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Pyrotec is a privately owned South African company that specialises in providing innovative and top quality product identification solutions. The company's extensive service offering includes on-pack product identification solutions including self-adhesive labels systems, as well as coding and labeling equipment.
With a service offering founded on a dedication to quality, operational reliability, and excellent service, the Cape based company has a national footprint with centres in major cities across the country. With more than 40 years experience, Pyrotec has three brands operating under its ambit: Pyrotec PackMedia, Pyrotec PackMark and Tower which includes TobyTower. The proudly independent company is headed-up by Managing Director, Rowan Beattie.

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Pyrotec PackMark is the machinery division of Pyrotec that offers an extensive range of labelling, coding and print & apply equipment. It is the exclusive South African distributor for a variety of leading international OEM’s, including Markem-Imaje, ALtech and Harlands, amongst others.

With over 40 years of experience, Pyrotec PackMark works with both multi-national and local companies in South Africa on coding and labelling applications, from initial assessment through to project design and management, to hand over. PackMark prides itself on matching the world-class equipment it offers with the high standard of service and support it has come to exemplify. Customers can rest assured in the knowledge that at any point after a sale, PackMark’s internationally trained technicians are available 24/7 in all major centres in South Africa through a toll free helpline for technical machine-related enquiries. PackMark also has an extensive stock-holding of spares and consumables.

Pyrotec PackMedia is a division Pyrotec that offers informational and promotional on-pack devices to a variety of sectors, from FMCG through to pharmaceutical and agrochemical.

PackMedia manufactures innovative and premium quality multi-dimensional packaging labels. The range includes Fix-a-Form™ (a Multi-Page Leaflet Label used for promotional and informational labelling, Protags (automatically applied neck-tags), Do-It Hang Tags, and ElastiTag® - a unique hang tag that can be used for labelling, branding and marketing a wide variety of products, from produce to cosmetics. The tag is custom manufactured to suit the brand’s needs and objectives, and the unique elastomer loop is designed to fit snugly around the product.




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Unzipping the latest innovation from Fix-a-Form®
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ElastiTag®, stretching budgets the classy way 13
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Thermal inkjet technology allows Pyrotec to meet evolving traceability needs
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The rise of the leaflet-label: a great idea that stuck
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