Free Flow Wines Announces the Winners of the 2017 KEGGY Awards

Wine on tap programs nationwide are recognized for collectively saving more than 13.6 million bottles from the landfill with the use of Free Flow’s reusable stainless steel kegs. Free Flow Wines announced the winners of the 4th annual KEGGY Awards to honor wineries, distributors, equipment providers and restaurant operators for their … [Read more...]

Tanimura & Antle, CHEP and IFCO Collaborate to Drive Supply Chain Efficiency, Harvest Optimization and Sustainability

Tanimura & Antle utilizes CHEP pallet storage, IFCO RPC inventory management solutions to increase efficiency, improve sustainability and optimize shipping and handling during peak harvest seasons. Collaboration has eliminated more than 5 million pounds of carbon emissions, saved nearly 92 million gallons of water, eliminated over 4 million … [Read more...]

CHEP Quarter Pallet Wins German Design Award 2018

CHEP once again receives a prestigious design award for its quarter pallet. Cologne, 20 October 2017 - CHEP, the supplier of supply chain solutions, is once again the recipient of a prestigious award for its quarter pallet. The international jury of the German Design Award 2018 awarded the CHEP quarter pallet a prize in the category for … [Read more...]

New Program Promotes the Use of Post Consumer Plastic in Reusable Packaging and Other Products

APR Announces Recycling Demand Champion Campaign and commitment of key participants.  The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the leading international trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry, has announced a new program designed to expand market demand for recycled resins and improve plastic recycling in North … [Read more...]

Brambles’ first-quarter trading update: Constant-currency sales revenue growth of 6%

Brambles Limited has reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$1,374.0 million for the first three months of the financial year ending 30 June 2018 (FY18), representing an increase on the prior corresponding period of 8% at actual FX rates and 6% at constant currency. Sales revenue growth in the first quarter primarily reflected … [Read more...]

NACS and Keep America Beautiful Publish New Guide for Trash Management

Convenience Stores Team with Iconic Community Improvement Nonprofit to Help End Littering in America Keep America Beautiful and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) have partnered to produce the new resource, “Being a Good Neighbor: A Guide to Reducing Litter, Managing Trash and Encouraging Recycling.” The guide provides … [Read more...]

Driving innovative automotive packaging with new plant in Poland

  Thursday 14th September 2017 saw the official opening of a new Specialty Packaging Plant in Kielce, Poland. The 5,000 sqm facility includes a production and office area and was built in just seven months. The associated overall outlays amounted to approx. PLN 10 m (€2.3m). The investment will expand production capacity for DS Smith and … [Read more...]

Polymer Solutions International’s New Nestable Distribution Pallet Delivers Enhanced Benefits, Keeps Focus on Cost Reduction

Plastic pallet improvements include stretch film anchors, anti-slip protection and superior stiffness to better ensure worker safety and product protection Newtown Square, PA: When Polymer Solutions International (PSI) decided to develop a plastic distribution pallet to augment their hygienic pallet line, PSI wasn’t interested in producing … [Read more...]

Brambles reports strong progress towards its 2020 Sustainability Goals

Brambles is the supply-chain logistics company operating primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. Brambles, the global supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, has published its Sustainability Review for the Financial Year (FY17). The Review includes updates on CHEP and … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallets – News Briefs

Noteworthy nuggets from the world of reusable packaging and pallets. Send your bits and pieces to rick@packagingrevolution.net. October 12, 2017.  Timber pallet and packaging industry issues warning over sustained price rise in raw materials Continually increasing costs of raw materials are now impacting on the price of wooden pallet and … [Read more...]