Lockdown | Alcohol restrictions will impact canned beverages too, warns Nampak

2020-03-30 16:29

Nampak says that some of its factories remain operational during the 21-day lockdown.

Eskom’s new boss officially starts today – here’s what we know about André de Ruyter

2020-01-06 09:05

Apart from a renewed bout of load-shedding and power stations that are falling apart, the new Eskom CEO heads an operation with earnings that are far exceeded by its debt repayments.

Nampak appoints Erik Smuts as new CEO

2019-12-10 17:40

His predecessor, Andre de Ruyter, is set to take over as CEO of debt-laden power utility Eskom, which is currently grappling with rolling power outages.

Nampak anticipating heavy hit from Zimbabwe, Angola

2019-11-26 14:19

The packaging company has warned of plummeting earnings and heavy foreign exchange losses.

Shareholder activist set to tackle Nampak CEO's R8m bonus

2019-01-30 21:32

Shareholder-activist Theo Botha says he will raise concerns about yet another R8m bonus for the Nampak CEO, at a time when the company is not performing well.

African operations boost Nampak's first-half results

2018-05-30 19:08

Packaging company Nampak has posted a 2% revenue increase to R8.8bn in earnings for the six months to end-March 2018.

SHARE WATCH: Forgotten shares that might offer value

2016-09-14 10:14

Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart looks at shares that are often cast aside, which might offer value in this week's five shares to watch.

Nampak invests further in profitable Zim unit

2016-05-03 18:04

Nampak has invested over $2m into its Zimbabwe unit, which posted a $2.4m interim operating profit after benefiting from stronger demand for packaging material.

Nampak commits to future in Zim

2015-12-04 14:44

Nampak says investments into additional capacity and expanded product range shows it remains committed to Zimbabwe, despite the country's economic headwinds.

Nampak targeting 100% market share in Angola

2015-09-22 07:48

Nampak is targeting 100% market share in Angola as the country’s buyers seek a local manufacturer in response to government plans for an import duty on the industry.


PIC increases stake in Nampak to 20.5%

2020-01-24 16:32

The PIC which invest on behalf of government employees pension funds has increased its stake in Nampak to 20.54%

New Nampak CEO to start on Monday, as De Ruyter leaves to head up Eskom

2020-01-03 12:27

The JSE-listed packaging company says its new head Erik Smuts will start on Monday, 10 days earlier than originally planned.

Packaging company Nampak's shares plummet 17% as it bleeds R390m

2019-11-27 13:03

Nampak headline earnings per share is down more than two-thirds for the financial year ended September 30, 2019.

Demand for milk cartons, cans helps Nampak - but plastic sales are down

2019-09-25 16:20

Food can volumes were down due to a loss of a major contract for canned vegetables.

Nampak ramps up aluminium cans in response to plastic backlash

2018-11-27 21:23

Nampak is ramping up production of aluminium cans as Africa’s biggest producer of beverage packaging responds to consumers’ global retreat from plastic.

Markets edge higher as rand loses ground

2017-05-30 20:00

The rand continued to weaken but the local bourse showed improvements as American and British markets were back online.

Nampak Heps up 21% as it prepares for tough second half

2016-06-01 16:59

Nampak has announced a 21% rise in adjusted headline earnings per share for the six months to end-March, as it gears up for what it sees as a challenging second half.

Ted Black goes ROAM: Do your people know their Critical Number?

2016-04-28 16:22

Ted Black moves upstream and takes a look at packaging group Nampak. He takes a look at employee targets, and by using the ROAM model shows a varying take on this critical number.

Back to basics: It worked for Nampak, it can work for your business

2015-10-01 10:17

The manufacturing sector in South Africa is under intense pressure with increasing headwinds placing the long-term viability of industry under threat. It is the government’s responsibility to create an enabling environment, but manufacturers must look at their own operations and decide what efficiencies they can unlock to create value

Nampak first-half profit falls

2015-05-26 15:38

Nampak says first-half profit has fallen as declining margins at its South African unit offset gains elsewhere on the continent.

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