A turn-key triumph

Pascal Aengenvoort (ROTOCON sales director), Anthea da Silva (RAM Labels’ head of operations), Thomas Veenstra (RAM Labels owner) and Jodene Martin (RAM Labels’ head of production)

FOR RAM Self-Adhesive Labels – a newly-established label and packaging expert situated in the industrial node of Blackheath, Cape Town – the decision to make ROTOCON its all-exclusive technology and equipment supplier was a no-brainer. The business opened its doors in November 2022 when owner Thomas Veenstra decided to take the leap after nearly 20 […]

Labelling technologies showcased in Southeast Asia

EARLIER this month, ROTOCON director Patrick Aengenvoort attended Labelexpo Southeast Asia in Bangkok, Thailand. ‘Although the show was smaller than its European counterpart that takes place in Brussels, Belgium – which is traditionally attended by South African industry role players – the same cutting-edge technologies were on display by our ECOLINE AND CHROME machinery partners […]

Adding the finishing touches

Die-cutting, embellishments, foil stamping – why these finishes matter when considering a printer to produce your labels. In the wine industry, a label is much more than a sticker on the bottle to identify the brand. A label is a winery’s silent salesperson. That’s why it’s so important to put as much time and thought […]

Investments worth their weight in return

IN the year since PPM reported that Weightron, a southern African provider of labelling services and industrial weighing equipment, invested in two ECOLINE machines from ROTOCON – an RSI 340 slitter rewinder and an eight-colour RFP 340 UV LED flexo press – the company’s square meterage of labels produced has increased from around 250 000 […]

Trained by the best

Tony Gill (SCREEN Europe regional service manager) and Kyle Hattingh (ROTOCON service technician).

WITH its field technicians receiving extensive training on-site at SCREEN’s headquarters in the Netherlands, ROTOCON is well positioned to serve local customers with superior technical support on the Truepress Jet L350UV digital press series. Apart from the warm welcome he received at SCREEN’s headquarters in the Netherlands last year, ROTOCON service technician Kyle Hattingh describes […]

Dynamic digital duo

Pascal Aengenvoort (ROTOCON sales director), Michael Aengenvoort (ROTOCON group CEO), Basil Odiar (Avvo Labels machine operator and floor manager), Banie Stafford (B.Creative Marketing) and Akhmuth Sayed (ROTOCON Durban branch manager).

TO remain competitive in the digital printing market, Durban-based Avvo Labels invested in another SCREEN Truepress Jet L350UV SAI S. Together with its ROTOCON ECOLINE RDF 330 digital label converting and finishing machine – both purchased through ROTOCON – the company boasts a quintessential digital combination. Avvo Labels have been operating out of Durban since […]

A family business built on trust

Ricky and Vernon Pillay (GTV Label Master co-owners), Collin Naidoo (production manager and co-owner), Chris Naidoo (machine operator) and Ravi Pillay (co-owner).

DESPITE repeatedly being turned away by financial institutions, GTV Label Master owners – Ravi, Ricky and Vernon Pillay – were determined to succeed. With sheer resolution, a streak of luck, and a bit of brotherly love, they managed to turn the business into one of Durban’s most prosperous printing companies. In 1989, Thangvaloo Pillay and […]

Putting customers and communication first

Labelton’s owners, Leandri and Jacques van Tonder and production supervisor, Philip Molefe

IN the six years since husband-and-wife team Jacques and Leandri van Tonder established Labelton in Boksburg, the company has diversified from producing stationery labels to servicing the needs of the automotive, pharmaceutical, agricultural and chemical-related product sectors. Jacques explains that the company recently implemented a night shift and a seven-day working week. ‘We have thrived […]

Training cracks the quality code

A commitment to quality and innovation forms the cornerstone of ROTOCON’s philosophy of always providing the best in customer service and support. ‘We believe the real value of the company lies in our people because it takes very skilled individuals with a built-in level of commitment and initiative to elevate customer service to the next […]

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 […]