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Dr Bha Ndungane-Tlakula, country medical director, South Africa, Pfizer
#InternationalNursesDay: The backbone of SA's healthcare systemArticle

Nurses have emerged as heroes in the fight against Covid-19. The grit, quick decision-making and compassion required to take care of patients in the face of a terrifying global pandemic...

Bha Ndungane-Tlakula 1 day ago

Marketing Achievement Awards announces Rising Star finalists for 2020/21
Marketing Achievement Awards announces Rising Star finalists for 2020/21Article

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) has announced the finalists for its Rising Star of the Year Award - the best and the brightest under the age of 35 who have consistently demonstrated excellent performance and who have the potential to become outstanding leaders in their profession...

29 Mar 2021

Exeo Capital buys stake in Wellness Warehouse holding company
Exeo Capital buys stake in Wellness Warehouse holding companyArticle

Exeo Capital has announced an investment into Maia Group, a holding company focused on consumer health businesses including Wellness Warehouse and True Health Holdings...

25 Mar 2021

Nominations open for MAA Leadership Awards
Nominations open for MAA Leadership AwardsArticle

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAA) is pleased to announce that it will be introducing three Leadership Awards to its catalogue of accolades...

Issued by Marketing Achievement Awards 18 Dec 2020

Unilever works to eliminate fossil fuels from homecare products
Unilever works to eliminate fossil fuels from homecare productsArticle

Consumer goods giant Unilever is investing in technology to help it to transition away from fossil fuel-derived chemicals in its homecare products by 2030...

23 Oct 2020

#VMLYRTheEdge: How to get your brand noticed in Africa
#VMLYRTheEdge: How to get your brand noticed in AfricaArticle

VMLY&R SA's Live from The Edge presented both local and global thought leaders talking to the theme 'From Cultural Clichés to Brand Authenticity', addressing cultural relevance in the African context. Here, HeyHuman's Neil Davidson and Unilever's Lethepu Matshaba's thoughts on the subject...

Jessica Tennant 4 Sep 2020

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Brand advertising must acknowledge Covid-19 to cut throughArticle

Heather Tluczek, managing director, InSites Consulting South Africa writes that brands need to remain agile in their response to customers' new and constantly shifting needs, as well as the emotional bandwidth of consumers...

Heather Tluczek 20 Aug 2020

Different types of pigmentation and how to treat it
Different types of pigmentation and how to treat itArticle

Darker skin types are more prone to pigmentation. Couple that with the harshness of the South African sun and you can see why it's a big concern for many of our patients at Skin Renewal...

Dr Lestonn Lawn, Issued by Renewal Institute 5 Aug 2020

Consumers are demanding next-generation facials and Skin Renewal is listening
Consumers are demanding next-generation facials and Skin Renewal is listeningArticle

Thanks to the information age, more consumers are taking it upon themselves to educate themselves about skincare...

Lestonn Lawn, Issued by Renewal Institute 27 May 2020

Every day is Black Friday for online retailers during lockdown
Every day is Black Friday for online retailers during lockdownArticle

Since the shift to level 4 allowed for online ordering of certain products, the sales of our online skin shop skyrocketed across the country, showing an increase in sales of over 800%...

Maureen Allem, Issued by Renewal Institute 25 May 2020

Gcwalisa dispensers help reduce single-use plastic at spaza shops
Gcwalisa dispensers help reduce single-use plastic at spaza shopsArticle

Retail solutions company Smollan and product and service design practice DYDX paired up to create a more sustainable solution for the sale of FMCG products in the informal retail market...

28 Oct 2019

Childproof closures: Safety and durability is Mpact's norm
Childproof closures: Safety and durability is Mpact's normArticle

Mpact's Pinetown based plastic conversion plant, has earned its stripes producing high quality childproof and tamper evident closures...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 25 Sep 2019

Mpact's circular economy process: Our purpose goes beyond producing packaging
Mpact's circular economy process: Our purpose goes beyond producing packagingArticle

Mpact's investment in technology offers you the opportunity to be the change, placing you right next to them in their 50-year-old recycling journey...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 16 Jul 2019

Mpact Versapak announces Petco voting membership
Mpact Versapak announces Petco voting membershipArticle

Mpact Versapak, a subsidiary of Mpact Operations, with BRC-certified plants, acknowledges the convenience and uses of PET plastics and the need for a solution to post-consumer waste...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 4 Jul 2019

