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CAIA says safe transporting of hazardous materials is crucial

A picture of CAIA’s executive director, Deidré PenfoldThe transporting of hazardous materials poses specific risks that make it essential for hauliers and logistics service providers to have management systems in place to identify and control risks. Failure to do so and the event of an accident can cause harm to people, animals, property and the environment.

HPASA says supplements dominate retail health market

A generic image of vitamins, minerals and health supplements
The Health Products Association of South Africa (HPASA) says the best way to beat the rising cost of health care, especially in a recession, is to invest in one’s health to prevent illness.

Adcock Ingram acquires Virtual Logistics

Adcock-Ingram-fleet-Virtual-LogisticsIn a significant move to expand its distribution offering, Adcock Ingram has acquired Virtual Logistics, a national and cross border fine distribution company. The acquisition became effective in April.

Your gateway to tube packaging

Spin’n’dose tubeOn 4 May, Hoffmann Neopac’s (Neopac) Spin’n’dose tube won the 2017 World Star Award in the medical and pharmaceutical category. The innovative dispensing wheel doses exact amounts from the tube when turned 180 degrees, without a pump.

Cosmetics Steering Committee regroups in 2017

Cosmetics-Steering-Committee-2017Despite certain challenges, the Cosmetics Steering Committee (CSC) is realigning its focus to address the many reasons why it was first established in November 2015.

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