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Press Office - Kemtek Imaging Systems

Kemtek Imaging Systems

Kemtek Imaging Systems is a leading distributor and provider of world-class bar code scanning equipment and consumables in Southern Africa. Representing international brands such as Cipherlab, Argox, Epson, Datalogic, Honeywell, Datmax by Honeywell, Intermec by Honeywell, Cisko, BarTender, ITW and more, Kemtek’s Bar Code Solutions division has the people, services and leading global partners to fit the bill for any market sector, ranging from point of sale scanners and printers, batch and Wi-Fi scanning, RFID, imaging and 2D scanning, to sign marking systems, software, thermal transfer printers, ribbon and rewinders. For more information on Kemtek’s first-class products and services, visit or phone 0861 KEMTEK.


Improved, integrated healthcare waste management policy needed – health dept

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th October 2018 A survey conducted by Department of Health found that the majority (79%) of Gauteng public healthcare facilities have a healthcare waste management policy (HCWMP) in place; however, the policy was not always integrated with the various environmental, occupational health and safety as well as... 

Fighting fire with gas

31st August 2018 With gas suppression systems being automatic fire extinguishing systems that use inert gases or chemical agents to control and extinguish a fire, without human intervention, fire protection company Centa Group ensures that specialised fire protection and prevention solutions are engineered to... 

Regional workshop in support of fight against wildlife crime in Southern Africa

By: Rebecca Campbell     13th April 2018 The illegal trade in wildlife has become a major form of transnational organised crime that is damaging economies, undermining public safety and good governance in many regions around the world. And Southern Africa is no exception. “Criminals involved in wildlife crime are not involved only in... 

New DNA barcoding kit to stifle illegal animal trade

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     21st November 2017 Aimed at sharpening conservation efforts, the international Barcode of Life (iBoL) project on Monday launched its Lab-in-a-Box portable deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) barcoding kit, which enables rapid species identification for port of entry officials within a few hours. The launch took place... 

Specialist still major contributor to industry

25th August 2017 Having been a major contributor to uplifting the quality and safety standards of fire protection equipment for over 25 years, fire protection specialist Centa Group has a thorough understanding of the science of fire and is equipped with the knowledge pertaining to fire protection equipment legal... 

Goscor Power Products rates Rato engines top notch!

26th September 2016 Goscor Power Products (Pty) Ltd., a leading Southern African distributor of generators, engines and pumps, is proud to announce its recent appointment as the official distributor of the high quality Rato power product line up for the SADEC and East African regions. “In accordance with the... 

Technology redefines warehousing

By: Sascha Solomons     1st July 2016 With labelling and barcoding being critical elements of the packaging process, companies are increasingly exploring innovative technology to unlock economies of scale and the potential of space, says beverage manufacturer and distributor ABI Bottling. “The process of getting one’s product to... 

Blood shortages: How a supply chain can save lives

25th March 2015 This Easter weekend, fluctuating demand for blood coupled with a shortage in supply could add chaos to the road carnage. That is if it weren’t for the South African National Blood Service’s ground-breaking system that enables the organisation to track and trace every single unit of blood that’s... 

Partnership with South African-based Logistics Software Provider offers global solution to 3PL providers in Africa

7th January 2014 Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, announces the expansion of its Africa partnership with South African-based partner Dovetail Business Solutions, the market leader in logistics software solutions, to offer top of the line products and services to 3PL... 

Global group brings new, improved mobility solutions to Africa

By: Gia Costella     26th October 2012 Mobility solutions provider and integrator Zetes South Africa (SA), part of the global Zetes group, carried out a national series of supply chain showcase events in August, to highlight the group’s 3i Innovation and Competence Centres across Europe, as well as its solutions and technology... 

Company targets renewable-energy sector

By: Chantelle Kotze     13th July 2012 Cable specialist Lapp Southern Africa plans to promote its Ölflex solar cables and accessories range in the South African market to cater for the growth in the country’s renewable energy power generation capacity. 

In-house verification and labelling assist in meeting quality requirements

1st July 2011 Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers in South Africa run the risk of being heavily fined for inconsistent and unreadable product packaging barcodes, warns labelling solutions company Labelpak director Mark Sherriff. 

Packaging, Labelling & Barcoding

By: Kim Kruger     24th May 2011 This feature will focus on packaging, labelling and barcoding in South Africa, particularly on product and technology innovation, research and development, new projects and contracts, challenges, skills development, and other new developments. 

