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February 2021

Dave’s Punching King-Dom

By |February 25th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

December 2020

Group News – December 2020

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

"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 [...]

October 2020

S&G wins Famous Brands Supplier of the Year 2019

By |October 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

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 [...]

September 2020

South Africa’s paper recycling industry sees upswing in demand

By |September 30th, 2020|Categories: News|

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 [...]

July 2020

Meet the new Managing Director of Shave & Gibson Packaging (Pty) Ltd: Richard Downes

By |July 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Richard was born in Durban and is the eldest of three brothers. He was schooled at Clifton Preparatory High School and Durban High School, from which he matriculated in 2005, and where he was a prefect, and was awarded honours for swimming and water polo. Richard swam competitively for [...]