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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…

23 Jul 2020
Bleak outlook for SA packaging industry due to the impact of COVID-19

South Africa’s packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income…

Bleak outlook for SA packaging industry due to the impact of COVID-19

South Africa’s packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income following the national lockdown enforced as a response to the coronavirus. This is one of the key findings of the 2019/2020 Packaging Overview report that has just been released by…

16 Jul 2020
Lantech partners with Rees Machinery Group

Stretch wrapper and case handling equipment manufacturer Lantech has announced a new global, strategic partnership With Rees Machinery Group, combining…

Lantech partners with Rees Machinery Group

Stretch wrapper and case handling equipment manufacturer Lantech has announced a new global, strategic partnership With Rees Machinery Group, combining Lantech’s expertise in case and tray handling equipment with RMGroup’s innovative, robotic automation systems. With the unprecedented status of the current manufacturing industry, there has been a greater demand for…

24 Jun 2020
HB Fuller opens new South Africa office

H.B. Fuller has announced the opening of a new business office in Johannesburg, South Africa, and a network spanning three…

HB Fuller opens new South Africa office

H.B. Fuller has announced the opening of a new business office in Johannesburg, South Africa, and a network spanning three warehouses across the country to support its ambitious growth plans in the region. Led by South Africa business manager Ronald Prinsloo, the new H.B. Fuller entity will offer customers local…

27 May 2020
2200 Production Interface minimises labelling downtime

The 2200 Production Interface from Markem-Imaje reduces the risk of rework and recalls by minimising the scope for operator error,…

2200 Production Interface minimises labelling downtime

The 2200 Production Interface from Markem-Imaje reduces the risk of rework and recalls by minimising the scope for operator error, since label data and formats can be more easily controlled. Downtime is reduced by the ability to preview and adjust labels digitally. It is also improved by a large intuitive…

11 May 2020
Lockdown has been a blight for the SA metal packaging industry

MetPac-SA expects that South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown will have a huge impact on the metal packaging industry. Prior to the…

Lockdown has been a blight for the SA metal packaging industry

MetPac-SA expects that South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown will have a huge impact on the metal packaging industry. Prior to the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, started on 27 March 2020, the country’s collection and recovery rate of post-consumer metal packaging (aluminium and tinplate) was estimated at an impressive 75.8%, as reported by…

06 May 2020
Keeping hands clean in Cape Town’s vulnerable communities

In an effort to reduce the risk of cross infection in the Mother City’s most vulnerable communities, Dow Southern Africa…

Keeping hands clean in Cape Town’s vulnerable communities

In an effort to reduce the risk of cross infection in the Mother City’s most vulnerable communities, Dow Southern Africa partnered with Plastics|SA and the Justice Coalition last week to distribute 20 litre PacXpert plastics pouches – lightweight, refillable bags, containing soapy water – to COVID-19 action community groups operating…

26 Feb 2020
How PackSolve Drums is boosting the South African fruit juice industry

PackSolve’s galvanised drums are boosting the efficiencies and performance of the South African fruit juice industry.

How PackSolve Drums is boosting the South African fruit juice industry

PackSolve’s galvanised drums are boosting the efficiencies and performance of the South African fruit juice industry.

19 Feb 2020
Syntegon Technology helps to draft flexible packaging design guidelines

Syntegon Technology is contributing its vast packaging and processing expertise to the European initiative CEFLEX to foster a circular economy…

Syntegon Technology helps to draft flexible packaging design guidelines

Syntegon Technology is contributing its vast packaging and processing expertise to the European initiative CEFLEX to foster a circular economy for flexible packaging.

10 Feb 2020
The solution to consistent quality seals

Proseal will showcase solutions to enable fruit growers and processors to achieve the perfect seal for their products at this…

The solution to consistent quality seals

Proseal will showcase solutions to enable fruit growers and processors to achieve the perfect seal for their products at this year’s Fruit Logistica.


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