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12 Oct 2015
Propak Africa positioned as essential industry trade forum

The South African and African packaging industries will take centre stage at Propak Africa 2016 at the Expo Centre in…

Propak Africa positioned as essential industry trade forum

The South African and African packaging industries will take centre stage at Propak Africa 2016 at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg. To be held from 15 to 18 March, the trade show will be co-located with Pro-Plas Africa, FoodPro, Pro-Label Africa and The Gapp Print Expo.

04 Sep 2015
Reaching new heights with rigids

There is no doubt that rigid plastic packaging is steadily gaining ground over glass in the global fast moving consumer…

Reaching new heights with rigids

There is no doubt that rigid plastic packaging is steadily gaining ground over glass in the global fast moving consumer goods arena. The technology behind this packaging type is constantly evolving.

11 Aug 2015
Safety is everyone’s responsibility

The Department of Labour (DoL) is channelling efforts to promote workplace health and safety as well as injury and disease…

Safety is everyone’s responsibility

The Department of Labour (DoL) is channelling efforts to promote workplace health and safety as well as injury and disease prevention, ultimately to ensure a better speciality chemicals sector in which to work.

17 Jul 2015
The natural trend is growing

Anuga Drinks, hosted during Anuga, will host a diverse spectrum of products with fruit juice, water and soft drinks headlining…

The natural trend is growing

Anuga Drinks, hosted during Anuga, will host a diverse spectrum of products with fruit juice, water and soft drinks headlining the category. The event is set to run from 10 to 14 October in Cologne, Germany.

22 Apr 2015
Wellness is a growing priority for companies

One of the biggest challenges for organisations of all sizes is to attract and retain talented employees. Traditionally, recruitment strategies…

Wellness is a growing priority for companies

One of the biggest challenges for organisations of all sizes is to attract and retain talented employees. Traditionally, recruitment strategies have focused primarily on creating competitive compensation packages and offering candidates clear opportunities for career advancement. Today, a new criterion has joined the list of must-haves for potential employees: Workplace…

15 Apr 2015
Do ‘natural’ claims cut the mustard?

For an ubiquitous word, “natural” has gained an enormous amount of traction in the food industry. Marketers certainly love the…

Do ‘natural’ claims cut the mustard?

For an ubiquitous word, “natural” has gained an enormous amount of traction in the food industry. Marketers certainly love the term, in part because it promises a lot, without clearly saying what the product is actually delivering to the consumer. In this White Paper, Emma Gubisch, strategic insight manager at…

09 Mar 2015
Smart sanitisation for liquid packaging

A new patented energy recovery concept for hot water shower sterilisers enables pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging companies to achieve significant…

Smart sanitisation for liquid packaging

A new patented energy recovery concept for hot water shower sterilisers enables pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging companies to achieve significant savings during the sterilisation process of liquids in 100 per cent sealed containers.

12 Feb 2015
Explore new avenues in cosmetics development

Datamonitor Consumer has released a white paper entitled Snapshot: Beauty Trends to Watch in 2015. It offers insight into the…

Explore new avenues in cosmetics development

Datamonitor Consumer has released a white paper entitled Snapshot: Beauty Trends to Watch in 2015. It offers insight into the top six trends analysts believe have the potential to boom this year. Detailing promising opportunities, the document includes unique product examples, consumer survey data and interesting routes to innovation to…

05 Feb 2015
Colour cosmetics concepts with Marsala

Pantone has spoken. Move over Radiant Orchid, it’s time for Marsala to shine.

Colour cosmetics concepts with Marsala

Pantone has spoken. Move over Radiant Orchid, it’s time for Marsala to shine.

19 Jan 2015
Contamination control gets a confidence booster

The last thing customers need in a cleanroom environment is doubt about the validity of products, or to compromise their…

Contamination control gets a confidence booster

The last thing customers need in a cleanroom environment is doubt about the validity of products, or to compromise their procedures and protocols. Ecolab Contamination Control has introduced an assurance mark in support of its own manufacturing processes.


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