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Food packaging manufacturers faced with implementing a perplexing set of food safety standards, often find themselves having to comply with multiple standards in order to supply the big retailers, each with their own unique requirements.
Responding to the government ’s 2017 call on the paper and packaging, electrical and electronic, and lighting industries to develop and present wastemanagement plans, industry body Packaging SA submitted its extended producer responsibility (EPR) plan to the department of environmental affairs in September.
In the highly competitive convenience market, participants often struggle to find the competitive edge in their offering. With quality and value for money being two of the top considerations, participants should align themselves strategically with suppliers that are able to support these objectives.
With PET converting facilities situated across South Africa, Mpact Plastics serves various markets through the use of diverse technologies and raw materials. One such material is PET (Polyethylene terephthalate).
The Ruwag brand has recently added value to the DIY user’s experience by changing their packaging medium from flexible pouches to reusable rigid containers. Produced by Mpact Plastics in Wadeville, Gauteng, the PET container and screw-on closure combination hosts an array of retail, consumer, functional and aesthetic benefits.
MPACT The selection process into the TDM (tool, die and mould maker) Apprenticeship Program has proved a critical step in choosing people who have the relevant qualifications and skill set to fill a vacant position.
MPACT Mpact Plastics’ FMCG plant situated in Atlantis, Western Cape is a leading producer of rigid plastic packaging and serves a wide customer base, including many multinationals within the food, beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, household and industrial markets.
In answer to the current focus on food safety, we at Mpact Versapak wish to assure our customers that we continue to respect the strict quality standards of our British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification, the first packaging standard in the world to be recognised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).
Mpact Plastics produces a range of high-clarity PET and conventional PVC medical round bottles aimed at the pharmaceutical industry. Available in 50ml, 100ml and 200ml sizes, these bottles constitute a holistic offering for specific market needs. Whilst both PVC and PET bottles offers appropriate barrier properties, PET offers the added benefit of higher pack clarity.