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Mpact Plastics has opened a press office on Bizcommunity.com!

Mpact is a leading producer of rigid plastic packaging, producing a range of plastic packaging products for a variety of industries. Products include: PET preforms, bottles, jars, closures; FMCG containers; plastic containers; styrene, PET trays, and cling film.

French group Essilor to buy Ray-Ban maker Luxottica

PARIS - French lensmaker Essilor said Monday it has agreed to buy Italy's Luxottica, maker of Ray-Ban sunglasses, in a bid to create a new global giant in the sector...

9 hours ago

Surprise uptick at factories

A recovery in agricultural output and the uptick in the mining sector could support demand going forward, BER economists predict...

By Asha Speckman 3 days ago

Serco to capitalise on new technology and innovation in 2017

Staying abreast of global trends and innovations is an important part of how Serco strives to give its customers the edge in a competitive African market...

10 Jan 2017

China manufacturing accelerates at fastest for four years: survey

China's manufacturing activity expanded at its quickest pace in nearly four years in December, an independent research firm said on Tuesday, in a sign of improving health for the world's second-largest economy...

3 Jan 2017

Zimbabwe plant to hit Mpact earnings

The closure of Mpact's plastics manufacturing facility in Zimbabwe, which will cost the company about R40m, is expected to contribute to considerably lower headline earnings for the packaging business when it reports its results for the 2016 financial year...

13 Dec 2016

Mpact falls 5% after full-year trading update

Mpact shares fell up to 5% on Monday after the company released a trading update in which it said it expects headline earnings per share in the year to December to drop by at least 30% on a year on year basis...

13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.

12 Dec 2016

Puratos Group to become equal shareholder in Bidcorp Food Africa

The Puratos Group, a Belgian based company is to become an equal shareholder in Bidcorp Food's Bakery Solutions Division (BBS)...

9 Dec 2016

Manufacturing production falls 2.7 year on year on October

The volume of goods produced by South African factories fell 2.7% in October from the same month in 2015, Statistics SA reported on Thursday...

By Robert Laing 9 Dec 2016

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 8 Dec 2016

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...

8 Dec 2016

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...

8 Dec 2016

Drinks makers release study to challenge planned sugar tax

Econex says demand sugar-sweetened beverage consumption will not fall as sharply as the policy paper predicts..

By Tamar Kahn 7 Dec 2016

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 5 Dec 2016

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