Hands On SA is committed to providing innovative and efficient business solutions to our clients, whatever they may be. In every aspect of our services, Hands On SA has earned a reputation for reliable and quality output. Our customers include manufacturing and supply businesses, wine producers and suppliers, printers, retailers, and food producers and suppliers.

SOLUTIONS WE OFFER

We specialise in packaging, assembly, mail campaigns, print finishing and food packaging.

If you have a unique business problem that does not fall into one of these categories, please contact us to find out how we can help.

CUSTOM SOLUTIONS

Our “can do” attitude and preparedness to listen to customer needs means we are never bound or limited by the work we currently do for our customers.

As a dynamic and vibrant organisation we are always on the look-out for new business opportunities and are certainly able and willing to invest in partnership with other organisations where there is an alignment of organisational values and where the opportunity is a fit for the people we support and is supported by a sound business case.

Collaboration and partnerships are a key element of the future growth and development of Hands On SA, be that in support of our existing or new customers or in newly created partnerships where Hands On SA takes a vested financial interest in the commercial opportunity.

Below is a list of service categories that we routinely perform for our customers.

PACKAGING

Our clients choose Hands On SA for their packaging services due to our fast turnaround and attention to detail. We deliver high volume runs of retail packs completed using semi-automated filling technologies. We are recognised for our work in dry food packaging, and our customised HACCP quality accredited facilities enable us to package a range of dry foods with strict adherence to food safety standards. We weigh, sort, fill and label to deliver flawless, shelf-ready products. We can fill bags, pouches, tubs, pails, boxes and baskets. Hands On SA also specialises in hand finishing of products which require meticulous attention to detail and the finest finishing touches. Examples include deluxe gift baskets, gourmet food hampers, premium gifts and awards.

Other packaging solutions Hands On SA can offer include:

  • Heat sealing
  • Vacuum sealing
  • Shrink wrapping
  • Liquid and powder decanting
  • Non-sterile pharmaceutical packaging
  • Bottling and labelling
  • Bubble wrapping fragile items

Customers rely on the wealth of expertise shared by the Hands On SA team. Why not ask our advice on how to best tackle your business problem? We are always willing to accommodate specific packaging requests, so please get in touch with us to discuss how we can help you.



ASSEMBLY

Hands On SA assembles and packages a wide range of components including hardware, irrigation, electrical, plumbing, automotive and garden components.

We are able to deliver premium quality products that have been picked, assembled, labelled and bagged for your convenience. Once assembled, parts and components can be bagged with a header card and labelled to your specifications.

We offer many more assembly and packaging services, so please get in touch with us to discuss how we can assist you.

MAIL CAMPAIGNS

We can assist you to achieve the most economical mailing costs by accurately assembling, sorting, delivering and lodging your mail campaign.

With a thorough knowledge of Australia Post standards, we are able to promptly deliver a variety of mail campaigns including magazines, newsletters, envelopes and packages.

Our customer service can include freight delivery of sample bags, gift bags and trade / show bags, in a way that best presents your brand.

The suite of mail campaign related services we offer are summarised below.

  • Folding, collating, ordering, enveloping and labelling
  • Laser printing of name and address labels and personalised mailing sheets from your database
  • Wrapping, gluing, branding, sealing
  • Bagging, addressing fly sheets and heat sealing of magazines and newsletters ready for postage

We take care of customer mail campaigns from start to finish, including postage so offering a complete one stop service to our customers.


PRINT FINISHING

Hands On SA offers a comprehensive range of print finishing services. We add the finishing touches to our customer promotional materials, point of sale materials, or three dimensional advertising.

A summary of print finishing services includes:

  • Stapling and stamping
  • Applying magnets and Velcro
  • Photocopying
  • Laminating of A3 and A4 size sheets
  • Collating, assembling and gluing presentation folders

Hands On SA put the finishing touches to customer projects with careful attention to detail to ensure the right result.

Almost any printed products can be transformed into finished products ready for your customer.

FOOD PACKAGING

Our product and service capability includes specialised capability in food packaging conducted in quality and HACCP accredited rooms.

Equipped with modern plant and equipment, Hands On SA’s operational capability for processing food and other dry goods includes the following:

  • Automated vertical form fill seal machines
  • Vertical weighers
  • Hand filling
  • Filling of flexible packaging – bags, pouches
  • Filling of rigid packaging – pails, tubs, jars and bottles
  • Inkjet printing
  • Date stamping
  • Barcode labelling
  • Metal detection
  • Band sealing
  • Bag sealing
  • Semi-automated labelling
  • Hand labelling, re-labelling and over labelling
  • Hand Capping
  • Liquid fill – non food
  • Carton packing, tape sealing and labelling
  • Palletisation
  • Pallet wrapping

Our food packaging capabilities are in addition to our general packaging and assembly, mail distribution pack and post campaigns, bottle filling, labelling and de-labelling.


As a specialist contract packager of food products, Hands On SA maintains its quality systems and processes to a range of food safety accreditation standards including:
  • HACCP
  • Organic Certification
  • Kosher