Johnson & Johnson’s refurbished pharmaceutical plant is open for business

Minister Rob Davies tours the Johnson & Johnson Cape Town pharmaceutical plant with Alex GranadosThe Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies officially opened the newly refurbished R300 million head quartered Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Cape Town on 12 January. The plant currently employs more than 130 staff and will over the next few years, double this number by creating more job opportunities for people in the pharmaceutical industry.

The best of ACG’s blister packaging innovations

Nanoblis-table top-blister-packaging-machine*The content in this article has been contributed by Quateel Ahmad, chief marketing officer at ACG Worldwide (ACG)

Today, packaging is fast evolving to meet the dynamic demands of the global pharmaceutical industry. Driven by the need for greater security and more stringent regulation, packaging is constantly undergoing changes. It is also considered a critical component of the entire product lifecycle.

NAPM’s Vivian Frittelli elected president of IGPA

CEO of the NAPM, Vivian FrittelliThe CEO of the National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (NAPM), Vivian Frittelli, is the first South African pharmaceutical industry professional to be named president of the International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance (IGPA).

Xlink’s smart refrigeration solution for pharma distribution

Hymie Marnewick, CCO of XlinkXlink is enabling a major national pharmaceutical distributor in South Africa to take advantage of the evolution in IoT and to lead the way in the automation of health and safety compliance. 

Korsch announces new partnership in SA with PA Cuthbert & Co

Korsch’s XL 400 MFP tablet press, which is now available in South Africa from PA Cuthbert & CoPA Cuthbert & Co has been appointed the new agent for Korsch for the southern African region. Korsch has focused on its core competency of tablet compression technology since 1918. For almost 100 years, the company has been a global leader in tablet compression technology, producing innovation after innovation.

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