Manufacture and supply masterbatch and pigments to the plastics industry.
Masterbatch SA (MBSA) supplies an extensive range of premium-grade masterbatches, pigments and performance-enhancing additives to the plastics industry.
Our products incorporate scientific and technical excellence with a passion for creating colour in a responsible manner. Unconditional approval by globally respected brands enables MBSA’s laboratory to form part of a worldwide network of laboratories, driving innovation and introducing solutions to the market.
MBSA drives the following value parameters – traceability built on a world-class IT system, product engineering built by qualified technical and scientific experts, production built on superior process, and innovation built on an “open-lab” policy for customers.
Maintaining an ‘open-lab’ policy allows laboratory and technical experts to deliver tailor-made, individual solutions for colour matching, product engineering, processing (including food contact safety), traceability or any other requirement, in the shortest possible time.
MBSA keeps up to date with market preferences and fluctuating colour trends by utilising advanced software that provides a comprehensive colour library. Investment in production assets at MBSA is primarily focused on capacity expansion and utilising ultra-modern equipment to maximise production efficiency.
MBSA is ISO 22000:2005 compliant which ensures that a strictly-controlled restrictive substance list as well as tightly-monitored production and testing procedures are adhered to, to ensure products that are safe for direct food contact. The wine glass and fork symbol displayed on the orange label of MBSA’s packaging provides customers with peace of mind that the product is heavy-metal free and that it can be used for direct food contact packaging applications, including food and water containers, cutlery and more.
MBSA also has ISO 9001:2008; ISO 14 001:2004 and OHSAS 18 001:2007 accreditations for quality, environmental and health & safety management systems.
is offered in two ways: as polymer specific, with formulations available in the most common thermoplastics or universal,which is compatible with a broad range of polymer bases. Dry blends or pigments are also supplied.Convertors are advised on the most suitable masterbatch for the intended application and offered easy, reliable and cost-efficient ways of adding colour and/or performance enhancing additives to their product.
impart properties which enhance the functionality and performance characteristics of a plastic product. Additives supplied by MBSA include UV stabilisers; desiccant; antimicrobials; blowing agents; optical brighteners; flame retardants; anti-statics; anti-oxidants; slip additives; anti-block; anti-fog; processing aids and corrosion inhibitors amongst others.