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Kenya’s cabinet approves joint venture in currency printing

Nairobi: The controversial money printing contract awarded to British currency printer De La Rue can now get underway.The approval from the cabinet brings to an end a decade-old stand-off over the lucrative deal.   A communication from the cabinet meeting on Thursday indicated that the contract, which was first approved in 2011 by former President Mwai Kibaki’s government, can now proceed.“Cabinet approved a joint venture in.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 17th January 2015

Soft drink company Coca Cola launches plastic recycling project

Soft drink giant Coca-Cola East and Central Africa is leading a new initiative to help tackle plastic bottle wastes with a recycling project already running in Kenya.   Through an industry coalition with plastic bottle manufacturer Safepak Ltd and Highlands Mineral Water Company, the soft drink manufacturer recently launched the recycling project in Kenya with a view to replicating it in the region.   In Kenya, the three companies.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Kibaran Resources, CSIRO identify 3D graphene printing opportunities

Kibaran Resources’ (ASX:KNL) 50%-owned subsidiary 3D Graphtech has identified two potentially scalable manufacturing techniques for the production of graphene and graphite at low cost and high volumes. Shares in the company should trade higher on the study results, which also identified a pathway for the development of graphene inks for fused filament fabrication 3D printing.   Discussions are underway regarding an extended.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 21st October 2014

Coca-Cola launches PET recycling scheme in Kenya

According to the East African, the company launched its drive to have more of the country's used polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycled, in collaboration with bottle maker Safepak and the Highlands Mineral Water Company. The three organisations aim to be recycling 70 per cent of the plastic containers they release to consumers by 2015. Bob Okello, public affairs manager for Coca-Cola East and Central Africa, told the news provider that it was.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 15th October 2014

Sidel international eyes Kenya's packaging industry

Kenya’s beverage packaging industry has a new player: Sidel international, which is seeking local partnerships as it plans to launch its products in the country.   The firm’s zone vice president for the Greater Middle East and Africa, Mr Clive Smith, says the planned move is in line with Sidel’s activities in the past few years where it has installed its machinery in various companies.   The move is a clear.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 20th August 2014

PET Recycling Plant worth US $33.06m in Gauteng, South Africa.

Plastic Packaging manufacturer and recycler Mpact has signed an agreement with Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to construct a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling plant worth US $33.06m in Gauteng, South Africa.   This announcement was made by the company recently when it was releasing its financial results for the past six months ended June 30.   Commissioning of the new recycling plant is expected to take place in.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 18th August 2014

Huhtamaki Positive Packaging deal will target Africa and UAE

 Huhtamaki will acquire Positive Packaging for $336m, with the sale expected to be complete by September. The acquisition of the privately owned flexible packaging company includes all nine manufacturing facilities including India, Africa and the UAE and the business will now become part of Huhtamaki’s Flexible Packaging division. Product development Katariina Hietaranta, head of group communications and investor relations,.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 6th August 2014

SMEs driving printer sales in East Africa

The company also runs an office in Ethiopia and plans to launch in Tanzania. Epson’s East Africa regional manager Mukesh Bector says the region is a “key focus market” thanks to recent economic growth. Bector tells How we made it in Africa that the establishment of more small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and government agencies as well as growth in the photography industry, are impacting printer and other office equipment.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 28th July 2014

Plastic recycling project in Kenya

Plastic usage worldwide has been on the increase in the last three decades as this is the most convenient of packing, storing and transporting many products the world. In our country Kenya, most products are packed in plastic vessels. Regrettably, this has led to environment pollution and degradation due to the way these plastics are disposed off after usage. A casual look around the country reveals lots of poorly disposed plastic bags and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 28th July 2014

Enhancing your printing solution to work smarter, easier and more profitably

The printing industry has changed, with many established printer providers, as well as new companies, adopting digital printing solutions to meet the demands of the print market, says Leon Minnie, product manager: production systems at Konica Minolta South Africa. The purchase of a digital device is not always done willingly, sometimes it is done through necessity and sometimes the technology is embraced as companies look to the future. For.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 28th July 2014



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