DPI FlowCalc app is now available for free download

Leading PVC and HDPE water reticulation and drainage pipe and fitting system manufacturer DPI Plastics has announced that its smartphone ‘DPI FlowCalc’ app is now available for free download from the Google Play and Apple App stores. This represents a first for the South African industry, DPI Plastics Technical and Product Manager Renier Snyman highlights. The app includes a calculator that can be used to determine friction loss, flow resistance, pipe size, and water delivery for pipelines under pressure. “Results can be emailed directly to the end user via their…

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E-cigarette manufacturers: is your labelling in line with global best practice?

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In South Africa, there is currently no specific legislation that governs the labelling and marketing of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and other products in the wider vape industry. However, as these products and the e-cigarette lifestyle grow in popularity, this legal situation could change – and businesses in the sector are advised to be prepared. Certainly, international policymakers are focusing more attention on the e-cigarette industry. There’s a possibility that local regulators could follow suit. In the UK, for example, Packaging Digest reports that new vaping regulation around on-pack communication has…

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