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Finding the right hang tab for your merchandising display

Pyrotec PackMedia, distributor of Do-It Hang Tabs and Display Strips, offers a variety of hang tabs and a display strip option that are sure to meet all of your retail merchandising needs...

Issued by Pyrotec 10 hours ago

Packaging industry needs to be ready for 2017 boom

A few decades ago, packaging companies needed many more tons of machinery to produce the output that they do today...

By Candace van Zyl 13 hours ago

Finding opportunities in currency devaluation

While some African countries that are considered great investment opportunities have seen recent currency devaluation, this could create an opportunity for African manufacturers...

By Heleen Goussard, Nicholas Olds 17 Aug 2016

The latest on food and beverage date codes

Many consumers are confused by the date code definitions found on food and beverage packaging. What do 'Best By', 'Use By' and 'Sell By' really mean?...

Issued by Pyrotec 17 Aug 2016

Massmart celebrates women entrepreneurs in its Supplier Development Programme

For Women's Month, Massmart held a lunch to celebrate the women entrepreneurs that form part of its Supplier Development Programme (SDP), designed to provide opportunities for small and medium manufacturing enterprises...

17 Aug 2016

Promotions get SA's price-sensitive consumers shopping

While above-the-line marketing can raise awareness about promotions and drive people to the store, packaging is often one of the final opportunities to convert awareness into sales...

Issued by Pyrotec 15 Aug 2016

Faithful to Nature collaborates with Topic to confirm label claims

Organic online retailer, Faithful to Nature has entered into an industry safeguarding partnership with Topic, a consumer-led NPO that uses laboratory testing as well as farm and factory visits to establish whether ingredients are verified and label claims accurate.

12 Aug 2016

KAP Industrials to buy Safripol

KAP Industrials followed in the footsteps of its biggest shareholder, Steinhoff International, on Wednesday, with the announcement it would acquire Safripol, the South African manufacturer of plastics, for R4bn...

By Fifi Peters 12 Aug 2016

Fix-a-Form case study: Multi-lingual label creates economies of scale

Fuel Set FCC, a fuel conditioner manufactured in Australia, has been successfully brought on-stream in 14 countries across the European Union and Eastern Europe...

Issued by Pyrotec 11 Aug 2016

Packaging portfolio helps grow Mondi profit

Mondi continued its strong financial performance across all of its key metrics in the six months to June, with underlying operating profit of €529m rising 8% on the same period in 2015...

By Mark Allix 8 Aug 2016

Big Brother is watching you

In 1949, in his book Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell predicted a totalitarian state with continuous mass surveillance and a dilution of civil liberties by an all-powerful government. In many ways George Orwell's predictions have come true...

By Joe Louw 5 Aug 2016

Keep your products hanging for longer with Do-It's HangTite adhesive

The HangTite adhesives Do-It Corporation uses on its hang tabs are not simple label adhesives but high-performance adhesives which have been designed for specific packaging...

Issued by Pyrotec 1 Aug 2016

Case study: Winning with Namaqua Wines

It made strategic sense for Namaqua Wines to advertise a competition at point of sale and an on-pack communication device provided the ideal solution...

Issued by Pyrotec 27 Jul 2016

SU prof chosen to lead agricultural engineers worldwide

Prof Umezuruike Linus Opara, SU professor and research chair, has been elected as the incoming president of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering...

26 Jul 2016

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