Industry focus

New bio-manufacturing centre set to support SMME development

Science and Technology Minister, Naledi Pandor, speaking at the launch of the Bio-Manufacturing Industry Development CentreScience and Technology Minister, Naledi Pandor officially opened a bio-manufacturing centre on 13 May at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in Pretoria. The centre aims to support small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs).

Achieve optimal and consistent ULD performance with CSafe Global

CSafe Global’s actively controlled mobile refrigeration units for biopharmaceutical and healthcare applicationsCSafe Global, a global producer of actively controlled mobile refrigeration units for biopharmaceutical and healthcare applications, has released a white paper highlighting the problems and risk associated with using poorly maintained container stock. As a partner in cold chain management, the company often shares its expertise and knowledge to help ensure successful shipments.

Dti launches steering committee for cosmetics industry

dti-Cosmetics-Steering-CommitteeIn a combined effort to overcome pressures affecting the cosmetics industry while maximising opportunities for development, the Cosmetics Sector Desk at the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has implemented a Cosmetics Steering Committee (CSC). 

Industry focuses on engineering talent development

The automated Sunlight dishwashing liquid line at Unilever’s state-of-the-art Khanyisa factoryUnilever, the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the Chemical Industries Education & Training Authority (CHIETA) have entered into a unique partnership for young engineers. The aim is to develop fundamentally better engineers at tertiary level, while cultivating best practice engineering concepts that are applicable to the industry.

Tiger Brands reveals solid financial performance for 2015

The logo of Tiger BrandsThe South African consumer goods manufacturer recorded a solid performance in its 2015 financial year, driven by its core local business. This, however, was partially offset by underperformance in certain of its international operations.

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