Industrial packaging is 100% Our Focus It's our business to minimise your risks and save you costs Outsource your
packaging function
Offering quality solutions in the industrial sector
Offering Diversified Solutions Securely packed Stainless Steel Coils ready for export. Multiple Materials Multiple Solutions Including the use of plastic, steel, timber and technology. Quality Assurance Guaranteed Innovating in the steel drum sector A tried and trusted
innovative packaging partner.
Turnkey packaging solutions for the export of steel.
Sustainable solution and design in The Drumming INDUSTRY

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 (fruit juice concentrate) 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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Our Customers


In being World Class, PackSolve strives to deliver solutions to the 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 Export sectors.

We provide customised solutions for our clients to minimise risk and save costs.

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 use mutliple solutions that includes the use op plastic, steel, strapping, timber and technology.

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

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.

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 provide a comprehensive range of products and techniques to create value for the construction industry and support sustainable development.

Power Generation

We offer protective packaging solutions for multiple Power Generation applications.


We provide customised solutions for manufacturing packaging and equipment solutions.

Project Management

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

Container Packaging

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

Steel Production

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

Fruit Juice Concentrate

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

Onsite Solutions

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

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.


Leadership Team

Nelson Mwale

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.

Anthony Sher

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

Anthony has more than 20 years commercial experience in commerce, private equity, asset management and property development.

Johan Le Roux

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

Johan joined Nodus in 2006 from Deloitte Corporate Finance, where he was a senior manager in the M&A Advisory division.

Louis Wentzel - PackSolve CEO

Louis Wentzel

Chief Executive Officer

Louis has more than 34 years industry experience. He is focused on improving shareholder value by ensuring growth and profitability.

Steve Hardman

Chief Operating Officer

Steve has 24 years of experience in management where he worked with global packaging leaders in both industrial and consumer packaging industries.

Larry Koeberg - PackSolve CFO

Larry Koeberg

Chief Financial Officer

Larry qualified as a chartered accountant after starting his career in auditing. His intrigue in the manufacturing industry made his decision to join the team in 2016 an easy one.

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