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Boxmore Packaging appoints new CEO

Leonard Engelbrecht is the new CEO of Boxmore PackagingBoxmore Packaging (Boxmore) has officially announced its appointment of Leonard Engelbrecht as CEO. The appointment follows the resignation of his predecessor, Clynt Levin, who retired in February 2016 due to ill health.

New bio-manufacturing centre set to support SMME development

Science and Technology Minister, Naledi Pandor, speaking at the launch of the Bio-Manufacturing Industry Development CentreScience and Technology Minister, Naledi Pandor officially opened a bio-manufacturing centre on 13 May at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in Pretoria. The centre aims to support small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs).

Industry focuses on engineering talent development

The automated Sunlight dishwashing liquid line at Unilever’s state-of-the-art Khanyisa factoryUnilever, the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the Chemical Industries Education & Training Authority (CHIETA) have entered into a unique partnership for young engineers. The aim is to develop fundamentally better engineers at tertiary level, while cultivating best practice engineering concepts that are applicable to the industry.

Achieve optimal and consistent ULD performance with CSafe Global

CSafe Global’s actively controlled mobile refrigeration units for biopharmaceutical and healthcare applicationsCSafe Global, a global producer of actively controlled mobile refrigeration units for biopharmaceutical and healthcare applications, has released a white paper highlighting the problems and risk associated with using poorly maintained container stock. As a partner in cold chain management, the company often shares its expertise and knowledge to help ensure successful shipments.

Dti launches steering committee for cosmetics industry

dti-Cosmetics-Steering-CommitteeIn a combined effort to overcome pressures affecting the cosmetics industry while maximising opportunities for development, the Cosmetics Sector Desk at the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has implemented a Cosmetics Steering Committee (CSC). 

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