Packaging: multiple purposes, one platform

Modern day packaging plays many roles, from containing and preserving products to informing customers about contents, ingredients, dosage instructions and so forth. It is also a valuable platform for brand communication, where product owners and marketers can display their brand identities, explain product benefits and inspire customers to buy their goods. To understand how far packaging has come, it’s interesting to look back a few centuries. A very brief history of packaging[1] Natural materials: The earliest examples of packaging were made from natural materials, including reed baskets, wooden boxes and…

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Tectra Automation boosts process industry with ex-stock OMAL ball valves

OMAL’s Thor split body stainless steel valves can handle extremely aggressive fluids in process applications.

Enhanced performance, greater reliability and longer life: that’s the reputation OMAL’s ball valves have built across the world’s process industries over the last 30 years. OMAL manufactures a complete range of ball valves for the process industry, which are distributed in sub-Saharan Africa exclusively by drive and control automation specialists Tectra Automation. The company maintains a number of these valves ex-stock, including wafer and split wafer valves and Thor Split Body valves in both carbon steel and stainless steel versions. The valves are ideal for a wide range of media,…

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