Local steel fabricator breaks into the South American market

By: Eleanor Seggie     26th February 2010 Steel fabrication company the Cosira group opened a new office in Santiago, Chile, in January this year. The office will service emerging and expanding mining and infrastructural sectors in South America. 

Italtile expects stable growth over next five years

By: Chanel de Bruyn     18th February 2010 JSE-listed ceramic tile retailer Italtile expects its growth to remain consistent with current levels in the next three to five years, given that it was operating in a developed market, CEO GianPaolo Ravazzotti said on Thursday. Ravazzotti commented in a telephonic interview with Engineering... 

Labels gain traction in new industries

By: Beth Shirley     3rd July 2009 High security labels, which are largely used in the automotive industry, are applicable in any industry, owing to their durability, says permanent marking solutions provider Traceability Solutions sales manager Kyle Parker. 


By: Asha Ramsaran     12th June 2009 What’s On provides you with information about conferences, exhibitions, seminars, training courses and other events pertaining to general industry and the mining sector. To include information about an upcoming event, e-mail with key details. 


By: Asha Ramsaran     5th June 2009 What’s On provides you with information about conferences, exhibitions, seminars, training courses and other events pertaining to general industry and the mining sector. To include information about an upcoming event, e-mail with key details. 


By: Asha Ramsaran     29th May 2009 What’s On provides you with information about conferences, exhibitions, seminars, training courses and other events pertaining to general industry and the mining sector. To include information about an upcoming event, e-mail with key details. 


By: Site Administrator     20th February 2009 Tender work arising from due to state contracts 


By: Site Administrator     13th February 2009 Tenders work arising due to state contracts  

R10m warehouse renovation improves service

By: Gerrit Bezuidenhout     2nd November 2007 Office furniture manufacturing and distribution company CN Business Furniture has invested about R10-million in its 17 000 square metre warehouse in Bedfordview to ensure safe working conditions for its employees and an efficient product handling service for its customers 

Cable manufacturer moves to new premises, eyes big growth prospects

By: Ollie Madlala     8th December 2006 Cables group Aberdare has taken up residence at its new site in Greenhills, just off the N12 highway, in Elandsfontein, on the East Rand. 

Digital-signature innovation to bolster retail security

By: Irma Venter     10th November 2006 When was the last time a sales assistant flicked your credit card over to check whether your scribbling on the sales invoice corresponds with your reference signature on the back? Unable to remember? 

Swift benefits expected from new European warehouse

3rd November 2006 ProScan Media Products (PMP), specialists in barcode labelling products and printing solutions, recently announced the opening of a European Datamax warehouse that will immediately benefit their customer base in South Africa through an elevated level of service and enhanced logistical capabilities. 

New wireless solution to track goods

By: cheryl reddy     18th August 2006 Wireless technology solutions are becoming increasingly popular as companies turn to the convenience offered by the technology. 


14th July 2006 Tender work arising due to state contracts. 

Keeping track of auto giant’s reusable packaging

10th March 2006 Owning one’s own packaging is one thing, but managing it is another. 


24th February 2006 Tender work arising due to state contracts. 

Product traceability a key issue for wineries

18th November 2005 Faster wine-bottling lines, product-tracking systems and legislation that demands more and more variable information to appear on bottle labels, are factors driving the development of product coding and marking systems used in the wine industry. 


19th August 2005 Tender work arising due to state contracts. 

New software solution for container tracking

5th August 2005 Tracking containers, or any other shipments, is not a particularly simple task for software applications, particularly if the units are completely out of a company’s control. 

On-The-Air (15/07/2005) 

15th July 2005 Every Friday morning, SAfm's AMLive's radio anchor John Perlman speaks to Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly. Reported here is this Friday's At the Coalface transcript: Perlman: A uranium mine in Klerksdorp. Creamer: It's full steam ahead... 

Low-cost barcode scanner now in SA

8th July 2005 A new pocketsize barcode scanner – available from mobile computing and barcoding company Harmonic Group – has been introduced into the country. 

Scanning the RFID horizon

By: peter cromberge     8th July 2005 While radio-frequency identification (RFID) is storming its way into the local market, barcode technology is a fry cry from fossilisation. 

Mobile computer allows tight control over inventory

5th November 2004 Mobile computing and barcoding company Harmonic Group has introduced the latest wireless handheld computer with barcode laser scanner to the local market. 

Productivity boosted by mobile technology

5th November 2004 One of the largest and most advanced GPRS mobile communication and data-collection systems in South Africa has been installed by Sun Couriers, a division of UTi Worldwide. 


15th October 2004 Tender work arising due to state contracts. 

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