What is your contribution to recycling?
What is your contribution to recycling?Article

Recycling and re-using packaging materials have been placed at the forefront of the consumer mind...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 2 Jul 2019

Does packaging affect food safety?
Does packaging affect food safety?Article

With PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) and Polystyrene regularly under the spotlight, let's iron out some misperceptions and understand which accreditations and certifications to look out for in order to safely package our food...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 31 May 2019

Mpact adds new eggs to its basket
Mpact adds new eggs to its basketArticle

Mpact continually focuses on remaining relevant to customer and market requirements...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 21 May 2019

Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 1
Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 1Article

I've recently returned from Cosmoprof that took place in Bologna, Italy, with ideas on tap - treatments, products and devices that I'm bursting to import from different corners of the world...

Tzvia Hermann 3 May 2019

A motiongraphic is worth a thousand words
A motiongraphic is worth a thousand wordsArticle

Mpact Versapak relaunched its corporate profile motiongraphic that outlines its business offering, operating ethos and accreditations, in an impactful five-minute message...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 13 Mar 2019

Preserving your product through packaging
Preserving your product through packagingArticle

As consumers of PET plastic bottled beverages such as water, carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices and an increasing amount of wines and other alcoholic beverages, little thought goes into how these beverages are packaged in different ways to ensure the preservation of the content...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 8 Mar 2019

New device administers medication remotely
New device administers medication remotelyArticle

A collaboration between biomedical engineers from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Osmania University in India has developed a tool for clinicians to administer medication to their patients remotely...

1 Feb 2019

Mpact Plastics Atlantis cuts the grade
Mpact Plastics Atlantis cuts the gradeArticle

The Mpact Plastics Atlantis plant is now also FSSC 22000 certified. FSSC 22000 is an encompassing standard that is recognised by all stakeholders in the food industry and is also applicable to the food packaging industry...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 7 Nov 2018

What's hot in the convenience, home meal replacement and meat industries?
What's hot in the convenience, home meal replacement and meat industries?Article

In the highly competitive convenience market, participants often struggle to find the competitive edge in their offering...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 11 Oct 2018

#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket
#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarketArticle

The second speaker at the 2018 DStv Seminar of Creativity was Lethepu Matshaba, vice president of Homecare Southern Africa at Unilever SA, who spoke on the relevance of creativity in a hyper-fragmented world...

Angie White 17 Aug 2018

New design packaging boosts sales and merchandising space
New design packaging boosts sales and merchandising spaceArticle

The Ruwag brand has recently added value to the DIY user's experience by changing their packaging medium from flexible pouches to reusable rigid containers...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 31 Jul 2018

The selection process - Not just elimination
The selection process - Not just eliminationArticle

The selection process into the TDM (tool, die and mould-maker) Apprenticeship Programme has proved a critical step in choosing people who have the relevant qualifications and skill set to fill a vacant position...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 25 Jul 2018

Mpact Versapak remains committed to product quality and food safety standards
Mpact Versapak remains committed to product quality and food safety standardsArticle

In answer to the current focus on food safety, Mpact Versapak wishes to assure its customers that they continue to respect the strict quality standards of their British Retail Consortium (BRC) accreditation...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 3 Jul 2018

Mpact coughs up new solutions for medical packaging
Mpact coughs up new solutions for medical packagingArticle

Mpact Plastics produces a range of high-clarity PET and conventional Vinyls medical round bottles aimed at the pharmaceutical industry...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 25 May 2018

Tiger eyes Africa expansion
Tiger eyes Africa expansionArticle

Tiger Brands was looking for acquisitions outside SA and would place more emphasis on due diligence than in the past, management said on Monday...

