Socipack has invested in Comexi S2 D2 slitter-rewinder for its headquarters in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

The relationship between the two companies dates back to 2016 when Socipack purchased its first set of Comexi machines. Today, the converter operates two Comexi presses, three laminators, and two slitters. The new Comexi S2 DS will be the company’s third slitter and the eighth Comexi machine....

Miraclon has appointed Stephen McCartney as commercial director the European, African, and Middle Eastern Region

McCartney, who has over 25 years of commercial and distribution management experience, will manage the commercial team in the region with a focus on supporting growth in the strategic market segments for Miraclon.   

‘Over the past year, Miraclon has seen excellent growth in the flexo...

Algerian label converter GMP Etiquettes has acquired two Lemorau ICR3 in 450mm web width version

GMP Etiquettes is a family owned company founded in 1991 and headquartered near Algiers. It currently operates three production sites based in the country’s capital with approximately fifty employees. The company managers, brothers Mahfoud and Mouloud Benhamdine, are currently developing the...

L-R: Rotocon’s Durban branch manager, Akhmuth Sayed; Impress Print Services’ project manager, Mahomed Sulaman and co-directors, Suhail and Ziyad Agjee; plus Rotocon technicians, Oscar Mashele and Shaun Scott.

Impress Print Services chose Ecoline after conducting a thorough investigation into off-line finishing machines for printed labels to complement its digital press’ capabilities.

‘We contacted Rotocon because of its well-established installation base in the local market, the company’s...

Rotocon releases next generation Ecoline RDF 330

A first major upgrade of the RDF 330 is an automatic sheer knife slitting system that simplifies the set-up and tweaking required when manually adjusting blades across more than three lanes. The operator can now enter the label sizes, gap sizes, and number of slits then the system will...

Africa Stereos, Cape Town-based supplier of plates has invested in Glunz & Jensen and Heights equipment

In South Africa’s ever-changing and highly-demanding flexographic industry, Africa Stereos clearly counts among the frontrunners in its commitment to keeping pace with advances in technology.

For more than two decades, this Cape Town-based business has grown steadily to become a major...

Paper labels are glued and brushed on to bottles on a KHS Innoket Neo labeller

The first phase of the expansion project, completed in 2019, included a KHS Innoket Neo labeller and InnoPET BloFill stretch blow molder/filler bloc with a capacity of up to 25,000 500ml bottles/hour.

According to Conrad van Niekerk, MD of CCBA Uganda, the company is particularly...

Antonij Rupert Wines’ Protea brand – bottle supplied by Consol Glass and decorated by Glass Decorations

Glass Decorations jumped into gear, under strict lockdown specifications, to meet demand for essential pharmaceutical and food packaging.

However, as co-owner Corinne Horn, points out, Glass Decorations specializes in creating safe, beautiful and expressive packaging for all industries....

Acme Graphics has purchased Kodak Flexcel NX System

‘The system gives us the biggest range of plate choices in the South African marketplace. We can process conventional digital plates, flat-top dot plates with or without surface engineering, and Kodak Flexcel NX plates with ink-saving DigiCap technology,’ said Hauke Liefferink, managing director...

Pro-Print, a Durban-based converter, has invested in Africa’s first Scodix Ultra 202

This is especially relevant in the face of the rising use of e-commerce platforms for gift purchases, where exquisitely designed packaging adds to the excitement and feel-good factor resulting from a beautifully presented gift.

‘The Scodix Ultra 202 meets all these needs because it...

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