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Palram South Africa

Palram formed a base for activity in Africa in January 2009, following a strategic decision to strengthen its foothold in the continent. Palram realized the potential embodied in its wide product range and various solutions that are applicable in the African climate and typical local business activities. Palram South Africa was established after merging with activities of a local company. Located in Johannesburg, South Africa, the branch offers many services, including warehouse stocking and supply on a large Palram product range which includes polycarbonate, PVC and Acrylic sheets and panel systems, as well as finished products. This range of products helped establish the branch as an important supplier of high quality sheets for construction, display and other application markets. Customers from across the continent can now benefit from Palram’s production array spread across the globe through a local base who understands their language and their needs. In light of the expanding business in our JHB branch, we expanded our activity in Africa by establishing another branch in Cape Town in June 2012, whom stock and supply majority of the products utilized in that area.

Palram Industries

Palram was founded in 1963 and is a leading global manufacturer of semi-finished extruded thermoplastic sheets, panel systems and
finished products.
Palram sheets, manufactured mainly from Polycarbonate and PVC, are designed to suit a diverse range of applications in various markets, which include DIY, construction, architectural projects, advertising, agricultural, glazing, and fabrication.
Palram panel systems are offered as part of the company's advanced products and services bundle for the construction and architectural
markets. A variety of finished-products are marketed through DIY chain stores across the globe.
Palram is a public company since 1994. In 1998 Palram established a strategic partnership with Covestro AG, formerly Bayer Material Science AG, which holds a 25% share ownership in the Palram subsidiary "Paltough Industries (1998) LTD".

Mission Statement
  • Strive to meet our customers’ needs while maintaining our agility as a key differentiating factor. 
  • Provide our customers with competitive products that deliver quality and value. 
  • Develop global operations and resources to meet our strategic goals. 
  • Foster and encourage innovation and creativity in our products, and in our day-to-day operations among employees. 
  • Deliver excellence to a global marketplace, while offering professional support and service on a local and regional level. 
  • Act with honesty and integrity in all our dealings. 
  • Encourage commitment and accountability by all staff, at all levels. 
  • Maintain our unique corporate culture: always having the courage to think outside the box, and to have a “can-do” attitude to simply make things happen.

Operations

Palram's focus on production technology and product innovation has created a continual product and plant development culture.
As Palram grows larger it continues to respond to the specific requirements of our worldwide customers, which have helped achieve
many advancements in the past thanks to our close working relationships with them.


Production and Quality Assurance

  • Establish new production plants and expand existing production sites.
    Utilizing the potential of the SAP ERP system to strengthen coordination among plants and marketing offices and to improve control of operations.
  • Maintaining Palram's dedication to the highest internationally recognized quality standards.
  • All Palram plants have achieved accreditation to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Assurance.

 
 

Research and Development

  • Creating unique, high performance products.
  • Continued development and expansion of existing product lines.
  • Maintaining Palram’s leadership in adapting existing products to meet the demands of an ever growing and evolving market.

Environmental Safety and Health

  • Palram products do not contain heavy metals and meet RoHS criteria.
  • Adopt progressive criteria on the issue of health & safety and to take part in the national and global effort to conserve the environment.
  • Function in all its pursuits in order to remove or minimize the safety and environmental hazards for its employees, contractors,customers and the general public.

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