Unwavering support sustains success

2021 PPM Festive Issue Front Cover

WITH 2021 coming to an end, ROTOCON reflects on this year’s highlights and how the company has continued to provide world-class service and gone above and beyond for its labelling and narrow-web industry customers, despite the ongoing challenges created by the pandemic. The year kicked off with a bang as ROTOCON was appointed by DuPont […]

Dynamic digital duo provides new opportunities for printers

IN 2014, ROTOCON partnered with SCREEN as its southern Africa reseller of the Truepress Jet L350UV series label presses. Since then, the L350UV has attracted positive support via 11 local customer installations. The Truepress works in tandem with the ECOLINE RDF 340/440 finishing machine, which can spot colour varnish, coat, foil and laminate digitally printed […]

Hitting perfect 21

After 21 years in the South African market, Coastal Labels evolved into Sullwald Printing Solutions as it grew way beyond serving just the coastal regions and just label clients. Piotr Wnuk from Labels & Labeling reports Sullwald Printing Solutions is a family-owned and run company offering high-quality adhesive and non-adhesive packaging for a wide variety […]

ECOLINE links technology with affordability

ESTABLISHED in 2008, ROTOCON provides tailor-made turnkey solutions for the label printing and packaging industry and is committed to providing first-class customer service and after-sales support. Under the leadership of Michael Aengenvoort and sons, Pascal and Patrick — with a combined 80 years of hands-on experience and knowledge of label printing and finishing machines, accessories, […]

Quality enhancements the blueprint for success

Blue Print Labelling’s owners Wade and Devlin Brodowicz (second from left and second from right) celebrating their investment in a fifth flexo press – an eight-colour ECOLINE RFP 340 – with the ROTOCON team of Michael and Pascal Aengenvoort and John Lomberg.

BLUE PRINT LABELLING, a Pinetown-based label converter run by brothers Devlin and Wade Brodowicz, recently invested in a ROTOCON ECOLINE RFP 340 flexographic press and a complementary ECOLINE RSI 340 slitting, inspection and rewinding system. Devlin reports that the entrepreneurial business has always been aligned with essential service types of customers and wasn’t exposed to […]

Triple investment complements tripling of capacity

ROTOCON technicians Reggie Gilbert and Sachin Sukhlal with Uni-Nam Labels' owners, Barry Skjoldhammer and Schalk Burger, and the operator of the ECOLINE RFP 340, Johannes Tushimbeni. In preparation for the commissioning of this eight-colour flexo press, the company had to install a new transformer and mini substation to upgrade its power supply from 80 to 300 Amps.

Uni-Nam Labels, a Windhoek-based label converter, recently invested in Namibia’s first ROTOCON ECOLINE RFP 340 flexographic press, plus a complementary ECOLINE RSI 340 slitting, inspection and rewinding system and ECOLINE Pro Mount platemounter. Since its establishment four years ago, Uni-Nam Labels has strived to become the preferred self-adhesive label supplier to Namibian companies by producing […]

ROTOCON and Win-Pak build value adding finishing partnership

Win-Pak’s print manager Basil Forbes is impressed with ROTOCON’s ECOLINE flatbed silkscreen press.

CAPE TOWN-BASED Win-Pak recently invested in ROTOCON’s ECOLINE flatbed silkscreen press to help improve capacity in its value-addition label finishing department and ensure customers’ demands are met timeously. Since deciding to enter the label market, Win-Pak has experienced tremendous growth and positive feedback from the market. In 2018, Win-Pak invested in an HP Indigo 6R […]

Another über-professional Aengenvoort installation

ROTOCON director Patrick Aengenvoort with Innovation Shrink and Wrap’s co-owners Daniel Hanson and Gareth Ketley

The Innovation Shrink and Wrap (ISW) factory east of Johannesburg has more than enough space to accommodate great technology. Recently, however, that technology was dragging its castors. Late last year, needing more capacity to meet the increased demand for short-run work spurred partly by the pandemic, co-owners Daniel Hanson and Gareth Ketley ordered a second-hand […]

Partnership crucial to SMMEs’ success

For ROTOCON, it’s not all about pushing presses. The company also understands the need to give back. By providing proper business guidance, quality equipment and solid partnership support, they’re contributing to the success of SMMES such as ProPrint Screening and Label Solutions while helping South Africa’s economy to prosper. Cape Town-Based ProPrint Screening and Label […]

First-ever ECOLINE stands the test of time


ROTOCON’S first-ever ECOLINE RDF 330 digital printed label converting and finishing machine installed in South Africa has been providing consistent and reliable results for Stellenbosch-based Label Mountain since 2016. Five years ago, Label Mountain opened its doors as the first dedicated label printer located along the Stellenbosch Wine Route. Although the company’s focus is still […]