Bowler Metcalf Limited

Leaders in the rigid plastics packaging industry.


Group Overview

Bowler Metcalf was formed in 1972, listed in 1987, and is now classified under Containers and Packaging, General Industrials sector of the JSE. The Bowler Metcalf Group consists of two main operating divisions, Plastics (Bowler Plastics) and Filling (Quality Beverages).

Bowler Plastics – Partners in Packaging Solutions

The plastics division specializes in the manufacture of rigid plastic packaging for the toiletry, cosmetic, household, pharmaceutical and food markets, focusing on customized solutions rather than the large volumes, standards market. Manufacturing plants are situated in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Our Head Office is in Cape Town, as is tool design and manufacture.

Modes of manufacture comprise, injection and blow moulding (PVC, HDPE and PP), extrusion (tubes and laminated tubes) together with comprehensive printing and decorating capabilities, and injection stretch blow moulding (PET).

Quality Beverages – A World of Flavours

The filling division manufactures and distributes carbonated soft drinks, under their own and proprietary brands, specializing in unique flavours. Manufacturing plants are situated in Cape Town and Johannesburg, distributing nationally into both the retail and informal markets. 

Mission Statement

It is our mission to:

  • Seamlessly integrate into the supply chain of our customers, providing the quality of goods and technical innovations which will help them to prosper with ourselves.
  • Provide our employees with an environment wherein they can receive suitable training for equal opportunity advancement.
  • Reduce any negative environmental impact caused by our manufacturing process.
  • Conduct our business at the highest level of moral ethics.
  • Reward our shareholders with consistent, superior growth in the earnings per share.

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General Enquiries

Telephone: 27 21 704 2223

Fax: 27 21 704 2224