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Portnex International expands into global glass market

Portnex International has recently broadened its market expansion into the global container glass industry

Portnex International has recently broadened its market expansion into the global container glass industry, with the manufacturing and supply of Chrome Flour 325#, used as a colour additive in the green container glass industry.

Portnex International is a privately held South African based company involved in the production, and distribution of High Carbon Ferrochrome, Specialist Commodity and Energy Trader supplying its products and services throughout the world.
South Africa is one of the largest producers of Ferro chrome worldwide, with 70% of the world’s chrome resources. South Africa produced around 15.1-million tonnes of chrome ore in 2017, which equated to 54% of global production.
Portnex International has recently broadened its market expansion into the global container glass industry, with the manufacturing and supply of Chrome Flour 325#, used as a colour additive in the green container glass industry, to meet the ever-increasing global demand for containerised glass.
Portnex International is uniquely positioned to offer consistent and sustainable supply of quality raw materials to meet this global demand. The company’s raw materials are sourced and supplied via its various supply chain networks located throughout sub-Saharan Africa, with supply agreements in place to ensure security, sustainability and consistency of supply.
Portnex International’s manufacturing facilities based in Johannesburg has a milling capacity of up to 2,000 metric tons per month of finished product, guaranteeing consistent sizing, moisture control and quality assurance of our final finished products.
The company’s internal and external quality control measures ensure that its chrome flour is inspected and verified throughout the value chain – starting with raw material sourcing, manufacturing, handling and distribution processes. Once the final product has passed Portnex internal quality control, the final product is bagged and sealed with traceable tags, guaranteeing that its products meet customers’ stringent quality requirements.
The final products are tested via independent and certified laboratories and are issued with a Certificate of Analysis, guaranteeing the final product is in the customers required specification.
Portnex in-house bagging facilities ensures that the company can provide customers with finished products in various packing requirements from 25kg & 40kg inner lined paper bags, as well as providing bulk bag handling from 500 kg, 1Mt and 1.5Mt bulk bags respectively. All bags come with inner liners to prevent moisture contamination and protect the finished products from the natural elements.
Company warehousing facilities are uniquely situated in the heart of the Johannesburg CBD, with bulk storage and handling facilities, including bulk container packing facilities. Portnex logistics department can ensure that the final product is distributed via bulk rail or bulk trucks to company distribution facilities in Durban harbour, which is the largest and busiest shipping terminal in sub-Saharan Africa, handling up to 31.4 million tons of cargo each year.
Company mission is to continuously provide quality products at a competitive price coupled with outstanding customer service to meet the demands of customers worldwide.
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