keyboard_arrow_upALPLA celebrates World Environment Day
keyboard_arrow_downALPLA celebrates World Environment Day

To mark World Environment Day on 5 June ALPLA is making donations to NGOs and initiating employee activities. The family-owned enterprise is not allowing the coronavirus pandemic to stand in the way of its good habits. Clean-up campaigns In what has become something of a valued tradition for many ALPLA employees, clean-up campaigns and environmental […]

keyboard_arrow_upBW Packaging Systems showcases solutions with virtual exhibit hall
keyboard_arrow_downBW Packaging Systems showcases solutions with virtual exhibit hall

BW Packaging Systems is using a virtual exhibit hall experience to bring its packaging solutions directly to its customers. Till May 2021, BW Packaging Systems will host a unique online exhibit to showcase the collective packaging capabilities of Barry-Wehmiller companies Accraply, BW Flexible Systems, BW Integrated Systems, Pneumatic Scale Angelus and Synerlink. Free by invitation […]

keyboard_arrow_upHow to minimise packaging yet still provide on pack information
keyboard_arrow_downHow to minimise packaging yet still provide on pack information

In a time where our throw-away culture has increased packaging waste worldwide, companies are looking for solutions that enable them to provide more and use less. With mounting pressure, packaging is changing. Even though packaging is necessary, a lot of products have excess packaging where the information that is needed could be applied directly to […]

keyboard_arrow_upRomaco debuts virtual showroom amidst COVID-19 pandemic
keyboard_arrow_downRomaco debuts virtual showroom amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Romaco was not able to display its technologies at Interpack 2020, but has instead come up with an innovative solution in the form of a virtual showroom with a spotlight on sustainability and digitalisation. For the first time, Romaco’s latest product developments are being unveiled to trade specialists in the […]

keyboard_arrow_upHenkel expands its webinar series with REthink Packaging formats
keyboard_arrow_downHenkel expands its webinar series with REthink Packaging formats

Since Interpack 2020 has been postponed to 2021, Henkel has decided to expand its renowned webinar series for 2020, scheduling its webinar week for the original Interpack timeframe from 5 to 12 May. Industry trade shows like Interpack are essential for the packaging industry value chain to exchange knowledge on innovations and meet partners. Dedicated […]

keyboard_arrow_upRomaco conducts virtual factory acceptance test via livestream
keyboard_arrow_downRomaco conducts virtual factory acceptance test via livestream

The first Romaco Noack blister machine for a pharmaceutical producer in southern China has now passed its virtual factory acceptance test (FAT), which was carried out via a live stream. Romaco is responding to the COVID-19 crisis by taking new approaches with the FATs for its machines. Virtual space In the light of current travel […]

keyboard_arrow_upPlastics SA helps launch clean-up campaign on the KZN South Coast
keyboard_arrow_downPlastics SA helps launch clean-up campaign on the KZN South Coast

Plastics SA played a key role in launching the KZN Marine Waste Network South Coast that took place at the Amanzimtoti Lagoon on 14 March 2020. The event attracted 150 participants who joined in a clean-up at the lagoon to celebrate the network’s launch, removing more than 200 bags of litter (weighing more than one […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe ins and outs of pharmaceutical closures
keyboard_arrow_downThe ins and outs of pharmaceutical closures

Standards must be adhered to when manufacturing pharmaceutical packaging to ensure hygiene and sterilisabality. Actega details the numerous packaging errors that could occur and how using the correct pharmaceutical closures will safeguard from them. Pharmaceutical packaging, and primary packaging in particular, which is in direct contact with the dosage form or could potentially come into […]

keyboard_arrow_upAccraply to create new innovation and manufacturing centre in the UK
keyboard_arrow_downAccraply to create new innovation and manufacturing centre in the UK

Séamus Lafferty, president of Accraply, has announced the creation of a new innovation and manufacturing centre in Irlam, Greater Manchester, UK. Accraply is part of Barry-Wehmiller and is a leader in the design, manufacture and support of automated label-application systems, as well as converting and finishing equipment for the shrink sleeve and flexible-packaging markets. Centre […]

keyboard_arrow_upMarkem-Imaje joins forces with Systech International
keyboard_arrow_downMarkem-Imaje joins forces with Systech International

Markem-Imaje, which is represented in South Africa by Pyrotec PackMark, has joined forces with Systech International, reinforcing their leadership in product traceability, regulatory compliance and brand protection. Markem-Imaje – a global supplier of product identification and traceability solutions – has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sys-Tech Solutions International (Systech). With the conclusion of […]