Lockdown | Alcohol restrictions will impact canned beverages too, warns Nampak

2020-03-30 16:29

Nampak says that some of its factories remain operational during the 21-day lockdown.

Clere launches stylish new lotions bottle shapes

2019-11-12 14:02

A long-time advocate of creating a positive body image, Clere's new packaging is sleek and eye-catching

Clicks, Food Lovers Market, Pick n Pay, Spar, Shoprite, and Woolworths are all dropping the confusing recycling info on their packaging – here’s how their new unified approach will look

2019-08-27 12:01

New labels will read simply ‘Recycled’ or ‘Not Recycled’, dropping a complicated system of numbers and signs.

31 small changes you can make to use way less plastic

2018-07-23 12:29

These easy life hacks will make a big difference.

Novus CEO resigns

2018-06-04 09:28

Novus CEO Keith Vroon has resigned with effect from 15 June 2018, the printing and packaging company has announced.

Mondi upbeat about selling prices as profit rises

2016-10-13 10:16

Mondi, manufacturer of packaging for products from coffee beans to industrial chemicals, says third-quarter profit rose 3% and that prices of key products may improve next year.

Mondi buys Turkish ice cream package maker for $101m

2016-06-02 11:15

Mondi has agreed to buy 90% of Turkey’s Kalenobel, which makes consumer packaging for ice cream and other products, for about $101m.

Astrapak profits from turnaround plan

2015-09-30 15:22

Astrapak, which is mid-way through a five-year turnaround strategy, has posted attributable profit of R20.1m and profit per share at 16.6c from a loss of 43.2c.

Plain cigarette packs spur interest in quitting

2014-02-14 16:00

Drab olive cigarette packs bearing a prominent quit-smoking helpline number, have caused more people to become interested in quitting.


Packaging company Nampak's shares plummet 17% as it bleeds R390m

2019-11-27 13:03

Nampak headline earnings per share is down more than two-thirds for the financial year ended September 30, 2019.

Bowler Metcalf results tempered by plastics strike

2019-09-12 10:48

The cost of load-shedding, increases in material prices and a weaker order book also hurt its bottom line.

Pick n Pay veggies now have sell-by dates etched onto their skin - here's why

2019-07-01 13:47

You can now bring your own containers to fill up on loose veg and fruit at the store.

Cosmetics that prove that you shouldn't judge a product by its looks

2018-06-11 10:34

We're talking about great beauty buys that come in ugly packaging - and other trends.

African operations boost Nampak's first-half results

2018-05-30 19:08

Packaging company Nampak has posted a 2% revenue increase to R8.8bn in earnings for the six months to end-March 2018.

Plastic packaging firm Astrapak says results lower than expected

2016-09-29 09:14

Packaging company Astrapak’s results were lower than expected, although the operating performance in the second quarter of this year was 49% compared to the first quarter.

Nampak Heps up 21% as it prepares for tough second half

2016-06-01 16:59

Nampak has announced a 21% rise in adjusted headline earnings per share for the six months to end-March, as it gears up for what it sees as a challenging second half.

Nampak gets share acquisition notice

2015-01-26 11:30

Nampak receives a formal notification of acquisition of an interest in the ordinary shares of the company.

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