Managing efficiencies to remain Lean

Gaining the competitive edge in business gives a company the upper hand and it is therefore imperative that functionality and processes are kept sharp. Managing costs, reducing variation, removing waste and improving customer satisfaction all contributes effectively to enhancing excellence during the manufacturing process.

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Mylene Paynter
Custom packaging to disrupt the market

Treaclemoon has recently worked with RPC M&H Plastics to create a bespoke packaging solution to disrupt the market while perfectly meeting the brand's image criteria. The re-design of the brand's range is designed to meet the growing market range and maximise shelf presence with the pack’s unique shape and colour use.

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Mylene Paynter
Manufacturing for sustainability

Manufacturing products comes with an increased awareness of sustainability and the strain on the environment, a significant aspect that is considered during the entire supply chain process. Post-consumer behaviour is leaning towards the concept of a circular economy, with a drive by industry and consumers to reduce the amount of waste that reaches the landfill.

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Mylene Paynter
The union of two unique Pioneers – RPC Astrapak – WDBIH

The Management Team is proud to announce the union of two well established business pioneers, which promises help towards overcoming the social differences in South Africa. In a unique transaction between WDB Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (“WDBIH”) and RPC Astrapak effective 1 June 2018, the coming together of two significantly well organised, professional and powerfully motivated companies to form an alliance once more paves a pioneering path, this time in unison and within the plastic packaging industry.

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Designing and engineering our own future

RPC Astrapak is excited to announce the acquisition of Spec Group for an undisclosed amount subject to the finalisation of certain conditions precedent which are expected to be completed shortly. In terms of the transaction, all three of the well-known businesses that make up the Spec Group – Spec Tool & Die, Spec Design and Spec Molders – will be acquired as going concerns.

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Our people are our future

Developing and nurturing talent is crucial to strengthening the foundation of a company. Personal growth opportunities motivate those who are willing to learn, and this is particularly advantageous for a business when they are provided with an opportunity to learn from their peers and within their work environment on an international platform.

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Mylene Paynter
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