Engineering News | Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/paper-plastics-packaging-printing Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:48:42 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Mondi says completes acquisition of Egypt's NPP in Egypt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-says-completes-acquisition-of-egypts-npp-in-egypt-2018-06-21 African News Agency PAPER & PACKAGING Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:28:00 +0200 490362 1529562706 1529562480 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Twinsaver opens Kliprivier plant, now largest tissue manufacturer in sub-Saharan Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/twinsaver-opens-kliprivier-plant-now-largest-tissue-manufacturer-in-sub-saharan-africa-2018-06-13 Creamer Media Reporter Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:47:00 +0200 489580 1528963175 1528962420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733089_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74874_2018-06-15_rer492_cg.mp467748322Twinsaver opens Kliprivier plant, now largest tissue manufacturer in sub-Saharan Africa Twinsaver opens Kliprivier plant, now largest tissue manufacturer in sub-Saharan Africa Local manufacturing crucial for economic growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-manufacturing-crucial-for-economic-growth-2018-06-08 Jessica Oosthuizen Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487369 1528177095 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727930_resized_kriskibble06181022.jpg KRIS KIBBLE IRP Engineering Plastics places a large focus on local manufacture and it is an issue that we as a company constantly reiterate to our market 511 287 Petco confident in South Africa’s PET recycling resilience http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petco-confident-in-south-africas-pet-recycling-resilience-2018-06-07 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT & RECYCLING Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:01:00 +0200 489140 1528440721 1528383660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731832_resized_petcoagmpetcochairpersondrcasperdurandt062018marleny1022.jpg Petco chairperson Dr Casper Durandt speaks at the Petco AGM 511 287 Nampak H1 profit up 10% y/y http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nampak-h1-profit-up-10-yy-2018-05-30 Anine Kilian PACKAGING Wed, 30 May 2018 17:07:00 +0200 488232 1527693788 1527692820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Insimbi achieves higher revenue, gross profit in FY18 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insimbi-follows-significant-growth-trend-in-fy201718-2018-05-29 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Tue, 29 May 2018 14:20:00 +0200 488026 1528117000 1527596400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mondi Q1 performance strong despite maintenance shutdowns, challenging trading conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-q1-performance-strong-despite-maintenance-shutdowns-challenging-trading-conditions-2018-05-16 Marleny Arnoldi PAPER & PACKAGING Wed, 16 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 486737 1526465448 1526464800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726473_resized_mondirichardsbaysouthafrica1022.jpg 511 287 Some inroads made after ten years of the Industrial Policy Action Plan - Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ten-years-of-the-industrial-policy-action-plan-makes-some-inroads-2018-05-15 Kim Cloete MANUFACTURING Tue, 15 May 2018 08:28:00 +0200 486493 1526373031 1526365680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725887_resized_nissanrosslynmanufacturingplant2810091022duane.jpg 511 287 Sappi continues to invest in growth as Q2 performance beats expectations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-continues-to-invest-in-growth-as-q2-performance-beats-expectations-2018-05-14 Simone Liedtke PAPER & PULP Mon, 14 May 2018 16:33:00 +0200 486468 1526308605 1526308380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725833_resized_stevebinnie1022.jpg Sappi CEO Steve Binnie 511 287 Tetra Pak seeks to launch paper straws for portion-sized packages before year-end http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tetra-pak-seeks-to-launch-paper-straws-for-portion-sized-packages-before-year-end-2018-05-02 Marleny Arnoldi PACKAGING Wed, 02 May 2018 12:33:00 +0200 485341 1525257317 1525257180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mondi Group signs an agreement to acquire NPP in Egypt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-group-signs-an-agreement-to-acquire-npp-in-egypt-2018-05-01 African News Agency M&A Tue, 01 May 2018 18:58:00 +0200 485270 1525194462 1525193880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723036_resized_mondirichardsbaysouthafrica1022.jpg 511 287 Mondi to acquire Egyptian industrial bags producer for €23.7m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-to-acquire-egyptian-industrial-bags-producer-for-237m-2018-04-30 Simone Liedtke PAPER AND PULP Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:06:00 +0200 485190 1525082049 1525071960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Consol reconsiders decision to relist on the JSE http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consol-reconsiders-decision-to-relist-on-the-jse-2018-04-25 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:42:00 +0200 484963 1524660344 1524660120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722289_resized_consolnigel2210221111duane.jpg 511 287 CSIR developing water treatment, biodegradable plastic solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-developing-water-treatment-biodegradable-plastic-solutions-2018-04-17 Anine Kilian TECHNOLOGY Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:25:00 +0200 484204 1523976726 1523975100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Consol IPO may raise up to $415m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consol-ipo-may-raise-up-to-415m-2018-04-16 Reuters PACKAGING Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:41:00 +0200 483976 1523872387 1523871660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Mpact opens expanded corrugated plant in PE http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpact-opens-expanded-corrugated-plant-in-pe-2018-04-11 Marleny Arnoldi PACKAGING UPGRADES Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:18:00 +0200 483559 1523456525 1523456280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719303_resized_mpactlaunchpempactcorrugatedmdjohanstumpf0420181022.jpg Mpact Corrugated MD Johan Stumpf 511 287 Consol to relist on JSE; Ethiopia factory set for Q4 commissioning http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consol-to-relist-on-jse-ethiopia-factory-set-for-q4-commissioning-2018-04-05 Simone Liedtke PACKAGING Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:08:00 +0200 482968 1522935584 1522915680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718014_resized_sab11022.jpg South African glass packaging manufacturer Consol plans to relist on the main board of the JSE 511 287 Polymer offering diversified into US beet sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polymer-offering-diversified-into-us-beet-sugar-industry-2018-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480946 1522048525 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713720_resized_vesconitebearingshangerellipticalhangerbearingforsugarapplications02181022.jpg PROCESS SWEETENER The HiTemp 150 hanger bearing is an abrasive-resistant material, ideal for applications that are wearing on traditional materials such as bronze 511 287 Renewability driving forest and paper industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewability-driving-forest-and-paper-industry-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481243 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lack of carton collection reduces recycling processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-carton-collection-reduces-recycling-processes-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481239 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Paper producer to upgrade Mpumalanga mill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paper-producer-to-upgrade-mpumalanga-mill-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481232 1522940405 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714678_resized_20180316sappi1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73503_2018-03-16_sappi_cg_-_hd_web.mp452768736SAPPI southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel explains what the company is doing and how the paper industry has changed. