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30 Jun 2020
Print unique codes directly onto pills and capsules with TracePack

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a regulation that aims to prevent the entry of falsified products into the supply…

Print unique codes directly onto pills and capsules with TracePack

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a regulation that aims to prevent the entry of falsified products into the supply chain. This applies to pharmaceutical manufacturers, importers, contract packaging and wholesale drug distributors, as well as producers of active pharmaceutical ingredients, resulting in the requirement for a unique, legible item…

26 Jun 2020
Family-owned Maxiflex proudly celebrates 3 decades of success!

Maxiflex celebrates 3 decades of success.

Family-owned Maxiflex proudly celebrates 3 decades of success!

Maxiflex celebrates 3 decades of success.

15 Jun 2020
BioNTech receives €100 million in debt financing for development of COVID-19 vaccine

The European Investment Bank and BioNTech have concluded a €100 million debt financing agreement to support the development of BNT162,…

BioNTech receives €100 million in debt financing for development of COVID-19 vaccine

The European Investment Bank and BioNTech have concluded a €100 million debt financing agreement to support the development of BNT162, the company’s COVID-19 vaccine programme. The deal will also allow the company to expand its manufacturing capacity in order to supply the vaccine fast worldwide in response to the pandemic.…

15 Jun 2020
Skyriders completes cleaning project at food-processing plant

Rope access specialist, Skyriders recently completed an unusual project at a major food-processing plant. The company is often called on…

Skyriders completes cleaning project at food-processing plant

Rope access specialist, Skyriders recently completed an unusual project at a major food-processing plant. The company is often called on to conduct maintenance, repair and inspection services at large-scale industrial structures such as smokestacks and petrochemical tanks “Our scope of work was to carry out general routine cleaning in inaccessible…

05 Jun 2020
GBMSA appoints Erik Roos its chairperson

The Generic and Biosimilar Medicines body of Southern Africa (GBMSA) has appointed industry veteran, Erik Roos, CEO of Pharma Dynamics…

GBMSA appoints Erik Roos its chairperson

The Generic and Biosimilar Medicines body of Southern Africa (GBMSA) has appointed industry veteran, Erik Roos, CEO of Pharma Dynamics as its chairperson, as of June this year. Roos succeeds Lorraine Keyser, CEO of Dr Reddy’s who has served as chair since 2018. Advancing GBMA’s work Commenting on his appointment,…

28 May 2020
Key Technology helps Furmano Foods overcome food processing obstacles

Over a 20 year period Furmano Foods has built up a successful business relationship with Key Technology. Furmano started 99…

Key Technology helps Furmano Foods overcome food processing obstacles

Over a 20 year period Furmano Foods has built up a successful business relationship with Key Technology. Furmano started 99 years ago with just 360 jars of tomatoes and has grown to become a nationally recognized name. Their tomatoes, green beans, legumes and ancient grains, which are packed either in…

22 May 2020
Sew-Eurodrive supplies special gear units for agitators, aerators and mixers

For mixing, stirring, blending, aerating and kneading applications in a range of industries from food and beverage to biotechnology, pharmaceuticals…

Sew-Eurodrive supplies special gear units for agitators, aerators and mixers

For mixing, stirring, blending, aerating and kneading applications in a range of industries from food and beverage to biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, Sew-Eurodrive can supply standard gear units in a special agitator design. Gear units in an agitator design are often equipped with an extended bearing housing optimised specifically for…

18 May 2020
New drug to treat COVID-19 is ready for human testing

VSY Biotechnology Research Centre has developed a drug for treatment of COVID-19 called TR-C 19. The company is very excited…

New drug to treat COVID-19 is ready for human testing

VSY Biotechnology Research Centre has developed a drug for treatment of COVID-19 called TR-C 19. The company is very excited to announce the new drug developed to treat COVID-19 by the VSY Biotechnology R&D team. Studies have shown that TR-C 19 can neutralise the virus isolated under laboratory conditions. Authority…

19 Apr 2020
Everyone Will Need to Compromise to Secure the Future of Food

“The Future of Food and Farming” study clearly shows that the next generation of consumers and farmers share many concerns…

Everyone Will Need to Compromise to Secure the Future of Food

“The Future of Food and Farming” study clearly shows that the next generation of consumers and farmers share many concerns about the future. Both feel strongly about wanting more of a voice in determining how food is grown, sold and consumed. They especially believe that the future of food and…

17 Apr 2020
Confronting Climate Change

While there is much alignment on the issue of climate change, there are also points of differentiation, illustrating the complexity…

Confronting Climate Change

While there is much alignment on the issue of climate change, there are also points of differentiation, illustrating the complexity of the challenges facing the farmers and consumers of the future. Overwhelmingly, next-gen farmers and consumers indicate they believe climate change is occurring, and the majority across markets believe that…

17 Apr 2020
Mintek Chooses The Velocity

Turnstar recently manufactured and installed two 4m velocity barriers at Mintek’s JHB head office. The traffic barriers are designed for…

Mintek Chooses The Velocity

Turnstar recently manufactured and installed two 4m velocity barriers at Mintek’s JHB head office. The traffic barriers are designed for high-speed operation with an opening time of 1.2 seconds and will keep working even in the event of a power failure thanks to its built-in battery backup. Manufactured from 394…

16 Apr 2020
Amplifying Farmer-Consumer Voices and Engagement

There is no doubt about who the next generation of farmers and consumers thinks is responsible for the future of…

Amplifying Farmer-Consumer Voices and Engagement

There is no doubt about who the next generation of farmers and consumers thinks is responsible for the future of food and farming — it’s themselves. However, both groups acknowledge there are many obstacles to being able to work together to solve the challenges facing food and farming. Importantly, both…