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15 Sep 2020
New coating reduces chances of virus transmission through printed media

Inks and coatings developer Epple Druckfarben AG has produced a coating to dramatically reduce the chances of bacteria or viruses…

New coating reduces chances of virus transmission through printed media

Inks and coatings developer Epple Druckfarben AG has produced a coating to dramatically reduce the chances of bacteria or viruses being passed from person to person via printed media. Now commercially available, the new water-based varnish, Finishfit Microbe Protect 2400, has undergone a rigorous testing process, including tests on Jet…

15 Sep 2020
Betadine products prove 99.99% effective against COVID-19

Three Betadine products, known and used in many homes, hospitals, and dental clinics across South Africa, have proven effective against…

Betadine products prove 99.99% effective against COVID-19

Three Betadine products, known and used in many homes, hospitals, and dental clinics across South Africa, have proven effective against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19. The products tested include Betadine Mouthwash and Gargle, Betadine Surgical Scrub, and Betadine Antiseptic Solution. Laboratory testing conducted at the Duke-NUS Medical School…

14 Sep 2020
Symrise develops a highly effective solution for itchy scalp

Symrise has introduced a unique and highly effective solution for itchy scalp. SymSoft Scalp efficiently soothes scalp itching sensations within…

Symrise develops a highly effective solution for itchy scalp

Symrise has introduced a unique and highly effective solution for itchy scalp. SymSoft Scalp efficiently soothes scalp itching sensations within a few days. A more comfortable scalp It has a complementary mode of action on the regulation of itching mediators to ensure a more comfortable scalp. It also protects and…

10 Sep 2020
New web-based training from Alec Cameron

As a leading training provider to the FMCG industry, Alec Cameron is introducing a cutting-edge web-based training platform to its existing client…

New web-based training from Alec Cameron

As a leading training provider to the FMCG industry, Alec Cameron is introducing a cutting-edge web-based training platform to its existing client base. As training budgets come under pressure, the company is able to offer its popular training courses in a safe and affordable way.    Alec Cameron was established in 1983 as…

09 Sep 2020
CLR appoints Nathalie Gruber director of Marketing and Corporate Communications

CLR has announced that as of 1 September 2020 Nathalia Gruber will take over as director Marketing and Corporate Communications…

CLR appoints Nathalie Gruber director of Marketing and Corporate Communications

CLR has announced that as of 1 September 2020 Nathalia Gruber will take over as director Marketing and Corporate Communications for the company. CLR is constantly developing and expanding, even in these difficult times. Preparing for the future Gruber joined CLR in 2008 and has had the job of Marketing…

08 Sep 2020
Gilead, AstraZeneca and Pfizer likely to win the COVID-19 treatment development race

More than 1 200 therapeutics and vaccines have entered the research and development (R&D) pipeline since January 2020 and this…

Gilead, AstraZeneca and Pfizer likely to win the COVID-19 treatment development race

More than 1 200 therapeutics and vaccines have entered the research and development (R&D) pipeline since January 2020 and this number grows every week says data and analytics company GlobalData. According to GlobalData’s Clinical and Commercial Analyser tool, which rates the most promising and high-profile assets on a range of…

08 Sep 2020
Adcock Ingram achieves satisfying financial results despite challenging conditions

The Adcock Ingram Group reports a 4% increase in turnover for the year ended 30 June 2020. The Group achieved…

Adcock Ingram achieves satisfying financial results despite challenging conditions

The Adcock Ingram Group reports a 4% increase in turnover for the year ended 30 June 2020. The Group achieved these results despite the challenging conditions such as the general economic downturn, significant cost-push due to Rand weakness, global supply chain disruptions, and declines in demand for certain categories of…

07 Sep 2020
BIC invites you to Shine, Your Way with launch of Miss Soleil Sensitive razor

BIC is kicking off a new confidence movement aimed at empowering young South African women. The newly launched ‘Your Shine,…

BIC invites you to Shine, Your Way with launch of Miss Soleil Sensitive razor

BIC is kicking off a new confidence movement aimed at empowering young South African women. The newly launched ‘Your Shine, Your Way’ campaign comes in line with the release of the brand’s new Miss Soleil Sensitive razor and looks to help young women embrace their power to shine. Best shaving…

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…

02 Sep 2020
Local biotech company launches new COVID-19 testing technology

Cape Town-based Biotech Africa is launching a new testing platform that will allow for the ultra-high throughput of COVID-19 tests,…

Local biotech company launches new COVID-19 testing technology

Cape Town-based Biotech Africa is launching a new testing platform that will allow for the ultra-high throughput of COVID-19 tests, at a fraction of the current testing costs. This is in response to the shortage of test kits in South Africa, which has resulted in only around three and a…


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