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Packaging considerations for nutraceutical

PACKAGINE innovations including on-the-go formats, pre-measured and single-use doses have brought convenience to the growing nutraceuticals market. Nutraceuticals or functional foods include products such...

Rugged and reliable document process calibrator does all the work for you

Comtest the local representative of Fluke is offering the Fluke 750 Series Documenting Process Calibrators, which is specifically designed for process professionals in a...

Machine intelligence slashes costs for SA food packager

SENSOR intelligence specialist SICK automation recently worked with packaging giant, Tetra Pak, when the company needed to find solutions to prevent unscheduled downtime and...

Lube-free polymer linear guides get rid of grease and friction

ADVANCED engineered-polymer manufacturer, igus, has launched a global drive to convert manufacturers requiring linear guides to new dry types with no requirement for lubricants...

Coding that keeps up with personal care trends

ONE of the major trends in the beauty and personal care industry is inclusivity. Consumers want to be recognised for what makes them different...

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...

Bulk bag discharger with integral conditioner and bag dump station

FLEXICON'S new BULK-OUT BFC Bulk Bag Discharging System promotes the flow of bulk solid materials that have solidified during storage and shipment, automatically discharges...

Packaging sector bounces back

SOUTH Africa’s packaging industry demonstrated incredible resilience in the face of the country’s imposition of national lockdowns during 2020, with volume recovery in 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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Construction of Coega automotive plant to begin ‘shortly’

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SA’s auto sector notes decline in exports, increase in (low) NEV sales

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