Universal Robots to exhibit new scaleable packaging solutions addressing fast-changing market at PACK EXPO 2017

While most robotic cells and automated machinery in the market are stationary solutions designed to complete one task for their usable life, Universal Robots Certified System Integrator, Allied Technology, has taken a new approach. “We believe a robot cell should be modular, flexible, and easy to use. The systems we design are scaleable and … [Read more...]

Sappi to Present Innovative, Sustainable Paper Packaging Solutions at Pack Expo Las Vegas

Sappi Limited, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, will be showing its full range of specialty and packaging grades at the 2017 Pack Expo Las Vegas September 25-27, 2017. Sappi is committed to offering customers high-quality, innovative and sustainable specialty products and solutions via its robust global … [Read more...]

Modern’s 2017 Pallet Survey and Webcast Highlights

Modern Materials Handling recently released the welcome results of its 2017 reader pallet survey, along with the accompanying annual webcast, featuring remarks from Dr. Mark White (click here to watch the presentation replay.) As an annual survey, it is one of the few consistent windows we have into the U.S. pallet market. (We also just posted the … [Read more...]

AusContact Awards Recognise Best Contact Centres

CHEP Australia has been recognised as a state finalist for Best Centre Team, announced on 30 August 2017. This award considered results from individual submissions and interviews. Individuals from CHEP Australia were interviewed for roles including; customer contact professional, operations champion, people champion, team leader and team … [Read more...]

Still No Respect: Australian Industry Survey Continues to Look at Pallets as “Necessary Evil”; Challenged by Pallet Management and Loss

  In spite of all the hype about Internet of Things, Big Data, food hygiene and more emerging trends, a new pallet survey from Australia shows that pallets still are viewed as a necessary evil rather than as an opportunity to enhance their supply chains. Offered as an online survey, the Australian Pallet Survey 2017 received responses from … [Read more...]

Loscam Adds Innovative Vibes to Taiwan Logistic & IOT Exhibition

Participating as an invited Exhibitor at the recent 22nd Taipei International Logistics & IOT Exhibition, Loscam Taiwan showcased some of its regional-specific and innovative solutions since the company’s official opening earlier in May this year. Senior executives from the logistic, transportation, manufacturing, food & beverage and … [Read more...]

RPA Pavilion Exhibitors and Preliminary Learning Center Presentation Schedule

Once again, the RPA has put together its Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, a format which allows attendees to explore a complete range of reusable packaging solution providers all conveniently located in the same area of PACK EXPO, as well as to attend a very solid group of presentations at Reusables Learning Center. Whether you … [Read more...]

Jel Sert Switches to CHEP Half Pallets, Achieves 100% Customer Satisfaction

Collaboration leads to improved quality, increased efficiency, reduced product damage and greater sustainability benefits for Jel Sert. Jel Sert avoided 100,000 pounds of CO2 and nearly 130,000 pounds of solid waste with use of CHEP platforms. Jel Sert is known as the “makers of fun foods” like freezer bars, desserts, and beverages. The … [Read more...]

ALAN Hurricane Harvey Flood Recovery, Preparations for Irma and Jose Relief Needs

As the recovery from Hurricane Harvey continues, the threat of Hurricane Irma looms in terms of the intense strain being placed on retail supply chains and anticipated relief efforts. Grocers, hardware stores, gas stations and more are all experiencing shortages due to increased demand. The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) continues to … [Read more...]

STIHL Inc. and Goodwill Industries International Are Winners of RPA 2017 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award

STIHL INC. and GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL RECEIVE RPA 2017 EXCELLENCE IN REUSABLE PACKAGING AWARD Winners to present their submissions at Pack Expo 2017 RPA Reusable Packaging Learning Center | Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 2:30 pm PDT The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is pleased to announce that STIHL Inc. and Goodwill … [Read more...]