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New Asia market manager appointed for South African wines body

By: Schalk Burger     17th August 2018 Winemaker industry body Wines of South Africa (WoSA) has appointed Marcus Ford as its new Asia market manager, effective August 20. He will be based in Shanghai, China, and responsible for running all marketing activities throughout mainland China, Hong Kong and Japan, the organisation said on... 

Analytica Lab Africa, food & drink technology Africa and IFAT Africa to co-locate for the first time in 2019

11th April 2018 First trade fair dates: July 9 – 11, 2019 Synergies from the co-location will create added value for exhibitors and visitors South Africa is one of the leading industrial economies on the continent Wide-ranging water delivery and purification, solutions for the food and beverage industries as... 

Explosion Proof Portable Ventilators

12th December 2017 Gases, vapours, & mists escape during the production, processing, transportation, and storage of flammable substances in the chemical and petrochemical industries, as well as in the production of mineral oil and natural gas, in mining and in many other sectors. Combustible dusts are also created... 

Rand-air introduces the efficient pts 800 to their fleet

5th October 2017 Recent research reports suggest that the market for oil-free compressors will increase by leaps and bounds in the next five years. With safety and convenience being a concern for most companies, especially those in the food industries, the new pts 800 is a welcomed addition to the oil-free... 

Air filtration solutions ensures that requirements are met

By: Victor Moolman     25th August 2017 Filter technology manufacturer Freudenberg Filtration Technologies says its hygienic air filtration solutions help ensure that clients in the food and beverage sector meet the most stringent regulatory requirements. 

New measuring devices available through local company

30th June 2017 Instrumentation engineering business Kobold – represented locally by instrumentation and measurement product supplier Instrotech – now offers the highly precise pressure measuring devices the HND-P121 or P231 up to the HND-P127, which has integrated pressure sensors.  

Jumo Sensors With Io-Link From Asstech

30th November 2016 Randburg instrumentation specialist ASSTech now has introduced two new Jumo sensors with an IO link interface the dTRANS p35 pressure sensor and the dTRANS T1000 temperature sensor. Both have a wide application range from tool machines to the food industry. The Jumo dTRANS p35 pressure sensor... 

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron to Exhibit at the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition, Rosemont,

19th April 2016 Coperion and Coperion K-Tron formally announce exhibition at the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois, May 3-5 – Booth 1413. The booth will feature feeding, pneumatic conveying and systems engineered solutions for... 

Baker third scarcest job in S Africa

By: Sashnee Moodley     11th August 2015 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa last week chaired a Human Resources Development Council (HRDC) meeting at the Pick n Pay regional offices in Johannesburg, where it was revealed that baker was the third scarcest occupation in South Africa.  

Manufacturing sector’s contribution to GDP slips to 13.9% in 2014 

By: Natalie Greve     15th May 2015 The value added to the economy by the manufacturing sector has declined from 15.3% of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2004 to 13.9% in 2014, signalling the continued evolution towards a service sector-led South African economy, the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) revealed in its... 

Company Announcement: All Eyes on Ghana’s Hospitality and Foodbiz West Africa Expo

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th June 2013 “The hospitality and food industries in sub-Saharan Africa are on the verge of explosive growth due to rapid economic expansion across the region,” says John Thomson of Johannesburg-based expo organiser Exhibition Management Services  

Ultrasonic leak detector reduces strain on national electricity grid 

By: Sashnee Moodley     10th May 2013 Welding solutions firm Shield Technologies says significant electricity and maintenance savings can be achieved using Belgium company Special Detection Tools (SDT) International’s SDT ultrasonic leak detector. 

Innovation needed to use water wisely

By: Yolandi Booyens     10th August 2012 An effluent treatment system that eliminates the use of harsh chemicals in water treatment by using only natural resources, has achieved significant results at a water treatment project at the Holden Manz wine farm, in Franschhoek, says stainless steel equipment manufacturer Vinquip Projects. The... 


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