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15 Jul 2021
Plastics SA advocates for a “litter-free July”

Each year during the month of July, people across the globe are encouraged to take part in “Plastic-Free July” –…

Plastics SA advocates for a “litter-free July”

Each year during the month of July, people across the globe are encouraged to take part in “Plastic-Free July” – an international movement that encourages people to stop using plastic in order to achieve clean streets, neighbourhoods, water sources and oceans. While it might sound like a noble pursuit, the…

25 Jun 2021
Avery Dennison releases latest Cleanflake Label Materials for companies that care about recyclability

Avery Dennison has announced the latest iteration of its award-winning CleanFlake filmic label materials, which are now suitable for PET…

Avery Dennison releases latest Cleanflake Label Materials for companies that care about recyclability

Avery Dennison has announced the latest iteration of its award-winning CleanFlake filmic label materials, which are now suitable for PET packaging in food, home and personal care and other segments in addition to beverages. What began as a breakthrough solution for PET plastic bottles can now make PET packages in…

11 Jun 2021
New cosmetic packaging from Sulapac doesn’t cause microplastic pollution

Sulapac has launched a ground-breaking innovation, a new bio-based barrier for packaging of water-based products that biodegrades without leaving permanent…

New cosmetic packaging from Sulapac doesn’t cause microplastic pollution

Sulapac has launched a ground-breaking innovation, a new bio-based barrier for packaging of water-based products that biodegrades without leaving permanent microplastics behind. The beauty and personal care industry is worth over $500 billion a year and the market is expected to grow annually by 4.75%. Accordingly, the forerunners have eagerly…

09 Jun 2021
Eco-friendly barrier identified to improve paper packaging recyclability

New research conducted by Aquapak Polymers highlights that ‘recycle ready’ adhesives and fully soluble barriers can replace plastics in fibre-based…

Eco-friendly barrier identified to improve paper packaging recyclability

New research conducted by Aquapak Polymers highlights that ‘recycle ready’ adhesives and fully soluble barriers can replace plastics in fibre-based packaging, making it fully recyclable in high volume recycling mills.  The new technology is non-toxic, marine safe, dissolve and subsequently biodegrades, but still provides the much-needed functionality required for household…

10 May 2021
BASF’s new website provides faster access to additives and formulation recommendations

BASF has launched a new website for ‘Performance and Formulation Additives’, offering multiple value-adding features. Its design provides faster and…

BASF’s new website provides faster access to additives and formulation recommendations

BASF has launched a new website for ‘Performance and Formulation Additives’, offering multiple value-adding features. Its design provides faster and easier access to new additives, fulfilling increasing market needs for performance and sustainability as well as stricter regulatory requirements. Reduction in complexity for customers The BASF ‘Performance & Formulation Additives’…

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…

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…

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…


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