufacturing plant in Ladysmith after confirming that the illegal industrial action that...

When welding plastics, standards and quality are non-negotiable

AS the demand for plastic welding continues to rise in various industries, it is essential to emphasise the importance of quality and standards in...

Ladysmith tyre manufacturer starts recruiting after strikers dismissed

SUMITOMO Rubber South Africa (SRSA) is speedily working towards resuming operations at its Ladysmith plant after a month-long, illegal, industrial strike by now former...

Robots and machinery catapult plastics manufacturer to a new level

AUTOMOTIVE component manufacturer, Baires Plastics, has invested in a winning combination of Wintec plastic injection moulding machines and HKTM robots from GreenTech Plastics Machinery. Baires...

Tyre manufacturer interdicts striking workers as illegal industrial action enters third week

The Labour Court of South Africa, on 10 May 2023, handed down an interim court interdict in favour of tyre manufacturer, Sumitomo Rubber South...

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