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Water – the life-blood of all industrial processes

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th March 2019 Utilities in industrial production are rarely the focus of attention but without them nothing would be possible. At the same time, utilities offer enormous potential for Liquid Analysis measuring technology. Let us take a closer look! What do we really mean by the term "utilities"? 

The Role of Manufacturing in Africa

18th March 2019 Manufacturing plays a prominent role in Africa’s economic development made evident by how industrial growth positively affects the overall GDP and productivity of the nation. Manufacturing activities promote development in that they boost the value generated in an economy by creating activity... 

Array Of Informative, Inspiring Speakers For SAPICS 2019

15th March 2019 From the supply chain challenges of United Nations peacekeepers in Somalia to those faced by the producers of reality TV show “Survivor”, from robotics to risk management, and from Coca-Cola to life-saving medicines, the 2019 SAPICS Conference for supply chain professionals will offer a diverse... 

SA farmers turning to technology to boost yields and financial resilience

By: Marleny Arnoldi     15th March 2019 Amid a challenging economic climate in South Africa, as well as prevailing drought in some provinces, emerging and commercial farmers have become price-conscious and focused on optimising operations to remain competitive, says Afgri Equipment branch manager Riaan Muller. Industry body Agri SA’s... 

Software simplifies food manufacturing processes

By: Thabi Madiba     15th March 2019 With supply chain waste, as well as health and safety issues, affecting the food and beverage industry, software company Syspro Africa’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can allow for and help simplify food manufacturing processes. Syspro Africa professional services manager Doug... 

Grain conveyor solution system offered

15th March 2019 Heavy lift forklift supplier BLT World offers dependable solutions for specific problems at the transfer points of conveyor systems in bulk materials handling, such as grain in the food and beverage industry. “ScrapeTec Trading’s German-engineered products have been specially developed for the... 

Company recognised by Top Employers Institute

15th March 2019 Fast-moving consumer goods manufacturer Tiger Brands has been recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2019 for excellence in employee conditions. Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate themselves to providing the best working environment for employees through their... 

Quality inspection results in significant time and money savings

15th March 2019 With quality inspection being critical in all manufacturing and packaging lines, especially in the food and beverage sector, industrial automation solutions provider Omron vison product manager Werner Das says being able to catch a defective product before the products are shipped to customers in... 

No more compromise with Atlas Copco’s new ZE 3 low pressure compressor

14th March 2019 Atlas Copco has expanded its range of low pressure oil-free rotary screw compressors with the addition of the new ZE 3. Specifically manufactured to operate in a broad spectrum of pneumatic conveying industrial applications, this low pressure oil-free rotary screw compressor ensures a continuous... 

AECI’s Lake Foods, Christian Hansen launch dairy application centre

By: Simone Liedtke     12th March 2019 Food and beverage company Lake Foods, a division of South African chemicals group AECI, on Tuesday launched its new dairy application centre in Cape Town. The centre will assist customers with new product innovation and development, as well as product improvements. 

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