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26 Oct 2020
Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot with immense payload capacity

Industry-leading HD-1500 from Omron expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.  Omron has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest…

Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot with immense payload capacity

Industry-leading HD-1500 from Omron expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.  Omron has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest addition to the company’s series of mobile robots. The new HD-1500 boasts a heavy payload capacity of up to 1 500kg. It is ideal for modern factories, where autonomous material handling…

26 Oct 2020
How to add value in pharma packaging

Traceability and sustainability are two major factors impacting packaging in the pharma industry. We talk to Jessica Busa, project head…

How to add value in pharma packaging

Traceability and sustainability are two major factors impacting packaging in the pharma industry. We talk to Jessica Busa, project head at Siyakha Imperial Printing Co., about some of the latest developments within these two areas. Counterfeit products represent many dangers. Other than the risk to the patient, fake medication also…

26 Oct 2020
Packaging is changing – don’t get left behind!

Long overlooked as unglamorous, packaging is coming into its own once again thanks to the rise of online shopping and…

Packaging is changing – don’t get left behind!

Long overlooked as unglamorous, packaging is coming into its own once again thanks to the rise of online shopping and the challenges that brands are facing in differentiating themselves. New technologies – especially digital printing and finishing – are greatly expanding the potential of packaging to create moments of genuine…

22 Oct 2020
Krones and O-I Glass sign collaboration agreement to elevate glass

O-I Glass and Germany’s Krones signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to…

Krones and O-I Glass sign collaboration agreement to elevate glass

O-I Glass and Germany’s Krones signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to jointly create solutions for the growing glass market. “For O-I, glass is the preferred packaging solution in a world that increasingly values health, premium products and the environment. Not only…

09 Oct 2020
Shouldn’t all packaging be intelligent?

BY: Dale Tomlinson, CEO The Hardy Boys Looking back, great packaging, that which separates the persuasive from the predictable, packaging…

Shouldn’t all packaging be intelligent?

BY: Dale Tomlinson, CEO The Hardy Boys Looking back, great packaging, that which separates the persuasive from the predictable, packaging that has long since successfully transitioned from container to communicator…. is intelligent packaging. All packaging should at its most fundamental be inseparable from a brands DNA. As the ultimate ‘always…

01 Oct 2020
KHS launches eco-friendly can packaging system

The KHS Group has added another environmentally-friendly system to its portfolio. With its tried-and-tested Innopack Kisters tray packers the systems…

KHS launches eco-friendly can packaging system

The KHS Group has added another environmentally-friendly system to its portfolio. With its tried-and-tested Innopack Kisters tray packers the systems supplier now enables cans of food and beverage to be wrapped in paper. Replace shrink film The new technology can replace shrink film or wrap-around carton packaging for transportation or…

30 Sep 2020
Rotolabel S&N Labels rebrands to S&N Labels

Rotolabel S&N Labels will be rebranding to S&N Labels on 1 October 2020 to focus on its core offering and…

Rotolabel S&N Labels rebrands to S&N Labels

Rotolabel S&N Labels will be rebranding to S&N Labels on 1 October 2020 to focus on its core offering and to grow market share. S&N Labels will remain part of the Labelling Division of The Bidvest Group.  This follows the acquisition of the S&N Labels by the Bidvest Group in…

29 Sep 2020
Rotolabel S&N Labels rebrands to S&N Labels

Rotolabel S&N Labels will be rebranding to S&N Labels on 1 October 2020 to focus on its core offering and…

Rotolabel S&N Labels rebrands to S&N Labels

Rotolabel S&N Labels will be rebranding to S&N Labels on 1 October 2020 to focus on its core offering and to grow market share. S&N Labels will remain part of the Labelling Division of The Bidvest Group. This follows the acquisition of the S&N Labels by the Bidvest Group in…

28 Sep 2020
South Africa must use safer packaging for traditional beer

BY: Raymond Dube – Nampak Liquid Cartons managing director  Traditional sorghum beer is woven into the rich history of South Africa but in the…

South Africa must use safer packaging for traditional beer

BY: Raymond Dube – Nampak Liquid Cartons managing director  Traditional sorghum beer is woven into the rich history of South Africa but in the current context how can producers use appropriate packaging to ensure the beer that is sold is hygienic and safe to drink?  Since lockdown was implemented at the end of March…

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…

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