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The importance of routine maintenance on your packaging line

We've all heard that prevention is better than a cure, but do you heed this advice when it comes to your packaging line?...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 days ago

Less packaging, more sales

Brand owners are constantly on the look-out for ideas to reduce their packaging while simultaneously boosting sales. One simple solution to this conundrum is to make use of a Do-It Hang Tab from Pyrotec PackMedia...

Issued by Pyrotec 3 days ago

Preserving wine the PET way

A number of brand owners have switched their wine packaging from glass to PET...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 17 Jan 2017

Christmas recycling tips

Come 27 December, it is as if people instinctively realise they need a detox. It is also a time when many people prepare for the New Year by doing an annual spring clean. Reducing, reusing or recycling all that Christmas packaging can make an enormous difference to the environment, says Donna Noble, Mpact communications manager...

23 Dec 2016

Facing your product in the eye of consumers

It is essential to have your products facing forward and in the eye-zone of consumers so that your product is seen and your message read by consumers...

Issued by Pyrotec 14 Dec 2016

Zimbabwe plant to hit Mpact earnings

The closure of Mpact's plastics manufacturing facility in Zimbabwe, which will cost the company about R40m, is expected to contribute to considerably lower headline earnings for the packaging business when it reports its results for the 2016 financial year...

13 Dec 2016

Mpact falls 5% after full-year trading update

Mpact shares fell up to 5% on Monday after the company released a trading update in which it said it expects headline earnings per share in the year to December to drop by at least 30% on a year on year basis...

13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.

12 Dec 2016

Judging panel selected for Wine Label Design Awards 2017

The judges for the Wine Label Design Awards 2017 have been selected...

7 Dec 2016

Sappi cracks it back into JSE top 40 index

Paper and pulp producer Sappi has made it back into the top 40 index, marking a roundly successful year in which it paid a dividend for the first time since 2008 after nearly doubling full-year net profit while cutting net debt...

By Andries Mahlangu 5 Dec 2016

Gold Pack Awards honour student as second overall winner

This year's Gold Pack Awards not only awarded Tashalie Vorster with a Student Gold Pack award in the category for improving / redesigning packaging of an existing brand, but also named her as the second overall winner in the awards...

1 Dec 2016

Easy does it!

Is your product easily removable from displays? Are retailers able to restock your product? If not, Do-It Hang Tabs and Display Strips are your solution...

Issued by Pyrotec 30 Nov 2016

Pyrotec PackMedia: A brand you can trust

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Pyrotec has many success stories under its belt - one of which is the Pyrotec PackMedia brand that boasts a 34-year partnership with Fix-a-Form International...

Issued by Pyrotec 23 Nov 2016

Africa sectors star for Nampak

Nampak revenue jumped 11% as trading profit from the rest of Africa surpassed turnover from the group's South African home market for the first time yet in the year to September 30...

By Mark Allix 22 Nov 2016

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