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Astrapak Limited (APK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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Astrapak Limited (Astrapak) manufactures and distributes plastic packaging products. The company, together with its subsidiaries, operates under two divisions, namely, Flexibles and Rigids. The Flexibles division offers products such as Alex White, Barrier Film Converters, East Rand Plastics, Knilam Packaging, Packaging Consultants, Peninsula Packaging, Plusnet/Geotex, Saflite and Tristar Plastics. Its Rigids division products include Cinqpet, Cinqplast-Plastop, Consupaq, Hilfort Plastics, JJ Precision Plastics, Marcom Plastics, PAK 2000, and Plastop KZN among others. These products are used in the food, beverage, petrochemical, confectionery, fruit, personal care, industrial and general merchandise markets. The major subsidiaries of the company include Hilfort Plastics (Pty) Ltd, Alex White Holdings (Pty) Ltd, and Astrapak Properties (Pty) Ltd. Astrapak is headquartered in Denver, South Africa.

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Table Of Contents

Astrapak Limited (APK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Astrapak Limited - Key Facts 5
Astrapak Limited - Key Employees 6
Astrapak Limited - Key Employee Biographies 7
Astrapak Limited - Major Products and Services 8
Astrapak Limited - History 9
Astrapak Limited - Company Statement 12
Astrapak Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 21
Astrapak Limited - Business Description 21
Astrapak Limited - Corporate Strategy 22
Astrapak Limited - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
Astrapak Limited - Strengths 23
Strength - Awards and Certifications 23
Strength - Dominant Player 23
Strength - Wide Range of Plastic Packaging Products 23
Astrapak Limited - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - Weak Segmental Performance: Flexibles 24
Astrapak Limited - Opportunities 25
Opportunity - Growing Global Packaging Industry 25
Opportunity - Growing Market Conditions for Plastic Products 25
Opportunity - Corporate Restructuring 25
Astrapak Limited - Threats 26
Threat - Intense Competition 26
Threat - Changes in Environmental Regulations 26
Threat - Volatile Polymer and Crude Oil Prices 26
Astrapak Limited - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29
Performance Chart 31
Financial Performance 31
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33
Section 4 - Appendix 34
Methodology 34
Ratio Definitions 34
About GlobalData 38
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38

List of Tables
Astrapak Limited, Key Facts 5
Astrapak Limited, Key Employees 6
Astrapak Limited, Key Employee Biographies 7
Astrapak Limited, Major Products and Services 8
Astrapak Limited, History 9
Astrapak Limited, Other Locations 17
Astrapak Limited, Subsidiaries 18
Astrapak Limited, Key Competitors 27
Astrapak Limited, Ratios based on current share price 28
Astrapak Limited, Annual Ratios 29
Astrapak Limited, Interim Ratios 32
Currency Codes 34
Capital Market Ratios 34
Equity Ratios 35
Profitability Ratios 35
Cost Ratios 36
Liquidity Ratios 36
Leverage Ratios 37
Efficiency Ratios 37

List of Figures
Astrapak Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 31
Astrapak Limited, Ratio Charts 33

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