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18 Sep 2020
HERMA wins German Packaging Award 2020

The German Packaging Institute has awarded the specialist for self-adhesive technology HERMA the German Packaging Award 2020 in the “Sustainability”…

HERMA wins German Packaging Award 2020

The German Packaging Institute has awarded the specialist for self-adhesive technology HERMA the German Packaging Award 2020 in the “Sustainability” category. The PE label, developed in collaboration with schäfer-etiketten and Polifilm, is made entirely from post-consumer recycled material from PE packaging generated from the collection of recyclable materials. It is…

03 Sep 2020
Airnov introduces laser-marked desiccant canisters without direct labelling

Airnov Healthcare Packaging is introducing a new line of laser-marked sorbent and desiccant canisters without direct printing or labelling. Laser…

Airnov introduces laser-marked desiccant canisters without direct labelling

Airnov Healthcare Packaging is introducing a new line of laser-marked sorbent and desiccant canisters without direct printing or labelling. Laser marking produces clean, readable product and warning information with reduced risk of contamination of packaged pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. It also contributes to a smaller carbon footprint. Highly focused laser beam…

14 Aug 2020
Neopac honoured by European Tube Manufacturers Association

Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, earned two “Tube of the…

Neopac honoured by European Tube Manufacturers Association

Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, earned two “Tube of the Year” awards from the European Tube Manufacturers Association (ETMA). The recognition came in two of the competitions most coveted categories: Plastic Tubes and Laminate Tubes. Tube of the Year ETMA…

07 Aug 2020
A new wave of sustainable packaging for SA’s cosmetics industry

The move to sustainable packaging will be revolutionary for the South African cosmetics industry, but it won’t happen overnight. Teqal…

A new wave of sustainable packaging for SA’s cosmetics industry

The move to sustainable packaging will be revolutionary for the South African cosmetics industry, but it won’t happen overnight. Teqal is ready to start premium face care brands on this journey with the first biodegradable packaging developed and produced locally. According to international reports, almost 300 million tons of plastic…

23 Jul 2020
Bleak outlook for SA packaging industry due to the impact of COVID-19

South Africa’s packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income…

Bleak outlook for SA packaging industry due to the impact of COVID-19

South Africa’s packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income following the national lockdown enforced as a response to the coronavirus. This is one of the key findings of the 2019/2020 Packaging Overview report that has just been released by…

16 Jul 2020
Lantech partners with Rees Machinery Group

Stretch wrapper and case handling equipment manufacturer Lantech has announced a new global, strategic partnership With Rees Machinery Group, combining…

Lantech partners with Rees Machinery Group

Stretch wrapper and case handling equipment manufacturer Lantech has announced a new global, strategic partnership With Rees Machinery Group, combining Lantech’s expertise in case and tray handling equipment with RMGroup’s innovative, robotic automation systems. With the unprecedented status of the current manufacturing industry, there has been a greater demand for…

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…

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