CHEP New Zealand Introduces Solutions Portfolio to Provide More Value Throughout Supply Chains

In following with launches in other CHEP markets, CHEP New Zealand has announced a new range of solutions designed to help customers transform their supply chains for sustainable, long-term change. These solutions, available immediately, build on the company’s extensive 60-year experience in supporting the supply chains of local, national and … [Read more...]

Innovating in the Liquid IBC Market: An Interview With HOREN Plastics

Reusable Packaging News recently touched base in Europe with Stefan Schweiger, Director Business Development EMEA at HOREN Plastics. Among other points, Schweiger shared his excitement about innovation in the reusable packaging industry, particularly in reusable liquid IBCs and their potential to grow in that segment against other packaging options … [Read more...]

How It All Unfolded in 2016: A Year in Bulk

When it comes to intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) or large rigid folding containers for the material handling of parts, powders and liquids, here were the top announcements and articles featured over the last year at Buckhorn® expands Intrepid™ IBC product line March: Buckhorn Inc., a leading provider of reusable … [Read more...]

Wisconsin Wood Pallet Operator Pleads Guilty to Illegal Use of ISPM 15 Stamp

The site manager of a Wisconsin wood pallet and packaging supplier has entered a guilty plea in federal court to charges of using ISPM 15 stamps to mark untreated wood, resulting in almost $350,000 in losses to Wisconsin companies, according to reports (Upper Peninsula Breaking News and Manitowoc Herald Times Observer.) The defendant, Russel … [Read more...]

Rallying Together to Support Growers Impacted by Recent Floods in Adelaide

Updated: 22 February 2017   300 growers and 1,500 hectares of crops destroyed due to extreme weather $50 million approx. in damages and losses A united effort raises $152,000 for SA Growers Flood Appeal Late last year, close to 300 growers with an estimated 1,500 hectares of land in the Northern Adelaide Plains were … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallet News From Around the Web

Pallet and Reusable Packaging Headline Roundup From Around the Web Feb. 21, 2017, Do-It-Yourself Corrugated Pallets Feb. 15, 2017, AT&T to launch network for Internet of Things Feb. 1, 2017, RDB Pallets produces about 10 million pallets per year Jan. 30, 2017, Packaging company opens a second plant in Greenville County Jan. 29, … [Read more...]

CHEP Selected by FMI-GMA Trading Partner Alliance to Develop Unsaleable Goods Reduction Blueprint

Findings and Best Practices to be Presented at 2017 TPA Supply Chain Conference CHEP, a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing and retail sectors, has been selected by the Trading Partner Alliance (TPA) as its expert partner to help reduce unsaleable goods in the consumer … [Read more...]

Goplasticpallets Reports Increased Interest in Its Square Pallets

A rise in demand for 1200mm x 1200mm plastic pallets drums up business  Sales of “square” 1200 x 1200mm pallets have risen in recent months thanks to growing demands from companies within the liquids and chemicals sector, according to a release from, the UK’s leading independent supplier of plastic … [Read more...]

Brambles Announces 1H17 Results

A month after cautioning that it would fall short of its anticipated targets for the first half, Brambles has announced its 1H results. The company generated sales revenue of US$2,744.7 million in the six months ended December 31, 2016 (1H17), up 4% on the previous corresponding period. (To view the entire release, click here). Constant-currency … [Read more...]

EPAL Repaired and Manufactured a Combined Total of 105.5 Million Pallets in 2016

“EPAL in oval” has firmly established itself as a global brand for pallets in only three years.  In 2016, the European Pallet Association achieved another record result of 105.5 million EPAL pallets in total (production and repair): up 4.35% in comparison to the previous year. Production figures rose by 8.93% to 80.5 million EPAL pallets, … [Read more...]