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24 Jun 2020
HB Fuller opens new South Africa office

H.B. Fuller has announced the opening of a new business office in Johannesburg, South Africa, and a network spanning three…

HB Fuller opens new South Africa office

H.B. Fuller has announced the opening of a new business office in Johannesburg, South Africa, and a network spanning three warehouses across the country to support its ambitious growth plans in the region. Led by South Africa business manager Ronald Prinsloo, the new H.B. Fuller entity will offer customers local…

05 Jun 2020
ALPLA celebrates World Environment Day

To mark World Environment Day on 5 June ALPLA is making donations to NGOs and initiating employee activities. The family-owned…

ALPLA celebrates World Environment Day

To mark World Environment Day on 5 June ALPLA is making donations to NGOs and initiating employee activities. The family-owned enterprise is not allowing the coronavirus pandemic to stand in the way of its good habits. Clean-up campaigns In what has become something of a valued tradition for many ALPLA…

03 Jun 2020
BW Packaging Systems showcases solutions with virtual exhibit hall

BW Packaging Systems is using a virtual exhibit hall experience to bring its packaging solutions directly to its customers. Till…

BW Packaging Systems showcases solutions with virtual exhibit hall

BW Packaging Systems is using a virtual exhibit hall experience to bring its packaging solutions directly to its customers. Till May 2021, BW Packaging Systems will host a unique online exhibit to showcase the collective packaging capabilities of Barry-Wehmiller companies Accraply, BW Flexible Systems, BW Integrated Systems, Pneumatic Scale Angelus…

01 Jun 2020
How to minimise packaging yet still provide on pack information

In a time where our throw-away culture has increased packaging waste worldwide, companies are looking for solutions that enable them…

How to minimise packaging yet still provide on pack information

In a time where our throw-away culture has increased packaging waste worldwide, companies are looking for solutions that enable them to provide more and use less. With mounting pressure, packaging is changing. Even though packaging is necessary, a lot of products have excess packaging where the information that is needed…

27 May 2020
2200 Production Interface minimises labelling downtime

The 2200 Production Interface from Markem-Imaje reduces the risk of rework and recalls by minimising the scope for operator error,…

2200 Production Interface minimises labelling downtime

The 2200 Production Interface from Markem-Imaje reduces the risk of rework and recalls by minimising the scope for operator error, since label data and formats can be more easily controlled. Downtime is reduced by the ability to preview and adjust labels digitally. It is also improved by a large intuitive…

11 May 2020
Lockdown has been a blight for the SA metal packaging industry

MetPac-SA expects that South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown will have a huge impact on the metal packaging industry. Prior to the…

Lockdown has been a blight for the SA metal packaging industry

MetPac-SA expects that South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown will have a huge impact on the metal packaging industry. Prior to the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, started on 27 March 2020, the country’s collection and recovery rate of post-consumer metal packaging (aluminium and tinplate) was estimated at an impressive 75.8%, as reported by…

08 May 2020
Romaco debuts virtual showroom amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Romaco was not able to display its technologies at Interpack 2020, but has instead come…

Romaco debuts virtual showroom amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Romaco was not able to display its technologies at Interpack 2020, but has instead come up with an innovative solution in the form of a virtual showroom with a spotlight on sustainability and digitalisation. For the first time, Romaco’s latest product developments are being unveiled…

06 May 2020
Keeping hands clean in Cape Town’s vulnerable communities

In an effort to reduce the risk of cross infection in the Mother City’s most vulnerable communities, Dow Southern Africa…

Keeping hands clean in Cape Town’s vulnerable communities

In an effort to reduce the risk of cross infection in the Mother City’s most vulnerable communities, Dow Southern Africa partnered with Plastics|SA and the Justice Coalition last week to distribute 20 litre PacXpert plastics pouches – lightweight, refillable bags, containing soapy water – to COVID-19 action community groups operating…

24 Mar 2020
Plastics SA helps launch clean-up campaign on the KZN South Coast

Plastics SA played a key role in launching the KZN Marine Waste Network South Coast that took place at the…

Plastics SA helps launch clean-up campaign on the KZN South Coast

Plastics SA played a key role in launching the KZN Marine Waste Network South Coast that took place at the Amanzimtoti Lagoon on 14 March 2020. The event attracted 150 participants who joined in a clean-up at the lagoon to celebrate the network’s launch, removing more than 200 bags of…

05 Mar 2020
The ins and outs of pharmaceutical closures

Standards must be adhered to when manufacturing pharmaceutical packaging to ensure hygiene and sterilisabality. Actega details the numerous packaging errors…

The ins and outs of pharmaceutical closures

Standards must be adhered to when manufacturing pharmaceutical packaging to ensure hygiene and sterilisabality. Actega details the numerous packaging errors that could occur and how using the correct pharmaceutical closures will safeguard from them. Pharmaceutical packaging, and primary packaging in particular, which is in direct contact with the dosage form…

02 Mar 2020
Accraply to create new innovation and manufacturing centre in the UK

Séamus Lafferty, president of Accraply, has announced the creation of a new innovation and manufacturing centre in Irlam, Greater Manchester,…

Accraply to create new innovation and manufacturing centre in the UK

Séamus Lafferty, president of Accraply, has announced the creation of a new innovation and manufacturing centre in Irlam, Greater Manchester, UK. Accraply is part of Barry-Wehmiller and is a leader in the design, manufacture and support of automated label-application systems, as well as converting and finishing equipment for the shrink…

26 Feb 2020
How PackSolve Drums is boosting the South African fruit juice industry

PackSolve’s galvanised drums are boosting the efficiencies and performance of the South African fruit juice industry.

How PackSolve Drums is boosting the South African fruit juice industry

PackSolve’s galvanised drums are boosting the efficiencies and performance of the South African fruit juice industry.