Manufacturers of high-quality polypropylene woven material and bulk bags with a significant asset base of world-class, advanced, imported machinery

North West Province
Industrial & Manufacturing
Client Code: BN000037710
Turnover (Actual): R98,714,064
EBITDA (Actual): R9,812,808

The business was established to meet a need in the South African market for high-quality, locally produced polypropylene woven material and bulk bags. Boasting a significant asset base of world-class, advanced machinery imported from Europe, our client produces the superior material, which is woven into endless reels and sold to packaging manufacturers across Southern Africa. The bulk bags produced from the high-quality polypropylene material are designed and manufactured for use by customers in multiple industries, including agriculture, food-processing and chemicals, to store and transport bulk material in powder, granule or any other smaller form.

Key Aspects
  • Specialist manufacturer of high-quality polypropylene woven material and flexible intermediate bulk containers
  • Strong and trusted reputation built up over 18 years in operation
  • Significant asset base of world-class, advanced machinery to manufacture both the high-quality woven material and the bulk bags; this is a barrier to entry for new players wanting to enter the market
  • Highly skilled workforce with comprehensive skills to operate world class machinery, trained by founders who have decades of industry experience and high levels of technical expertise
  • Extensive product range to meet all customers needs
  • In-house testing facilities to ensure products meet international requirements; enjoys a 6:1 safety factor as required by the United Nations
Opportunities
  • Expanding the geographical footprint and entering new markets by exporting products into Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Upgrading existing machinery and purchasing new equipment to scale the manufacturing capacity of the business to meet new demand.
  • Make use of the additional production capacity to expand the product ranges to include specialty bulk bags.
Headquartered
  • The business is headquartered in the North West Province of South Africa, on premises that has a combined total area of 15,000 square metres with two factories measuring 2,700 and 2,500 square metres each.
  • The property is owned by the business, and there is ample room for expansion.
Current Markets
  • Customers consist of bulk bag manufacturers who purchase the woven polypropylene material to produce bulk bags, as well as manufacturers of various goods, such as fertilizer and chemicals, who purchase already-manufactured bulk bags directly from our client and use the bags to store and transport said goods.
  • The business services customers in multiple industries, including agricultural, mining, chemical and food-processing.