Werum IT Solutions has been named Best Pharma Solutions Provider at the 2016 Asian Manufacturing Awards. With this, the deciding jury of industry experts acknowledged Werum’s innovations and continuous advancement of its PAS-X Manufacturing Execution System. Its specialised solutions help pharma manufacturers in Asia increase efficiency, improve productivity, and meet regulatory requirements.
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2016. This serves to recognise the company as one of the most sustainable chemical businesses for the fourth consecutive year. The world renowned sustainability index has ranked Clariant among the top three percent of companies in its sector in both the DJSI Europe and the DJSI World.
Brenntag, a global market leader in chemical distribution, is strengthening its presence in the South African chemical distribution market with its purchase of Warren Chem. The Cape Town based company, which generated sales of €26.6 million in 2015 financial year, is a leading specialty chemicals distributor focusing on the pharma and food industries.
On 19 August, the South African Department of Health (DoH) published draft regulations relating to the labelling, advertising and composition of cosmetics in terms of the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act 54 of 1972.