DuPont appoints ROTOCON as its new distributor for Cyrel® products in South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (October 6, 2020) – DuPont de Nemours GmbH has appointed ROTOCON as its new distributor to represent the Cyrel® brand of flexo plates and equipment in South Africa. The product suite is now available through ROTOCON’s headquarters in Cape Town, and branch offices in Johannesburg and Durban.

With its reputable full-service approach, ROTOCON will advise customers on the optimum type of Cyrel® plates, offer innovative financing, and provide local service technicians for installation, comprehensive operator training, and servicing of Cyrel® equipment. DuPont’s local account manager, Kevin Naidu will also provide continued support.

DuPont Cyrel® offers a broad range of flexographic solutions that optimize the quality, productivity ​and sustainability of printers and converters. Under the agreement, all Cyrel® flexo plates and plate making equipment will be available through ROTOCON including the newly available Cyrel® 500 equipment designed to process smaller flexo plates of up to 66x86cm.

Where sustainability and speed to market are important, ROTOCON will offer the latest Cyrel® FAST system which uses no processing solvents and ensures plates are press-ready in 45 minutes, ideal for tag & label and flexible packaging producers.

“It is an honour to be appointed as DuPont’s local distributer in South Africa,” said Michael Aengenvoort, ROTOCON director and co-owner. “We look forward to sharing the benefits of their innovative Cyrel® flexo plates and equipment with South African printers of flexible packaging, tag & label, corrugated, and folding carton solutions.”

About DuPont

DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, imaging, transportation, construction, water, health and wellness, food, and worker safety.

DuPont Contacts:

Kevin Naidu

Gary Weyman

More information can be found at


ROTOCON provides consulting and service to South Africa’s label converters in the narrow web industry, with headquarters in Durbanville, Cape Town and regional offices in Durban and Johannesburg.

In South Africa, ROTOCON represents industry-leading brands including AVT, Cheshire Anilox Technology, Domino, Erhardt+Leimer, Jet Europe, Kocher+Beck, MPS, Pantec GS Systems, Phoseon Technology, Rheintacho, RotoControl, Screen, UV Ray and Wink, in addition to ECOLINE finishing machines. On-site installations, training, after-sales service, maintenance, spare parts, consumables, and refurbished equipment are also available through ROTOCON.

ROTOCON is committed to providing exceptional customer service and after-sales support.

Media Contact:

Heather Roth | Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +49 1522 181 3284

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