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May 2016
JMB’s EB press is a winner
JMB’s EB press is a winnerJMB’s EB press is a winner Africa’s first MPS EB label press – an eightcolour EB 370 flexo press equipped with UVdrying, has arrived in Johannesburg and is up and running at JMB Labels. Thanks to its userfriendly design, operators were able to run jobs independently after only one day of training by the MPS and Rotocon commissioning team. Read More >>
Graffiti’s game-changing printer
Graffiti’s game-changing printer Graffiti’s game-changing printer Recognising that the digital printing market is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 7.4% globally – with market analysis by Smithers Pira predicting an industry worth $187.7-billion by 2018 – Graffiti, a creative marketing services company providing high-impact branding, has invested in game-changing technology: an EFI Vutek GS525OLXr printer. It’s just one of two such printers on the African continent and the only of its kind in South Africa. Since its purchase in October, over 200 000m2 in print jobs have been completed. Read More >>
Why UV LED curing inks?
Why UV LED curing inks?Why UV LED curing inks? While demand for packaging and packaging inks is on the increase, so too are demands from stakeholders for quality, safety and efficiency. Brand owners want accurate colour reproduction for brand integrity, greater creativity and imagery for shelf impact, while also taking product labelling and track and trace data into account. Additionally, those involved in food and sensitive product packaging are looking for compliant solutions that uphold current legislation and regulations. Read More >>
Second Omet for Klint Scales
Second Omet for Klint ScalesSecond Omet for Klint Scales Exhibiting at Propak Africa bore juicy fruit for the Omet and Presstec contingent. During the first day of the show, Omet’s Sergio Villa and Presstec’s Linton Hendricks happily took an order for a brand-new Omet iFlex 370 press from Klint Scales, for delivery in July. Read More >>
Perfect paper for flexible packaging
Perfect paper for flexible packagingPerfect paper for flexible packaging SAPPI has introduced a high-barrier paper-based packaging material. Called Algro Guard OHG and suitable for flexible packaging applications, it features integrated barriers and heat sealing properties. Read More >>
Bottle to bottle, just a must
Bottle to bottle, just a must  Bottle to bottle, just a must The importance of recycling to South Africa’s standing in the global green economy and to the country’s creation of sustainable jobs was brought home loudly and clearly at the official opening of Mpact Polymers’ R350-million operation in Germiston. Read More >>
Steaming tower of pizza is a hit
Steaming tower of pizza is a hitSteaming tower of pizza is a hit The brainchild of the Yum Group in partnership with paper and plastics packaging company Mpact, Pizza Hut’s Triple Treat box was developed when the chain decided to roll out a triple pack to the South African market, following success with a similar concept in Australia and the US. Read More >>
Sachet Manufacturers gets the BRC ticket
Sachet Manufacturers gets the BRC ticketSachet Manufacturers gets the BRC ticket Durban-based contract packer, Sachet Manufacturers, started life in 1990, at that time undertaking the packing of personal care products into sachets. Read More >>

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