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SA's Furniture Industry Master Plan roadshow concludes
SA's Furniture Industry Master Plan roadshow concludes

The South African Furniture Initiative and the Department of Trade and Industry completed their consultative roadshow in Port Elizabeth, after meeting furniture manufacturers across South Africa...

11 Feb 2020

Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate production
Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate production

Barry Callebaut is investing in dairy-free product development and production facilities to cater to the demand for plant-based products...

5 Feb 2020

Mattel launches building sets made from bio-based plastic
Mattel launches building sets made from bio-based plastic

Toy manufacturer Mattel is launching a series of bio-based plastic products under its construction toy brand, Mega...

3 Feb 2020

The Joekels journey: 25 years in tea
The Joekels journey: 25 years in tea

In 25 years, South African tea company Joekels has developed from a small business housed in a garage into a category leader with seven different tea brands...

3 Feb 2020

SA family-owned Xmas cracker business inks Walmart export deal
SA family-owned Xmas cracker business inks Walmart export deal

Glenart, a South African Christmas cracker manufacturing company, has secured an export deal with American retail giant Walmart...

30 Jan 2020

Lawrence Mac Dougall
Tiger Brands CEO Lawrence Mac Dougall to retire, Noel Doyle appointed

Tiger Brands chief executive officer Lawrence Mac Dougall will be retiring on 31 January, Africa's largest food and beverage group announced on Wednesday...

30 Jan 2020

$50m Standard Bank funding to boost CCBA Ethiopia expansion
$50m Standard Bank funding to boost CCBA Ethiopia expansion

Standard Bank has arranged and structured $50m in financing facilities for Coca-Cola Beverages Africa to support its expansion strategy in Ethiopia over the next five years...

29 Jan 2020

New cannery ramps up production of Clark & Sons mixers
New cannery ramps up production of Clark & Sons mixers

South African soft drinks company Twizza has commissioned a state-of-the-art production canning line in Queenstown to can its popular Clark & Sons mixer range...

28 Jan 2020

LG South Africa unveils newly-relocated head office, factory
LG South Africa unveils newly-relocated head office, factory

LG South Africa recently unveiled its new relocated head office - which now includes a new LG brand shop on the same premises - in Midrand, Johannesburg...

24 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Atisha Gopichund, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain
#BehindtheSelfie with... Atisha Gopichund, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain

This week, we go behind the selfie with Atisha Gopichund-Lutchman, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain sub-Saharan Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2020

Africa's leading B2B news TO GO>>
Africa's leading B2B news TO GO>>

Monday, 6 January 2020, Bizcommunity, one of the leading business-to-business news platforms on the African continent, celebrates the official relaunch of their podcast offering - BizTakeouts...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Jan 2020

Nampak unveils new liquid carton facility
Nampak unveils new liquid carton facility

Africa's largest packaging company, Nampak, officially launched its Liquid Carton divisions' new Technical Hub in Roodepoort, Johannesburg...

7 Jan 2020

Robots, AI and drones: When did toys turn into rocket science?
Robots, AI and drones: When did toys turn into rocket science?

I'm a geek. And as a geek, I love my tech toys. But over time I've noticed toys are becoming harder to understand...

By Andrew Maxwell 23 Dec 2019

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Process manufacturing in 2020: Sustainability and servitisation

Everybody wants sustainable products, and retailers are putting pressure on manufacturers to deliver goods that satisfy consumers' new preference for green and clean options...

By Colin Elkins 19 Dec 2019

Wishing you all the Best of Biz
Wishing you all the Best of Biz

As the old odd year 2019 draws to a close and we look forward to a nice big round number in 2020, we at Biz take this opportunity to thank you for your support and to wish you all the Best of Biz this festive season!...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 17 Dec 2019

Technology trends impacting global manufacturing in 2020
Technology trends impacting global manufacturing in 2020

It is no secret that the manufacturing sector is critically important for both developed and emerging economies. From producing necessities like food for a nation to creating much-needed jobs...

By Kevin Dherman 13 Dec 2019

10 children's toys on the safety WATCH list for 2019
10 children's toys on the safety WATCH list for 2019

Those looking to buy children's toys for Christmas presents need to be aware that dangerous toys are for sale in store and online, many of which contain hidden hazards...

10 Dec 2019

Black Friday, what's in the box?
Black Friday, what's in the box?

What's in the box? Hint, prepare for some seriously dark matter, like 50% or more off promo hampers of Biz top-story exposure products that will put your competition in the shade...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Nov 2019

Best in SA packaging shine at Gold Pack Awards 2019
Best in SA packaging shine at Gold Pack Awards 2019

The winners of this year's IPSA Gold Pack Awards, the premier showcase for the South African packaging industry, was announced at Inanda Club in Sandton on 30 October...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Nov 2019

Picket at Saldanha Steel over plant closure
Picket at Saldanha Steel over plant closure

About 50 people picketed outside the Saldanha Steel plant on Thursday, 21 November, to protest against the phased closing down of the plant by ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA)...

By Mary-Anne Gontsana 22 Nov 2019

These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019
These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019

The Shoprite Group honoured its most innovative and reliable suppliers at its annual Supplier Awards this past weekend...

19 Nov 2019

Corobrik invests over R1bn in manufacturing plants
Corobrik invests over R1bn in manufacturing plants

Corobrik's investment into its SA manufacturing plants over the next two years is set to pass the R1bn mark...

19 Nov 2019

3 ways a Biz Office can "hothouse" company culture
3 ways a Biz Office can "hothouse" company culture

The beauty of a Biz Office on Bizcommunity is it's two-way nature, providing climate controlled conditions for culture and capabilities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 13 Nov 2019

Plastic Atlas highlights scale of global plastic pollution crisis
Plastic Atlas highlights scale of global plastic pollution crisis

The Heinrich Böll Foundation and the movement Break Free From Plastic have published the international English edition of the Plastic Atlas...

7 Nov 2019

P&G SA invests in local Always manufacturing plant
P&G SA invests in local Always manufacturing plant

Procter & Gamble is investing R300 million in South Africa's manufacturing sector...

5 Nov 2019

Exploring potential of graphene in F&B manufacturing
Exploring potential of graphene in F&B manufacturing

Tetra Pak has joined the European Commission Graphene Flagship project as the exclusive representative from the packaging industry to explore possible future applications of graphene...

29 Oct 2019

Polystyrene Association's new FCRI encourages sustainable use of polystyrene
Polystyrene Association's new FCRI encourages sustainable use of polystyrene

The Polystyrene Association of SA's newly-launched Food Compliance Responsibility Initiative (FCRI) is intended to encourage the sustainable use of polystyrene...

25 Oct 2019

Ramaphosa opens South Africa's first smartphone factory
Ramaphosa opens South Africa's first smartphone factory

President Cyril Ramaphosa has opened South Africa's first smartphone factory at the Dube TradePort in Durban...

21 Oct 2019

Business survival guide during load shedding
Business survival guide during load shedding

The recent return of load shedding serves as a reminder that every business owner and manager need to factor an unreliable power supply into its business plan...

17 Oct 2019

Equator's sustainable approach to fashion supply in SA
Equator's sustainable approach to fashion supply in SA

From vegan leather to green building, KZN-based design house and manufacturer Equator is on a journey to drive social and ecological sustainability behind the scenes of SA's fashion supply industry...

14 Oct 2019

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