Contents of Festive 2011

4 PPM’s Anniversary Feature: And now we’re five . . .
25 Company news and industry events
28 Environmental news
31 Special Report: All that glittered at the Gold Pack Awards
37 Mike Arnold named PACSA’s Packaging Achiever 2011
39 Propak Cape Review: A sell-out show

54 Print Industry News: Kamboo builds international partnerships
55 Expos launched for Africa Print 2012
56 Newspaper Printing: Paarl Coldset extends capacity
59 Offset Litho: Tandym acquires SA’s first Speedmaster CX 102
60 Ink Matters: A century of Siegwerk tradition
61 drupa News: Sustainability on the agenda at drupa
63 Digital Digest: HP’s first-ever Print Excellence Awards
64 Minit Print seizes Scodix technology
65 Printing Consumables: Quality, choice and service at Hitech Graphics
68 The Graphic Warehouse ends the year on a high-note
70 Anniversary Feature: Colour Planet celebrates one decade

72 Expo News: ICE Europe reports record results
75 Plastics in Packaging: Plastichem introduces Styrolution
79 Afrimold is a hit
82 Flexible Packaging: M-Tech Plastics raises its game
83 Company Profile: Universal Labels & Packaging reinforces its potential
90 Labelling & Narrow Web: Business rises to new heights at Self Seal
92 SA Labels’ new kids carve their future
95 Avery Dennison’s P-S suits edible oil bottles
97 More capacity for ACF Labels
100 Flint announces winners of Narrow-Web Print Awards
101 Fresh features from Ferroprint
104 BST flies the flag at Labelexpo and Propak Cape

106 Clive Glover’s packs of the month
109 FMCG News: Pyrotec’s Pyro Inspiration Award winners
111 International health and beauty events
112 Aerosol Packaging: World Aluminium Aerosol Can Awards
113 Beauty Packaging: Andrea Protti warns of ‘the foreign invasion’
114 Inspection Systems: Banner Engineering’s new World-Beam sensors
115 tna’s food packaging verification solutions
116 Filling & Packing: Ishida’s fully-integrated tray packing line

117 PIFSA’s PrinTalk
121 PCA News: PCA’s 2011 Printers’ Dinner
122 IPSA News: Western Cape year-end party and KZN golf day
123 Yours irreverently
124 Index of advertisers and their web addresses


Web offset gets the nod for packaging

Goss International has introduced new web offset press models with variable repeat capability, suitable for packaging printing.
GOSS International has appointed PacSys to assist in marketing new Goss press solutions for packaging applications, including new Sunday web press models featuring variable repeat capabilities.

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Second Komori for Pinetown Printers

The purchase of a new Komori press at Pinetown Printers is providing new business efficiencies, top-quality print and enhanced productivity, KAREN STRETCH reports.
ENTERING the reception area at Pinetown Printers is like stepping into an enticing book store. Eye-catching hardback novels jostle for position with catalogues, brochures, magazines, paperbacks, binders, greeting cards, photo albums, and much more.
Full colour, sepia, or black and white, the dazzling display of printed substrates – including calendars, packaging, pharmaceutical inserts and labels – bears testimony to the company’s extensive printing and finishing capabilities.

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And the elephant goes to Trident Press

As one of 11 Sappi International Printers of the Year, Trident Press received a coveted bronze elephant at a gala event in Cape Town. GILL LOUBSER was among the guests.

FOLLOWING the announcement of the 2010 Sappi African Printers of the Year in August, in which Trident Press received six medals, including two gold, the company went on to be named as one of 11 printers from across the globe to be dubbed Sappi International Printers of the Year.

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K2010 packed with possibilities

The future is looking bright for the plastics industry, as was underlined at K2010 – the world’s leading trade fair – which buzzed with positivity. Susi MOORE and KAREN STRETCH were in Düsseldorf and report first hand.

POSITIVE market trends in the plastics industry characterised the course of K2010 and made
for an excellent mood among its 3 000-plus exhibitors.
An overwhelming volume of contacts, a marked willingness among visitors to invest, promising new sales contacts and many business deals were happily reported.
The wealth of technical developments presented by raw material producers, machinery manufacturers and producers of technical components enthused

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