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Meeting environmental goals means economic health at FROMM

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th February 2020  Reduce, Reuse & Recycle is no mere catchphrase at FROMM Packaging Systems (“FROMM”) where commitment to sustainability is seen across the complete lifecycle of a product, ranging from the environmentally sound use of resources, to not using environmentally and health-damaging materials, and to... 

King appointed Mondi CEO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th February 2020 Paper and packaging group Mondi has appointed CFO Andrew King to succeed Peter Oswald as CEO, effective April 1. Oswald is stepping down on March 31. 

Pick n Pay strengthens efforts to reduce single-use plastic packaging

7th February 2020 Retailer Pick n Pay plans to contribute significantly to reducing the impact of single-use plastic and packaging by 2025. Since 2018, it has successfully implemented a number of initiatives to reduce packaging and single-use plastic at its stores and throughout its supply chain. 

Exhibition Freighting GSM

31st January 2020 An exhibition, trade show, event or demonstration would not be able to take place without the proper equipment and products. A major player in the exhibition freight forwarding arena in South Africa, Exhibition Freighting GSM (EF-GSM) is the obvious choice to handle the logistics for both local... 

Prowling lions, corrupt officials block roads to Africa trade

By: Bloomberg     30th January 2020 Nyoni Nsukuzimbi drives his 40 t Freightliner for just over half a day from Johannesburg to the Beitbridge border post with Zimbabwe. At the frontier town – little more than a gas station and a KFC – he sits in a line for two to three days, in temperatures reaching 104F, waiting for his documents... 

Manufacturing trends for Africa in the decade to come

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th January 2020 As we enter the new decade, the only way African manufacturers can stay ahead of competitors and win the market in today’s quickly transforming environment is to embrace change. Those who wish to thrive and not just survive are leveraging the latest in growth-inducing Industry 4.0 technologies.... 

Bosch Packaging Technology is now Syntegon

17th January 2020 Transaction wrapped up on schedule, business development remains stable Into the future with new brand and a new mission: Processing and packaging technology for a better life Newfound independence allows for greater flexibility Business to focus on intelligent and sustainable technologies... 

National Waste Management Strategy comments now open

By: Simone Liedtke     18th December 2019 Members of the public are invited to submit comments and inputs on the Draft 3rd  National Waste Management Strategy. The revised and updated Strategy was published in Government Gazette 42879 earlier this month, on December 3, as a requirement of the Waste Act to establish the National Waste... 

Cabinet wants De Ruyter to take over at Eskom sooner 

By: African News Agency      17th December 2019 The final Cabinet meeting of 2019 mandated Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to negotiate with Andre de Ruyter to take up his duties as the new Eskom CEO earlier than the set date. De Ruyter, currently CEO of packaging firm Nampak, was set to take up the Eskom top job on January 15.... 

Can we master new Masterplans?

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th December 2019 By Tumelo Chipfupa Since the arrival of Minister Ebrahim Patel at the Trade and Industry Department, a new buzzword is gaining momentum – the Masterplan. 

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