keyboard_arrow_upPersonal Care Products Council clarifies issue on INCI names and microplastics
keyboard_arrow_downPersonal Care Products Council clarifies issue on INCI names and microplastics

Polymer ingredients, for the most part, can be identified by the term ‘poly’ within their INCI name. However, the properties of these materials as a group are indeed quite diverse. Polymer ingredients provide a wide range of important functional benefits to enable robust quality and desirable performance in cosmetics and personal care products, with functions […]

keyboard_arrow_upNew rotary lobe pumps ensure cost-effective and reliable performance
keyboard_arrow_downNew rotary lobe pumps ensure cost-effective and reliable performance

Alfa Laval OptiLobe rotary lobe pumps are cost-effective, reliable and versatile alternatives for general applications requiring gentle product treatment and easy serviceability. To meet the requirements of lower flow rates and higher production capacities, the addition of the Alfa Laval OptiLobe 10 and OptiLobe 50 adds four new pump sizes to the product range. These […]

keyboard_arrow_upAdcock Ingram’s firefighting team burns through the competition
keyboard_arrow_downAdcock Ingram’s firefighting team burns through the competition

The Adcock Ingram Critical Care facility’s firefighting team recently won the prestigious national Marsh Mutual Risk Group fire team competition. This is subsequent to the first aid team’s win in the national Marsh MRG first aid team competition. With these successes, the pharma producer’s critical care facility in Aeroton now boasts two of the best […]

keyboard_arrow_upSee new energy saving, compact microbiological safety cabinets at Analytica Lab Africa
keyboard_arrow_downSee new energy saving, compact microbiological safety cabinets at Analytica Lab Africa

At Analytica Lab Africa to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 9 to 11 July, Telstar will promote the new compact range of microbiological safety cabinets (MSC), Bio II Advance Plus. Intended for the laminar flow manipulation of microorganisms with biological risk levels 2 and 3, the innovative cabinet design offers smaller body than […]

keyboard_arrow_upAvon Justine aligns its digital platforms to empower more women
keyboard_arrow_downAvon Justine aligns its digital platforms to empower more women

Iconic beauty company, Avon Justine, has reaffirmed its commitment to championing the empowerment of women by aligning its digital platforms to bolster the earning opportunity of its beauty entrepreneurs and celebrate the milestones achieved by so many of its independent representatives across its operations in southern Africa. Direct selling Avon Justine is a 130-year old […]

keyboard_arrow_upFinalists for the ‘science Oscars’ of South Africa announced
keyboard_arrow_downFinalists for the ‘science Oscars’ of South Africa announced

Adjudication by an independent panel of adjudicators have decided on the finalists for the 2018/2019 NSTF-South32 Awards. The announcement of the winners will be made at the 21st NSTF Awards Gala Dinner on 27 June 2019 in Gauteng with the minister of Science and Technology. A finalist, is a nominee who, in the opinion of […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe Marchesini Group continues to grow
keyboard_arrow_downThe Marchesini Group continues to grow

The Marchesini Group ended the year with an increase in turnover of 12 percent compared with 2017, when the Group’s consolidated figures almost hit the 300 million Euro mark. Growth forecasts are backed by two new acquisitions, alongside an increased workforce. As a whole, the Group’s Italian production sites and foreign branches presently employ two […]

keyboard_arrow_upSabic’s new polymer resin nears commercialisation
keyboard_arrow_downSabic’s new polymer resin nears commercialisation

Sabic recently launched its new polypropylene (PP) resin product engineered to deliver enhanced properties in melt-blown fibres for nonwoven fabrics.

keyboard_arrow_upMilliken maximises the performance of plastics
keyboard_arrow_downMilliken maximises the performance of plastics

Milliken has extended its portfolio of additive technologies to improve the clarity, performance and processing of polyolefins. The company launched two new products this year. The first is a unique performance modifier for injection moulded polypropylene (PP) and impact copolymers (ICPs) while the second is a newer technology within its Hyperform HPN family of nucleating agents.

keyboard_arrow_upImperial’s Unjani reaches a major milestone in patient care
keyboard_arrow_downImperial’s Unjani reaches a major milestone in patient care

Unjani Clinics saw a record number of patients during the month of September and reached a milestone of 625 000 patient consultations since the 2012 launch of the clinics project. This reflects the enormous success of this network of nurse-owned and operated community clinics.