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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…

13 Jan 2021
New GEA PowerPak PLUS includes a more sustainable packaging option

GEA has added a new dimension of versatility to the PowerPak PLUS by making it possible to use a more…

New GEA PowerPak PLUS includes a more sustainable packaging option

GEA has added a new dimension of versatility to the PowerPak PLUS by making it possible to use a more sustainable paper-based packaging alternative with this technology. The GEA PowerPak PLUS thermoforming packaging machine lends itself to a range of different packaging solutions, including handling protection, vacuum, MAP and shrink…

03 Dec 2020
KM Packaging launches compostable packaging range

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of compostable products. The C-Range of…

KM Packaging launches compostable packaging range

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of compostable products. The C-Range of bio-plastic packaging materials includes shrink wrap, stretch wrap, adhesive tape, nets and bags. It enhances KM’s portfolio of sustainable flexible packaging solutions and offers customers a wider range of choice.…

02 Dec 2020
How to thrive as the labelling industry goes digital

To help label converters try to understand how they can take the first step into their digital journey, HP is…

How to thrive as the labelling industry goes digital

To help label converters try to understand how they can take the first step into their digital journey, HP is releasing a new eBook: Outrun the Future. The Time is Now. How to thrive as the label industry goes digital. 2020 has brought about significant changes in the way we…

23 Nov 2020
INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Labels ensure the integrity of labelled bottles

FILTEC’s INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Label solution for bottles ensures that only well-presented, correctly labelled bottles are shipped, helping promote sales…

INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Labels ensure the integrity of labelled bottles

FILTEC’s INTELLECT Vision Glue-On Label solution for bottles ensures that only well-presented, correctly labelled bottles are shipped, helping promote sales and repeat business, while reducing customer complaints. The Vision Glue-On Label solution inspects paper, plastic and ceramic labels that cover the neck and body areas of each bottle following the…

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