Acme Graphics has invested in a Kodak Flexcel NX system to enable consolidated color management

In April 2020, the company opened a new flexo trade shop branch in Cape Town. With national lockdown restrictions enforced across South Africa, it was vital for to have operations up and running, having been recognized as an essential supplier to the industry. As a key part of its new operation...

Rotocon has achieved the ISO 9001:2015 certification for its regional manufacturing facility in Johannesburg, South Africa

BLG International has invested in a custom-built Lemorau MICR3 high-speed finishing machine for its production plant in Senegal

‘The machine was ready for production just 24 hours after unpacking, which is an astonishing result. Most of the time was used to train the operators properly to avoid future problems,’ said Aleix Mas, general manager at BLG International. ‘Lemorau is the perfect partner for BLG. It is also a...

Rotocon has expanded its brand with the official registration of its subsidiary Rotocon Asia, which will distribute and support the entire Ecoline range of finishing equipment throughout the continent

Established in 2008 in South Africa, Rotocon is a family-owned business led by German-born Michael Aengenvoort and his sons, Pascal and Patrick providing printing equipment to the South African narrow web industry.

In 2018, Rotocon established its European subsidiary to represent the...

DuPont de Nemours has appointed Rotocon as its new distributor to represent the Cyrel brand of flexo plates and equipment in South Africa

The product suite is already available through Rotocon’s headquarters in Cape Town, and branch offices in Johannesburg and Durban.

Rotocon will advise customers on the optimum type of Cyrel plates, offer financing, and provide local service technicians for installation, operator training...

Flint Group Flexographic has established a dedicated sales organization in South Africa to directly serve customers in this region

For more than 22 years Kemtek Imaging Systems has been supporting Flint Group Flexographic to serve the South African market and to represent the nyloflex, nyloprint, rotec and ThermoflexX brands. However, Flint Group Flexographic is keen to roll up the sleeves and focus on a direct connection...

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...

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