LAHORE - The Pakistan Plastic Manufacturers Association has announced to launch a directory having complete information of more than 1,500 plastic manufacturers of the whole country.

The PPMA in this regard held a meeting to give final touches to the Plastic Directory 2013. The meeting was presided over by Khalil Ahmed, vice president of PPMA, who is also the convener of the plastic directory. Doctor Ejaz, the PPMA secretary, Iqbal Beg Chughtai, the EC member and Shahid Ishrat Nizami, the EC member and former president of the association also attended the meeting.

Khalil Ahmed, the convener, told the meeting that the plastic directory will be ready by the end of Dec 2012, as its preparation process is being speeded up.

He said that with a view of new investment in plastic industry launching of an up-to-date directory was necessary, as the new investors will have all kinds of technical information in it, including moulds, machines, plastic compounds and related markets. He said that this is the first directory in the history of Pakistan, however, its first edition has already been published.

He said that plastic industry is growing significantly as almost every thing is being made with plastic including pots, furniture and electric appliances. Besides, doors, windows and roofs have already been introduced in rest of world and the country will also start manufacturing in this regard very soon and the directory will be helpful for new manufacturers.