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17 December 2013

The Nampak Plastics SA Orange River Project reaches the sea

Ray Chaplin has become the first person to riverboard the length of the Orange River, from source to sea
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25 November 2013

First for Nampak Glass, first for South Africa

As part of the largest and most diversified packaging group in South Africa, Nampak Glass has become the first company in South Africa to be recommended by SGS South Africa for ISO 50001: 2011 certification. Read more +
18 November 2013

Nampak acquires Beverage Can operation in Nigeria

Nampak is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached whereby it will acquire Alucan Packaging Limited which is a beverage can manufacturer based in Nigeria. Read more +
6 November 2013

Infini milk bottle beats Dyson Airblade and electric bus to eco gong

Nampak Plastics’ Infini bottle pipped high-profile rivals including an electronic bus to be named the green product of the year at last week’s British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs, [Status]) Read more +
5 November 2013

Nampak Rigid Plastics does double 'green'

Recently two important “green” awards were made: the PETCO CSI Champion of the Year Award and the SAPRO Best Recycled Product of the Year Award. Both of these prestigious awards involved initiatives and products from Nampak Rigid Plastics.
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4 November 2013

Rewarding Schools for Recycling

Learners at Lethulwazi Comprehensive School in Vosloorus, Johannesburg, started their Friday morning on a high last week hearing that they had won the Nampak Eco-schools recycling competition 2013 Read more +
1 November 2013

Brand Your Car drives Nampak's Eco Logical thinking message

Nampak has utilised Primedia Unlimited’s mobile advertising business brandyourcar.com, to drive home the importance of recycling. Read more +
30 October 2013

Nampak Bevcan celebrates success in Angola

South African JSE-listed can manufacturer Nampak Bevcan is celebrating its success in Angola that exceeds all prior predictions. Read more +
10 October 2013

Nampak encourages the next generation of packaging technologists

The three winners of the Food Science and Technology Category of the 2013 IPSA Student Gold Pack Awards were recently announced at an awards luncheon in Johannesburg. With its emphasis on the development of and education in food science, Nampak is the primary sponsor of this category of the awards. Read more +
7 October 2013

Nampak Liquid Cartons helps to “green” communities this Arbor Month

“Spring in September is a perfect time to reflect on the miracle that every tree represents a symbol of life,” said Jeunesse Park, founder of Food & Trees For Africa (FTFA, [Status]) - an NGO specialising in tree planting as a means of mitigating the effects of climate change and greening previously disadvantaged local communities. Read more +
1 October 2013

Twinsaver Luxury, TuGo and South Africans help build Cotlands educational Toy Libraries

During the months of April to September 2013 Twinsaver Luxury (Nampak Tissue, [Status]) partnered with TuGo Toys in an initiative to raise funds for Cotlands and their toy libraries. This collaborative effort allowed the South African public to contribute and play a role in making a difference to those less fortunate. Read more +
30 September 2013

Conversion to aluminium cans to facilitate job creation

The new aluminium can lines at the Bevcan Springs Nuffield plant will be capable of running eight can sizes and produce cans at speeds of up to 3 000 cans per minute, as opposed to the 1 600 steel cans currently produced per minute. Read more +
26 September 2013

Keeping the parks clean for kids

As part of the annual Clean-up South Africa (SA, [Status]) Week, Collect-a-Can and CAN DO! (Nampak Bevcan, [Status]) hosted Recycling Day activities at Nkanyezi Recreational Sports Centre in Moroka North, Soweto. Read more +
20 September 2013

Attracting young graduates to packaging is a challenge

“Attracting young graduates to the packaging industry is a challenge and an opportunity,” says Fezekile Tshiqi, Nampak’s Group Human Resources Director.
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12 September 2013

Nampak Tanzania is awarded international safety certificate

Nampak Tanzania Limited has been awarded a food safety system certificate (FSSC , [Status]) in recognition of its products quality. Read more +
9 September 2013

