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Mpact sheds excess weight
Mpact sheds excess weight

Mpact Plastics Wadeville has purchased manufacturing equipment to produce a new generation closure, known in the industry as a CSD8 closure, which is a substitute for the heavier CSD5 closure...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 2 days ago

Cutting complexity from coding
Cutting complexity from coding

The demand for reliable, innovative coding equipment that saves time, cuts operational costs and comes underpinned by excellent service, is at an all-time high...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 days ago

rBST-free labelling back on Woolworths milk products
rBST-free labelling back on Woolworths milk products

Woolworths has reintroduced rBST-free labelling onto their milk packaging, starting with all of their fresh Ayrshire milk products...

13 Sep 2017

New-look label design for Drostdy Hof
New-look label design for Drostdy Hof

Wine brand Drostdy Hof, established in Tulbagh in 1964, has launched a new look for its range of wines...

7 Sep 2017

Two birds, one stone
Two birds, one stone

How do brand owners comply with the vast array of acts, regulations, guidelines and codes required on FMCG packaging and still achieve the shelf shout products need to stand out on cluttered retail shelves?...

Issued by Pyrotec 5 Sep 2017

All Gold gears up for Heritage Month with limited edition bottles
All Gold gears up for Heritage Month with limited edition bottles

All Gold Tomato Sauce will be releasing two 700 ml limited edition collectable bottles in mid-September...

4 Sep 2017

Farm to fork: Why farmers need to stay on top of consumer trends
Farm to fork: Why farmers need to stay on top of consumer trends

Key speaker at Free State Agriculture's 2017 Congress, Nadia van der Colff, provided delegates with some interesting insight on the farm to fork trend and why farmers should stay on top of consumer trends...

By Cari Coetzee 28 Aug 2017

Long4Life acquires Inhle Beverages for R360m
Long4Life acquires Inhle Beverages for R360m

Long4Life, an investment holding company with a lifestyle focus, has agreed to acquire 100% of Inhle Beverages for up to R360 million...

24 Aug 2017

E-cigarette manufacturers: Is your labelling in line with global best practice?
E-cigarette manufacturers: Is your labelling in line with global best practice?

In South Africa, there is currently no specific legislation that governs the labelling and marketing of e-cigarettes and other products in the wider vape industry. However this legal situation could change...

Issued by Pyrotec 23 Aug 2017

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FedEx introduces new cold shipping solution for healthcare industry in SA

FedEx Express has introduced a new temperature-controlled solution, FedEx Cold Shipping, in South Africa. This cold-shipping packaging is easy to use, reliable, cost effective and environmentally friendly...

23 Aug 2017

The foundation for cosmetics confidence
The foundation for cosmetics confidence

Nothing knocks consumer confidence in a cosmetics brand more than when a product does not do what it claims or if it is counterfeit. From perfumes and make-up to personal care products, no product is immune...

Issued by Pyrotec 21 Aug 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Gin-based popsicles launch in spring
#FreshOnTheShelf: Gin-based popsicles launch in spring

JML Consulting, which created Pierre Jourdan Wine Popsicles (PJ Pops) in 2016, will launch two gin & tonic popsicles in September...

16 Aug 2017

At your service
At your service

Pyrotec's machinery division, Pyrotec PackMark, is fully invested in after-sales support and rapid response to breakdowns or technical challenges...

Issued by Pyrotec 15 Aug 2017

Liqueur label cuts famous flapping ears
Liqueur label cuts famous flapping ears

If you notice something different about your Amarula that's for good reason - as Africa's elephants continue to be slaughtered en masse, the liqueur has removed the elephant from its logo...

By Jeff Wicks 14 Aug 2017

Build agility into your packaging line with this compact handheld coder
Build agility into your packaging line with this compact handheld coder

Available for the first time in South Africa, Pyrotec PackMark's Coding and Labelling Machinery Division brings you the ultra-portable Anser U2 Mobile handheld printer...

Issued by Pyrotec 10 Aug 2017

Stellenbosch Cabernets get distinctive bottle from Consol
Stellenbosch Cabernets get distinctive bottle from Consol

Consol Glass and local wine producers from Stellenbosch have collaborated to create a new Claret/Bordeaux shaped glass bottle...

8 Aug 2017

Sweet end of packaging
Sweet end of packaging

With the global bakery and confectionery market predicted to reach €436 billion and €203 respectively by 2020, the specialist packaging industry is gearing up...

1 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: SA's rising female winemaker making strides for the love of Pinot
#WomensMonth: SA's rising female winemaker making strides for the love of Pinot

We speak to Young Gun Jessica Saurwein about the Saurwein nom Pinot noir, her recent 92 point rating by renowned international wine critic Neal Martin and her love for the queen of grapes, Pinot noir...

1 Aug 2017

An impactful solution
An impactful solution

Innovation and value-based product development is the forefront for most companies, but few consider how this type of development should be focused on a wider industry challenge, in order to become part of an industry solution...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 31 Jul 2017

Nike designs shoebox made out of recycled milk containers and coffee lids
Nike designs shoebox made out of recycled milk containers and coffee lids

Nike partnered with Taiwanese architect and engineer Arthur Huang to design "sustainable and responsible" Air Max packaging...

By Bongani Shweni 28 Jul 2017

Merchandise your products with a Do-It Round Hole Hang Tab
Merchandise your products with a Do-It Round Hole Hang Tab

Do-It Round Hole Hang Tabs are sold exclusively in South Africa by Pyrotec PackMedia. These hang tabs are strong, easy to apply and are distinguished by the round hang hole style...

Issued by Pyrotec 25 Jul 2017

Drinking yoghurt increases in volume, value
Drinking yoghurt increases in volume, value

BMi Research has released its report on the drinking yoghurt category, which continued to grow in volume and value in 2016...

20 Jul 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Spytail rum launches amid category comeback
#FreshOnTheShelf: Spytail rum launches amid category comeback

Internationally, rum has been enjoying a comeback and is believed to be the next hottest category following the recent gin revolution in South Africa...

19 Jul 2017

More than just a standard printer
More than just a standard printer

Pyrotec's machinery division, Pyrotec PackMark, has launched the new 9405 Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) coder from the trusted global manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, Markem-Imaje...

Issued by Pyrotec 18 Jul 2017

Thirst for beer has AB InBev brewing more
Thirst for beer has AB InBev brewing more

The economy may be experiencing a bad hangover, but that has not decreased the South African appetite for beer...

By Colleen Goko 14 Jul 2017

Stretching brand awareness
Stretching brand awareness

In today's tough economic climate it's never been more important for products to draw consumers' attention, and what better way to do this than by using eye-catching on-pack brand enhancement tools?..

Issued by Pyrotec 11 Jul 2017

Austria's Alpla acquires SA's Boxmore Packaging in its biggest buy-out
Austria's Alpla acquires SA's Boxmore Packaging in its biggest buy-out

Austrian plastic packaging company, Alpla, has purchased 100% of South African headquartered Boxmore Packaging, which specialises in PET pre-forms...

11 Jul 2017

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa acquires Kenya's Equator Bottlers
Coca-Cola Beverages Africa acquires Kenya's Equator Bottlers

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), Africa's largest Coca-Cola bottler has acquired Equator Bottlers, the third largest Coca-Cola bottler in Kenya...

7 Jul 2017

The benefits of serialised coding
The benefits of serialised coding

Serialised coding enables one to track and trace each individual product and component along the entire supply chain. There are many more reasons to implement serialisation...

Issued by Pyrotec 5 Jul 2017

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