RENLAW IN THE NEWS
“The poultry industry plays a huge role in the economy of Africa. Cheaper and healthier than red meat, chicken remains an incredibly popular meat from Cape to Cairo. Food Manufacturing Africa spoke to Mikko Brunner of Renlaw, a Cape Town-based engineering firm specialising in industrial food-processing and packaging blades…”
“For the economy to grow and jobs to be created, a substantial increase in domestic demand is essential. The most direct way for South Africans to create jobs is to buy South African products.
The biggest challenge faced by local business is a reluctance on the part of consumers to buy locally produced goods. This is primarily due to the assumption they are inferior to imported goods. Food Review spoke to Mikko Brunner of Renlaw Engineering to get his take on the local movement, its benefits and limitations…”
“A visit to a business called Renlaw Engineering in Retreat, Cape Town, is an unexpected eye-opener. Founded in 1985 by Swiss expert, Walter Brunner, and today managed by his son, Mikko Brunner, the firm has become an undisputed leader in the local manufacture of industrial cutting tools, reports Gill Loubser…”
See Renlaw on page 31 of this edition of Food Manufacturing Africa.
“Renlaw was established in 1985 by Swiss toolmaker, Walter Brunner. The company is now run by his son, Mikko. In the past five years, Renlaw has become one of Africa’s leading manufacturers of precision cutting tools for the food processing and packaging industries…”
“Mikko Brunner en sy pa, Walter, werk saam in hul onderneming, Renlaw, wat lemme en messe vir nywerheidsgebruik vervaardig. Mikko het tussen sowat 30 masjiene in hul aanleg in Retreat aan Liana Mocke gewys hoe hulle hul brood en botter verdien…”
“As Louis Sullivan famously remarked, ‘form follows function’, something contemporary manufacturing and packaging companies would do well to remember. So says Mikko Brunner, MD of Renlaw – a Cape Town-based engineering firm specialising in industrial cutting tools for the printing, food-processing and packaging sectors…”
“Custom blades can save you money. Earlier this month, Food Review caught up with Mikko Brunner of Renlaw, a Cape Town-based engineering firm specialising in industrial cutting tools. We wanted to gain a little more insight into the options and benefits of blade customisation for vertical form, fill and seal (VFFS) machines…”
“The consumption of ready-to-eat meals is showing sustained growth. Globally, pre-prepared meals are flying off shelves at an unprecedented rate. This trend is set to continue in the future. We chat to Mikko Brunner of Renlaw on how this development is affecting consumption patterns in convenience food…”
“According to the World Economic Forum, the greatest opportunity for realizing Africa’s growth potential is often overlooked, despite lying within the continent: Africa’s ability to trade and do business with itself. To paraphrase South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, “If we do not buy the food that comes out of African soil, there will be no farms and no farmworkers. If we do not buy the goods made by African hands, there will be no factories and no workers. The most direct way for Africans and African companies to create jobs is to buy only African products…”
“The meticulously crafted tools of Cape Town based industrial cutting tool manufacturer, Renlaw, meet the highest standards of quality, strength and durability. The company’s precise engineering and investment in new tooling technology has enabled it to create bespoke solutions for diverse requirements…”
“A Cape Town-based industrial blades supplier, Renlaw, is seeing growing demand for its cutting tools coming from food processing and packaging operations on the continent, according to the company’s director, Mikko Brunner…”
“Cape Town-based cutting tools manufacturer Renlaw in August announced a yearly growth increase of 35%, owing to the reinvestment of funds granted under the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI’s) Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP), emphasizing the potential for expansion in what is known to be an import-dominated sector…”