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05 May 2021
Beiersdorf innovates NIVEA packaging with renewable polymers from SABIC

Beiersdorf is innovating the packaging of its world-leading ‘NIVEA Naturally Good’ range of face creams using SABIC’s certified renewable polymers.…

Beiersdorf innovates NIVEA packaging with renewable polymers from SABIC

Beiersdorf is innovating the packaging of its world-leading ‘NIVEA Naturally Good’ range of face creams using SABIC’s certified renewable polymers. SABIC’s bio-based polypropylene (PP) resin, part of its TRUCIRCLE portfolio, will be used for producing the jars of Beiersdorf’s NIVEA Naturally Good day and night face creams. The new NIVEA…

16 Apr 2021
Leading manufacturer and converter of closed cell Performance Foams

Sondor Performance Foams related products to all industries needing technical solutions for sealing, thermal and acoustic insulation, protection, packaging and…

Leading manufacturer and converter of closed cell Performance Foams

Sondor Performance Foams related products to all industries needing technical solutions for sealing, thermal and acoustic insulation, protection, packaging and buoyancy applications in local and selected export markets. Polyclosure the roof Sondor Polyclosures are eave and ridge fillers, manufactured from a durable expanded closed cell polyethylene. They are dustproof, bird-proof, waterproof,…

07 Apr 2021
Mondi develops new packaging that requires 37% less material for Bell Germany

Mondi’s new recyclable packaging for Bell Germany’s ‘Abraham’ range of thinly sliced gourmet ham ensures perfect conformity with existing recycling…

Mondi develops new packaging that requires 37% less material for Bell Germany

Mondi’s new recyclable packaging for Bell Germany’s ‘Abraham’ range of thinly sliced gourmet ham ensures perfect conformity with existing recycling guidelines. Bell Germany launched a mono-material recyclable WalletPack in March for over 30 products including Seranno, Prosciutto and Savoy sliced ham. The new solution will replace a multi-material non-recyclable plastic…

17 Mar 2021
New doctoral study develops renewable food packaging from wheat straw and mango peels

Wheat straw and mango peels, normally disposed of in landfills or used as manure and animal feed ,could potentially be…

New doctoral study develops renewable food packaging from wheat straw and mango peels

Wheat straw and mango peels, normally disposed of in landfills or used as manure and animal feed ,could potentially be used in the development of renewable, biodegradable and non-toxic active (the ability to respond to temperature and time changes in food storage) food packaging that could help keep products fresher…

01 Mar 2021
A comprehensive inspection solution from Filtec

Filtec’s quality assurance inspection technology operates at the final point on the line, where each product reaches its highest value-add…

A comprehensive inspection solution from Filtec

Filtec’s quality assurance inspection technology operates at the final point on the line, where each product reaches its highest value-add in the process. How do you know if all the containers in each pack are full, or if there are the right number of containers in the pack? Once each…

23 Feb 2021
How to simplify and secure pharmaceutical labelling

Fix-a-Form informational booklet labels from Pyrotec PackMedia have major benefits for pharmaceutical packaging. Protecting against counterfeiting and warning of tampering…

How to simplify and secure pharmaceutical labelling

Fix-a-Form informational booklet labels from Pyrotec PackMedia have major benefits for pharmaceutical packaging. Protecting against counterfeiting and warning of tampering or incorrect storage is essential for pharmaceutical products. Add to this increased legislation and consumer demand for information and pharmaceutical manufacturers have many packaging challenges to contend with. Fix-a-Form informational…

08 Feb 2021
Neopac’s sustainable tube solutions win WorldStar Packaging Awards

Two of Hoffmann Neopac’s ground-breaking tube solutions have won WorldStar Awards from the World Packaging Organization. For Neopac, both recognitions…

Neopac’s sustainable tube solutions win WorldStar Packaging Awards

Two of Hoffmann Neopac’s ground-breaking tube solutions have won WorldStar Awards from the World Packaging Organization. For Neopac, both recognitions came in the Health & Personal Care category and exemplify the company’s commitment to sustainable packaging solutions. Recycled Plastic Tube Neopac’s Recycled Plastic Tube, which is utilised by Farfalla for…

28 Jan 2021
Syntegon supports CARE with EURO 5 000 grant

Syntegon has donated EURO 5000 to CARE to help combat COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe. People in…

Syntegon supports CARE with EURO 5 000 grant

Syntegon has donated EURO 5000 to CARE to help combat COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe. People in places that lack medical facilities are particularly vulnerable to the virus, especially those in war zones and crisis regions. The aid organisation CARE has made a mission of providing emergency…

25 Jan 2021
UPM Raflatac scales up linerless labelstock production

UPM Raflatac is strengthening its position in the fast-growing linerless labelstock market by scaling up its production capacity and building…

UPM Raflatac scales up linerless labelstock production

UPM Raflatac is strengthening its position in the fast-growing linerless labelstock market by scaling up its production capacity and building a new production line in Nowa Wies, Poland. Direct Thermal (DT) linerless labelling is a cost-efficient and sustainable alternative to traditional label stock. Gaining ground Driven by sustainability trends and…

22 Jan 2021
First commercially available recycled direct thermal paper labels launched

Avery Dennison has introduced rDT, the first commercially available direct thermal paper labels to contain recycled post-consumer waste. Direct thermal…

First commercially available recycled direct thermal paper labels launched

Avery Dennison has introduced rDT, the first commercially available direct thermal paper labels to contain recycled post-consumer waste. Direct thermal (DT) paper is a popular material due to its ease of use, high print speed, high image resolution, and wide range of compatible printers. Avery Dennison’s new rDT is the…

15 Jan 2021
IDC awards major financing facility to Teqal

Based in KwaZulu-Natal, Teqal is a specialist producer of biodegradable injection moulded rigid plastic packaging for cosmetics and industrial products.…

IDC awards major financing facility to Teqal

Based in KwaZulu-Natal, Teqal is a specialist producer of biodegradable injection moulded rigid plastic packaging for cosmetics and industrial products. In December, the company was awarded a R50mn financing facility by the IDC to expand its factory. Globally plastic waste accounted for 6.3bn metric tons in 2015. This amount of…

14 Jan 2021
BASF founds coalition to build a circular economy in the self adhesive labelling industry

BASF is a founding member of a new global network dedicated to building a circular economy in the self-adhesive labelling…

BASF founds coalition to build a circular economy in the self adhesive labelling industry

BASF is a founding member of a new global network dedicated to building a circular economy in the self-adhesive labelling industry. CELAB (Toward a Circular Economy for Labels) is a cross-industry coalition open to all companies in the self-adhesive label supply chain, promoting sustainability through encouraging collaboration, kick- starting regional…


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