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Imperial’s Unjani reaches a major milestone in patient care

A nurse who works at an Unjani Clinic Unjani Clinics saw a record number of patients during the month of September and reached a milestone of 625 000 patient consultations since the 2012 launch of the clinics project. This reflects the enormous success of this network of nurse-owned and operated community clinics.

IMCD contributes to transforming the women of tomorrow, today

TechnoGirl in-programme learners, Kefilwe Moloi and Basetsana Mogagabe with IMCD South Africa’s customer solutions manager, Ana Da CostaThe TechnoGirl programme opens doors to opportunities in science and technology. Demonstrating leadership in the chemical sector, IMCD South Africa is involved in the job shadowing component, which is perceived as the most important opportunity offered by the programme.

Collagen powder production boosted with sustainable processing

Netzsch-TornadoFish is not just one of the staple foods in all the world's coastal regions, its high-quality constituents – from omega 3 fatty acids to iodine – mean it is also becoming a significant component of a healthy diet worldwide. On the other hand, most of the residues are disposed of or processed into cheap animal feed, although the skins do for instance contain valuable proteins. In addition to fillet production, Vinh Hoan Corp., one of the largest pangasius exporters in Vietnam, has therefore built up its own production line for collagen powder. The powder is now used in food supplements, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. For this, NETZSCH Pumps & Systems, supplied a combination of a high-performance twin shaft macerator and a hygienic full-metal rotary lobe pump.

BASF’s global capacity increase of Hexanediol

BASF’s global annual nameplate capacity of HDO will be more than 70 000MT per yearBASF will increase the production capacity of 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO) at its Ludwigshafen Verbund site (Germany) by more than 50 percent. After the start-up in 2021, BASF’s global annual nameplate capacity of HDO will be more than 70 000MT per year at its production facilities in Ludwigshafen and Freeport in the US. 

Safeguard your profits with MGSA Projects’ filling equipment

The MSP 560 stick packaging machine with stick packsMGSA Consulting has changed its name to MGSA Projects. Myles Davis, director of the company says the name change follows his business partner’s decision to emigrate.

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