PURPOSE, OBJECTIVES & FOCUS AREAS
 

Purpose

The Purpose/Mission of SAPPMA is to create absolute customer confidence in the Plastics Pipe Industry, thereby ensuring long term sustainability and dynamic growth.

Objectives:
The objectives are:

  • Promoting and monitoring product quality of member companies
  • Interacting with SABS in terms of standards, certification, testing, monitoring and enforcing
  • Fulfilling instrumental role in upgrading and amending existing standards
  • Measuring state of industry in terms of relative volumes, growth & quality by regular market surveys
  • Providing reliable and objective design information to the market by way of consultations, conferences and technical literature
  • Promoting the growth of Polyolefin, Rigid & Flexible PVC and GRP piping systems
  • Effective marketing of the Industry
  • Creating awareness of conservation of energy and protection of the environment through effective use of plastic piping (no waste)
  • Functional training (via PSA)
  • Maintaining contact with design/consulting engineers
  • Interacting with Government (DTI)
  • Acting as a forum for the Industry

Main Focus Areas

  1. Quality
  2. Standards
  3. Information
  4. Marketing
  5. Training