Engineering News | Paper, Plastics, Packaging, Printing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/paper-plastics-packaging-printing Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:38:06 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Mobile lab for polymer powders launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-compact-laboratory-to-enhance-service-to-construction-industry-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473363 1512994088 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696911_resized_wackermylabcopyfotor.jpg MYLAB LAUNCH Wacker’s MyLab officially opened at its new South African home at IMCD 511 287 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