PETCO recognises Nampak as CSI Champion of the Year

PETCO’s Annual General Meeting took place on Wednesday, 28 August at the SAB World of Beer in Newtown, Johannesburg Read more +
6 September 2013

More trees from Nampak this Arbor Month

Following on from the planting of 60 trees last year, Nampak Liquid Cartons, in conjunction with Food & Trees for Africa, planted 37 trees on Monday 2 September as part of Arbor Month, at the Mjoji Primary School in Verulam, Durban.
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5 September 2013

Nampak Plastics announces expanded Infini bottle range

Nampak Plastics UK has announced it has trialled, tested and supplied one pint, one litre and two pint Infini milk bottles containing up to 15% recycled high density polyethylene (rHDPE, [Status]).
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22 August 2013

Nampak Plastics triumphs at National Recycling Awards

Nampak Plastics Europe has scooped a major accolade at the UK's National Recycling Awards. Read more +
13 August 2013

Nampak and PENSchools Inter-Schools Recycling Competition

Nampak, Africa’s largest packaging company, is committed to positive contributions in Education, Health, Welfare and the Environment through a focused Corporate Social Investment strategy. Read more +
30 July 2013

More than just a bottle

Nampak Glass is growing and its new leadership team is fully committed to building stronger customer relationships by delivering more choice, flexibility, quality and service. Read more +
24 July 2013

Nampak breaks new ground on CSI education programme

Full service IT support, open source software and school champions are among the many new groundbreaking features of Nampak’s decade-old partner schools programme. Read more +
24 July 2013

On the go with Nampak Cartons & Labels fast food cartons

With the increasing need for on-the-go meals the fast food industry is growing at a rapid pace Read more +
18 July 2013

Top dog packaging from Nampak Flexible

Nampak Flexible’s new dog food packaging is the top dog in the petcare category! Read more +
15 July 2013

Nampak Plastics unveils new site in Foston, South Derbyshire, UK

Nampak Plastics, the UK’s leading producer of plastic milk bottles, today opened its new fully operational plant at its Dove Valley Industrial Park in Foston, South Derbyshire. Read more +
21 June 2013

Nampak Rigid Plastics remains the forerunner in the rigid plastics packaging industry

As Africa’s largest rigid plastics packaging company, Nampak Rigid Plastics is continually striving to be forerunners in the dairy industry. Read more +
19 June 2013

Nampak Glass’s third furnace is part of a much bigger story

“While the investment of nearly R1-billion in a third furnace is big news, it’s part of a much bigger story that includes laying the groundwork for growth, without losing sight of the customer,” says Stoney Steenkamp, the Divisional Managing Director of Nampak Glass.
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18 June 2013

Latest technologies reflect demand for barrier and speciality films

The Nampak group’s policy of investing in the best technology where it is demanded by market developments is reflected in three recent investments by Nampak Flexible.
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14 June 2013

Nampak Cartons & Labels supports the growing fast food industry

The fast food industry is growing and Nampak Cartons & Labels is there to support it every step of the way! The company is one of the largest suppliers of fast food packaging in South Africa, supplying brand leaders like Chicken Licken, KFC and McDonalds, as well as Bimbo’s, Chikka Chicken, Spar , King Pie, and Tong Lok.

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13 June 2013

Nampak Liquid Cartons produces new Fruitime 330ml and 2litre pack

Innovation is necessary when maintaining leadership and Nampak Liquid Cartons is constantly working on new packaging options for its clients.
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13 June 2013

Nampak Sacks wins Afrisams key supplier of the year award

AfriSam’s annual Suppliers’ Awards function is an event much anticipated by the industry, as key suppliers are recognised for their service and support during the previous year. Suppliers compete for this prestigious acknowledgment of their superior performance, reliability and quality which AfriSam actively encourages and courts as it, in turn, strives to remain the customer of choice for its suppliers. Read more +
12 June 2013

