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.

Nampak gets share acquisition notice

2015-01-26 11:30

Nampak receives a formal notification of acquisition of an interest in the ordinary shares of the company.

Nampak to invest $10m in Zim business

2014-08-21 20:08

Nampak says it will invest $10m in the next 12 months to expand its Zimbabwean business after consolidating the operations under one company.

Nampak seeks to expand Zim operations

2014-07-31 16:30

Nampak plans to expand its footprint in Zimbabwe through a consolidation deal which will make the enlarged group the largest packaging company in that country.


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.

SA imports pose threat to Nampak Zim

2015-02-12 10:36

Nampak Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwean affiliate of Nampak, says cheap imports are affecting its sales volumes and profit margins.

Nampak rebrands, lists Zim units

2014-12-24 09:15

JSE-listed and Africa’s biggest packaging firm Nampak has rebranded its Zimbabwe based subsidiaries to Nampak Zimbabwe.

Nampak may double capacity at Nigeria factory

2014-08-01 14:30

Nampak, Africa's biggest packing firm, is considering doubling the capacity of its Nigerian beverage can factory to meet its fast-growing demand.

Numsa snubs new wage offer amid violence

2014-07-04 09:38

Striking union Numsa has rejected an increased wage offer and there have been "serious incidents of violence" by strikers, says employers' group Seifsa.

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