Packa-ching incentivises “trash for cash”

Recycling in South Africa is still a habit which requires impetus in South Africa. Most South Africans are not yet in the habit of regularly recycling, and the facts don’t lie: 95% of the population does not actively engage in recycling. Polyco is a non-profit organisation who, through their impressive initiative Packa-ching, endeavours to increase recycling rates through educating and employing people from low income communities.

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Mylene Paynter
Get a Grip on Pet Food Bags

Pets are an integral part of our lives and keeping them healthy and well-fed is as important as looking after our own diet. A single bag of food for larger pets can be quite heavy and cumbersome to carry.

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Mylene Paynter
1000 and 1500 injury-free day milestones

Berry Astrapak has achieved two great results at its JJ Precision plant in Maxmead and its Plastech plant in East London marking both 1000 and 1500 injury-free days respectively. We congratulate every single team member who contributed to this significant achievement.

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Mylene Paynter
Berry Astrapak continues to improve B-BBEE status

Berry Astrapak has improved its rating from a Level 4 to a Level 2 B-BBEE certificate, which was independently verified in accordance with the Codes of Good Practice. The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Verification Certificate is based on information provided to Renaissance SA Ratings, a SANAS accredited BEE Verification agency.

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Mylene Paynter
With Minnie Dlamini, a star is born

In this collaboration with Berry Astrapak and Zeta Labs, a star is born: a brand new, personal care range by local celebrity Minnie Dlamini. Zeta Labs approached Berry Astrapak with this unique project because of our quality and attention to detail when creating new moulds, enabling the finished product to be advertised as premium and upmarket.

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Sarah Oosthuizen
Berry + RPC: Advancing Together

On July 1st Berry Global Group, Inc. completed the acquisition of RPC Group Plc. RPC and Berry are a natural and synergistic fit, and the joining of our two companies is truly transformational. The combined company will be able to provide customers with enhanced global value through an expanded wealth of knowledge, innovative technologies, and geographic footprint.

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Mylene Paynter
Senior Management Changes at RPC Astrapak

In order to position the Company to fulfil its medium term growth plans, deal with the current operational and economic challenges in South Africa, as well as fulfil the career aspirations of a number of members of our wider Management Team, the Board of RPC Astrapak has decided to phase in the following changes with effect from 17 June 2019.

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Mylene Paynter