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Castle Lite sends out cold blast refreshment

Castle Lite has a new campaign to re-introduce its limited edition, resealable Platinum Pack, already hitting the shelves in South Africa...

26 Mar 2015 11:19

Pyrotec maximises uptime with new 350kw generator

In order to mitigate the effects of an unreliable power supply, Pyrotec has made the decision to purchase a standby generator which will be installed by approximately the end of April...

Issued by Pyrotec 24 Mar 2015 13:02

The challenges faced by the agrochemical industry

Whether the products are pesticides or garden-care, agrochemical labels play a vital role in communicating important information and come with a stringent set of legal requirements...

Issued by Pyrotec 23 Mar 2015 12:39

Job cuts may result from Coca-Cola merger

The creation of Africa's biggest Coca-Cola bottling company, which brewer SABMiller will have a majority stake in, could result in up to 387 head office job cuts but no lower-level retrenchments are planned, says SABMiller's South African unit.

23 Mar 2015 12:35

Two-a-Day invests in new packaging, packing lines and DCA storage

Two-a-Day's recent infrastructure investment includes a Flow Wrap machine that does not limit packing only to the traditional tray and bag packing...

18 Mar 2015 15:20

Make your on-pack information count

In today's information-saturated FMCG environment, consumers are making better-educated purchase decisions than ever before. This is especially true when it comes to health- and wellness-related issues...

Issued by Pyrotec 10 Mar 2015 14:25

The challenge of labelling medicine can be solved by an innovative on-pack solution

The strict guidelines and legal requirements regulating information displayed on products impact the pharmaceutical industry more than many others; therefore, labelling of medicines while adhering to these guidelines can be challenging...

Issued by Pyrotec 23 Feb 2015 13:52

2015 Wine Label Awards bring out the good, the bad and the gold

The inaugural Wine Label Design Awards 2015, sponsored by self-adhesive label supplier Rotolabel and hosted by, have been awarded...

19 Feb 2015 14:42

Message in the bottle, don't get short-changed on returns

Consumers around the country are being short-changed by certain shop owners when collecting their deposits for the 200ml, 300ml, 500ml returnable glass bottles and 1.5 litre returnable plastic bottles...

13 Feb 2015 12:31

The packaging problem

It's pretty difficult to read my pieces and not notice that I'm an activist at heart... I was born a rebel without a cause actually, and have simply found causes to champion along the way...

By Chemory Gunko 12 Feb 2015 07:06

Dressed for success

With the festive season having come and gone, many manufacturers, retailers and young entrepreneurs are still probably pondering how they could have sold more of their goods to the savvy Christmas-consumer...

By Paul Muscat and Dean Bellingan 10 Feb 2015 09:13

Trends in packaging for 2015

In today's cutthroat purchase environment, your product packaging has more impact on your bottom line than ever before. Are you ready to stand out in 2015? Here are three tips from Pyrotec PackMedia...

Issued by Pyrotec 4 Feb 2015 14:25

Pyrotec's end-of-line integration makes production lines more efficient

The ability to reduce costs in the production line, having efficient machinery, eliminating human error and seamless integration of software, provides companies with the competitive advantage...

Issued by Pyrotec 22 Jan 2015 12:54

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