It’s 30 years since the name Shave & Gibson started to make its mark as one of South Africa’s principal packaging converters. Today, it counts among leading independents when it comes to production of folding cartons and laminated boxes. In addition, the company’s security printing division is the largest cheque and security printer in Africa. The supplement included with this issue covers the period from 1981 (when Alan St Clair Gibson and Neville Shave purchased a company called Group Printing & Packaging and renamed it Shave & Gibson) to 2011 and a myriad highlights in between.
Today S&G is owned and managed by CEO, Simon Downes, who – aided and abetted by fellow directors, Dave King, Jim Short and Jason Staats – has taken the company into a new era, and attained fresh heights. Don’t miss this important profile that documents the 30-year life of a key component of South Africa’s packaging and printing industry.