About Us / PPMA Profile
Pakistan Plastics Manufacturers
Association – popularly known as PPMA was
formed in the early 1970s, but was registered with
the government in 1982 under Trade Organization
Ordinance 1961. it is the only plastics association
in the country registered with the Ministry of Commerce.
The voluntary membership of the association today
consists a large number of paid members spread all
over the country. The association has it zonal office
PPMA was established in order to bring together
the members of plastics processing industry under
a single roof consisting of rapidly growing SMEs.
The members of the association include raw material
producers, processors, plastics machinery manufacturers,
moulds/dies makers, traders and importers/exporters
of plastics raw material, finished and semi-finished
The association actively cooperates
with the polymer technical institutes and the organizers
of the plastics exhibition in Pakistan. Plastics
Technologies Centre was set up in Karachi in 1989
and since then association has cooperated with it
on every level and has a seat on its board. In 2003
– besides local plastics exhibitions the first
international plastics exhibition was held with
the support of PPMA in Karachi. Similarly the association
is the instrument for the successful events organized
in back to back years in Karachi Expo Centre.
Furthermore the association is playing
active role to globalize local plastics industry.
To achieving this objective association regularly
publishing their magazine called “PAKPLAS”.
Mission & Vision of the Association
To protect, promote, encourage
and develop plastics processing industry in Pakistan
and raise standards of its production.
To unite and encourage cooperation
between firms, companies and individuals engaged
in plastics processing industry and plastics trade.
To urge support or oppose legislative
or other measures and to seek change in law or practice
affecting processing industry and plastics trade.
To secure adequate representation
for the association on government, public or statutory
bodies and on trade and industrial bodies and delegations.
To assists the members to obtain essential
machinery to collect circulate and disseminate statistics
and other information relating to the export, import,
production and sales of materials and products;
To seek affiliation with the Federation
of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and
to cooperate with any trade Organizations whose
objects are similar to those of the Association.
- Mr. M. Bashir Maniar
- Mr. Ejaz Mahmood
- Mr. Azmat Khan
- Mr. Ejaz A. Shafi
- Mr. Mian Sajjad Amir Ahmed
- Mr. Shaukat Ahmed
- Mr. Liaquat Ali
- Mr. Zakaria Usman
- Mr. Shakeel Ahmed
- Mr. Idrees Chottani
- Mr. Zafar Saeed
- Mr. Iqbal Lakhani
- Mr. Ehtashamuddin