keyboard_arrow_upOptiphi crowned 2018 New Product Competition winner
keyboard_arrow_downOptiphi crowned 2018 New Product Competition winner

On 11 October, the Optiphi team celebrated in style as its Classic Clarity Serum was named the overall winner in the 2018 Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upZinplex reformulates its Tattoo range
keyboard_arrow_downZinplex reformulates its Tattoo range

Zinplex is taking part in the 2018 P&C Review/Symrise New Product Competition with both a range and individual product entries. This trusted health and wellness brand offers an extensive basket of skin, health and baby care products all based on zinc.

keyboard_arrow_upScalp detox with Schwarzkopf Professional
keyboard_arrow_downScalp detox with Schwarzkopf Professional

Schwarzkopf Professional, a Henkel brand, is pushing boundaries in hair care with its new detoxifying scalp care system and new line of shampoos, serums and conditioner products formulated with natural oil.

keyboard_arrow_upGet long luscious locks with Quick Grow
keyboard_arrow_downGet long luscious locks with Quick Grow

Developed and produced in South Africa, Quick Grow is an advanced amino hair care product range. The products are scientifically formulated to supplement your body with a precise blend of amino acids, minerals and vitamins, which trains the body to produce keratin faster. The result is proven accelerated hair growth.

keyboard_arrow_upManage and maintain relaxed and natural hair with ORS
keyboard_arrow_downManage and maintain relaxed and natural hair with ORS

ORS, a leader in the Ethnic hair care market, focuses on meeting the unmet needs of the health-conscious, multi-cultural consumer with new and natural solutions. The brand has entered three of its latest innovations into the 2018 P&C Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upProfessional skin care innovations from Optiphi
keyboard_arrow_downProfessional skin care innovations from Optiphi

The Optiphi brand prides itself on expert understanding of the inner workings of the skin, which allows its R&D team to create unique and highly effective skin care products with unparalleled results.

keyboard_arrow_upKalahari Lifestyle uncovers the beauty of African botanicals
keyboard_arrow_downKalahari Lifestyle uncovers the beauty of African botanicals

The quality of skin care products from Kalahari Lifestyle harnesses the superior benefits of plant oils and phyto-effective extracts. These ingredients are compounded into solutions for all skin types and offer added benefits such as restoring and nourishing skin.

keyboard_arrow_upFace your future with CRT from Avroy Shlain
keyboard_arrow_downFace your future with CRT from Avroy Shlain

Avroy Shlain’s CRT range is said to be the first ever skin care range to combine powerful problem-specific anti-ageing technologies with Timetouch Innovation, to create the ultimate skin care experience.

keyboard_arrow_upOh, so gentle on sensitive skin
keyboard_arrow_downOh, so gentle on sensitive skin

Oh So Heavenly’s new hypo-allergenic range is proven to be kind and gentle on dry, sensitive skin. With moisturisers this gentle, skin will forget it’s sensitive. The range consists of four products and it’s been entered into the 2018 P&C Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upDisruptive technology for constructive change
keyboard_arrow_downDisruptive technology for constructive change

The word ‘disruption’ is a noun, used to describe a disturbance or problem that interrupts an event. So, when we talk about disruptive innovation or disruptive technology, these phrases may evoke thoughts of chaos. However, when done right, disruptive technology can break the confines of old-school thinking. In fact, the terms disruptive innovation or disruptive […]

keyboard_arrow_upAlsitype Pharma demos new equipment at Propak
keyboard_arrow_downAlsitype Pharma demos new equipment at Propak

Alsitype Pharma Technologies is a valuable partner to pharmaceutical manufacturers of all sizes, both locally and internationally. The company provides a full range of services within the scope of the pharma industry, assisting and supporting clients in meeting their business goals. At Propak 2019, Alsitype Pharma showcased a live set up of equipment ranging from […]

keyboard_arrow_upPlastics|SA’s Anton Hanekom calls for a ‘recycling revolution’
keyboard_arrow_downPlastics|SA’s Anton Hanekom calls for a ‘recycling revolution’

The demand to ban plastic products is a simplistic response to the complex problem of excessive plastic waste. What’s required is a rational solution to the genuine crisis of plastic pollution, and not just an emotional reaction.

keyboard_arrow_upSustainability and new solutions at Propak Africa
keyboard_arrow_downSustainability and new solutions at Propak Africa

