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Packaging Industry

ALPLA on expansion trail

HOT on the heels of is acquisition of Durban based Verigreen Packaging, ALPLA Group, a global manufacturer of plastic packaging and a recycling specialist, has taken over Plastisax S.L. The Spanish company...

Tip a hat to Bowler

IF the disruptions caused by the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic was the only thing Ottery-based plastics packaging specialist Bowler Metcalf had to endure... The group in its interim period to end June also...

Which laser coder best suits beverage packaging?

APPLYING best-before dates in the drinks industry makes applying best-before dates a challenge. This is because while some technologies can print at high speed, the codes are not permanent and may...

Food giants respond to worries over packaging

WHEN Rebecca Prince-Ruiz recalls how her eco-friendly movement Plastic Free July has progressed over the years, she can't help but smile. What began in 2011 as 40 people committing to going...

Use packaging to sell more products

TO ‘upsell’ is a sales strategy used by brand owners to offer consumers opportunities to purchase related products or services, often to make a bigger sale. At retail, an effective and...


New Cape Town initiative bolsters economic recovery

TO support local businesses across the board, from one-person SMMEs to corporates, a number of key public, private and NPO stakeholders are joining forces...


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