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Valves supplier to launch new products

By: Mamaili Mamaila     31st May 2019 South African thermoplastic valves supplier Astore Keymak is engaged in research and development activities with its suppliers to launch new FIP industrial valves for chemical applications every second year. “For aggressive chemical applications, such as sulphuric acids and hydrochloric acids,... 

As resistance to plastic bottles mounts, Nampak offers cans and cartons as alternatives 

By: Terence Creamer     30th May 2019 Packaging group Nampak believes there is a significant opportunity to replace plastic bottles, particularly those used for noncarbonated and carbonated water, with aluminium beverage cans and paperboard cartons as consumer resistance to plastic grows. The JSE-listed company, which reported... 

Gear up for Industry 4.0 at KITE 2019

30th May 2019 Industry 4.0 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) were merely buzzwords back in 2014. Today, however, the traditional manufacturing industry is in the throes of a digital transformation that is accelerated by the exponential growth of smart technologies. To remain competitive and... 

New valves division will provide solutions across industries

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     17th May 2019 As part of the recently launched EMVAfrica brand, the ENERGYValves division is positioned as not only a supplier of valves but also a one-stop-shop valves solution. Engineering News reported last month that industrial stainless steel suppliers Energy Engineered Products, industrial special alloy... 

Coca-Cola outlines its work on replenishing water in Africa

By: Kim Cloete     15th May 2019 Multinational beverage company Coca-Cola has outlined its efforts to replenish the water it uses through partnerships and projects across communities in Africa. “The company has made significant strides in improving its water use over the past ten years and recently announced that three-million... 

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique

10th May 2019 Atlas Copco Compressor Technique specialises in Smart Air Solutions that deliver accurate, quality air at point of use at the lowest possible cost to customers and end-users.  Cutting-edge air, gas and vacuum compressor technology is applied across the business area’s extensive range of small,... 

Africa gains traction as trade destination

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     3rd May 2019 Africa, as a trade and export destination, is looking increasingly attractive from a South African perspective, and represents an opportunity for growth for many South African companies, says research and consulting specialist Africa House MD Liz Whitehouse. Africa offers South African companies... 

Tetra Pak launches connected packaging platform

11th April 2019 Tetra Pak has launched its connected packaging platform, which will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools. ​ The connected packaging platform will bring new benefits to food producers, retailers and shoppers driven by... 

‘Digital transformation’ transforming asset management

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 In today’s digital era, created by numerous powerful technologies also entering the industry of asset management, drastic changes are taking place. IoT (Internet of Things) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) have significantly influenced the practice of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). TPM... 

Atlas Copco has acquired Air Diffusion, a French distributor of compressors

11th April 2019 Atlas Copco has acquired S.A.S. Air Diffusion. The company is a distributor of compressors for Atlas Copco.  Air Diffusion is located in St. Etienne in the southern part of France. The company has around 15 employees. Air Diffusion has a diverse group of small to medium-sized customers in... 

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