Mondi reported a record financial performance in the year to December‚ with underlying operating profit rising 22% and underlying earnings rising by 37% in the period.
By Mark Allix 4 Mar 2014 10:01
As part of Nampak's continuing strategy of expanding its African footprint, the company has announced that it has acquired ownership of the Alucan beverage can plant in Agbara, Nigeria.
Issued by Nampak 27 Feb 2014 13:21
With Pyrotec PackMark's wide range of coding solutions, the demand for high speed printing and robustness of promotional codes can be met, making it easier to print on anything from rigid plastic to metal, glass and liquid cartons.
Issued by Pyrotec 27 Feb 2014 12:55
Nampak has commissioned a new plastic closures line in Lagos, Nigeria. Nampak SA has a strategic partnership with Bericap, Germany, who agreed to extend the manufacturing licence to include Nampak Nigeria. The initial product will be closures for still water and will be followed by carbonated soft drink closures.
Issued by Nampak 24 Feb 2014 10:05
Hanging a product at eye-level can do wonders for attracting a customer's attention; however, damage to the packaging might cost you sales as rigorous handling of products on the shop floor can take a toll on a product's shelf life.
Issued by Pyrotec 19 Feb 2014 12:14
One of the purposes of the Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008 (CPA), is to "promote and advance the social and economic welfare of consumers" by "improving consumer awareness and information, and encouraging responsible and informed consumer choice and behaviour".
By Justine Krige 14 Feb 2014 14:35
While a small number of people do more than glance at labels on foods, many will not understand fully what they are reading. Once consumers understand what they are reading, they can make better choices and have better conversations with their GPs and medical specialists about what they should be eating.
By Amanda Rogaly 14 Feb 2014 11:43
Pulp and paper producer Sappi has reported basic earnings per share (EPS) of three US cents for the quarter ended December compared with 2c in the December 2012‚ but a sharp turnaround from the loss of 29c it reported in the September quarter.
6 Feb 2014 09:13
Markem-Imaje Corporation recently announced the acquisition of Heidelberg's CSAT inkjet subsidiary. Pyrotec is the sole South African distributor of Markem-Imaje's range of machinery and can now also offer CSAT printing solutions to its customers as a result of the acquisition.
Issued by Pyrotec 29 Jan 2014 13:22
The Competition Commission's "dogged insistence" that the Glenryck canned pilchards brand be sold off with Foodcorp's allocated small pelagic fishing quota to gain approval for a transaction with Oceana was placing 1,000 jobs at stake.
By Amanda Visser 21 Jan 2014 16:00
Petrochemicals group Sasol has commissioned its new ethylene purification unit - the Ethylene Purification Unit 5 (EPU5) - in Sasolburg.
15 Jan 2014 07:45
Who says health warnings and measures when it comes to tobacco products don't work?
13 Jan 2014 08:42
LONDON, UK: Plastic beverage caps and closures are now more popular than metal closures in the global market, according to a new report from Canadean.
10 Jan 2014 06:45
South Africa-based global pulp, paper and chemical cellulose maker Sappi is to ship all of its dissolving wood pulp exports originating at its Ngodwana mill in Mpumalanga, through DP World Maputo's dedicated container terminal in Mozambique.
By Mark Allix 17 Dec 2013 11:04
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