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Rotoflex Security Series brings advancements in stringent label inspection

Rotoflex Security Series VSI with optional waste wind-up and top/bottom inkjet printing moduleRotoflex has released the new Security Series for stringent label inspection and finishing. The fully integrated modules seamlessly integrate into the Rotoflex VSI, HSI and VLI product lines, either as a new equipment option or as a retrofit to existing installations.

Your waste, your responsibility

Belinda Berry with Janine Wilson, the chair of the seminar committee at Coschem

Coschem held a lecture evening on 22 July 2015 on the topic of Hazardous waste management in South Africa. The talk outlined the steps cosmetics manufacturers should take to ensure they comply with legislation surrounding the responsible management of their waste streams.

Cosmetics IQ launches interactive global guide on compliance

Stay up to date with cosmetic regulations worldwideThe second Global Cosmetic Compliance Summit will bring together more than 70 directors of regulatory affairs, heads of compliance and brand owners from an international audience to tackle regulatory challenges across the globe and exploit growth in emerging and existing markets.

Offline coding a solution to FMD compliance

Code inspection on pharmaceutical packaging will become more important when the Falsified Medicines Directive becomes compulsoryPyrotec PackMark recently reminded pharmaceutical manufacturers who sell their products on the European market about the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD). Producers will have to comply with this legislation from January 2016.

The dti’s draft IP policy and the pharmaceutical industry

dti draft_IP_policy_and_the_pharmaceutical_industryIn the wake of the Department of Trade and Industry’s draft IP policy, Janusz Luterek, patent attorney and director of Hahn & Hahn, sheds light on the current patent law framework in South Africa and the impact the draft policy may have on the pharmaceutical industry should it eventually come into effect. 

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