SIAL World Tour winners announced
Although South Africa’s KWV Earth’s Essence did not crack a nod at this year’s SIAL’s World Tour, the global range of products indicate that South Africa is a strong contender and an innovation leader. The coveted first prize ended in a tie for Spain and France. SIAL chief director, Nicholas Trentesaux was on hand to present the awards at a cocktail evening during the exhibition.
Hebel Autoclaved Aerated Concrete
Hebel is a lightweight autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) which is completely cured, inert and stable form of calcium silicate hydrate.
Streamer Technology inactivates Coronavirus
A bold statement indeed, but one backed by science. Daikin can now confidently confirm the effectiveness of their patented streamer technology, which successfully inactivates more than 99.9% of the Novel Coronavirus after irradiating the virus for 3 hours. Daikin’s Streamer technology, developed (by Daikin) in 2004, performs an oxidative decomposition of harmful substances. The Streamer...
Flying Fish features SA’s first environmentally friendly beer bottle labels
SAB is one of the only businesses in the world, and the first in South Africa, to introduce environmentally friendly Core Linerless Solutions labels for its product packaging.
Trump's Mexican tariffs may force Fed's hand
Keith Wade, Chief Economist at Schroders, comments on US President Donald Trump’s latest tariffs on Mexico and their effect on the US Federal Reserve (Fed).
Banking on sunshine: solar switch flipped at Wesbank and FNB Fairland campus
The switch has been flipped on a world-class solar panel installation at the WesBank and FNB Campus in Fairland, north of Johannesburg. Just 12 months after construction began on the large-scale renewable energy project, the 150,000 square metre Fairland Campus now supplements its electrical requirements using sunshine – helping the Bank reduce its carbon footprint...
Prescient achieves two significant milestones in its 21st anniversary year
Prescient Investment Management (Pty) Ltd has achieved two significant milestones in its 21st anniversary year: it has been included in the 27four BEE Survey for the first time and it has been recognised by PlexCrown as the leading South African asset manager of actively managed unit trust funds.
BMG’s range of NORD aluminium drives for extreme environmental conditions
BMG’s range of NORD aluminium drives is available with the nsd tupH (Sealed Surface Conversion System) anti-corrosion treatment, which has been developed by NORD DRIVESYSTEMS, for improved process reliability in extreme environmental conditions and for hygienically critical applications. ‘NORD’s nsd tupH surface and corrosion protection system, which is resistant to acids and alkalis, is a...
Symrise to launch its next generation anti-dandruff active via webinar
Symrise will launch its new novel anti-dandruff active, Crinipan PMC green, at an online webinar on 27 May. The new molecule’s efficacy is based on an innovative mode of action, and it shows comparable results to established anti-dandruff actives. Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients are in a pioneer position to combine such effectiveness with an entirely bio-based...
Print unique codes directly onto pills and capsules with TracePack
The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a regulation that aims to prevent the entry of falsified products into the supply chain. This applies to pharmaceutical manufacturers, importers, contract packaging and wholesale drug distributors, as well as producers of active pharmaceutical ingredients, resulting in the requirement for a unique, legible item serialisation number machine, using a...
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