With unemployment rates at a whopping 27.1% in the second quarter of 2018, the current state of the economy and 51.7% of the South African population being female, it is important for women to be granted opportunities in what is traditionally viewed as male-dominated industries, such as trade and manufacturing. This is the view of Nelia Burger, training and development manager at Novus Holdings, who says that South Africa still has a long way to go to remove barriers for women to enter these industries. “Artisans play a critical role…
With a rich history stretching back over a hundred years, Novus Holdings is one of southern Africa’s largest print production and manufacturing operations. From short to long print runs across all forms of print material, labelling and plastic packaging to jumbo wadding from our Tissue division, it is our ongoing investment in people and technology that allows us to deliver the industry solutions of tomorrow, today.
As a leader in commercial printing, our plants are equipped with the most advanced print technology. From book printing to flyers, brochure printing to magazines, our highly efficient and fully automated production processes deliver best-in-industry results for clients continent-wide.
From luxury foiled, embossed or die-cut labels to specialised labels featuring security holograms or back printing, we have the printing technology to make it happen. A wide range of flexible plastic packaging solutions for the FMCG sector completes our offering.
Our KwaZulu-Natal based tissue manufacturing plant uses waste paper produced by our Group’s extensive printing operations to make environmentally-friendly bulk tissue and wadding products for onward use by manufacturers of household tissue products.