Dual experience advantages

Michael Wang, MD of ROTOCON Asia

Michael Wang, MD of ROTOCON Asia, who oversees the production of and design changes to the ECOLINE range of machinery in China, started his career in a state-owned company’s R&D department focusing on mechanical design. He moved to Canada 10 years later and studied CNC programming before joining the Rotoflex team to produce parts for […]

ROTOCON’s partners in the spotlight

EyeC’s product manager, Tim Wedemeier and CEO, Dr Angar Kaupp, with the ProofRunner HighLight system for 100% inspection of highly finished labels and folding cartons.

TEN of ROTOCON’s partners participated in Labelexpo Americas in Chicago during September, including Domino, DuPont, Erhardt+Leimer, EyeC, MPS Systems, Phoseon Technology, rosas Maschinenbau, Rotocontrol, Screen and Wink Stanzwerkzeuge. New products were introduced by EyeC and rosas Maschinenbau. EyeC launched the EyeC ProofRunner HighLight, specially developed for 100% inspection of highly finished labels and folding cartons […]

Driving ECOLINE’S excellence evolution

The ROTOCON group established its Asian subsidiary three years ago to provide local service for and expand the presence of its ECOLINE machinery in this growing region. It then appointed Michael Wang as managing director and shareholder in December 2021. Pascal Aengenvoort, William White, Michael Aengenvoort and Michael Wang, pictured here at a Cape Town customer earlier this month, describe their partnership as strong and built on trust over a nine-year period, a necessity when doing business in different continents and cultures.

ROTOCON began working with Michael Wang in 2013 to develop an economy line of finishing equipment that meets the technology investment needs of medium-sized label converters and start-ups by balancing the highest possible specifications with competitive pricing. Sales director and co-owner Pascal Aengenvoort was initially responsible for spearheading the project and travelling to China to […]

Cheers to the years of long-standing partnerships

Groote Post has trusted Cape Town’s Rotolabel, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, as its label printing partner for the past two decades.

WINE ENTHUSIASTS drinking their favourite bottle of wine are more concerned with what’s inside the bottle rather than what’s on the outside. But for most, the initial attraction must have started with the bottle standing out from the rest, the label catching the eye of the consumer. Now comes Groote Post, a historic 18th century […]

Customise with CHROME

Banie Stafford (BCreative) and Michael Aengenvoort (group CEO of ROTOCON) with the CHROME machine.

ROTOCON’s new range of CHROME printing and finishing equipment provides customers with greater customisability and modular upgrade options, without having to break the bank. CHROME follows ROTOCON’s ECOLINE range of printing and finishing equipment launched in 2017 when the company identified a need for quality-built machines – featuring solid, vibration-free construction, an open design, user[1]friendly […]

ROTOCON wins 2022 African Excellence Award

John Lomberg and Michael Aengenvoort with the MEA Markets 2022 African Excellence Award

ROTOCON has received the 2022 African Excellence Award for ‘Best Printing & Converting Equipment Supplier—South Africa’ from MEA Markets. The 2022 African Excellence Awards highlights and acknowledges the industry leaders from the wide-ranging sectors and specialisms across the continent, whose work and determination has helped to drive Africa to be recognised as one of the […]

ROTOCON launches CHROME in Sub-Saharan Africa

ROTOCON has launched its new CHROME range of printing and finishing equipment in Sub-Saharan Africa. This new series of machines provides label and flexible packaging printers with greater customisability and modular upgrade options to expand their market reach. CHROME follows ROTOCON’s ECOLINE range of printing and finishing equipment launched in 2017 when the company identified […]

A business built on trust

For almost four decades, many of South Africa’s most popular and reputable wine and FMCG producers have turned to Rotolabel to create the proverbial billboard for their brand – the label. Darling-based winery Groote Post has used Rotolabel for more than 20 years. Communication manager Peter Pentz says its relationship with Rotolabel is built on […]

Flexing into new die manufacturing territory

IN JUNE, ROTOCON began full-scale commercial production of the ECOFLEX range of flexible dies from its Johannesburg-based manufacturing facility in Longmeadow Business Park South to satisfy the needs of customers who require international standard quality performance and a quick turnaround time of 24 to 48 hours. Director and project manager, Patrick Aengenvoort, explains that ROTOCON […]