About PackSolve

PackSolve is one of the largest, black-owned, diversified industrial packaging groups in the Southern African region. We offer clients full turn-key industrial packaging solutions in three clearly defined markets. We specialise in wooden packaging (crating for heavy industry and mining), steel drum manufacturing (juice concentrate and petrochemical industries) and packing solutions for the steel industry, which are all involved in the South African export market.

Established in 2014 through the merger of three of South Africa’s leading industrial packaging entities, the company offers solutions using a variety of materials and substrates, including timber, plastics, steel, paper and strapping.

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In being World Class, PackSolve strives to deliver solutions to market that deliver sustainable benefits to all stakeholders. Our cultural focus on Safety, Quality, diversity, customer service and social responsibility makes us the premiere diversified industrial packaging group in Southern Africa.


To provide innovative packaging solutions which protect our clients’ products & interests, while delivering sustainable benefits to our stakeholders.


PackSolve Packaging

PackSolve Packaging (Pty) Ltd is the leading (Industrial) packaging solutions provider in Southern Africa, we service the mining, power, Automotive, Steel processing, freight & logistics and manufacturing exporter sectors.

Our products include a range of crating solutions with no limits to size or mass, packaging materials, onsite packing solutions, securing of cargo in shipping containers & corrosion protection solutions.

We continue to develop new and improved products and solutions through our R&D division helping to improve the packaging standards in South Africa

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PackSolve Drums

PackSolve Drums enables our clients to deliver drummed products to local and international markets in a safe, healthy, environmentally-friendly, cost effective and sustainable manner. Using any of our steel drum products ensures safe and secure storage and delivery. PackSolve Drums offers a unique concepts and solutions in the drumming industry that sets it apart from all of its competitors; delivery efficiencies in transport and storage reducing the cost per ton of product being moved and being stored.

We provide steel drums with different volumes that meet both local and international standards, over the past 10 years we have developed unique designs in the drums components that cater for the fruit concentrate industry and designed to prolong the lifespan of the drum.

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Market Sectors

Heavy Engineering

Packaging of large machinery and all other items related to the engineering sector can be solved off-site with a solution driven by our client’s needs. We provides a comprehensive range of products and techniques to create value for the construction industry and support sustainable development.

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Power Generation

We offer protective packaging solutions for multiple Power Generation applications.

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We provide customised solutions for manufacturing packaging and equipment solutions.

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Project Management

Our services include hands on project management solutions from inception to completion of the project at hand.

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Container Packaging

For every large-scale project or need we have container solutions that are secure for shipping etc.

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Steel Production

We are IOS certified and provide high-tech anti-corrosion packaging solutions.

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Fruit Juice Concentrate

We have the capabilities to package for liquid concentrates that require foiling and various processes.

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Onsite Solutions

Our on-site solutions are comprehensive for all client’s needs and expectations.

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How we work

PackSolve prides itself on developing long-term relationships with key suppliers and partners as well as nurturing skills development and enforcing employment equity within the company.

We offer a full service end-to-end industrial packaging solution that is centred around partnership and collaboration incorporating quality, integrity, professionalism, excellence, and solutions-driven thinking.

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Leadership Team

Ashley Mabogoane

Non-Executive Director: Chairman (New Seasons Investment Holdings)

Ashley Sefako Mabogoane is a founder shareholder of New Seasons Investment Holdings and currently serves as Executive Chairman of the board of directors, having previously occupied the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Nelson Mwale

Non-Executive Director: CEO (New Seasons Investment Holdings)

Nelson Mwale is the Chief Executive Officer of New Seasons Investment Management. Nelson’s work experience spans across several manufacturing industries, including working as a Projects Engineer at Barlows Earthmoving Equipment Company, Technical Engineer at Dorbyl Structures and Packaging Manager at SAB.

Pamela Mogotlane

Non-Executive Director: CFO (New Seasons Investment Holdings)

Pamela Mogotlane has 15 years of financial management experience and has a BCom Degree from the University of Johannesburg.

Alex Baisch

Executive Director: Chief Executive Officer

In 2006 Alex exited his family run business and bought a start-up production business that provided industrial packaging solutions for the engineering & mining sectors.

Marco Petersen

Executive Director: Chief Operating Officer

I joined a forum for financial directors from various industries known as FD Interact. This is a monthly forum where financial and business issues are discussed as a team with a view to growing and developing personally through the experiences of others.

Larry Koeberg

Director: Group Financial Manager

I started my career in auditing, where I served my articles and qualified as chartered accountant. My intrigue and fascination of the manufacturing environment made my decision to join PackSolve in 2016 an easy one.

Steve Hardman

General Manager: PackSolve Packaging

Steve has gained his management experience through a career spanning 22yrs with global packaging leaders in both the industrial and consumer packaging industries.

Louis Wentzel

General Manager: PackSolve Drums

The value I bring to an organization with all my knowledge and experience is primary focused towards moving a company forward as a unit by increasing and sustaining shareholder value, from a current state into a more profitable future state.

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