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. SAPPI southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel explains what the company is doing and how the paper industry has changed. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Nampak mulls sale of glass business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nampak-mulls-sale-of-glass-business-2018-03-29 Simone Liedtke PACKAGING Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:46:00 +0200 482647 1522331300 1522331160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New research facility to unlock economic potential of South Africa’s biomass waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-research-facility-to-unlock-economic-potential-of-south-africas-biomass-waste-2018-03-20 Shirley le Guern RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:50:00 +0200 481718 1521558797 1521557400 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715426_resized_bidf121022.jpg Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane and Biorefinery Development Facility group leader Bruce Sithole 511 287 Trojan Foods expands into packaging http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trojan-foods-expands-into-packaging-2018-03-14 Creamer Media Reporter PACKAGING Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:18:00 +0200 481055 1521109166 1521101880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714269_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73458_2018-03-16_rer479_cg.mp4106316603Trojan Foods expands into packaging Trojan Foods expands into packaging Mpact’s earnings fall in ‘challenging’ year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpacts-earnings-fall-in-challenging-year-2018-03-07 Anine Kilian PACKAGING Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:24:00 +0200 480473 1520433168 1520432640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mondi FY17 profit rises 4% to €1bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-fy17-profit-rises-4-to-1bn-2018-03-02 Megan van Wyngaardt PACKAGING Fri, 02 Mar 2018 16:05:00 +0200 480055 1520000018 1519999500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sappi concludes Cham Paper acquisition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-concludes-cham-paper-acquisition-2018-02-28 Anine Kilian PULP AND PAPER Wed, 28 Feb 2018 12:12:00 +0200 479686 1519814293 1519812720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 KAP gears up for growth, announces solid interim results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kap-gears-up-for-growth-announces-solid-interim-results-2018-02-23 Schalk Burger Diversified Industrials Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478133 1519106404 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 KAP gears up for growth, announces solid interim results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kap-gears-up-for-growth-announces-solid-interim-results-2018-02-12 Schalk Burger FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:35:00 +0200 478019 1518442727 1518442500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sappi's Q1 results in line with expectations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappis-q1-results-in-line-with-expectations-2018-02-07 Simone Liedtke PAPER AND PACKAGING Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:44:00 +0200 477555 1518015449 1518007440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705915_resized_stevebinnie1022.jpg Sappi CEO Steve Binnie 511 287 Albeit modest, metals sector poised for second consecutive year of growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metals-sector-poised-for-second-consecutive-year-of-modest-growth-2018-02-02 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:50:00 +0200 477162 1517818585 1517575800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705064_resized_michaeladeduane1022.jpg Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72865_2018-02-02_seifsa.mp424140760Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade on the outlook for the metals and engineering sector in 2018. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 2.2.2018 Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade on the outlook for the metals and engineering sector in 2018. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 2.2.2018 Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages seeks ways to help provide water to Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-peninsula-beverages-seeks-ways-to-help-provide-water-to-cape-town-2018-02-01 Simone Liedtke WATER Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:38:00 +0200 477064 1517496661 1517495880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Coca-Cola increases recycling efforts to contribute to waste-free world http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-increases-recycling-efforts-to-contribute-to-waste-free-world-2018-01-19 Megan van Wyngaardt WASTE MANAGEMENT Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:37:00 +0200 475785 1516602680 1516372620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701991_resized_mpactrecycling1022.jpg 511 287 Mitigating plastic’s negative public image http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitigating-plastics-negative-public-image-2018-01-19 Marleny Arnoldi Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473308 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696791_resized_bernhardmahlplasticssaplasticssynfibres201711022.jpg BERNHARD MAHL The characteristics of plastics, including being lightweight, versatile and durable, allow for a strong contribution to a more environmentally sustainable South Africa 511 287 Recycling rate increases, boding well for environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-rate-increases-boding-well-for-environment-2018-01-19 Marleny Arnoldi Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473311 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696794_resized_amixtureofrawandrecycledplasticresinplasticssynfibres2017bloomberg11022.jpg RESIN FOR REUSE The largest market (comprising 20%) for recyclate is flexible packaging with low-density polyethylene sold to refuse and carrier bag manufacturers 511 287 Mondi Group signs agreement to acquire Powerflute http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-group-signs-agreement-to-acquire-powerflute-2017-12-22 African News Agency PAPER Fri, 22 Dec 2017 19:25:00 +0200 474304 1513964826 1513963500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698974_resized_mondirichardsbay1022.jpg 511 287 Sappi confirms expansion plans for dissolving wood pulp capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-confirms-expansion-plans-for-dissolving-wood-pulp-capacity-2017-12-15 Creamer Media Reporter CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:59:00 +0200 474160 1513330566 1513324740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698777_resized_sappingodwanamill1022duane.jpg Ngodwana mill 511 287