Cleaning coastlines and caring for our environment

With the involvement of 162 countries across the world, the International Coastal Clean-up Day – arranged on 15 September 2018 – saw a multitude of communities worldwide pull together to rid our beaches of litter. Local plastics packaging manufacturer RPC Astrapak’s teams were among the millions of volunteers across the globe to take a step towards a sustainable and proactive future.

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Mylene Paynter
Marcom 1000 days – make it a thousand and more!

For the team and RPC Astrapak’s Marcom factory they understand that safety comes first. They have just achieved the incredible achievement of 1000 injury free days. This achievement is greeted with great enthusiasm as it displays the commitment to people’s lives and our assets.

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Helping hands for Marianhill Pre-School on Mandela Day

There’s no better occasion than when a team pulls together for the betterment of others, especially when the company’s core values are seen in action. JJ Precision embraced the opportunity to gather volunteers for a worthy project on Mandela Day, exercising our Core Values of TEAMWORK and RESPECT.

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RPC Astrapak supports Saint Giles

RPC Astrapak recently received acknowledgment from Saint Giles, a non-profit organisation for the disabled, in their recent Rolling Wheels monthly newsletter. Amongst other provisions, Saint Giles offers a work centre for jobs such as hand-packing, sorting or assembling, and a remedial gymnasium to promote movement for a variety of disabilities. The organisation is wholly dependent on the generosity of their donors.

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RPC Astrapak retains Level 4 B-BBEE status

RPC Astrapak has retained its rating as a Level 4 B-BBEE certificate, which was independently verified in accordance with the Codes of Good Practice. The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Verification Certificate is based on information provided to Renaissance SA Ratings, a SANAS accredited BEE Verification agency.

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Clean hair, clear conscience!

Living sustainably is what the world is aspiring to and is a responsibility that all people are facing when making decisions to go about their daily lives. Companies too are embracing sustainability, giving special consideration to the contents in the products that they are manufacturing and selling, as well as the way in which those products are packaged and transported to outlets for the consumer.

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RPC Astrapak donates towards WDBIH’s The CEO SleepOut™ challenge sponsorship pledge

RPC Astrapak contributed towards the fundraising efforts of WDB Investment Holdings’ Chief Investment Officer Nicci Gubb, who recently participated in The CEO SleepOut™ on Wednesday 11 July 2018. Apart from the obvious “sleep-out”, the cold winter’s evening incorporated fireside discussions about social problems facing South Africans, and brainstorming solutions while experiencing first-hand what it feels like to be without a home.

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Hlengiwe and Buhle appointed as Account Executives

Being an Account Executive requires a skilled communicator; someone who can find the best fit between the customer and the product. We introduce our two new team members, who are both committed to the understanding of what our customers are wanting and are focused on enhancing the service experience within RPC Astrapak Pak 2000.

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Faster filling capabilities with 40mm Night Rod™

Offering a tamper evident closure with the inclusion of an induction heat seal wad, the 40mm Night Rod™ Closure is suitable for all lubricants and chemical applications, fitting all bottle designs with a neck specification for 40mm. Packaging volume ranges from 500ml to 5 litre bottles. Unique branding offering through interchangeable inserts.

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