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Do we know what we eat?

South Africa, to date, has been behind when it comes to correct and transparent food labelling. What you may see on a food label is not always what you get...

By Karen Kitchen 11 Sep 2015 12:24

Folding box board is changed forever

Sappi Speciality Papers have announced the introduction of 'Atelier', a new concept in folding box board (FBB) that broadens Sappi's offering in both width and depth of virgin-coated fibre boards for the packaging market...

By Dries Badenhorst 8 Sep 2015 14:00

Bowcalf and Astrapak reap rewards

CAPE TOWN - Two of the JSE's specialist packaging companies - Bowler Metcalf (Bowcalf) and Astrapak - appear to be firmly on the comeback trail...

2 Oct 2015 08:30

Simplifying the cost of complexity in manufacturing

I attended a great session recently on the cost of complexity in manufacturing, hosted by GIBBS and presented by Andre de Ruyter, the CEO of Nampak...

By Nadia Rawjee 1 Oct 2015 12:10

GZ Industries and Golden Era Group announce joint venture

GZ Industries (GZI), the West African producer of aluminium beverage cans, and Golden Era Group, the South African independent packaging company, have announced a R1-billion joint venture, called Gayatri GZI Beverage Cans...

1 Oct 2015 09:40

Take your luxury packaging to the next level with ElastiTag

Packaging can be an incredibly powerful tool for making an impact at the point of purchase. This is especially true in the luxury brand space, where consumers are looking to treat themselves or a loved one to something out of the ordinary...

Issued by Pyrotec 29 Sep 2015 12:14

Debt-reduction plan pays off but Astrapak braces for tough times

When packaging company Astrapak reports its results for the six months through August, it will tell its shareholders it has made a profit of up to 17c basic earnings per share as it has concluded the first phase of its turnaround strategy...

By Sikonathi Mantshantsha 28 Sep 2015 12:15

Acquisition to drive sustainable supply chain solutions

Supply chain services and solutions provider, Barloworld Logistics, has acquired environmental solutions company, -re. Reflecting its new standing...

21 Sep 2015 11:29

Nampak facing 'operational difficulties', 'significant challenges'

Diversified packaging group Nampak has affirmed that it is experiencing "operational difficulties" and "significant challenges" in South Africa and in markets in which it operates in Africa...

18 Sep 2015 09:40

Get your brand noticed with Do-It Hang Tabs and Display Strips from Pyrotec PackMedia

Combining the following four tips with the use of Do-It's Hang Tabs and Display Strips from Pyrotec PackMedia will assist you in giving your brand the best possible chance of attracting the attention of your customers...

Issued by Pyrotec 8 Sep 2015 11:40

Coders that offer it all

There are many factors to consider when choosing the right coding solution for your business, from total cost of ownership to whether the machine's environmental credentials are in line with your company values...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 Sep 2015 09:40

Three things we've learned about customer service

Exceptional customer service can transform a good company into a great company. Pyrotec PackMark has learned plenty about customer service over the past 45+ years that they have been in business...

Issued by Pyrotec 31 Aug 2015 10:41

Recycling industry has become a significant growth enabler says Mpact MD

Statistics SA reported that in the first quarter of 2015 unemployment rates reached a 12-year high in South Africa. John Hunt, MD of Mpact Recycling, indicates that this poses a challenge for industry to become more innovative and agile in creating opportunities that contribute to long-term and sustainable employment...

25 Aug 2015 10:30

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