Founded in 1992 by four Tanzanian businessmen, Plasco Ltd. officially commenced operations in 1993.
The first of its products, drinking straws, were produced with a single refurbished extruder. Through steady growth, the company was able to move to a larger site at its current location on Mbozi Road.
In 2007 the company upgraded its production capacity at its factory in Dar es Salaam through the purchase of several state-of-the-art pieces of equipment. The equipment included three brand new Italian extrusion lines, new PVC mixing equipment, a new high capacity water chiller, an extensive range of laboratory pressure testing equipment, new borehole casing manufacturing equipment, and a new PVC pipe extruder.
Over the next few years, Plasco continued its expansion through the addition of new equipment to meet the growing demand for quality pipes. By early 2010 a new PVC extruder had been installed and brought into operation, with the objective of further enhancing the production capacity, and enabling Plasco to produce up to 315mm diameter in PVC. Three years later, a new PE extruder was installed to further enhance production capability and to expand Plasco Ltd.’s pipe market, enabling it to produce PE pipes of up to 630mm diameter.
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Manufacture high-quality plastic piping solutions for Water supply, Storage, Sanitation, Gas distribution and Telecom networks using innovative world-class technology
Be the leader for innovative Water Supply, Storage and Sanitation Solutions in Africa
Our products and services do meet customer requirements for quality and timely implementation of projects to their full satisfaction
We strive always for a fair deal, beneficial to all parties involved
Our business activities are based on mutual trust and respect with all our stakeholders
We focus on providing high quality, innovative plastic piping solutions for Water supply and storage, Sanitation, Irrigation, Gas Distribution and Telecom network projects.
In August 2019, Mega Pipes Solutions Limited was registered under the laws of Kenya. The sister company was a result of the success of Plasco Limited in Tanzania. Mega Pipes Solutions Limited will build on its vision to provide innovative, high quality and sustainable WEHOLITE products/solutions across the whole of East Africa.
The company’s new WEHOLITE factory will be located at Oaklands in Ruiru, Kiambu when construction is completed in mid 2021.
Together, Plasco Limited and Mega Pipes solutions are exclusive manufacturers of WEHOLITE in East and Central Africa.