Israel Polymers Services

A Global Provider of Polymers

Vast experience and expertise in polymers trading

IPS operates in the plastic raw material industry, trades Polypropylene (PP), Polyethylene (PE), Polycarbonate (PC), Polystyrene (PS), Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS).

Since its inception in 1994, the company has gained vast experience, unique proficiencies and very solid reputation, as well as a sound supplier and customer base, which are based on ongoing business relationships.

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Marketing, Distribution & Trading

About Us

IPS-Israel Polymers Services LTD (“IPS”) is a private owned company, established in 1994 by partners with polymers trading experience since 1985. IPS is trading, marketing and distributing plastic raw materials worldwide. IPS is an Israeli based company, active in sale and distribution in Israel and in the international plastic trading arena.

IPS has two affiliated companies, APS American Polymers Services Inc., based in NYC, USA, and operates in the American market on both, procurement and sales, and ZAF Polymers Trade and Services BV, which is incorporated in and operates from The Netherlands, active mainly in the European arena.

IPS headquarters located at Petach Tikva, Israel. Its affiliated companies are located at Rotterdam, The Netherlands, at NYC, USA, and additionally has local representatives at Seoul, South Korea, Johannesburg, South Africa, and Istanbul, Turkey.  Furthermore, IPS has exclusive business cooperation with local major companies in the USA (mainly sourcing and procurement), South Africa (both, Sales and sourcing), Turkey (both, sales and sourcing), S. Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Germany, and Brazil.


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Management Team

Experience, Expertise & Leadership

Management Team

  • Mr. Yair Dar

    Chairman & Cofounder

    For the last 40 years, Mr. Yair Dar has gained an extended experience in a wide range of leading management positions in the international petrochemicals trade, logistics and distribution.

    In addition to his role as an active Chairman of IPS/ZAF since its inceptions, Mr. Dar is a private entrepreneur who has also served as Director on the Board of Directors of various public companies, traded both at the TASE and at the NASDAQ.


  • Mr. Igal (Gali) Zafrir

    CEO & Cofounder

    Mr. Igal  Zafrir, has a vast and extensive experience in the global Plastics Industry, based on over 35 years of serving in various international trading and management positions in leading International trade and distribution companies, both in Israel and in Europe.

    As from its inceptions in 1992 and 1994 respectively, Mr. Zafrir is serving as ZAF’s and IPS‘s Managing Director and CEO.

  • Mr. Itzhak Grayek

    CFO & Shareholder

    Mr. Itzhak Grayek (MBA), has a wide experience in the international financial markets and is an expert in the field of world wide import, export and foreign trade banking.

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Delivering optimal value, by providing product expertise and collaborating with key suppliers

IPS and its branches are efficiently active in four continents and has a wide overview on the Polymers world dynamics in terms of feed-stock, supply-demand and cost fluctuations.

Having a global presence and a broad perspective, IPS monitors the world markets 24/7 and at any point of time can offer its customers the best product alternative; domestic vs. import.

IPS dedicated in house team, and their solution base expertise enable IPS to serve its customers at highest level, from technical consultant on the raw materials, recommended or tailor made cost-effective production compositions, to logistics, repacking facilities, door to door delivery and finance solutions.

IPS has a joint venture with a recycling company, producing special tailor made compounds, formulated by IPS, based on the customer technical requirements. Additionally, IPS runs a tailor made project, upgrading materials by Homogenization.

IPS represents and supported by major reliable Petrochemical suppliers, locally and globally, for the last 25 years, and servings as procurement agent for several global groups, among the largest in the world.


Polypropylene (PP)

  • Homopolymer
  • Copolymer
  • Random copolymer
  • Specialties


Film Sheet Profile Pipe
Homopolymer +  + + +
Copolymer + + +  +
Random  + + +


Blow Injection Inj/Blow
+  + +
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Polyethylene (PE)

  • Low Density Polyethylene
  • Linear Low Density Polyethylene
  • High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
  • High Density Polyethylene
  • Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene


Film Sheet Profile Pipe
LDPE + +  –
LLDPE  + +  –
HMPE +  +  –  –
HDPE + + +
UHME – PE* +  +  +

*RAM extruded and compression


Blow Injection Inj/Blow
LDPE + +
HDPE + + +


*RAM extruded and compression

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Polystyrene (PS)

  • General Purpose Polystyrene (GPPS)
  • High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS)

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Engineering Plastics & Others

Engineering Plastics & Others

  • Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)
  • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

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  • Talc compound
  • Calcium Carbonate compound

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We understand our client’s needs and objectives and accordingly develop a specific taylor-made plan

IPS has over 25 years acting globally in the petrochemical business. IPS dedicated team and their solution base expertise enable IPS to serve its customers at highest level. Work ethic, reliability and dedication bring IPS to the forefront of their industry. IPS ability to harness purchasing power, build lasting relationships, and deliver market intelligence allows IPS to offer unparalleled service. IPS works together with its partners to provide a unique value proposition to enhance their value.

IPS is offering material out of stocks, and has the know-how to upgrade inferior quality materials, such as near prime materials, off grade, recycled material and floor sweeping material into usable good quality materials for specific applications.

IPS is cooperating constantly with its suppliers to develop grades to meet the customer’s special requirements.

Our services include:

Resin Distribution    I    Commercial Solutions    I    Logistics    I    Technical Support

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