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Pumping with flavour for multiproduct lines 

By: Halima Frost     13th November 2020 Industrial equipment supplier Verder Group has recently redesigned the structure of its hygienic brands – this included rebranding and adding sanitary pump supplier JEC JR’s series of pumps to its diverse pumping portfolio under Packo.  The Packo JRZS series of twin-screw pumps are suited to the... 

NSK initiatives combat counterfeit bearing manufacture

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2020 As a respected and coveted manufacturer of premium bearings, NSK has long been  the victim of unscrupulous counterfeiters. Looking to cheat both the OEM and the user, those producing fake bearings will stop at little to deceive purchasers and boost the profitability of their illegal operations.... 

Pick n Pay launches digital receipts for all Smart Shoppers

29th October 2020 Pick n Pay’s Smart Shoppers can now have their till receipts sent directly to their email instead of receiving a printed receipt. These will also be loaded onto customer’s PnP mobile app profile for 90 days so that they are conveniently saved in one place for easy access and review. Pick n Pay’s... 

Reliable infrastructure needed to meet fibre demand  

By: Halima Frost     21st August 2020 With physical distancing encouraged amid Covid-19, the need for reliable fibre connectivity and infrastructure has increased, says open access network provider Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) strategy, mergers and acquisitions and innovation executive Vino Govender.  “We have seen a significant increase... 

Factory automation: four tips for the future of food & beverage manufacturing 

20th August 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has posed major challenges to organisations of all types and sizes. In the food and commodity industry, companies have faced significantly reduced consumption and disrupted supply chains, while at-home consumption increased, and out-of-home consumption came near to a... 

Tourism sector's road to recovery has begun, says Kubayi-Ngubane

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th August 2020 Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says the sector’s road to recovery has begun and that the department is in the process of consolidating inputs received towards the Tourism Recovery Strategy, which will be submitted to Cabinet in the coming weeks. The start of Level 2 lockdown,... 

Traka accelerates expansion into wider African markets

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th May 2019 Leveraging on almost two decades of experience in South Africa, and a presence in a further six African countries, networked key and equipment management solutions company Traka Africa announces an acceleration in their growth strategy. It plans to open new operations or expand more widely in... 

Afrox advances cylinder tracking

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th May 2019 Leading gases supplier Afrox has completed the national roll-out of its state-of-the-art digital cylinder tracking service. Cylinder deliveries are now being replaced with an advanced software solution to offer customers improved account management, accurate customer cylinder records, and the... 

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... 

MakeMeMobile and Bartrans, both wholly owned by The Bidvest Group, have merged to form a new entity called Bidvest Mobility, effective on the 1st March 2019.

4th March 2019 This follows Bidvest’s acquisitions of MakeMeMobile at the end of October 2018 and of Bartrans during 2017. Colin Adendorff, CEO of Bidvest Data, Print and Packaging, part of The Bidvest Group, commented on the acquisitions and merger, “We recognise the importance of barcode and mobile computing... 

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