Industry focus

Uptick in manufacturing positive for packaging industry

Bruce Peters is the regional manager in charge of manufacturing at Cisco Southern AfricaA recent announcement by StatsSA indicating an uptick in manufacturing data offers the packaging industry an opportunity to ramp up the move towards digitising their production in preparation for further growth. This is according to Bruce Peters, regional manager in charge of manufacturing at Cisco Southern Africa.

Responsible Care® helps grow a profitable, sustainable chemical sector

Deidre Penfold CAIAThe Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA), the overarching body that represents the chemical and related industries in South Africa, is custodian to a global voluntary initiative.

Aerosol & Cosmetics Works is thriving at 25

An image of the front cover of corporate profile produced for The Aerosol & Cosmetics WorksThe Aerosol & Cosmetics Works is celebrating its 25th anniversary in September 2017. Thanks to a bold vision and can-do attitude, this business has evolved into a large manufacturing concern producing world-class products for local and international customers.

OCEASOFT’s Cobalt ML3 revolutionises temperature monitoring

OCEASOFT Cobalt ML3OCEASOFT leverages cutting-edge IoT communication networks to support shipping and logistics cycles for temperature-sensitive products with its new mobile temperature data logger, Cobalt ML3, featuring LoRaWan™, the LoRa™ Alliance’s long-range communication protocol.

Tracepack augments its portfolio

Laser engraving on a productMarking, coding and labelling solutions provider Tracepack, has extended its product range to include label dispensers, large character printers, a variety of lasers and a new inkjet supplier. The company’s label dispensers increase productivity and maintain label integrity. The range includes:

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