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Judging panel selected for Wine Label Design Awards 2017

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

3 days ago

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

Nampak's full-year earnings reel as forex losses bite

Packaging group Nampak on Monday reported a 48% drop in first-half headline earnings per share (HEPS), affected mainly by foreign exchange losses...

By Andries Mahlangu 22 Nov 2016

China hits Tetra Pak with $99m anti-trust fine

BEIJING - Chinese regulators have slapped Swedish firm Tetra Pak with a 668 million yuan ($98.5 million) fine following an anti-trust probe into the global packaging giant...

17 Nov 2016

Tobacco firm puffs over plain packaging

British American Tobacco SA (Batsa) is concerned the Department of Health's proposals for plain packaging would boost the illicit trade in tobacco that, at about 24% of SA's cigarette market, is twice the global average, and could further reduce the tax take from tobacco...

By Hilary Joffe 17 Nov 2016

Why service level agreements matter

In a business-to-business environment, properly defined relationships are the best guarantee for smooth and effective workflow. To achieve this, service level agreements (SLAs) are the perfect way...

Issued by Pyrotec 16 Nov 2016

Game of Thrones characters feature in SodaStream's 'Shame or Glory'

SodaStream International has released a video featuring two iconic characters from HBO's Game of Thrones series...

15 Nov 2016

Hundreds of millions of rands in forex losses set to hit Nampak earnings hard

Packaging group Nampak says it expects its full-year headline earnings a share fall by up to half, hit by abnormal items like foreign-exchange losses...

By Andries Mahlangu 10 Nov 2016

Improve data management on your production line with CoLOS software

By the year 2020, the amount of data generated by people and machines will reach a staggering 35 zettabytes. What can businesses in the manufacturing, packaging and labelling industries do with all this information?...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 Nov 2016

Are you making these product packaging blunders?

The packaging of your product is as important as what you are selling. Having attractive and functional packaging can enhance your brand image and even result in higher sales...

By Charles Mburugu 2 Nov 2016

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