Industry focus

Marsing & Co SA provides a clearer packaging perspective

Marsing & Co SA is one of the flag bearers of the global glass industry and supports the green culture in manufacturing practicesGlass is a popular packaging medium, which offers complete product protection. Marsing & Co SA (Marsing) is a manufacturer’s representative, importer and distributor of pharmaceutical ingredients and packaging solutions. Michael Spencer, new project development manager at Marsing says the company’s popular supplies are dropper bottles, round bottles and jars. ‘These clear and amber items are provided in various sizes and used mainly for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.’

Committed to mindful recycling

More than one third of aluminium currently produced globally originates from old, traded and new scrapDuring September, MetPac-SA, the newly formed industry body representing the interests of the local metal packaging industry, joined forces with various packaging streams. This was to encourage households to practice mindful recycling as part of Clean-up and Recycle SA week, which took place from 11 to 17 September.

Responsible Care® helps grow a profitable, sustainable chemical sector

Deidre Penfold CAIAThe Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA), the overarching body that represents the chemical and related industries in South Africa, is custodian to a global voluntary initiative.

Uptick in manufacturing positive for packaging industry

Bruce Peters is the regional manager in charge of manufacturing at Cisco Southern AfricaA recent announcement by StatsSA indicating an uptick in manufacturing data offers the packaging industry an opportunity to ramp up the move towards digitising their production in preparation for further growth. This is according to Bruce Peters, regional manager in charge of manufacturing at Cisco Southern Africa.

OCEASOFT’s Cobalt ML3 revolutionises temperature monitoring

OCEASOFT Cobalt ML3OCEASOFT leverages cutting-edge IoT communication networks to support shipping and logistics cycles for temperature-sensitive products with its new mobile temperature data logger, Cobalt ML3, featuring LoRaWan™, the LoRa™ Alliance’s long-range communication protocol.

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