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Thermopac and Pak2000 choose TransLution™ for label printing & scanning

Thermopac and Pak2000, divisions of Astrapak, produce high volumes of rigid moulded, and thermoformed plastic packaging products. These sites have chosen TransLution™ Software to automate the label printing process.

Thermopac, based in Cape Town, uses TransLution™ exclusively for label printing while Pak2000, based in Pinetown, utilises the system to print job labels that can be scanned to process job issues and receipts in SYSPRO.

The goal is to extend these functions to further automate processes as it is being done at two other Astrapak facilities – Marcom & Consupaq – and to extend all the processes to several other sites.

About

RPC Astrapak is a specialised manufacturer of an extensive range of rigid moulded, and thermoformed plastic packaging products serving the African market. The Group focuses on innovation-led growth in plastic packaging and is structured for long-term sustainability through a balance of organic and project based growth.

TransLution™ software was developed to assist manufacturing, warehousing and distribution companies to better manage their business processes and stock handling. The TransLution™ product is particularly focussed on robust integration to customers’ existing ERP, accounting and stock management software for a wide range of transactions. TransLution™ is distributed in Africa by Afrisoft Africa (Pty) Ltd and in Europe by K3 SYSPRO.

Afrisoft Africa (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1998 to serve the specialised needs of agribusiness, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution companies. Afrisoft provides consulting services for business improvement and distributes, implements and supports TransLution, AGRISand other business improvement software in Africa.

 

Supreme Poultry implements TransLution™ Load Planning to assist with planning loads and loading trucks

Supreme Poultry is the third largest poultry producer in South Africa and a supplier to key quick service restaurant chains, including KFC, Nando’s and Famous Brands. With such a high throughput, they chose to implement TransLution™ Software Load Planning to assist with planning loads and loading trucks.

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Afrisoft Africa deploys TransLution™ Software to assist St Leger & Viney with textiles warehouse management

St Leger & Viney is the leading distributor of decorative fabrics and wallcoverings to South Africa’s design industry professionals. As demand for their products has grown they began developing their own unique material with mills and weavers from around the world. The large quantities of fabric stock moving through the warehouse requires accurate receiving, dye batch management, tracking and distribution. Afrisoft Africa deployed TransLution™ Software to address the challenges faced by St Leger & Viney in their warehouse.

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St Leger and Viney uses TransLution™ to track sample books

St Leger and Viney, major South African distributor of fabrics and wallcoverings, has been successfully running the TransLution™ Software for over 10 years

They recently decided to expand their implementation of the product to include serialised tracking of their sample books.

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Bravo Sleep Products extends TransLution™ Software implementation into Durban

After successful TransLution™ implementations in Johannesburg and Namibia, Bravo Sleep has extended the use of TransLution™ to a third site in Durban.

As with the other two sites, Durban uses the same TransLution™ database as Johannesburg and communicates directly via the scanners and touchscreens to a database in Johannesburg.

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