Useful Links




IPSA aims to promote high standards and professionalism
in  the  packaging  industry,  to  provide   opportunities
for networking  and  education  and  to promote the
recognition  of  packaging  as  a  profession.






Here are some links to websites that you may find interesting
Link to Packaging SA website

Packaging SA is closely associated with The Institute of Packaging South Africa (IPSA). Packaging SA is a voluntary industry body. Its members are in two broad categories, Converters and Associates. The Converters represent some 70% of the revenue generated by the industry. Associates are in effect the major raw material suppliers, material organizations, brand owners, retailers and other organizations and associations with interests in the packaging industry. Collectively this body directly employs some 60 000 people in South Africa.

Packaging SA represents views of its members on National issues with particular focus on environmental matters.


Plastics|SA represents all sectors of the South African Plastics Industry including polymer producers and importers, converters, machine suppliers, fabricators and recyclers.
Together with our associations, we play an active role in the growth and development of the SA industry and strive to address plastics related issues, influence role-players and make plastics the material of choice.



PETCO is the trading name of the PET Recycling Company NPC, a company incorporated in 2004 to represent the South African PET plastic industry’s joint effort to self-regulate post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling.


The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA)

PAMSA is acknowledged as the ‘voice of the pulp and paper industry’, promotes the use of paper as a renewable and recyclable material for communication, packaging and a myriad of other applications. Some of its members rank among the top 20 pulp producers in the world.


The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC)

The TRGC is South Africa’s official organisation for promoting glass recycling.



MetPac-SA brings together the entire metal packaging value chain in South Africa.  We give the metal packaging industry a unified voice and present the industry’s views, make recommendations and voice opinions.



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