The Southern Africa Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) was launched in 2004 to represent the interests of the plastic pipe business in South Africa and surrounding countries. The Purpose of SAPPMA is to create absolute customer confidence in the Plastic Pipe Industry and to ensure the long term sustainability of the Industry, with top quality piping systems. The focus of the Association is sharply on piping systems that are leak-free and durable for long-term use and also on the rehabilitation of old lines. PE-HD and PVC pipes answer these calls with distinction.