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Meeting and exceeding professional packaging needs

POLYETHYLENE terephthalate (PET) is one of the strongest and highest quality types of plastic, especially when it comes to strapping. That’s according to Fromm Packaging...

EC pet food company expands pawprint into Gauteng

MONTEGO Pet Nutrition recently acquired an existing 3,000 sqm pet food production facility in Rosslyn, Pretoria, a move that is expected to boost the...

Robotics and the potential for the lights-out factory

The phrase 'lights out factory' is generally presented as something for manufacturers to aspire to. But is the concept – which essentially means manufacturing...

Africa’s most advanced perlite filter aid facility

PRATLEY says its Percolite filter aid is ideal for a range of filtration applications involving the separation of liquids and solids. These applications range...

Dawn of the food delivery robots

IF you’re impressed by delivery services like Uber Eats and Checkers Sixty60, wait until a robot arrives at your door with your food or...

R1bn agri-industrial fund to boost black farmers

IN a key development aimed at addressing funding constraints facing black farmers and breaking entry barriers to commercial farming, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC),...

Lube-free chain promises reduced maintenance costs in food and beverage sector

BMG’s extensive range of Tsubaki chain products encompasses the Lambda lubrication-free roller chain series, which has been designed for industries where clean working environments...

Lifeline for COVID-hit hospitality businesses

STRUGGLING restaurants, catering and accommodation establishments that have been hit hard by the devastating impact of COVID-19, now have an opportunity to get back...

Zest for local content fuels company’s Africa growth

ZEST WEG’s four decades in Africa have produced a powerful local manufacturing base, and a growing footprint across sub-Saharan Africa, strengthening supply chains and...

Unpacking the ‘new normal’ of automation in food manufacturing

FOOD and beverage companies can now set the course for a time after COVID-19 using automation to boost competitiveness and productivity. Manufacturers should focus...

New-generation compact vector control drive

THE Delta ME300 series from supplier ElectroMechanica (EM) is a new-generation compact vector control drive that EM says inherits Delta’s superior drive technology with...

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance THERE is a direct link between well-functioning infrastructure and a country’s economy, writes Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW-Eurodrive Every...

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Mayoral delegation updated on R1.2bn Gqeberha auto plant upgrade

NELSON Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Eugene Johnson visited Isuzu Motors South Africa’s Manufacturing plant recently to preview the R1.2-billion investment which will see the...

MOU signals EV focus for SA’s auto supply chain

THE Automotive industrial Development Centre Eastern Cape (AIDC EC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS). According...