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Spin’n’dose tubeOn 4 May, Hoffmann Neopac’s (Neopac) Spin’n’dose tube won the 2017 World Star Award in the medical and pharmaceutical category. The innovative dispensing wheel doses exact amounts from the tube when turned 180 degrees, without a pump.

Adcock Ingram acquires Virtual Logistics

Adcock-Ingram-fleet-Virtual-LogisticsIn a significant move to expand its distribution offering, Adcock Ingram has acquired Virtual Logistics, a national and cross border fine distribution company. The acquisition became effective in April.

Shaping Futures concludes another successful programme

Schwarzkopf-Professional-Shaping-Futures-class-of-October-2016Schwarzkopf Professional Shaping Futures recently hosted its second graduation ceremony for 2016. Another 30 newly trained students will be embarking on a journey to make their mark on the local hair care industry.

Cosmetics Steering Committee regroups in 2017

Cosmetics-Steering-Committee-2017Despite certain challenges, the Cosmetics Steering Committee (CSC) is realigning its focus to address the many reasons why it was first established in November 2015.

Effective, legal marketing of alternative health products

A generic image of capsules and pills of complementary and alternative medicinesThe Health Products Association of South Africa (HPASA) is keeping its members abreast of legal issues with insight into how to legally market alternative medicines and health products etc. HPASA is a leading industry body in the natural health products, nutritional dietary supplements, and complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) industries in South Africa. The association’s president, Bruce Dennison, comments: ‘We ensure that all our members are fully informed to guarantee that their products comply with regulations.’

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