The Paper Manufacturer's Association of South Africa was formed in 1992 to represent South African pulp and paper producers. Membership is open to any employer in the industry involved in the manufacture or distribution of recycled paper, pulp, paper, board and tissue products. The current members represent over 90% of the paper manufacturing capacity in South Africa.
Sawmilling South Africa was established in late 2007. The association represents 74% of the formal sawmilling sector. Sawmilling South Africa is the successor to the erstwhile South African Lumber Millers Association (SALMA). Current membership comprises some 38 sawmills throughout the country.
SAFCA is an association which represents the interests of those involved in forestry contracting operations. Membership stands at over 300 and includes all the main players in this sector which now is the single largest employer of workers in the Industry (since the advent of “outsourcing”).
The Wood Foundation originated when various stakeholders in the forestry, wood processing and related industries got together to discuss an association tp promote wood in a generic manner.
Launch Of The Wood Foundation : Press Release (72kb)
Membership Form Pg1 (1.58mb)
Membership Form Pg2 (1.78mb)