Engineering News | Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/paper-plastics-packaging-printing Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:34:09 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Sappi acquisition transitions group into higher-growth segments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-acquisition-transitions-group-into-higher-growth-segments-2017-12-05 Anine Kilian PULP AND PAPER Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:50:00 +0200 473163 1512479520 1512478200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696536_resized_stevebinnie1022.jpg Sappi CEO Steve Binnie 511 287 Nampak delivers ‘credible’ FY17 performance despite difficult trading environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nampak-delivers-credible-fy17-performance-despite-difficult-trading-environment-2017-11-28 Megan van Wyngaardt PACKAGING Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:47:00 +0200 472453 1511881265 1511880420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695069_resized_andrederuyter11171022duane.jpg Nampak CEO Andre de Ruyter 511 287 New carton recycling plant enhances recycling of liquid packaging http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-carton-recycling-plant-enhances-recycling-of-liquid-packaging-2017-11-10 Dylan Slater RECYCLING Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469322 1510042297 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690173_resized_high.jpg 511 287 Firm extols the virtues of carton packaging for food and drink products http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carton-packaging-positioned-as-sustainable-option-for-modern-living-2017-11-03 Dylan Slater PACKAGING Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468844 1509430619 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687194_resized_drinkingcopyfotor.jpg DESIGNED FOR TODAY Cartons are lightweight and convenient, and their comprising fully recyclable materials means they are sustainable and ecofriendly 511 287 Automation specialist products on show http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/products-from-automation-specialist-on-show-at-propak-cape-2017-10-20 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466696 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company launches new packaging division http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-new-packaging-division-2017-10-20 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466701 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Over 6 000 visitors expected at packaging event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/over-6-000-visitors-expected-at-packaging-event-2017-10-20 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466670 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New sponsor for packaging event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smc-pneumatics-official-sponsor-of-propak-cape-2017-2017-10-20 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466764 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New labelling system introduced for HDPE PE100 stub ends in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-labelling-system-introduced-for-hdpe-pe100-stub-ends-in-s-africa-2017-10-20 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466673 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683288_resized_dsc0258.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71346_2017-10-03_plastitech_-_hd_web.mp410863763Plasti-tech managing member Brad Chamont explains what the new laser engraving is and why it is important in the industry. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva Plasti-tech managing member Brad Chamont explains what the new laser engraving is and why it is important in the industry. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva New products showcased at Propak Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-showcased-at-propak-cape-2017-10-20 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466845 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682804_resized_anseru2handheldprinterpyrotecpackmark09171022.jpg CONVENIENT PRINTING The Anser U2 weighs less than 1 kg, can print on a variety of surfaces at different angles and has a seven-hour battery life 511 287 Insimbi’s H1 earnings rise http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insimbis-h1-earnings-rise-2017-10-19 Anine Kilian MANUFACTURING Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:39:00 +0200 468374 1508421283 1508420340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Recycling sustainability requires ongoing investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-sustainability-requires-ongoing-investment-mpact-2017-10-13 Dylan Slater Recycling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466661 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Cost, currency pressures to weigh marginally on Mondi’s FY results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cost-currency-pressures-to-weigh-marginally-on-mondis-fy-results-2017-10-11 Schalk Burger PACKAGING & PAPER Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:48:00 +0200 467403 1507715980 1507715280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Dow Packaging homes in on sustainable solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dow-packaging-homes-in-on-sustainable-solutions-2017-10-05 Anine Kilian PACKAGING Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:44:00 +0200 466919 1507286180 1507214640 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682970_resized_felipvidiella10171022duane.jpg Dow plastics division director Felip Vidiella 511 287 Small businesses remain optimistic, despite volatility and uncertainties http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-small-businesses-remain-optimistic-despite-volatility-uncertainties-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach SMALL BUSINESS Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464689 1506412362 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677982_resized_africancraftshopjohannesburgbloomberg1022.jpg HELPING HAND Some small business owners want the government to provide more funding and some believe government should grant tax breaks for their business 511 287 Numsa downs tools at plastic factory in KZN http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-downs-tools-at-plastic-factory-in-kzn-2017-09-13 African News Agency LABOUR Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:14:00 +0200 464548 1505286942 1505286840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Organisation advocates a local recycling culture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-advocates-a-local-recycling-culture-2017-09-08 Nadine James Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462644 1504594094 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673700_resized_cansrecyclingmetpacsa08171022.jpg ONE MAN'S TRASH Aluminium and metal cans are regarded as high-value items by recyclers 511 287 Coastal Clean-Up assists in educating public on responsible plastic use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coastal-clean-up-assists-in-educating-public-on-responsible-plastic-use-2017-09-01 Nadine James Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462646 1504597455 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673703_resized_plasticssainternationalcoastalcleanup2017officialpic08171022.jpg SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT Saving the seas international Coastal Clean-up day on September 16 is the highlight of Clean-up and Recycle SA Week 511 287 Level measurement probe an alternative to traditional systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/level-measurement-probe-an-alternative-to-traditional-systems-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462063 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672295_resized_ltm2levelprobe082017booysendalplatinummineinstekcontrol1022.jpg PRODUCT APPLICATION Level Transmitter Mining-2 probes are typically installed in flotation banks, tanks, individual flotation cells or in columns and sumps 511 287 SAB invests R2.8bn in expanding Gauteng breweries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sab-invests-r28bn-in-expanding-gauteng-breweries-2017-08-30 Creamer Media Reporter PACKAGING Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:21:00 +0200 463239 1504183016 1504182060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675145_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70742_2017-09-01_rer454.mp4115326460SAB invests R2.8bn in expanding Gauteng breweries SAB invests R2.8bn in expanding Gauteng breweries Mondi postpones €135m investment in new paper machine at Czech mill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-postpones-135m-investment-in-new-paper-machine-at-czech-mill-2017-08-29 Creamer Media Reporter PACKAGING AND PAPER Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:32:00 +0200 463084 1504014677 1504013520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Hotel group moves to integrate bamboo products into facilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hotel-group-signs-deal-to-integrate-deforestation-free-sustainable-bamboo-products-into-facilities-2017-08-25 Ilan Solomons GREEN BUILDING Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461599 1503394148 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670998_resized_bamboocharcoal1ecoplanetbamboo010820171022.jpg AIR QUALITY IMPROVER EcoPlanet Bamboo will initially supply Mantis with for use across the group’s hotel rooms to improve the quality of indoor air 511 287 S African packaging specialists acquired by international company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-packaging-specialists-acquired-by-international-company-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461241 1503394655 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670309_resized_amixtureofrawandrecycledplasticresinorplasticpelletsarehandledforaphotographathilexpolycosmanufacturingplantinmilesburgpennsylvaniausjune1720091022bloomberg.jpg PLASTIC PACKAGING ALPLA now has more than 13 production facilities in Africa 511 287 Transpaco sees dip in FY17 performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transpaco-sees-dip-in-fy17-performance-2017-08-23 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:05:00 +0200 462533 1503501549 1503497100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Long4Life to buy beverage packaging business for up to R360m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/long4life-to-buy-beverage-packaging-business-for-up-to-r360m-2017-08-23 Creamer Media Reporter M&A Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:16:00 +0200 462454 1503481387 1503479760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mpact halves H1 dividend amid weaker trading environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpact-halves-h1-dividend-amid-weaker-trading-environment-2017-08-08 Anine Kilian PACKAGING Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:39:00 +0200 461033 1502204304 1502203140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New Springs plant able to recycle used juice and milk cartons http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpact-invests-in-liquid-packaging-streams-through-new-plant-2017-08-04 Dylan Slater Recycling Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459668 1501571326 1501797600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Volume of recycled glass almost doubled in past financial year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volume-of-recycled-glass-almost-doubles-in-past-financial-year-2017-08-04 Dylan Slater RECYCLING Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459667 1501857554 1501797600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mondi sees 6% decrease in H1 profit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-sees-6-decrease-in-h1-profit-2017-08-03 Anine Kilian PULP & PAPER Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:07:00 +0200 460583 1501770476 1501769220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sappi Q3 profit up 81% y/y http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-q3-profit-up-81-yy-2017-08-03 Anine Kilian PULP & PAPER Thu, 03 Aug 2017 12:42:00 +0200 460531 1501758524 1501756920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Exhibition facilitates industrial growth in KZN http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exhibition-facilitates-industrial-growth-in-kzn-2017-07-21 Robyn Wilkinson Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457428 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661464_resized_durbanportidsez0620171022.jpg GROWING ECONOMIC HUB Government investment in the Port of Durban will support trade stemming from the ramp-up of manufacturing activites in KZN 511 287 Arteor Exclusive developed for global projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arteor-exclusive-developed-for-high-standard-global-projects-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457553 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661868_resized_legrand1022.jpeg IMPRINTED Legrand’s Tattoo collection, with intricate patterns, is the inspiration of urban culture 511 287 Focus on niche applications, aftersales key for air motor market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-niche-applications-aftersales-key-for-air-motor-market-2017-07-14 Nadine James Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457097 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660807_resized_depragatexpowerlinemotors11161022.jpg POWER LINE ATEX RANGE The motor complies with European Union Parliament directive 2014/34/EU on equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres 511 287 New pumps suited to packaging, food and beverage industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pumps-suited-to-packaging-food-and-beverage-industries-2017-07-14 Nadine James Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457114 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660850_resized_atlascopcoghsvsdvacuumpump06171022.jpg GHS VSD ROTARY SCREW PUMP The range provides significantly higher performance levels and reduced maintenance, noise and heat emissions compared to conventional oil-sealed and dry vane vacuum pumps 511 287 VescoPlastics’ strong training heritage recognised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-manufacturer-wins-artisan-award-asserts-rest-of-country-can-do-more-for-training-2017-06-23 David Oliveira Artisan Award Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455244 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Competition Commission prohibits two separate mergers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-commission-prohibits-two-separate-mergers-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt COMPETITION MATTERS Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:27:00 +0200 456159 1498043033 1498040820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Low sales, drought and mill downtime affect Mpact interim earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/low-sales-drought-and-mill-downtime-affect-mpact-interim-earnings-2017-06-19 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:44:00 +0200 455915 1497884712 1497883440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0