Tuffy Go Mobile

NEWS & MEDIA | 10 November 2015

Tuffy Go Mobile

Tuffy Brands were established in Cape Town in 1986 and pioneered the re-cycling of plastic waste into useful household consumables.

Who is not familiar with their famous black refuse bag-on-a-roll?

This business model was so successful that by 2012 they had outgrown all existing facilities and decided on the need for a dedicated warehouse for both raw materials and finished product. A strikingly attractive architecturally designed warehouse was erected conveniently opposite their main factory at Airport Industria, and Storax mobile racking was selected for their palletised storage due to its outstanding space-saving benefits.

The system has given very satisfactory service, but by 2015 further growth had rendered this warehouse insufficient for their needs, and the decision was taken to build an additional warehouse alongside, and aesthetically complementing, the existing building.

Barpro were appointed to install new mobile racking for an additional 5000 plus  pallet positions, and the contract was timeously completed in September this year.

“When it came to selecting the storage system for our new facility”, says Tuffy’s Simon Duffet, “we considered alternative high-density systems, but it made sense to stay with the tried and tested system already so successfully in use. Moreover we needed a supplier who we trusted, and knew were capable of supplying and installing a durable system that would work into the future. They haven’t let us down”.

We all know that ‘Tuffy Bags are Tough!’ – well so is Barpro Storax mobile racking.

Tuffy Building Cape Town
Tuffy Building Cape Town
Storax Mobile Racking installed at the Tuffy warehouse, Cape Town
Storax Mobile Racking installed at the Tuffy warehouse, Cape Town