Contents of March 2013 Show Guide

March 2013 Show Guide

Afripack Consumer Flexibles 18
Baypac 20
Bidvest Afcom IBC
Blackie & Associates 21
Bluebelt (Dale Automation) 22
Bowler Plastics 23
CAB Technology 24
Ceramic Anilox Engravers 25
Chemosol 27
Dispensing Products/Khaya International 26
Filtec Automation 28
Focke & Co 30
Foster Packaging 31
Glue-More Packaging 31
GoGo Packaging 33
GPL Flexibles 32
Gravure Cylinders 36
Hestico 37
Institute of Packaging (SA) 14, 16
Ishida 38
J-Pak 42
Kongskilde 44
Marefa IFC
Marel 46
Maxiflex 48
Midcomp 50
Morgancoat OFC
Mpact 49
Nampak 51
Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen (NGR) 52
Nissei ASB 53
Oaktree SA 56
Packit 59
Pakmax 40
Plastichem 58
Plastics|SA 12
Polyoak Packaging OBC
Pyrotec Insert
Robatech 62
Rubber Engineering 63
Sabic 64
SArepco 66
Sew Rite International 80
Signea Systeme 68
Technimac 71
Technovaa 78
Thunderbolt Solutions 72
Ti Films 76
Ulma Packaging 74
Win-Pak 79
Zetes 81

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Contents of March 2013

UPFRONT
3 Editor’s Letter: Into Africa
7 Company news and industry events

PRINT MATTERS
12 Print Industry News: Omni Technologies partners GSW in PE
13 bizhub makes waves at Salty Print
15 Ipex 2014 – where print meets multi-channel
17 Ink Matters: HP opens new ink-making plant
18 ‘All-in-one’ ink from Sun Chemical
20 Digital Digest: Colour management for large-format printing
21 Wide Format: Xanita’s new high-productivity digital press

CONVERTING MATTERS
24 Cover Story: Forward thinking at Masterbatch SA
26 Labelling & Narrow Web: Advanced Labels builds on its success
29 Nilpeter heir visits South Africa
30 Constantia Flexibles acquires Spear
31 Can you afford to say no to short runs?
34 A RotoControl slitter/rewinder for Noelex
37 Flexible Packaging: Second F&K for CTP flexibles
39 Ashe continues its evolution
41 Ipex Machinery partners with Vetaphone
42 Smart slitting line-up from Atlas
43 Titan SR9 performance applauded
45 Plastics in Packaging: Innovation and dedication at Polyoak Packaging
48 PETCO channels new recycling resources
51 PlastiColors’ enduring path to success
52 Dispak makes its mark
55 IML for integral aesthetics
59 Paper & Board: Stora Enso broadens MediaSet basis weight
60 Gidue unveils M9 super press

FMCG PACK
62 Clive Glover picks his packs
65 Contract Packing & Manufacturing: What’s driving contract packing?
68 Quality: Yesterday, today and tomorrow
70 Dairy Packaging: Marcel’s keeps it real
72 Filling & Packing: MachMan keeps the wheels turning
74 Beverage Packaging: SMS goes the extra mile
75 Aseptic vs hotfill on show at drinktec 2013
77 Sacmi hosts open day
78 Powder Processing: Matcon maximises effectiveness
90 Personal Care: Increased production at Kimberly Clark SA
83 Point-of-Sale: Xanita unleashes creativity
87 At the Cutting Edge: International FMCG innovation

FINISHING TOUCHES
88 Printing SA’s News: Have you signed the Pledge?
89 Yours irreverently
89 Diary
90 Index of advertisers and their web addresses

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Increased production at Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark South Africa has recently installed a new fully automatic packaging system and two secondary packaging lines from Focke & Co to enhance its new infant care and feminine care production lines. Emma Rowberry met with Focke & Co’s local representative, Olaf Socher from Reitech SA, and Kimberly-Clark’s Enrique Dominguez, to get the story.

In line with its five-year expansion strategy, Kimberly-Clark South Africa (K-CSA) has introduced new infant care and feminine care packaging machines from German packaging machinery manufacturer, Focke & Co (locally represented by Reitech SA), to significantly increase diaper manufacture and localise the production for the feminine care segment.

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Driving contract packing

Contract packing and manufacturing has evolved into a full-service business driven by design, innovation and supply chain management. Emma Rowberry considers what this entails.

An increasing number of brand owners and retailers are looking for turnkey supply partners that function as extensions to their businesses and this progressive tactic necessitates a fully-integrated organisation that manages and controls packing processes from conception to completion.

So, what does this approach contribute to some of today’s leading brands?

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