Design with sustainability top of mind

With a greater emphasis on sustainability in the manufacturing process today more than ever, RPC Astrapak acknowledges the importance of incorporating various elements of sustainability into the initial design phase of a product to enable positive environmental impact throughout the supply chain.

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Mylene Paynter
William Hartzenberg retires

Cape Town plant RPC Astrapak Thermopac bids farewell to William Hartzenberg. Hailing from Mitchell’s Plein in the Western Cape, William has been working as a truck driver and took care of the general deliveries for the past 10 years. His peers say that William knew the Cape like the back of his hand, and his kind nature and commitment to his work schedule held him in good rapport with everyone that he met.

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Mylene Paynter
1000 days without injury for Plastech

The recent celebration of 1000 injury-free days at the East London plant is not something that can be achieved on its own. SHEQ Manager Margie Deetlefs’ enthusiastic and committed approach to Health and Safety has inspired everyone at Plastech to pull together towards all round safety improvement, and with a tight-knit team in place, everybody shows genuine concern for each other’s wellbeing.

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Mylene Paynter
What is sustainable packaging?

Whether it be packaging for food, personal care, dairy or automotive, we are continuously designing new products to suit our customers’ needs. Whilst design and durability are key aspects to the development of a product, sustainability is always top of mind. Knowing what sustainable plastic packaging is, is important to understanding what we do in our company.

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Mylene Paynter