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Food safety at risk as importers battle delays

PRODUCT recalls and outbreaks of foodborne illnesses make headlines all the time. But recent supply chain bottlenecks are raising fears about food quality and...

Bearings withstand wash-down fluids on bottling line conveyor

IN operations where contact with process fluid is unavoidable, poorly specified bearings that fail prematurely can prove costly in maintenance labour and production downtime. That’s...

‘Next-generation’ engineering consumables and tooling

BY recognising the country’s engineering pioneers, as well as being prepared to pivot as quickly as required, JTB Industrial Solutions (JTB) intends to move...

Green packaging: how to achieve sustainable manufacturing

Sustainability in the packaging industry requires flexible and powerful automation technology, according to Omron South Africa. IN times of increasing sustainability efforts, it is...

Pandemic hits bottled water sales

BOTTLED water has snatched the lion’s share of the non-alcoholic beverage market in the United States, surpassing the record that carbonated soft drinks previously...

Increase line visibility and improve efficiency

THE CoLOS suite of software from Markem-Imaje is available from Pyrotec in South Africa. CoLOS allows manufacturers to integrate equipment networks throughout the production line...

Dependable pumping of sludge and slurries

BECKER Mining South Africa’s Vertical Spindle (PVS) pumps - which are based on Becker Mining’s Hydro Solids (HS) vortex pumps - ensure efficient pumping...

Conveyor chain bearings still going strong after 2 years

A drop-size carrot sorter, with Vesconite plain bearings installed on its conveyor chains, has worked well at South Africa’s largest carrot producer for two...

Always on the level?

INSTROTECH is offering Kobold’s bypass level indicator SZM as an indicator of levels in small and medium-sized, upright or horizontal, round vessels. According to the...

Say cheese! R92m cheese factory boost for EC

A big boost for jobs creation and agricultural beneficiation in the Eastern Cape. That was how Premier Oscar Mabuyane described the opening of the...

Smart camera tech boost for pharma factory labelling

STEIERL-Pharma, from Bavaria in Germany, recently introduced a labelling system with smart camera technology which allows it to label its pharmaceuticals faster and more...

Experience easy with the new BradyPrinter i5300

Experience easy. No setup. No adjustments. No waste. Discover the BradyPrinter i5300 Industrial Label Printer! Set up, switch out and print faster than you ever...

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Company takes bargaining council for road freight and logistics industry to court

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