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So far Shave & Gibson has created 12 blog entries.

Dave’s Punching King-Dom

On Friday 19 February the punching hall was officially opened by Dave King (former MD, Packaging). The hall was named “Dave’s Punching King-Dom,” after Dave’s many years of dedicated service to S&G. Dave always had this vision to reshuffle our plant and streamline our factory, to improve on the production flow. This daunting task would [...]

By |2021-02-25T16:57:27+00:00February 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Group News – December 2020

"We could have been debating retrenchments; closures; fire sales or the like. Instead, we were occupied in esoteric conversations on matters philosophic, having achieved 3 consecutive record production and turnover months. Little to do with me – I am now a mere interested cheerleader rooting for the success of this mainly young management team [...]

By |2020-12-15T12:37:23+00:00December 15th, 2020|News|

S&G wins Famous Brands Supplier of the Year 2019

Yesterday, Shave & Gibson was awarded (via teleconference) the Packaging Supplier as well as the Overall Supplier of the year for Famous Brands for 2019. We are immensely proud of this achievement as it reaffirms our position in the packaging industry as a market leader, having been awarded the Famous Brands Supplier of the Year [...]

By |2020-10-16T13:06:01+00:00October 16th, 2020|News|

South Africa’s paper recycling industry sees upswing in demand

South Africa’s paper recovery stood at 68.5% with 1.2 million tonnes of recyclable paper products diverted from landfill during 2019, according to Anele Sololo, general manager of RecyclePaperZA, the paper recycling association of South Africa. Among the most recycled paper-based items in 2019 were cardboard boxes at 71%, while office paper recovery and beverage [...]

By |2020-09-30T09:56:27+00:00September 30th, 2020|News|

20/20 vision Into the future

LAST month, readers were given a sneak peek of the latest round of investments undertaken by Shave & Gibson (S&G), with a tantalising picture of the arrival of covered containers in Durban’s South Coast Road. Now all those items of equipment are unpacked, installed, commissioned and operating at full tilt . . . and [...]

By |2020-08-17T13:00:33+00:00July 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Bobst Visioncut – a world first @ S&G

Installation taking place in the Shave & Gibson packaging hall In February this year, we sent two of our most experienced production managers in Mike van Der Westhuizen and Rory Jackson to Austria to take a gander at some machines that the packaging division were looking into. “Visiting the Druckerel Vuralberg factory [...]

By |2020-05-28T07:37:30+00:00May 28th, 2020|News|

Group News – December 2019

"However back at S&G, the only constant evident is perpetual and radical change. To paraphrase the founders of Google, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, this process of continuous evolution which can be “uncomfortably exciting” is part of who we are and part of our DNA." "We have decided that only a significant investment in [...]

By |2019-12-20T07:00:28+00:00December 20th, 2019|News|