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PACKAGING SA PRESIDENT

ANDRE DE RUYTER – NEW PACKAGING SA PRESIDENT Nampak’s CEO, Andre de Ruyter has assumed the role of President of Packaging SA. Andre has taken over from Ralph von Veh of Mpact, who will remain on the Executive Committee of Packaging SA until his planned retirement from Mpact in 2016. Packaging SA wishes to thank [&hellip
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FINAL FAREWELL TO OWEN BRUYNS

Gill Loubser of PACKAGiNG & Print Media pays special tribute to Owen Bruyns for his commitment to the Packaging Council of South Africa. Read the full story PACKAGiNG Print Media (May 2015)  
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South African plastics industry sees 9% y/y increase

The latest plastic recycling figures released by Plastics|SA are reflective of a vibrant and dynamic industry that is growing despite the many challenges it faces. Click on link to read full story in infrastructurene.ws http://www.infrastructurene.ws/2015/06/01/south-african-plastics-industry-sees-9-yy-increase/?inf_contact_key=e24134672adf0d6cd3e4c3f76577c5c32f68a0a42fe2f7e1e045ae7fe6ce
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Polystyrene recycling bearing fruit

The Polystyrene Packaging Council (PSPC) has announced a record-breaking year of polystyrene recycling. According to PSPC spokesperson and director, Adri Spangenberg, the 2014 year has in many respects been a break-through year for the Council…… Click on link to read the full article published in infrastructurene.ws http://www.infrastructurene.ws/2015/05/27/polystyrene-recycling-bearing-fruit
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Bottle-2-Bottle Phoenix Recycling Plant

Recycling company Petco’s largest contracted recycler Extrupet has launched its new Bottle-2-Bottle Phoenix recycling plant, in Germiston, which will produce an additional 14 000 t/y of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin for the packaging industry. Click on link to read full article in Engineering News http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r75m-pet-recycling-plant-contributes-to-national-waste-management-strategy-goals-2015-05-
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The Packaging Council of South Africa (PACSA) has rebranded itself as PACKAGING SA.

This new name better describes the association and its role to provide industry representation and leadership on major issues impacting the industry to all interested parties and stakeholders including government, the media and its own membership. The issues are predominantly those which affect more than one member or industry group and which require strong industry representation. PACKAGING SA [&hellip
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