Swift Silliker rebrands as Mérieux NutriSciences

The logo for Mérieux NutriSciencesSwift Silliker, one of South Africa’s largest commercial testing laboratories is evolving. Following the announcement of its acquisition in 2012, Swift Silliker will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a new brand identity – one which is internationally synonymous with innovation and reliability in the fields of cosmetics, food, health, environmental and agricultural safety and quality.


Henkel maintains its sustainability ratings

Henkel-Robecosam-Silver-ClassOnce again Henkel has been included in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index (Global 100 Index) and was rated Gold by EcoVadis. The company also received the RobecoSAM’s Silver Class award.

Uniprint claims gold at the Gold Pack Awards 2015

Unilever South Africa entered the Omo Handwash range, which won a gold medal at the Gold Pack Awards 2015Uniprint teamed up with its customer, global manufacturing giant Unilever, on the development of the Omo Handwash range. As a result, the products were awarded a gold medal in the domestic goods category of the Institute of Packaging SA Gold Pack Awards 2015.

DuPont and Dow to combine in merger of equals

DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company recently announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The combined company will be named DowDuPont.

Akacia Healthcare: latest acquisition by Ascendis

Dr Karsten Wellner, CEO of AscendisHealth and care brands group, Ascendis Health recently announced the acquisition of the pharmaceutical business of Akacia Healthcare (Akacia) for R345 million.

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