Propak Africa is recognised as Africa’s ultimate packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling exhibition. From 12 to 15 March, over 600 exhibitors across three massive halls and outdoor exhibit areas at Nasrec Expo Centre gave visitors an opportunity to see the latest, state of the art equipment and machinery, auxiliary products and services. Engineering, […]

keyboard_arrow_upBowler Plastics diversifies into in-mould labelling
keyboard_arrow_downBowler Plastics diversifies into in-mould labelling

If you’ve visited Propak Africa over the past four days, you would have noticed the rounded crown of the bowler hat – Bowler Plastics’ signature logo – overlooking the company’s exhibition stand in hall 6. This leading manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging has made the most of Africa’s foremost packaging and printing industry show with […]

keyboard_arrow_upJoin ALPLA at Propak for 3D design demos
keyboard_arrow_downJoin ALPLA at Propak for 3D design demos

ALPLA, a leading international manufacturer of plastic packaging, continues to expand its presence in the African market. The company is taking part in Propak Africa in Johannesburg, where it will display its market relevant solutions.

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise designates seven perfumers
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise designates seven perfumers

Symrise is strengthening its team of perfumers. Seven rising talents from four countries recently completed their education successfully at the Symrise Perfumery School. They received their certificates on 17 January 2019. During their four to five years of study, the students learned the perfumer’s craft at several locations around the world. In the future, they […]

keyboard_arrow_upP&G Beauty unveils new hair care brand for between washes
keyboard_arrow_downP&G Beauty unveils new hair care brand for between washes

The Procter & Gamble Company announced today the launch of its first new retail hair care brand globally in four years, inspired by and co-designed with women in Cape Town during the water crisis Capetonians experienced in early 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upBayer launches a new tool in the fight against malaria
keyboard_arrow_downBayer launches a new tool in the fight against malaria

With nearly half of the world’s population at risk of contracting malaria, primarily in sub Saharan Africa, stepping up the fight against the disease has never been a more pressing challenge. Bayer is rising to this challenge as it launches a new Indoor Residual Spray (IRS), Fludora Fusion which is set to make great strides […]

keyboard_arrow_upALPLA completes takeover of Zamil ALPLA
keyboard_arrow_downALPLA completes takeover of Zamil ALPLA

The packaging solutions specialist ALPLA, based in Austria, has completed a 100 percent takeover of Zamil ALPLA. ALPLA and Zamil founded a joint venture in 2008, of which ALPLA previously held a 49 percent share.

keyboard_arrow_upNeopac participates in Smart Green Island Makeathon Youth Education Challenge
keyboard_arrow_downNeopac participates in Smart Green Island Makeathon Youth Education Challenge

Neopac, a global provider of high-quality tube packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, participated in a forward-thinking event that challenges young people to create innovative and sustainable solutions. Taking place in Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, Spain, the Makeathon was attended by more than 260 youth contestants and influencers across a range […]

keyboard_arrow_upHigh demands for primary packaging
keyboard_arrow_downHigh demands for primary packaging

Pharmaceutical packaging is obliged to comply with many functions. And it has an influence on the quality, effectiveness and applicability of pharmaceuticals which cannot be underestimated. This particularly applies for primary packaging, i.e. packaging which comes or can potentially come into direct contact with the dosage form, such as ampoules, ready-to-fill syringes, blister packs, pharmaceutical […]

keyboard_arrow_upResults of 2018 International Coastal Clean-up released
keyboard_arrow_downResults of 2018 International Coastal Clean-up released

The results of the 2018 International Coastal Clean-up, which took place on Saturday, 15 September 2018, have just been released.

keyboard_arrow_upChildproof packaging for drugs is a vital requirement
keyboard_arrow_downChildproof packaging for drugs is a vital requirement

Gerresheimer will take the wraps off their first snap-on cap with child-resistant (CR) solution at booth B62 at this year’s Pharmapack, which will open its doors between 6 and 7 February in Paris, Porte de Versailles. Conventional child-resistant screw caps are made of two components. ‘Packaging drugs in a childproof manner is imperative. Small children […]

keyboard_arrow_upPackaging material is a key issue for the climate
keyboard_arrow_downPackaging material is a key issue for the climate

Switching material from plastic to paperboard can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99 percent. For people who influence the choice of packaging material, this single choice can make the biggest climate impact during a product manager or designer’s entire professional career. That’s the conclusion of a study done by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute […]

keyboard_arrow_upMetsä Board to present luxurious and sustainable packaging solutions at PCD Paris
keyboard_arrow_downMetsä Board to present luxurious and sustainable packaging solutions at PCD Paris

