Group News 2022

“Another annus horribilis survived…. Wow! We Durbanites have really had enough challenges thrown our way – so many more than others around the country. As the saying goes: what doesn’t destroy you makes you stronger. We have seen off the following disasters and threats over the past year or so:”   VIEW PDF [...]

By |2022-12-14T18:27:09+00:00December 14th, 2022|News|

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|

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|

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|
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