28 Nov 2017

Mpact shines in Gold Pack 2017 awards
Mpact shines in Gold Pack 2017 awardsArticle

With seven nominations in various categories, five Gold Pack awards and the IPSA Gold Pack trophy for the Best Product Overall, Mpact has once again proven itself as an industry stalwart...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 27 Nov 2017

Mpact Versapak proves H'eataway technology
Mpact Versapak proves H'eataway technologyArticle

Exhibition attendees had the opportunity to engage with the Mpact Versapak sales team and enjoy a fresh meal served in the newly developed Heataway food container, hot out of the oven...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 10 Nov 2017

Packaging for a new generation
Packaging for a new generationArticle

At Mpact Plastics Pinetown, in-mould labelled (IML) containers are a speciality. These versatile jars are being used in a number of industries and have become the container of choice within the personal care industry...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 31 Oct 2017

Mpact Plastics Pinetown goes greener
Mpact Plastics Pinetown goes greenerArticle

Mpact Plastics Pinetown has turned their focus to paper recycling for the good of the communities in which they operate...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 10 Oct 2017

Mpact takes their factories online
Mpact takes their factories onlineArticle

Following the successful launch of a series of online production DVDs in 2013, Mpact Plastics has developed the second generation of DVDs to help educate a vast target audience...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 4 Oct 2017

Dual Mpact for Wadeville Plant
Dual Mpact for Wadeville PlantArticle

Not only does nature begin to renew itself in September but it is also South Africa's annual clean-up and recycling month, which highlights the need for everyone to protect the environment and recycle their waste...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 20 Sep 2017

Mpact sheds excess weight
Mpact sheds excess weightArticle

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 20 Sep 2017

Bruno Witvoet, Unilever Africa president and Mechell Chetty, Unilever vice president for HR, Africa, at the opening of Unilever’s new Africa hub.
Unilever's brand plan to grow business across AfricaArticle

Unilever launches an Africa hub in Johannesburg in its drive to grow its business of iconic brands across the African continent...

19 Sep 2017

An impactful solution
An impactful solutionArticle

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 27 Jul 2017

De-stress with pets in the workplace
De-stress with pets in the workplaceArticle

"Must love cats", or "Those suffering from cat allergies need not apply", must be some of the oddest prerequisites one could possibly come across when applying for an office job...

Shan Radcliffe 31 May 2017

A new generation for Ultrazorb meat trays
A new generation for Ultrazorb meat traysArticle

Following the launch of the Ultrazorb meat tray in 2012, the Mpact Versapak team further improved on this revolutionary retail product by launching the next generation Ultrazorb...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 16 May 2017

Value-based product development in the ever-evolving retail market
Value-based product development in the ever-evolving retail marketArticle

New consumer trends are emerging continuously and the retail market is changing fast. These dynamics lead to product and service providers having to incessantly consider their offering and strive for product development and innovation...

Neelin Naidoo, Issued by Mpact Plastics 13 Apr 2017

A national PET footprint
A national PET footprintArticle

Mpact's plastic division comprises business clusters serving various markets through the use of diverse technologies and raw materials. One such material is PET (Polyethylene terephthalate)...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 7 Apr 2017

Mpact Plastic Containers, a subsidiary of Mpact and new NAACAM member
Mpact Plastic Containers, a subsidiary of Mpact and new NAACAM memberArticle

Mpact Plastic Containers has operations in the Western Cape and North West and is a leading manufacturer of plastic containers in the South African market, specialising in returnable transit packaging (RTP)...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 12 Dec 2016

Mpact Plastics FMCG division is a leading producer of rigid plastic packaging in southern Africa
Mpact Plastics FMCG division is a leading producer of rigid plastic packaging in southern AfricaArticle

This multifaceted business manufactures a range of packaging products for the food, beverage, personal care, homecare, pharmaceutical, agricultural and retail markets, primarily in South Africa...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 12 Dec 2016

Changing with the times
Changing with the timesArticle

The rigid plastic packaging sector is showing consistent growth and development. Brand owners are set to reap the rewards of industry's renewed focus on quality with an emphasis on innovative decoration services...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 12 Dec 2016

Keeping pace with industry trends
Keeping pace with industry trendsArticle

While stand-up pouches continue their march towards flexible packaging domination, and for good reason, they do pose a challenge for some coding and marking equipment...

Issued by Pyrotec 25 Aug 2015

Astrapak strong after restructuring
Astrapak strong after restructuringArticle

Astrapak's balance sheet is the strongest it has been in about four years, despite a widened interim loss, management says..

Nick Hedley 30 Sep 2014

City of Ekurhuleni Sponsors Inaugural Manufacturing Indaba
City of Ekurhuleni Sponsors Inaugural Manufacturing IndabaArticle

The City of Ekurhuleni, in association with Siyenza, is pleased to announce its partnership with the inaugural Manufacturing Indaba, being held at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni on 19 and 20 May.

Issued by Siyenza 15 May 2014

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