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Nifty nitrogen generators offer agile advantages to industry

IT is crucial for companies, whether they specialise in chemical manufacturing, electronics, fabrication, food and beverage or other sectors, to have a reliable and...

Consumer goods giant’s R19bn ‘Clean Future’ commitment hailed a game changer in fight against global warming

UNILEVER’S commitment to investing 1 billion Euros (more than R19 billion) globally on technology to help it to transition away from fossil fuel derived...

New mobile contract bottling service

DURBAN-based Conceptainer has enhanced its range of specialist packaging services to offer contract bottling of almost any liquid product. “The company’s investment in new mobile...

Enhanced data collection for better lubrication management

SKF has extended the capability of its Enlight ProCollect portable data collection system, enabling maintenance engineers to plan lubrication routes around a factory or...

Bleak outlook for packaging in 2020

SOUTH Africa’s packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income following the national lockdown...

Compact, modular mid-range PLCs

THE Delta compact, modular mid-range AS series PLCs are high-performance, multi-purpose controllers designed for all kinds of automated equipment, according to local supplier ElectroMechanica...

KZN firms join forces to tackle COVID-19 and hunger

WITH the coronavirus stretching hygiene and nutrition resources to breaking point, several KwaZulu-Natal businesses have banded together to fund and distribute thousands of hand...

Sweet! Robots boosts chocolate production by 40%

WHEN chocolate maker Bolçi wanted to boost exports and meet its promise of delivering products that are ‘untouched by human hand’, it turned to...

Automatic print inspection system ‘gets the message’

SICK Automation, in collaboration with AutoCoding Systems, has introduced what it says is the world’s first fully automated, smart vision inspection system for printed...

SA assembled geared motors add zest to product offering

A range of WEG geared motors will soon be available to customers in South Africa and the rest of the continent from Zest WEG. According...

Packaging recycling: moving FROMM catchphrases to action

REDUCE, Reuse and Recycle is no mere catchphrase at FROMM Packaging Systems, says Denny Reddy, Managing Director. He said their commitment to sustainability is seen...

Fantastic! Plastics, packaging industries hail govt U-turn on waste plan

THE plastics and packaging industries of South Africa have welcomed the announcement Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, to scrap the existing...

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Municipality opens multi-million rand automotive hub

TRADING conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official...

April / May 2021

The KZN Industrial & Business News is the only industrial publication of its kind dedicated to the region providing suppliers to industry with a...

Pothole patcher hailed a ‘game changer’ for SA roads and SMEs

KWAZULU-Natal-based Shisalanga Construction, known for road building innovations like using recycled plastic in asphalt, has now turned its attention to the nationwide pothole problem,...

Custom cluck trucks transport chicks in style

THE largest independent, non-integrated, day-old chick supplier in Southern Africa, Eagles Pride Hatchery, has taken delivery of two Serco-built truck bodies designed specifically for...