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Lighter, brighter, fresher look for Two Oceans

Two Oceans has had a package update with a lighter, brighter and fresher look to reflect the fruit profile and styling of the brand.

23 Jul 2014 11:35

On-pack labelling solutions unpacked

Consumers are bombarded with information about different products and brands on a daily basis, which has an effect on product selection. Brands use labels and on-pack solutions to inform and communicate with consumers, which forms part of the overall packaging design of a product.

Issued by Pyrotec 4 Jun 2014 11:28

Mondi to buy US Graphic Packaging International for $105m

London- and JSE-listed paper and packaging company Mondi said that it would buy the US industrial bag and kraft paper business of Graphic Packaging International.

By Alistair Anderson 4 Jun 2014 09:24

Tell's Cider moves to glass

Tell's Cider, only available in light PET plastic packaging, has moved to 340ml flint glass bottles with crown corks, which is 10ml more than the majority of local cider producers that pack their brands in 330ml containers.

3 Jun 2014 11:44

EU rules against SA citrus ban, imposes stricter import criteria

Thousands of jobs were saved last week when the European Union (EU), SA's most lucrative market for its multibillion fruit exporting industry, decided against banning its oranges.

By Paul Vecchiatto 2 Jun 2014 10:02

Packaging in SA is always changing shape

If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.

By Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014 09:30

Local packaging manufacturer Nampak wins international WorldStar Awards

One of Africa's largest packaging manufacturers, Nampak's commitment to innovation was recently recognised by the World Packaging Organisation by being awarded several international WorldStar packaging awards.

Issued by Nampak 30 May 2014 12:03

Nampak earnings up 7.4% to 114.3c

Nampak's interim results for the six months to March saw the rest of Africa markets markedly contributing as the group as it grew overall trading income by 10%.

By Mark Allix 28 May 2014 10:00

Pyrotec PackMark launches the Markem-Imaje 1050 Thermal Inkjet printer

Pyrotec PackMark, a leading privately owned South African product identification solutions provider, has introduced the Markem-Imaje 1050 Thermal Inkjet printer to their already wide range product offering.

Issued by Pyrotec 27 May 2014 14:01

Pyrotec PackMark appoints first distributor in Zimbabwe

Leading privately-owned South African product identification solutions provider, Pyrotec PackMark, has announced the appointment of an exclusive distributor in Zimbabwe, Super Technologies.

Issued by Pyrotec 22 May 2014 12:58

Nampak's Infini bottle reaps international awards success

Nampak Plastics, one of the UK's leading producers of plastic milk bottles, has triumphed at the international DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, winning silver in the Packaging Innovation category for its multi-award-winning Infini bottle.

Issued by Nampak 20 May 2014 12:00

Nigerian Bottling Co to get major PET bottling line

Sidel, one of the leading global providers of PET solutions for liquid packaging, will be supplying the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) with a new bottling line for cola products, producing PET bottles in 500ml format at a capacity of 42,000 bottles per hour and in 1,500ml format at 22,000 bottles per hour. The installation in Ikeja, Nigeria is scheduled to start in May 2014, with the first saleable products coming off the new bottling line in early July 2014.

19 May 2014 11:59

New packaging for Drostdy-Hof

Drostdy-Hof has revitalised its packaging, with a new, cleaner premium look that reflects new print techniques on bottles and boxes for greater shelf standout. Unique to South Africa, the boxed wines are distinguished by both gloss and embossed components that enhance their eye-catching appeal.

19 May 2014 11:34

Astrapak diluted loss per share of 32.9c

Plastic packaging group Astrapak reported a diluted loss per share of 32.9c for the year ended February from headline earnings per share of 10c in the previous year.

14 May 2014 12:51

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