Issue 09

Symrise : A Winning Taste for Life

Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavorings, cosmetic active ingredients, raw materials and functional ingredients and its clients include manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, the pharmaceutical industry and producers of nutritional supplements.

Crystal Paper Group : Full Flush

Crystal Paper is recognised as being the leading independent tissue paper manufacturer in Africa.

Unilever Food Solutions : Growth is on the Menu

Unilever Food Solutions helps chefs all over the world “serve tasty, wholesome meals that keep guests coming back for more.”

Pep Clothing : The Fabric of a Community

For more than 40 years, Pep Clothing, the manufacturing division of Pepkor, has been clothing South Africa. the company has been dedicated to providing every variety of high quality apparel.

Kansai Plascon : African Ambitions

Kansai Plascon is a company with expansion on its mind. Already the premier paint company in South Africa, Plascon was purchased by Japanese company Kansai in 2012.

Saab Grintek Defence : Excelling on a Global Stage

Saab Grintek Defence is a South African company with a global reputation.

Air Uganda : The Wings of East Africa

Meridiana Africa Airlines Limited, trading as Air Uganda, is a privately owned airline founded in 2007 in Uganda.

Elite Clearing & Forwarding : A Clear Winner

Elite Clearing & Forwarding (Pty) Ltd is an expert international shipping company offering comprehensive logistics & freight solutions.

Helios Towers Nigeria : Towering Above the Rest

Helios Towers Nigeria provides fully-managed tower sites for the telecoms industry in Nigeria. We spoke to CEO Inder Bajaj about keeping Nigeria connected.

Castrol South Africa : Running Smoothly

Castrol South Africa has been making oil since men have been making cars, using its experience to create a top of the line product.

PetroSA : South Africa’s National Oil Company

PetroSA continues “to perform admirably”, achieving a R593 million net profit for the 2012/13 financial year.

Altrisk : Maintaining a Niche Focus

Altrisk is a specialist long term risk product provider whose reputation has been built around superior underwriting expertise.

GA Insurance : Poised for Growth

GA Insurance is one of the oldest insurance companies operating in Kenya, underwriting all classes of general insurance, including medical and travel.

Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital : Caring for Kenya

Africa Outlook speaks to Dr John Kibosia of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital about what it’s like operating Kenya’s second largest referral hospital.

Mantrac Nigeria : Powering Up

Mantrac Nigeria distributes and supports the full range of Caterpillar construction machines, power systems and material handling equipment. We talk to strategic planning and marketing manager James Agama.

Concord Cranes : Reaching New Heights

In 2012 Investec facilitated a transaction whereby Concord Cranes Ltd became the holding company of Anglo-V3 Crane Hire and Elcon Crane Hire.

Greenbelt Fertilisers : Eyeing African Expansion

Greenbelt Fertilisers, a 100 percent subsidiary of CHC Commodities, plays a major role in Africa’s farming community. We talk to managing director Robert Coventry.