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09 Nov 2017
Uptick in manufacturing positive for packaging industry

A recent announcement by StatsSA indicating an uptick in manufacturing data offers the packaging industry an opportunity to ramp up…

Uptick in manufacturing positive for packaging industry

A recent announcement by StatsSA indicating an uptick in manufacturing data offers the packaging industry an opportunity to ramp up the move towards digitising their production in preparation for further growth. This is according to Bruce Peters, regional manager in charge of manufacturing at Cisco Southern Africa.

08 Nov 2017
Flint Group’s acquisition enables expansion of its African business

The Flint Group recently announced the latest expansion to its African business with the acquisition of the remaining shares in…

Flint Group’s acquisition enables expansion of its African business

The Flint Group recently announced the latest expansion to its African business with the acquisition of the remaining shares in Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems. The group became the sole owner of the entity on 24 October.

20 Sep 2017
Sharp tooling makes its mark

Renlaw was established in 1985 by Swiss toolmaker, Walter Brunner. The company is now run by his son Mikko. In…

Sharp tooling makes its mark

Renlaw was established in 1985 by Swiss toolmaker, Walter Brunner. The company is now run by his son Mikko. In the past five years, Renlaw has become one of Africa’s leading manufacturers of precision cutting tools for the food processing and packaging industries.   In 2012 Renlaw realised that the…

18 Sep 2017
Modern packaging solutions

Geiger & Klotzbücher (G&K) is one of southern Africa’s leading suppliers of packaging material and equipment for the food processing…

Modern packaging solutions

Geiger & Klotzbücher (G&K) is one of southern Africa’s leading suppliers of packaging material and equipment for the food processing of perishable products. It services the meat, seafood, poultry, dairy and convenience food industries, offering modern, in-house, BRC certified printing and converting facilities. The company’s main areas of expertise lies…

17 Sep 2017
Deliver world class food packaging solutions

Cibapac offers UV and solvent-based printed flexible packaging. Up to eight colours are available on its new flexographic press. The…

Deliver world class food packaging solutions

Cibapac offers UV and solvent-based printed flexible packaging. Up to eight colours are available on its new flexographic press. The company serves the local and export markets with a diverse range of packaging products. The range includes base and lidding, foam trays, overwrap cling film, seamless polony casings, barrier vacuum…

01 Aug 2016
Unfolding new opportunities

New carton equipment as well as solutions catering to the need for small volume production and greater diversification in product…

Unfolding new opportunities

New carton equipment as well as solutions catering to the need for small volume production and greater diversification in product ranges are now commonplace in South Africa. These technologies are helping packaging manufacturers and brand owners to distinguish their offerings at a reasonable cost.

01 Aug 2016
Tuned into the latest trends

Like many other FMCG markets, the home care market felt the pressure of South Africa’s dwindling economic performance in 2015.…

Tuned into the latest trends

Like many other FMCG markets, the home care market felt the pressure of South Africa’s dwindling economic performance in 2015. Innovative packaging strategies have helped smart brand owners stay competitive and outlast market challenges.

01 Aug 2016
Seven tips to pick the perfect board

Pharmaceutical packaging faces many challenges and has to respond to legislation, good practice, demographic changes and consumer concerns. Christopher Baudry…

Seven tips to pick the perfect board

Pharmaceutical packaging faces many challenges and has to respond to legislation, good practice, demographic changes and consumer concerns. Christopher Baudry of Metsä Board’s reveals what you should look for when you choose a substrate for pharmaceutical cartons.

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