Nampak cements its flexibles market

Recently, Nampak Flexible made two important investments: purchasing a 7 Layer Co-extruder in partnership with Ipex Machinery, the local distributor of Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H, [Status]) equipment, and, last year, adopting laser technology. Read more +
4 June 2013

Nampak Flexible's new technology guarantees a more competitive edge

Speed to market gives Nampak Flexible, Africa’s leading flexible packaging company, the competitive edge. To enhance this advantage and ensure that customers get more, they have recently made two strategic investments for their future: a seven layer co-ex film extruder and a laser scoring machine. Read more +
29 May 2013

Nampak continues to benefit from African operations

Nampak today released its interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2013.
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27 May 2013

If it’s in a pack, it’s probably Nampak.

Nampak is set to break new ground for the packaging giant, with the launch of a first brand television commercial aimed at the broader consumer market.
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24 May 2013

Nampak Megapak launches Mauser’s IBC's in South Africa

Mauser’s Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC, [Status]) are available for the first time in South Africa from Nampak Megapak. Read more +
15 May 2013

CAN DO! Trekking for Trash duo reach the finish line of their 3 300km seven month trek across SA's shoreline

Two of South Africa’s most inspirational social change adventurers have taken their last steps in the
3300km, seven month CAN DO! Trekking for Trash trek, which began in October 2012. Read more +
13 May 2013

Nampak Flexible raises the roof to achieve top-class multilayer films

Investment in the latest Windmöller & Hölscher seven-layer coextrusion line has opened up exciting new markets for Nampak Flexible Read more +
10 May 2013

Its dry, but you can can it

Meeting a consumer demand for easy packaging, Savanna Premium Cider has launched a 330ml can from Nampak Bevcan at the same price as the glass bottle. Read more +
6 May 2013

Nampak Flexible moves with the tide

Seafood packaging is moving to flexible packaging in line with various consumer and environmental initiatives. Reduced weight, which saves transportation costs, lower energy consumption in production, and more adaptable shapes and branding solutions have all contributed to the massive rise in flexible packaging by leading seafood brands. Read more +
3 May 2013

Nampak Flexible the pet name in pet food packaging

With consumers spending more on their pets than ever before, brands are choosing to lead the pack with Nampak Flexible’s quality pet food packaging options. Read more +
17 April 2013

Nampak Tissue's Twinsaver brand partners with TuGo for the launch of an educational campaign

Nampak Tissue's Twinsaver Luxury will be partnering with TuGo, a proudly South African construction toy to launch their educational campaign.

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8 April 2013

Cleaning up 20 000kg of marathon waste no sweat

Cleaning up the nearly 20,000kg of waste from the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town this past weekend was no sweat for Nampak Liquid and Plastics SA. Read more +
8 April 2013

Nampak Liquid leads the move to PET

Nampak was the first packaging supplier in Africa and the second in the world to blow PET bottles. This extensive experience and expertise in manufacturing PET bottles is now entrenched in Nampak Liquid, South Africa’s largest manufacturer of liquid plastic packaging.
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1 April 2013

Nampak Flexible research shows there is room for MORE

There is a high level of interest in getting cocktails in bag-in-box and there is a positive attitude to the stand-up liquid pouch, according to consumer research commissioned by Nampak Flexible recently Read more +
25 March 2013

Nampak Flexible and Aran Packaging: a healthy partnership leading the aseptic packaging market

The healthy lifestyle trend taking the world by storm is helping grow aseptic packaging in South Africa. And Nampak Flexible, Africa’s leading flexible packaging company, is leading the way as the only manufacturer of aseptic packaging in the country. Read more +
25 March 2013

Nampak sponsors Adventurer to swim Orange River to raise awareness of pollution

Self-confessed adventure junkie and Cape Town resident, Ray D. Chaplin (32 years, [Status]) will be attempting a feat have thought possible when he sets off on Easter Sunday to complete the second longest riverboarding expedition of all time Read more +
19 March 2013

