While much has been made of the commercial and social impact of computer and cellular technologies in recent decades, few have become as universal and influential as barcoding and its related applications.
The organisers of Converflex report great success for this expo where packaging printing and converting was showcased in its logical position in the supply chain – alongside Ipack-Ima and co-located vertical shows (Meat-Tech, Dairytech, Fruit Innovation) and Intralogistica Italia.
Earlier this year, we reported on a visit by Graham Dickinson, sales director of UK-based Abaca Systems, understandably proud of his company’s growing customer base in this country. As recounted in that article (New Year 2015), it all started in 2000 when Corruseal (Durban, KZN) required a corrugated-specific business system to feed information to the scheduler of a new Medesa/Fosber corrugator, and Abaca Systems was chosen as the supplier.
Based near Stuttgart in southern Germany, Matho boasts a fine reputation for the production of cutting units and waste management systems. The company’s latest move into an ever-growing global market is the appointment of Rotocon as its South African representative; and Matho’s sales manager, Matthias Thor, recently visited Cape Town to cement the deal.