Research and
development

At Nampak, we are driven to continually improve the products and services that we offer our customers.

Research and
development

At Nampak, we are driven to continually improve the products and services that we offer our customers.

Research and
development

At Nampak, we are driven to continually improve the products and services that we offer our customers.

Our scientists, engineers, technologists and technicians at Nampak Research and Development (R&D), have state-of-the-art analytical equipment and design tools at their disposal to apply their knowledge in different fields, including: materials science, analytical chemistry, microbiology, food and beverage science and coatings technology.

Nampak R&D, our divisions and customers are supported by an extensive database compiled from decades of experience, case studies, strategic packaging intelligence and technical and scientific information.

Nampak R&D was awarded the inaugural South African Association of Food Science and Technology (SAAFOST) President’s award in 2003, in recognition of its significant contribution towards achieving SAAFOST’s mission of advancing food science in the supply of wholesome food.

Johan Visser | General Manager

Services

We are committed to an ongoing process of collaboration with our customers as well as to the exchange of ideas and the promotion of innovative thinking.

 

Strict confidentiality regarding customer information is maintained at all times. Our teams of specialists can assist with packaging and materials innovation, conducting hygiene surveys and audits, improving efficiencies as well as assisting in training our customers’ personnel.

The facility, based in Cape Town offers the following services:

  • Metallurgy technology
  • Plastic technology
  • Coatings and inks technology
  • Aerosol technology
  • Electrochemical and surface studies
  • Container development
  • Packaging optimisation by finite element analysis and computer-aided modelling
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Food and beverage technology
  • Thermal process validation
  • Shelf-life studies
  • Packaging and scientific information services
  • Market intelligence
Contact us

Head office
17 Benbow Avenue
Epping, Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 590 5800