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Boxmore wins first place for Ina Paarman Dressing bottle design

The International Union of Food Science and Technology's (IUFoST) Global Food Industry Award has recognised Boxmore Packaging's Ina Paarman Dressing bottle design, presenting it with first place for Packaging Innovation...

15 hours ago

New labeller triples productivity

When SC Johnson's production team began experiencing downtime issues because of an old labeller, the company's director, Zenele Sangweni, considered a refurbished machine and called Pyrotec PackMark...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 days ago

Pyrotec PackMedia hosts Pharmaceutical Open Day

During September, Pyrotec PackMedia held an Open Day for pharmaceutical customers to showcase the many benefits of the Fix-a-Form informational booklet label, among other brands in the company's stable...

Issued by Pyrotec 21 Oct 2016

New campaign for LABELWISE creates awareness of eco-labelling

A new campaign, LABELWISE, launched on 18 October 2016 to help South Africans understand what impact the content of their shopping baskets and smart devices can have on saving the planet and empowering local communities...

20 Oct 2016

How to get noticed by impulse buyers

Having an effective packaging design plays a vital role as impulse buyers, i.e. those buyers who purchase "on a whim", usually make purchasing decisions based on emotions...

Issued by Pyrotec 19 Oct 2016

Coca-Cola eyes African bottler to keep out of AB InBev's takeover sights

Within hours of Anheuser Busch InBev formally completing its takeover of SABMiller, the Coca-Cola company said it planned to exercise a change-of-control clause to buy SABMiller's 57% share in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa...

By Ann Crotty 13 Oct 2016

50 years of coding, marking and labelling expertise

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Pyrotec, a privately owned and managed business established in 1966.

Issued by Pyrotec 11 Oct 2016

From farm to freezer: the EU pork production chain

For EU meat companies, the tracing back of their pork production is in-depth, with packaging labels giving consumers the full guide of the pork production process...

11 Oct 2016

Private equity opportunities in African currency devaluation

Recent currency devaluations on the continent could create an opportunity for African manufacturers according to African investment experts, RisCura...

10 Oct 2016

SoftBev: Time-frame troubles

An unexpectedly flat performance from plastic packaging specialist Bowler Metcalf's 43%-owned soft-drink bottling subsidiary, SoftBev, has resulted in an outpouring of speculation...

By Marc Hasenfuss 10 Oct 2016

Astrapak: A sitting duck

After four years in intensive care, Astrapak is on the mend...

By Stafford Thomas 10 Oct 2016

Amarula wins gold at Travel Retail Excellence Awards in Cannes

The new Jabulani bottle from Amarula has won a Gold Travel Retail Excellence Award at this year's Drinks International Travel Retail Awards held in Cannes earlier this week...

6 Oct 2016

Coding and marking equipment on show at fdt Africa

From 14 to 15 September 2016, food & drink technology (fdt) Africa - the trade fair for processing, filling, packaging and logistics - presented the industry's latest developments...

Issued by Pyrotec 3 Oct 2016

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