Five steps to regain control of your supply chain

Business success relies heavily on good supply chain management. Mungo Park, president of SAPICS, shares a variety of strategic ways companies can gain the most value from their supply chains.

Solabia acquires Algues & Mer

The logo of the Solabia GroupSolabia Group – which produces ingredients for the cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food industries – is expanding with the recent acquisition of Algues & Mer. Gérard Josset, president of the group, is building on the exceptional sourcing conditions, as he did for Solabia’s Brazilian units, to expand its range of cosmetics ingredients.

BRB International turns 35

Chemical reactions are demonstrated using red, blue and green solutionsIn December, BRB International celebrated its 35th anniversary. To commemorate the event, it planted four trees at its newly opened R&D centre in Ittervoort, the Netherlands. BRB employees from its headquarters came together to present the board of directors with the trees as anniversary gifts.

Committing to innovation

Board of directors of PlasticsSAPlastics|SA hosted its 2016 AGM in Midrand on 16 November to conclude the year’s activities. At the event, Plastics|SA chairman, Bernhard Mahl highlighted the importance of innovation in the industry. He challenged attendees to get out of a survival mind set and into one of growth through a conscious commitment to innovation.

Precision Global acquires Ralpet Plastics

Precision Global’s logoA portfolio company of Peak Rock Capital and middle market private equity firm, Precision Global recently announced its acquisition of Ralpet Plastics, a manufacturer of injection and blow moulded plastic products.

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