Reports cite that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. Despite these alarming statistics, consumers’ consumption of plastic-based products is not changing. In the spirit of National Recycling Week, taking place from 10 to 15 September 2018, Tim Stewart, Executive: Packaging at Novus Holdings, takes a look at the issue of plastic pollution and asks the question, what really needs to change? We tend to blame plastic for polluting the environment, but the way we are using it might very well be the problem. Earlier…
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.