Top beverage winners in SA’s 2017 packaging Oscars

The IPSA Gold Pack Awards are a prestigious biennial event showcasing the best of SA’s packaging industry. The 2017 winners were announced at a banquet in Gauteng on November 22, with some great beverage concepts among them. The board of judges awarded the title of Best Product Overall and the IPSA Gold Pack trophy to an innovative and eco-friendly [...]

By |2022-06-23T06:12:06+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|

Counterpoint acquisition

It is with great excitement that I announce that, with effect from 1 September 2021, Shave & Gibson Packaging (Pty) Ltd has acquired the complete paper bag and wrap business from Counterpoint (Pty) Ltd. Shave & Gibson has been a majority shareholder of Counterpoint since 2019.   These combined businesses of paper bags and wraps [...]

By |2021-09-09T09:40:41+00:00September 9th, 2021|News|

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,” in honour of Dave’s many years of dedicated service to S&G. Dave started at S&G as National Sales Manager in 2004 having elected to move on after the merger of Nampak and [...]

By |2021-03-03T19:03:38+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|
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