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, will be presenting a range of innovative sustainable packaging solutions designed specifically for luxury and creative applications at PCD 2019 Paris. In addition to its premium paperboards, Metsä Board will feature its range of packaging analysis and design services – which encompass material and […]

keyboard_arrow_upAntalis South Africa now a majority black-owned company
keyboard_arrow_downAntalis South Africa now a majority black-owned company

Paper, packaging and graphic solutions provider, Antalis South Africa recently announced it will become a black empowered company in the industry. This is as a result of the 100 percent local buyout of shares currently owned by Antalis International.

keyboard_arrow_upUnfolding new opportunities
keyboard_arrow_downUnfolding new opportunities

New carton equipment as well as solutions catering to the need for small volume production and greater diversification in product ranges are now commonplace in South Africa. These technologies are helping packaging manufacturers and brand owners to distinguish their offerings at a reasonable cost.

keyboard_arrow_upin-cosmetics Global launches Global Beauty Day on 3 April in Paris
keyboard_arrow_downin-cosmetics Global launches Global Beauty Day on 3 April in Paris

in-cosmetics Global returns to Paris from 2 to 4 April and to mark the occasion, the organisers are launching the first ever Global Beauty Day on 3 April, which will honour diversity in the industry.

keyboard_arrow_upHPCI expo comes to SA in September
keyboard_arrow_downHPCI expo comes to SA in September

COPY: In collaboration with the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (Coschem), the Home and Personal Care Ingredients (HPCI) exhibition will be hosted in South Africa, on 4 and 5 September at Gallagher Exhibition Centre, Midrand.

keyboard_arrow_upAnalytica Lab Africa to showcase pharma technologies
keyboard_arrow_downAnalytica Lab Africa to showcase pharma technologies

R&D and analytical laboratories in the pharmaceutical industry play a critical role. Analytica Lab Africa – presented by international exhibition organiser, Messe München – takes place at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand from 9 to 11 July. The trade show will present the latest solutions for identity and purity testing, microbiological testing of medicinal products, […]

keyboard_arrow_upJoin P&C Review for the 2019 beauty industry conference
keyboard_arrow_downJoin P&C Review for the 2019 beauty industry conference

Following the successful P&C Review Beauty Trends & Innovations Conference in 2018, this year’s event will provide the No.1 meeting place for beauty brands and industry partners. Join us on 21 February to source exceptional business specific content from eight business and industry experts in one inspiring day.

keyboard_arrow_upSmoking hot trends at the SAAFFI seminar
keyboard_arrow_downSmoking hot trends at the SAAFFI seminar

Will you attend the 17th annual SAAFFI seminar? The event takes place on 14 March at the Bytes Conference Centre in Midrand, Gauteng and will feature relevant content to inspire deeper thinking.

keyboard_arrow_upin-cosmetics Global returns to the home of cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downin-cosmetics Global returns to the home of cosmetics

The world’s leading personal care ingredients event will return to Paris for its 30th edition in April, with in-cosmetics Global once again providing a platform for R&D teams to source the most innovative ingredients and learn about the trends shaping the future of the beauty industry.

keyboard_arrow_up2019 SAPICS Conference to ensure supply chain professionals can survive and thrive in turbulent times
keyboard_arrow_down2019 SAPICS Conference to ensure supply chain professionals can survive and thrive in turbulent times

Blockchain, artificial intelligence, automation and 3D printing are among the technologies that are revolutionising supply chains, and supply chain managers aiming for success must expand and improve their traditional skills and knowledge, says Mungo Park, president of SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management.

keyboard_arrow_upInternational analytica trade fair to arrive in SA in 2019
keyboard_arrow_downInternational analytica trade fair to arrive in SA in 2019

International exhibition organiser Messe Muenchen South Africa acquires Lab Africa, South Africa’s only laboratory and analysis trade fair, and is set to deliver a bigger exhibition with broader reach in 2019.

keyboard_arrow_upUnrivalled insight setting the industry’s future agenda at in-cosmetics North America
keyboard_arrow_downUnrivalled insight setting the industry’s future agenda at in-cosmetics North America

in-cosmetics North America will offer cosmetic chemists, marketers and R&D professionals a unique opportunity to identify emerging trends before they arise, ensuring they are ahead of the curve when it comes to new product development.