G.M. Associates (Pty) Ltd is a company formed in July of 1986 for the purpose of developing and manufacturing speciality chemicals required by the mining, metallurgical and food industries.
G.M Associates has more than 55 years of experience in the production, use and marketing of Guar, CMC and starch based products to these industries.

The company specialises in gangue depressants utilising Guar Gum, Starch and Carboxymethyl Cellulose as precursors. The chemical modification of these materials is done in our factory in Robertville, Johannesburg.

Modified Polysaccharide Polymers
G.M. Associates specialises in custom made polysaccharide polymers for various food, mining and other industrial applications such as; textile, building, paper, ceramics adhesives, etc. ”

These products are all developed in our laboratories by highly experienced and qualified metallurgical engineers who are also responsible for servicing the mines and making sure that the products developed continue to perform satisfactorily.

G.M. Associates also has a trading division to source any reagents and chemicals on a world wide basis.

Our clients consist mainly of the major mining groups in Southern Africa. The company also supplies Guar based gels and gelling agents to the explosives and food industries.

G.M. Associates is owned and managed by
Neilson Family and Brian Watson.