New dairy bottles will help the environment

ALONG established, family-run dairy, is doing its bit for the environment after introducing a completely recyclable bottle to package its milk. Read more +
12 March 2013

Meet your marker at Propak Africa

As the original supplier of Videojet technology in Southern Africa, with more than 30 years’ experience in supplying coding systems, Nampak Inspection and Coding Solutions supplies the right blend of the best inspection, coding and marking technology for individual needs. Read more +
5 March 2013

Nampak Cartons and Labels delivers better Wine packaging

Nampak Cartons & Labels promises a better wine packaging experience, brand leaders can validate the veracity of the company’s commitment in this regard!
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26 February 2013

Plastic Surgery for your wine brand

Against the backdrop of one of the world’s most vibrant and productive wine industries, South African wine packaging has an ever-growing list of brand requirements to meet. These include the need for greener packaging solutions, alternative packaging formats, and packaging solutions that positively affect the wine supply chain. Read more +
25 February 2013

Collect-a-Can marks two decades of recycling

Collect-a-Can is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, having evolved from a small clean-up company into one of the most successful metal can recycling companies in Southern Africa.
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18 February 2013

Nampak Plastics creates worlds lightest four-pint plastic milk bottle

Nampak Plastics, the UK’s leading producer of plastic milk bottles, has created the world’s lightest ever four-pint high density polyethylene (HDPE, [Status]) bottle.
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13 February 2013

Coca Cola shifts to aluminium cans, signs R5.6bn Bevcan contract

South Africa’s sole beverage can manufacturer Bevcan has been awarded a five-year, R5.6-billion contract to produce and supply lightweight aluminium cans for Coca-Cola’s portfolio of beverages.
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8 February 2013

Nampak invests R1.6 billion in beverage packaging

At its annual general meeting today Nampak, Africa’s largest packaging company, announced that it is investing R1.6 billion in two of its core businesses which produce bottles and cans for the growing beverage market.
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31 January 2013

Additions to Bakers Tennis Biscuits

Tennis may be in the doldrums in South Africa but this is not the case for Bakers Tennis biscuits. Read more +
30 January 2013

The latest upside-down sauce bottle

Alongside Wellington’s extensive range of chilli, barbeque and Worcester sauces, there’s a new 450 ml PET upside-down bottle of Wellington’s Tomato sauce Read more +
30 January 2013

Quality Street with an Eastern Twist

Two South African-developed Limited Edition Quality Street variants – Eastern Delights and Dessert Delights – are inspired by exotic taste experiences. Read more +
28 January 2013

WorldStar Sustainability Award candidates announced

Packages on the WPO’s shortlist for the Sustainability Award include a lightweight milk bottle, a pallet that boasts a 40% improvement in everything, and an easy-crush PET bottle. Read more +
25 January 2013

Celebrities take a day off to motivate learners

The Lifestyle 'Carry Yourself with Confidence' campaign educates and empowers young women, between the ages of 11 and 16, from 500 disadvantaged schools nationwide.
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24 January 2013

Books for school library

Nampak Closures in Cape Town embraced a challenge to collect old and unused books of an educational nature for Nampak's partner schools programme. Read more +
23 January 2013

Nampak Cartons Nigeria wins TETF Award

Nampak Cartons Nigeria has won an award from the the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. Read more +
16 January 2013

DSC helps University's research work

The School of Pharmacy at the University of the Western Cape has warmly welcomed the donation of a Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC, [Status]) from Nampak R&D's Analytical Chemistry Laboratory. Read more +
14 January 2013

Recycling for the birds

Nampak Recycling has set-up a recycling station at the head office of Birdlife South Africa Read more +
8 January 2013

Nampak Liquid gets a new Sales & Marketing Director

Michelle Stead is the newly appointed Sales and Marketing Director of Nampak Liquid – Cartons. Taking over from Johan De Smidt, who relocated to the UK recently, she also has responsibility for the Nampak Rigid Plastics marketing portfolio.
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