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Contents of August 2013


UPFRONT
3 Editor’s Letter: We’re on the expansion trail
7 PACSA News: Fresh structure; call for nominations for 2013 Achiever
9 Company news and events

PRINT MATTERS
14 Print Industry News: Biomass boiler for Paarl Media
16 Prepress & Repro: Africa Stereos improves turnaround with RealPro
18 The Graphic Warehouse puts Konita technology on SA map

21 Showtime: Stage set for a digital showcase at Africa Print
25 Colour Management: How to create a colour profile

CONVERTING MATTERS

29 Cover Story: Presstec – a phoenix arises
32 Labelling & Narrow Web: Rotolabel grows with recent acquisitions
35 Brussels beckons – Gill Loubser previews Labelexpo Europe
55 Plastics in Packaging: The K2013 countdown, by Karen Stretch
62 Italy’s SIPA opens a Cape Town office to serve Africa’s plastics converters
67 Metal Packaging: Can Smart – a new kind of can making operation

FMCG PACK
70 Clive’s Column: The pick of the perky packs
72 Aerosol Update: AMA talks aerosols at breakfast meeting
74 Convenience Packaging: Key to Constantia Flexibles’ success is innovation
75 Beverage Packaging: Bevcan on track to convert to aluminium
76 From pellet to pallet at drinktec
79 Food Packaging: Fima takes the biscuit
81 Coding, Marking, Labelling: Decoding product traceability – news from key players (including Videojet, Wolke, Squid, Markem-Imaje, Domino, Zetes, Sauven Marking and Linx)
92 Branding by banding with Bandall machines
94 At the Cutting Edge: Brenda Neall spots packaging innovations
96 Quality Management: Cheryl Prins pinpoints keys to financial savings
97 The Tail End: Pride Pak supports kiddies in need
99 Inspection Systems: News from Ishida and Thermo Scientific

FINISHING TOUCHES
101 IPSA News: Welcome to the future at Cape Town breakfast seminar
102 PCA News: Paarl Media informs and entertains
103 Printing SA: Central Chamber’s dinner with a difference

105 Diary
105 Yours irreverently
106 Index of advertisers and their web addresses

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