Pyrotec PackMedia provides insight into packaging expectations in the digital era

The connected consumerTimes are changing. Emerging consumers – the digital natives who speak the language of computers, digital devices, smart phones and social media – expect brands to offer new experiences.

New name for Moco Cosmetic Packaging

The owner of Moco PackagingMoco Cosmetic Packaging (Moco) has a new name – Moco Packaging. Company owner, Moshe Cohen talks to PACKAGING REVIEW about this change and the supply of closures, pumps and dispensers for cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.


Primary school wins clean-up and recycling competition

Kabega Primary School learners A group of Port Elizabeth learners from Kabega Primary School emerged victorious in Plastics|SA’s annual clean-up and recycle competition. The school’s students proved their mettle after pledging their commitment to sustainability and cleaning up the environment.

Cirebelle’s high-tech lab is now fully functional

Sean Mashimbyi, Cirebelle’s analytical services supervisor, performing an oil content analysisWith its strong technical capabilities and unique locally produced wax ingredients, Cirebelle stands out in the cosmetics industry. The company continues to develop its market offering to ensure it remains relevant while providing value.


Coschem celebrates its 40th anniversary

The front cover of Coschem’s 40th commemorative profile The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (Coschem) celebrated its 40th anniversary at its AGM on 9 February. To commemorate the society’s achievements, Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review has produced a 40th anniversary profile for Coschem.

The profile covers various highlights, dating back to 1975 when the idea was first proposed to form a society for cosmetic chemists. It also looks at how the Coschem Diploma in Cosmetic Science has evolved over the past 40 years, and shares the immense success of the 2012 IFSCC congress, which took place in South Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre.

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