Woodchem SA is the largest producer of urea formaldehyde (UF) resins in Africa. The new paper impregnation line makes Woodchem the largest producer of impregnated paper in Africa. Hosaf is the only producer in South Africa of virgin polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which is used in the beverage industry.
Formaldehyde, our base raw material, is sold to over 30 different industries in South Africa. With the erection of an additional formaldehyde plant in 2007, the capacity for the production of 37% formaldehyde was increased to 90 000 tons per annum making Woodchem SA the largest producer of wood panel resins in Africa.