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A few words about us

Plastic Bag Printing is an expert paper bag manufacturing company located in Johannesburg. We provide cost effective, eco-friendly packaging to clients all over Southern Africa. With a proud history dating back more than 25 years, we have established ourselves as leaders in the creation of a wide range of bespoke paper products. All our paper is sourced and imported from sustainable sources, guaranteeing the very best quality and price to our customers. We also own the sole rights to import high-end serviettes from the Plastic Bag Printing. We service local and international markets in retail and hospitality industries but also sell small batches directly to the public, catering to every type of celebration. Pharmacy, catering and food bags, as well as custom printing retail bags, wrapping and tissue paper – these are the products that have earned Lanpack its top reputation. Superior quality and excellent customer service form part of the backbone of the Plastic Bag Printing business. As a company that is built on strong family values, integrity, dedication and hard work, we pride ourselves on our top customer service and the longstanding relationships built with like-minded clients. Trust our highly skilled in-house team of design, production and customer service experts to advise you on product options, printing options, design and quality control to ensure an end result of the highest quality.


Call Our Team on 073 625 5637

We offer solutions for your customers' needs

At Plastic Bag Printing we say “You Provide the Challenge, We’ll Provide the Solution” – and we mean it. If your customer doesn’t see a size or color that meets their needs, we’ll be happy to work with you to find a packaging solution for them. We offer a variety of customization options that may be helpful for your specialty customers:

Custom Sizes

Because we manufacture nearly all of the products we sell in our facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin, we have the ability to create custom sizes for most bag types. While most retail, food service, and eCommerce customers use our standard sizes, we never shy away from creating a custom solution specific to your customer’s individual business need.  Call our award-winning customer service team today to discuss creating a custom solution that will fit your customer’s needs. Interested in some examples of what custom size bags are used for? Click to read how we’ve helped other customers with a custom bag size.

Custom Color

Color can be iconic. Many retail brands can be identified simply by the color of the bag that contains their treasures. Think of Tiffany blue, Target red, or Apple white. When a color is the key to your client’s identity, we can make that color happen in their packaging. Our flexographic printing capabilities mean we can create a custom bag color by tinting our standard paper to a color of your choosing. So if our array of stock color doesn’t give your customer the specialized look they desire, please call our customer service team to find out more about custom tinting, or ask about providing your own custom tinted paper and having  Plastic Bag Printing convert it into the perfect retail bags. Click here to read about how we’ve helped other customers with a custom color.

Specialty Paper

Our machines have the capability to convert many weights and grades of paper into bags. We have manufactured bags using glassine, grease-resistant paper, laminated papers, clay-coated paper, heavy-weight paper, linerboard, and more. Call today to find out more about our ability to convert specialty papers and how they can help your customer. How one customer sent us specialty paper that we converted into cookie bags.

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Plastic Bag Printing offers roll-to-roll slitting where we configure jumbo reels of paper to smaller reels as per your specifications. We also do roll-to-roll rewinding, where we convert jumbo rolls into smaller rolls.

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Plastic Bag Printing Johannesburg

We offer flexo printing for up to six colours on a wide variety of materials according to your specifications (reel-to-reel only) and with your supplied material. We have two flexographic printing presses with skilled machine minders on hand to ensure a high quality result.

Please note, our minimum print run is 500kg.

Testimonials From Our Clients

Create long-lasting exposure for your brand by using the walking billboards that are paper packaging. Not only are they environmentally friendly but also a chic way to wrap up the shopping experience for your customers. We never compromise on quality and can manufacture packaging to your exact specifications. We only use paper from sustainable sources. We can print you logo on any of our products: Fast food bags, Pie bags, Serviettes Square bottom Bags Duplex Bags Sheets, Burger wraps, Tray liners Tissue paper, rolls or sheets Wrapping paper, rolls or sheets Shopping bags. A few things to note: 50% deposit required Once-off printing plate cost We require three weeks lead time from the date of order received Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) – 20 000 units

Call Our Team at 073 625 5637


Company Values

Our corporate values represent the DNA of our organization. It is our intention to act in accordance with these values internally and externally – even when no one would know. This is who we are and how we operate as an organization:

  • We tell the truth.
  • We are fair and objective.
  • We respect the individual.
  • We strive for perfection.
  • We always do the right thing.
  • We accept responsibility.
  • We are a customer advocate and champion, focused on meeting and exceeding their expectations.
  • We encourage intellectual curiosity.
  • We hold ourselves and team members accountable to the plan.
  • We utilize data for problem resolution and to guide our decisions for the future.
  • We seek out and utilize technology to our advantage whenever and wherever possible.
  • We are focused in a culture that values results, driven by the individual’s clear expectations consistent with the mission and vision of the organization.

Eco Statement

Plastic Bag Printing takes very seriously our commitment to being good stewards of the environment. In fact, the highest environmental award bestowed by the City of Johannesburg upon outstanding organizations, companies or municipalities. So needless to say, we make every effort to use high recycled-content paper to produce the wide variety of products for those customers who share our commitment to sound environmental practices.

We have sought out and aligned ourselves with some of the most respected and conservation-minded paper companies in Africa. Most of the mills we purchase from subscribe to third-party certification from Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) or the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for chain-of-custody and sales tracking systems relative to the origin of both recycled and virgin fiber.

Given the wide variety of products we manufacture, every product has a purpose and every purpose has a special need. Therefore, we match the end-use of the product with the appropriate paper to make it. Many of our products are made with 100% recycled fiber content. Some products, like our shipping bags, require extra strength and are a blend of recycled and virgin fiber.

Responsible purchasing practices for raw materials and cartons are only part of our commitment to the environment. Our production team has implemented LEAN manufacturing procedures and utilizes a SPEC ink mixing, dispensing, and storage system to more accurately calculate required ink and to reformulate work-off ink. Any ink not reformulated is mixed to black, entirely eliminating waste.

In addition, our facility uses ORION energy-efficient lighting – reducing energy and maintenance. Our team is also dedicated to recycling. We work with local recycling companies to recycle light bulbs, aluminum, office and manufacturing waste paper and waste oil. Paper-reducing strategies have been implemented for intra-office communications as well as marketing efforts, invoices and quotes.

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