The Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its latest "Introduction to PVC" course. The two-day course, held on 23-24 March at Sasol’s polymer testing facility in Modderfontein, was attended by 13 industry role-players, and featured presentations by leading experts in the field of vinyls.
Congratulations to Calvin Young and Andre Wilken of Marley Pipe Systems; Gavin Pienaar of Elco Plastics; Steven Coates of Meraxis SA; Arshaad Mootheram and Simphiwe Zungu of Omya-Idwala; Reetesh Lucken of Unitrade; Solami Bassaw of Plastics SA; Iqbal Hiri, Krithika Haridass and Eugene Botha of Re-Vinyl; Siyethemba Masuku of Sasol and Ian Galloway of Alphaplast on successfully completing the course.
Monique Holtzhausen, CEO of SAVA explains: “The Introduction to PVC course was designed to provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the PVC industry and its various aspects. It is presented by stalwarts and experts in the industry and covers a wide range of topics, ranging from the size, scope, and challenges facing the local and international vinyl industry, to manufacturing processes, use of additives and stabilisers, SAVA's product stewardship programme, and recycling. Delegates were also given a tour of Sasol's testing facility, where they were able to observe the range of tests available to the industry”.