Specialist manufacturer of high quality flexible packaging for multiple market sectors

KwaZulu-Natal
Consumer, Food & Retail; Industrial & Manufacturing
Client Code: BM007474
Turnover (Forecast): R249,871,593
EBITDA (Forecast): R50,770,824

The company specialises in manufacturing and producing flexible packaging solutions for blue-chip customers across multiple sectors, with a focus on the food and beverage industry. The company's manufacturing plant houses a significant asset base of equipment that is set up to produce top quality products. Packaging produced by the company is printed to meet each customers specific needs, with an in-house development team that works closely with customers to ensure their needs are understood.

Key Aspects
  • Well-established company with a significant asset and customer base; both barriers to entry in this industry
  • British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification enabling supply to South Africa companies that operate to international standards and require food-safe packaging
  • Printing SA member
  • Blue-chip customer base with end products landing up on the shelves of leading retailers
  • Highly skilled workforce, in-house new product development team and operations team ensure each customer's needs are met
  • Strong management team in place
Opportunities
  • Expanding production capacity and size of packages that can be produced by acquiring a wider printing press which will enable some printing functions that are currently outsourced to be brought in-house
  • Investing in additional power supply to be able to run all machines at production facility simultaneously at full capacity
  • Expanding the geographic footprint of the business to be able to better service its customer bases in other provinces, and target more customers in these locations
  • Improve its B-BEEE status to be able to service more corporate clients and enhance customer acquisition opportunities
  • Investment in marketing and sales representatives to drive sales and increase market share
Headquartered
  • The company is headquartered in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
Current Markets
  • The company services customers across South Africa from its head office facility in Durban, KwaZulu Natal and warehouse branch in Cape Town
  • The company's customer base extends into sub-Saharan Africa, including Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Mauritius and Reunion Island
Potential Markets
  • One of the growth opportunities the company has identified is entering new market sectors that they do not currently service, which include meat packaging, tobacco packaging and pet food packaging