Finke Plastics was founded in 2009 and changed ownership to the current owners (in the form of a Closed Corporation) in January 2013. It is a Family-run business with the two owners having over 45 years of combined experience in automotive component supply and tool making. The members made substantial capital investments into various equipment and machinery as a part of the company's long-term growth strategy.
Finke Plastics cc currently operates a bank of 13 Arburg, 2 Supermaster and 1 NCT Series injection-molding machines, with up to 140 tons clamp force. Our company produces a range of automotive, packaging and technical molded plastic components. Finke Plastics is a leader in the manufacture of injection molded components in South Africa – also demonstrated by its ISO 9001 certification.
The father-son duo of Anthony and Chris, both contributed to the company's success through the use of their diverse skills and background experience.
The success of the two partners is evident through the growth of staff compliment and turnover. They acquired the property where the business is situated during 2016.
Chris’s father, Anthony, who had been in the automotive manufacturing sector with General Motors for close to 40 years, retired in 2013 and subsequently joined his son in the business.
Chris Bonus, having completed his tool making apprenticeship, hired space from the former owner of the business, Martin Finke, in 2010 in an arrangement which suited both parties, with Chris operating as unofficial production manager for Martin.