Ending the year with a transformed platform aligned to strategy

Astrapak released its results for the year ended 29 February 2016.Packaging group Astrapak announced on 20 April it has made significant progress with its turnaround strategy, exiting identified businesses and non-core assets, and continuing to eliminate costs and inefficiencies in continuing operations.


Symrise opens new site in Iran

Dr Heinz- Jürgen Bertram and Mohammad Faieghi cut the ribbon during the official opening ceremony of Symrise ParsianSymrise Parsian, the global company’s new site in Tehran, Iran, was inaugurated during an opening ceremony on 14 April 2016. Local and international guests as well as company representatives attended the ceremony. The official welcome was carried out by the German ambassador Michael von Ungern-Sternberg. The Board of the German Chamber of Commerce and senior representatives from the German consulate were also present.

Detecting and combatting counterfeit activities


Pyrotec PackVerifi is reselling Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Global Product Authentication Service (GPAS) in South Africa.  Product identification solutions provider Pyrotec is launching a new brand, Pyrotec PackVerifi, to deliver comprehensive brand protection, track and trace, and consumer engagement services to the South African marketplace.


How to code, track and trace your products like an expert

Traceability Solutions offers anti-counterfeiting technologies for FMCG packaging.

Traceability Solutions is one of Africa's leading identification and traceability specialists. With a collective experience of over 100 years in the industry, its team advises brand owners on bespoke marking, track and trace solutions.


Coschem AGM marks another good year for the society

Members of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (Coschem) gathered at its premises on 11 February for its AGM, which also marked the society’s first anniversary at the LifestyleRiverfrontOffice Park in Randpark Ridge, Johannesburg.

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