Botes - Lithographer - Durban, KZN, South Africa

Nickey Botes

Durban, KZN, South Africa




23 years in the printing industry and covered all types of printing

Work History

"Nickey Botes Print Specialist"

With 22 years printing experience behind me I am finding new business and sourcing suppliers, and representing the customer's printing requirements. When it comes to any printing technicalities, the customer should have full faith that the advice given is that of sound knowledge that a informed decision can be made with out repercussions.

; Triumph printing and packaging


Machine Heidelberg

cpc 2000CD 102 5color plus roller coating unit. Heidelberg speedmaster 102, 4 color and 5 color
Printing of pharmaceutical packaging, food packaging, product packaging. Member in the steering committee with in the company, member of the equity task team and a member of the communication task team.
Position in the company, lithographer and working print shift manager.
Reason for leaving company offered retrenchment packages.

; African jewels

lithographer / foreman

Machine Miller

102 5color
All general printing and working in the production division.
Position in the company, lithographer / foreman
Reason for leaving, company closed down.

; Kohler Carton and print


Machine Heidelberg CD

102 5color plus roller coating unit
Heidelberg speedmaster 6 color classic
Printing of product packaging and label paper.
Position in the company, lithographer
Reason for leaving, was offered to buy shares in a printing company named African Jewels

Machine Miller

102 5color
Printing of greeting cards and wrapping paper.
Position in the company, lithographer
Reason for leaving, Company focused on out sourcing in house work and importing printed stock from Japan. Only person to be transferred to Investor Company at Kholer Carton and print.

; Rockhaven press


Machine Miller

Reason for leaving, Company closed down printing division. Only person to be transferred to sister company.

; Republican press
Year 1991 to 1995

Machine kord z, Kord 64, Heidelberg Harris web offset, Roland ultra, Miller 640, Heidelberg speedmaster 4 color, platen press.
Printing of business cards, invoice books, numbering, scoring, embossing, magazine covers, magazine inserts and advertising pamphlets.
Reason for leaving, offered a lithographic position at Rockhaven Press


I have been in the printing industry since 1987, where I started off as a casual worker for Republican Press during my school holidays and weekends. They in time offered me an apprenticeship within the Company, which I accepted and successfully qualified as a lithographer in 1993.

I have since covered the entire printing industry in all it's forms and have worked in Durban's top printing companies.

I have an excellent attendance record and i am an extremely disciplined and pro-active individual - who takes pride within my quality of work and Company.
I am always actively involved in establishing new standards and ideas, which help the company to improve their quality and productivity.
"I walk the talk" and lead by example.
I ran the company's local newsletter that gets distributed to some of our customers, and keeps them and our staff updated on what's new in our business.
I have broadened my horizons these last two years by finding new business for our company, and getting a full understanding from the start to delivery of the sales aspect of the business, working close to customers and their needs, and very proud in finding success in bringing new business onboard.
Outside of my career, I love the outdoors, and my passion is quad bike motor sport racing, which I have been involved in for the past twelve years, and am a member of Motor Sports SA. And a trustee in tuskersmotorsport club in kzn
I am an extremely active individual, and definitely...

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