Packaging News South Africa
BASF PBT Barrier Material for Food Packaging and Cosmetics
BASF expands its product line of food contact grade PBTs with a PBT superior when it comes to oxygen transmission.
Mpact Plastics Paper Recycling
Mpact Plastics Pinetown has turned their focus to paper recycling for the good of the communities in which they operate.
XTRA stretch-blow system for PET bottles from SIPA
A revolutionary stretch-blow system for production of PET bottles is being unveiled by PET processing technology specialist SIPA at Drinktec.
Packaging conference and free-to-attend seminars at Propak Cape
Business decision-makers, purchasing influencers and other industry professionals will be heading to Propak Cape in October.
Clariant Introduces Desiccant Tablets for Moisture Testing of Blister Packs
introducing Tri-Sorb molecular sieve desiccant tablets specifically designed for USP <671> moisture permeability testing at several upcoming industry events.
Mpact takes their factories online
Mpact Plastics has developed the second generation of DVD’s to help educate a vast target audience.
Polystyrene Recycling Takes Off in PE and Durban
Residents and businesses urged to recycle their polystyrene as demand outstrips supply.
Market Study: Plastic Caps & Closures - Europe
Nowadays, information is available in overwhelming amounts. But what is the best way to find the crucial data.
Dual Mpact for Wadeville Plant
With September heralding the onset of spring, the spotlight is firmly focused on the environment. Not only does nature begin to renew itself in September but it is also South Africa’s annual Clean-up & Recycling month, which highlights the need for everyone to protect the environment and recycle their waste.
Mpact Plastics Wadeville purchased manufacturing equipment to produce a new generation closure
Mpact sheds excess weight - Mpact Plastics Wadeville 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.
Polyester enabling a new generation of sustainable packaging solutions
Solvay partners with Husky to develop Verian HBP an advanced high barrier polyester enabling a new generation of sustainable packaging solutions.
Propak Cape trade exhibition to showcase latest products and innovation
Visitors will have the opportunity to see the latest products being launched to market and to view machinery in action during live demonstrations.
Polystyrene Packaging Council Changes Name to Polystyrene Association of South Africa
The Polystyrene Packaging Council has announced that it is changing its corporate name to the Polystyrene Association of South Africa.
So much more than Plastic Packaging
Innovation and value based product development is the forefront for most companies.
Marchesini Group new Dumek brand American cosmetic packaging market
The Marchesini Group will be taking part in Pack Expo Las Vegas from 25th to 27th September
Aluminium cans and metal packaging Recycling
Aluminium and steel packaging are the world’s most recycled packaging and are literally worth their weight in gold.
8 Uses of Inspection Systems in The Filling Plant
As the demands for product quality and compliance increase, so do the requirements for managing the entire product lifecycle, modern quality standards demand that a container is continuously checked along all areas of a filling line.
Excellent mood prevailed at CHINAPLAS 2017
An excellent mood prevailed at CHINAPLAS 2017, with itsrecord number of 155,258 professional visitors, from all over the world
Sven Riddle takes up the reins at Propak Africa and Propak Cape
Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery has announced the promotion of Sven Riddle to Event Director of the highly successful trade exhibitions Propak Africa and Propak Cape.
Local wine and olive oil sectors on show at Propak Cape 2017
The UK accounts for 35% of South Africa's bulk wine exports to the EU market.
Propak Cape Western Cape agri-processing sector
The Western Cape Province is currently South Africa’s leading agricultural export region.
Green Liquid Additive Converts Plastic to Biodegradable Wax Avoiding Centuries of Post Use Litter
A new liquid additive from Riverdale Global instantly alters the polymer structure of plastics during processing...
PET bottle to bottle recycling results on Starlinger line
The Starlinger recoSTAR PET bottle-to-bottle recycling line which has been installed in April 2016 in the plastics recycling facility of Canadian water bottler Ice River Springs in Feversham, Ontario, is delivering excellent production results.
4 Packaging Automation Mistakes to Avoid
For packaging lines in particular automation is a popular option especially since custom automation solutions now encompass every step of the production process and supply chain.