Partnerships key in establishing global tube production and decoration standards

TubePac MD Glenton Pick and ROTOCON’s managing director Patrick Aengenvoort celebrate the progress made in enabling the localisation of oral and cosmetic product tube production through turnkey project investments.

TubePac International’s four-year objective of establishing a leading edge, globally competitive multi-layer and HDPE mono-material tube manufacturing facility, with best-in-class printing and fault detection capabilities, offering more sustainable alternatives for oral care and cosmetic product tubes stands as a beacon of perseverance, adaptability and self-belief in fostering localised manufacturing. Managing Director Glenton Pick exemplifies smart […]

Celebrating two decades of service

Akhmuth Sayed, regional manager of ROTOCON’s KwaZulu-Natal branch, recently commemorated his 20-year journey with the company. Reflecting on his tenure, Akhmuth highlights ROTOCON’s pivotal role in establishing an efficient logistical trade route between Europe and Africa. ‘We’ve cultivated a highly effective logistics department that goes above and beyond the standard courier services,’ says Akhmuth. ‘Our […]

Redefining die service and expertise

ROTOCON die tooling

In the competitive realm of die making and tooling, ROTOCON stands out for its products underpinned by decades of expertise and innovation, as well as unparalleled commitment to customer service and satisfaction. This company mission dates back to 1996 when group CEO Michael Aengenvoort embarked on a journey to revolutionise die manufacturing in South Africa. […]

ROTOCON ups its game with new printing pro

Anytron ANY-PRESS CMYK+W 13-inch

The Anytron ANY-PRESS CMYK+W 13-inch is not just another printer – it’s a game changer for the small to medium label printer. This all-in-one marvel is equipped with a wide 13-inch format and a built-in laminator, making it a versatile solution for producing a myriad applications, from sophisticated wine labels to robust plastic pouches. ROTOCON’s […]

ROTOCON provides Sign & Seal with ‘digital edge’

Perry Como (machine operator), Michael Aengenvoort (ROTOCON group CEO), Henk and Christa Crous (owners), Reuben Naidoo (production manager) and Heiden Meyer (general manager).

Through its partnership with label printer Sign & Seal Labels, ROTOCON emerges as a transformative force, reshaping the landscape of digital printing in South Africa, with the introduction of the SCREEN Truepress Jet L350UV SAI series UV inkjet press. COURTESY of leading print technology supplier ROTOCON, Sign & Seal Labels unveiled their latest weapon of […]

A remarkable year for ROTOCON

Packaging and Print Media highlights ROTOCON’s notable achievements and contributions to the industry as it extends its gratitude to its valued suppliers and partners.

IN the world of South African print technology, ROTOCON stands out as a shining example of innovation, dedication and excellence. As we look back on 2023, it’s clear that ROTOCON has reached new heights and achieved remarkable success. We highlight the company’s notable achievements and contributions to the industry as it extends its gratitude to […]

Insights into innovations shine at AWA DecTec seminar

Moderated by Corey Reardon, president and CEO of AWA Alexander Watson Associates (far right), the panel discussion included (from left) Séamus Lafferty (Accraply-BW Labelling), Amanda Jones (Paragon Inks), Steve Low (SCREEN Europe), Michael Aengenvoort (ROTOCON) and Brendon Toontas (Morgancoat).

THE AWA DecTecTM Conference Seminar – held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cape Town during October – provided a platform for decoration technology professionals to explore the latest innovations and trends. In an era of heightened environmental awareness, sustainable packaging solutions have taken centre stage. The AWA DecTec Seminar, therefore, served as a hub […]

EyeC ProofRunner enhances quality and efficiency at GPI Nigeria

Another happy EyeC ProofRunner installation for Graphic Packaging International (GPI) in Nigeria, thanks to the ROTOCON crew

GRAPHIC Packaging International, based in Nigeria, has recently benefited from the installation of the EyeC ProofRunner Web 800 inspection system (thanks to print technology supplier ROTOCON) – a move that promises to enhance the company’s quality and productivity. We spoke with Warren Riviere, the operations manager of Graphic Packaging International’s carton division, to learn more […]

See green (not red) with SCREEN ink

ROTOCON believes that wineries should insist that their printers consider make use of a SCREEN Truepress Jet L350UV digital printing press to produce their labels. Not only does it offer superior quality and an advanced range of finishing options, but it’s geared toward optimum and efficient production, boding well for both brand and planet.

While wine bottles are readily recyclable and can even be proactively produced to lower their carbon footprint, it’s the label that often the ecological Achilles’ heel. Well-intentioned wineries that want to be eco-friendly may discover that trying to go completely ‘green’ can frustratingly make them see red. Now, print technology suppliers such as ROTOCON offer […]

Think (approved) ink

WHEN faced with increasing production costs, print service providers (PSPs) may be tempted to save money by buying low-cost, unbranded, or white-label printer inks and consumables marketed as ‘compatible’ by third-party ink providers. However, there are compelling reasons to avoid doing so. ROTOCON highlights the imminent risks and benefits of using alternative versus OEM-approved inks and consumables.

WHEN faced with increasing production costs, print service providers (PSPs) may be tempted to save money by buying low-cost, unbranded, or white-label printer inks and consumables marketed as ‘compatible’ by third-party ink providers. However, there are compelling reasons to avoid doing so. ROTOCON highlights the imminent risks and benefits of using alternative versus OEM-approved inks […]