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Mboweni quizzed over currency risks at Nampak meeting

CAPE TOWN - Former South African Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni was back on familiar terrain yesterday - fielding pointed questions on currency risks when chairing the annual general meeting of Nampak...

5 Feb 2016

Meeting industry demands

Markem-Imaje - a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of product identification and traceability solutions - offers its 9450 continuous inkjet printer for all manufacturers; and the 9540 S for the beverage industry...

Issued by Pyrotec 3 Feb 2016

Serving seniors

While many packaging design briefs are often targeted at the discretionary income of millennials, the senior demographic should not be forgotten or overlooked - if they can't open it or read it, they won't buy it...

Issued by Pyrotec 26 Jan 2016

Enhance your packaging with Pyrotec PackMedia's range of Do-It Hang Tabs

In order to sell a product successfully, brand owners should ensure that their products are well packaged and have a prominent presence in-store. The packaging needs to be eye-catching and also placed in the eye-zone of consumers.

Issued by Pyrotec 19 Jan 2016

Nampak's key executives need to box clever

Diversified packaging maker Nampak has released the quantum of incentive share awards for eight key executives over the next three years, amounting to a tidy R36m...

By Mark Allix 7 Jan 2016

Constantia Flexibles completes Afripack acquisition

Constantia Flexibles has completed the acquisition of the South African flexibles packaging group Afripack after receiving approval from the relevant anti-trust authorities...

11 Dec 2015

Pharmaceutical labelling: multiple languages, one solution

The pharmaceutical and healthcare industry faces a range of packaging and labelling challenges, from protecting sensitive biopharmaceuticals to preventing counterfeiting. One major hurdle is catering for multi-national markets...

Issued by Pyrotec 1 Dec 2015

Gains and headwinds make for a year of mixed fortunes at Nampak

Nampak's financial year ended-September was one of "mixed fortunes" for the company...

By Mark Allix 27 Nov 2015

Get your product noticed in the busy festive season with Pyrotec PackMedia's Do-It Hang Tabs and Display Strips

As we draw closer to the end of the year and enter the festive season, many consumers are hitting the shops and if your product is the one lying flat and at the bottom of the shelf, don't expect many sales...

Issued by Pyrotec 23 Nov 2015

Nampak sees decline in full-year earnings

Packaging group Nampak on Thursday said it expected its full-year earnings to show a decline as a result of "legacy" operating challenges...

13 Nov 2015

Mondi and Sappi repackage and redesign themselves

Mondi Group will buy 95% of South Korean flexible packaging company KSP and related interests, expanding its global packaging business, the international packaging and paper manufacturer said on Monday...

By Mark Allix 5 Nov 2015

Packaging withstands the test of time

The marketing world is awash with new techniques for crowdsourcing, connecting and socially interacting with products, brands and people. However, while it seems that most things have gone digital, packaging has firmly withstood the test of time...

Issued by Pyrotec 3 Nov 2015

Packaging shares: Buy in bulk, perhaps

Can investors wrap up attractive longer-term returns from Bowler Metcalf (Bowcalf) and Astrapak, two of the JSE's smaller packaging companies?

By Marc Hasenfuss 2 Nov 2015

Tetra Pak takes five print excellence awards

Tetra Pak Southern Africa recently won five awards in the FTASA Flexographic Print Excellence Awards 2015, including two Gold, two Silver, and one Bronze...

29 Oct 2015

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