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About Us

WHO WE ARE?

Amec is a specialized manufacturer of plastic bags. In our field we are also a leading manufacturer in South Africa. Our clients are mainly food related companies and they span across the retail, food manufacturing and agricultural industries.

WHAT WE DO?

AMEC produces a wide range of tailor made and general plastic bags made from LDPE and HDPE. This includes

  • Thin gauge fruit and veg HDPE bags on a roll. These bags can also be printed up to four colours
  • Box liners for the food and fruit industry. These bags can be punched and perforated according to the customer’s requirements
  • Tubing and sheeting made from virgin or recycled polymer.
  • Refuse bags – packed flat or bag-on-roll.
  • Industrial packing bags made mostly from recycled polymer such as wood and shaving bags.

WHY CHOOSE US

The philosophy of AMEC’s management is simple. Produce bags that are conforming to the customers requirements and deliver a service that exceeds the normal expectations of the industry.
Our commitment to produce a quality bag is backed up by the safe and hygienic production environment as well as the continuous investment in the skills of our employees and the latest technology of plant and equipment.

HIGHLY SPECIALISED TEAM

AMEC management’s combined experience in the plastic polymer industry spans over 50 years. We have a thorough understanding of the requirements of the plastic packaging and food industry and the needs of our customers.

ANTON KOTZE
DIRECTOR

Anton’s experience is built on a strong base of sales. He has over 35 years’ experience in general management of polymer businesses ranging from injection moulding to blown film factories in South Africa and Australia. He now serves as director and co-founer of AMEC Plastics and Foodpack.

KOBUS BOTHA
DIRECTOR

Kobus Botha has spent more than 30 years in the polymer industry. In 2010 he brought his vast experience and strong background in polymer chemistry, production management and plastic recycling to the Western Cape as director and co-founder of AMEC Plastics and Foodpack.

PIETER SMIT
DIRECTOR

Pieter Smith has worked in the polymer industry for over 20 years starting as a technician and working through general and operations management in several polymer businesses before joining AMEC as director and co-founder.