ABOUT KIMMO 2018-04-19T11:33:34+00:00

ABOUT KIMMO

Since 2006 we have been pioneers in the paperboard pallet and crating industry in South Africa. Through constant innovation we have developed products of unsurpassed strength and reliability, providing clients from a diverse range of industries with innovative and cost-effective alternatives to wooden pallets and wooden crates.

We specialise in honeycomb paperboard manufacturing, enabling us to offer the market all the benefits of honeycomb paperboard in a vast array of applications.

Management Team and Board of Directors:

Our operation is headed by South-African born Jacques Marais, who has extensive manufacturing and management experience in India, Turkey, The Netherlands and Brazil.

Pieter Oberholzer, a qualified Chartered Accountant with experience in retail banking, heads up the financial affairs of the business.

The founder of the business, Jan Vreken, still plays an active role in sales and new business development, especially as it relates to new areas of application.

Michiel le Roux, another board member and shareholder, was the managing director of Distillers Corporation for 14 years before going into the banking industry. He is the founder and current Chairman of Capitec Bank Holdings.

Bert Lundgren, a Swedish entrepreneur with extensive business interests in both Sweden and South Africa recently left the board at the end of 2017. Bert brought the concept to CX Pallets in 2004 and has been involved with the business ever since.