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Versatility and agility on show at Propak Cape

The highly-successful Propak Cape exhibition, held between October 24 and 26, received positive feedback from exhibitors and visitors. Interactive displays, live demonstrations and technical presentations for the FMCG processing, packaging and allied industries once again made this an industry flagship event with some 6 000 visitors attending during the three-day event. Veteran exhibitor, Pyrotec PackMark, […]

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Get the conversation going with QR codes

As the use of smartphones continues to increase so does the popularity of QR (quick response) codes. Now commonplace, QR codes can be seen on packaging labels, signage, and even television commercials. While barcodes were traditionally a collection of vertical lines, these are now being superseded by 2D matrixes and QR codes that allow data […]

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The Business Benefits of Print and Apply Labelling

When it comes to labelling products and cartons, manufacturers and packaging specialists are constantly looking for ways to reduce labour costs whilst simultaneously providing faster, more reliable and accurate labelling solutions. Print and Apply Systems – which create and then apply labels directly onto products or packaging whilst still on the conveyor system – are […]

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Value-adding and compliant labelling solutions for the agrochemical industry

In the interests of keeping customers and the environment safe – and, of course, to comply with the stringent legislation governing packaging and labelling in this industry – agrochemical companies have to ensure that they communicate a large volume of product information on pack, in the correct way. This typically includes handling, dosage, usage, storage, […]

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Software that supports innovation, productivity and profitability on your packaging line

Digital technology and data has a valuable role to play in modern production and packaging lines, where speed, efficiency and uptime are the cornerstones of success. Some businesses in this industry have been slower to adopt digital technology than others, especially in the context of “Industry 4.0” where emerging concepts like the Internet of Things […]

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