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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…

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…

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…

19 Nov 2020
Company coalition designs compound packaging with optimised cycle-features

Leading companies in the plastics and recycling industry have banded together to form a cross-industry coalition to improve the quality…

Company coalition designs compound packaging with optimised cycle-features

Leading companies in the plastics and recycling industry have banded together to form a cross-industry coalition to improve the quality of recovered packaging film. The partner companies involved – Maag (packaging production), Taghleef Industries (PP film), Henkel (laminating adhesives), and Huber Group (printing ink) – have succeeded in designing a…

05 Nov 2020
Alpla unveils the world’s first carbon-neutral rPET

Global manufacturer of plastic packaging and recycling specialist, the Alpla Group is unveiling the world’s first carbon-neutral recycled PET. Alpla…

Alpla unveils the world’s first carbon-neutral rPET

Global manufacturer of plastic packaging and recycling specialist, the Alpla Group is unveiling the world’s first carbon-neutral recycled PET. Alpla switched its PET recycling team plants in Wöllersdorf, Austria, and Radomsko, Poland, to a mix of electricity from renewable sources in order to produce carbon-neutral rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate).  “This…

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…


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