CODING & LABELLING
PACKAGING DIRECTORY SOUTH AFRICA
Our story started with beer. More specifically, about problems in the beer industry around quality, shrinkage, management and so forth. Having knowledge of the brewing industry, we knew of the challenges we faced around draught beer. Our initial task was finding a way to use technology to measure all aspects of the draught beer process, from manufacturing to distribution.
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MITAS Corporation: the name consists of the first letters of the group’s main offerings: Marking, Identification, Traceability, Automation, Authentication, Systems and Solutions.
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Pyrotec specialises in industry-leading product identification solutions. Our extensive service offering includes a comprehensive range of coding and labelling equipment, on-pack identification, informational and promotional devices, and self-adhesive products for offices and homes.
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Mondi forecasts strong third quarter but warns of higher costs
11/10/2018 - 11:11
Packaging and paper group Mondi said it had a strong performance in the three months to September, but flagged higher costs, which it said were manageable.
Mondelēz aims to make all of its packaging recyclable by 2025
11/10/2018 - 08:14
Mondelēz International has announced that it will make all of its packaging recyclable by 2025, as the company aims to reduce waste levels and create a circular economy for packaging.
Checkers commissions SA artists for latest Odd Bins range
09/10/2018 - 14:36
Four upcoming South African artists were commissioned by Checkers to create unique artworks to adorn the wine labels of the newest additions to its exclusive Odd Bins range.
AB InBev unveils six limited edition Beck’s labels
28/09/2018 - 15:11
AB InBev’s Becks brand has released six limited edition for its 275ml beer bottles, as part of its “Be Kreativ” campaign.
Beware the greenwashers - 5 Tips to help the conscious consumer make better choices
20/09/2018 - 10:03
Consumers are often misled to believe they are helping the environment when buying products that are supposedly green. However, on closer inspection, not all green products are created equal. Enters greenwashing.
Carlsberg to scrap plastic rings on cans in favour of glue
10/09/2018 - 14:23
Carlsberg will ditch plastic rings which connect multi-packs of its beer and replace them with glue, in a move which is set to “reduce plastic waste globally by more than 1,200 tonnes a year”.
Re-thinking your packaging design for the new digital consumer
21/08/2018 - 11:15
iCitizens; Millennials; digital natives; call them what you will, but if your business model is still trying to catch up with what ‘them confounded Millennials’ want in packaging, you are going to get left behind by a new “generation” of Digital Nomads. And it has less to do with age and more to do with their increased buying power, tech savviness, global connectedness, environmental concern and an insatiable craving for instant gratification and the experiential.
AB InBev launches accelerator to help fund sustainability start-ups
16/08/2018 - 09:36
AB InBev has launched a new green innovation accelerator as it aims to tackle some of the most pressing sustainability issues.
Mondi to cash in on eco-friendly alternatives
14/08/2018 - 14:08
Over the past decade, Mondi’s strategic focus has been on building capacity, driving efficiency and making well-executed acquisitions. The strategy is paying off for the €7.5bn annual revenue paper packaging group.
Woolworths pilots SA's first in-store recycling vending machine
08/08/2018 - 09:08
In line with its recent announcement to achieve ZERO packaging waste to landfill by 2022, Woolworths has launched the customer trial of an integrated reverse vending machine in its flagship green store, Woolworths Palmyra in Claremont. This is good news for the many South African consumers who have called on retailers and manufacturers to reduce packaging waste.