Events and Expos

Propak Africa 2016 to highlight packaging’s role in the economy

Robatech’s FK IT 25/50/75 hot melt coating heads provide more flexibility during intermittent surface coating.The importance of packaging and its related industries will take centre stage at Propak Africa 2016, one of Africa’s largest packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling trade exhibitions.

The South African packaging industry plays an important role in the local economy, contributing R79 billion in 2014. Plastics packaging makes up the largest share, contributing R35.9 billion in 2014. This is followed by paper and board packaging, contributing R25.2 billion to the economy last year.

Register to attend the 2016 SAAFFI seminar

If you work in the South African fragrance and flavour industry, or use these ingredients in your FMCG products, here are the details of much anticipated South African Association of the Flavour & Fragrance Industry (SAAFFI) annual seminar and workshop.

New show features for in-cosmetics Paris

Porte de Versailles, the exhibition venue for in-cosmetics 2016In-cosmetics returns to Paris, France, in 2016 for what is expected to be the event’s biggest instalment in its 26-year history. Taking place from 12 to 14 April, at Porte de Versailles, the free-to-attend exhibition will be 1 000m2 larger than the previous year, with more than 700 international suppliers showcasing the latest, cutting-edge ingredients, raw materials and technologies alongside new interactive show features.

Tubes come out on top at 2015 Gold Pack Awards

Bowler Plastics won the IPSA Gold Pack Trophy 2015 for its for its digital laminateSouth Africa’s most innovative packaging companies were recognised at the Institute of Packaging SA’s (IPSA) 2015 Gold Pack Awards, held on 4 November in Johannesburg at a prestigious awards ceremony.

DHL connects with pharma customers at annual conference

Karen Ford from the MCC presented on The Changing Face of Regulatory ControlOn 14 October, the Deutsche Post DHL hosted its annual DHL Life Sciences and Healthcare Conference at Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate in Kempton Park.

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