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Adcock acquires Pharma-Q rights

Adcock Ingram Critical Care (AICC) gained commercial rights to the Pharma-Q range of products in SA last Friday...

By Michelle Gumede 19 hours ago

Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe

The Wallonia export investment agency, AWEX, is active encouraging South African businesses expanding into Europe to make the southern Belgian region of Wallonia their home base...

1 day ago

Onyx Connect to build Africa's first smartphone plant

According to a report by TimesLive, South African startup Onyx Connect is set to become the first to manufacture smartphones in Africa...

1 day ago

Drinks makers release study to challenge planned sugar tax

Econex says demand for sugar-sweetened drinks is inelastic, consumption will not fall as sharply as the policy paper predicts, and there will consequently be a smaller health impact...

By Tamar Kahn 1 day ago

Italtile increases sales despite stressed consumers

Tile and sanitary ware manufacturer Italtile' s sales grew 14.7% to R2.9bn for the first five months to end-November, it said in a sales update on Monday morning...

By Pericles Anetos 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 3 days ago

Experts remain pessimistic about manufacturing

Although factory managers were upbeat about their performance in November, experts say such output was unlikely to contribute meaningfully to economic growth this quarter...

3 days ago

Coca-Cola opens first factory in Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY - Coca-Cola formally has opened its first factory in the Gaza Strip, the company announced on Wednesday, in a move that could create hundreds of jobs in the beleaguered Palestinian enclave...

2 Dec 2016

Dealerships discover benefits of going green and conversing

In 2013 we trundled along to Hillfox in Johannesburg to attend the opening of a new Kia dealership. Hardly big news you might think...

By Mark Smyth 1 Dec 2016

IoT innovation could help South African manufacturers compete internationally

According to Deloitte's Global Manufacturing Competitiveness survey, South Africa is ranked 27th in the world, down three places from 2013 and it is expected to slip further down the ranking in the next five to ten years. The rising cost of production, combined with muted investments in technology, is making it difficult for South African manufacturers to compete with their international peers.

24 Nov 2016

#SharetheBay: There's a rich history behind SA's 'diamond fibre' industry

Did you know that South Africa's Eastern Cape is the mohair capital of the world? I didn't, until yesterday that is when we visited the Mohair South Africa headquarters in PE on a tour...

By Sindy Peters 24 Nov 2016

Wholesale trade sales increase - but GDP growth still expected to slow

Wholesale trade sales rose 3.4% in September compared with a year ago, Statistics SA said on Thursday...

By Asha Speckman 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

Electrolux sucks up Kwikot Group

Swedish group Electrolux will buy local water heater producer Kwikot Group from RMB Corvest and other parties, broadening its home comfort product range and boosting growth opportunities in Africa...

By Mark Allix 11 Nov 2016

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