Trends Favoring Reusables and Tracking Tech in the Asia Pacific Pharma Market

Information reported in Technavio’s latest report on the pharmaceutical logistics market in APAC (Asia Pacific) provides an analysis of the most important trends expected the coming years. As an important sidebar, it also touches on some of the increased opportunities for reusable packaging. Technavio paints the pharmaceutical logistics market … [Read more...]

Rehrig Pacific Builds a Better Keg — Again

Rehrig Pacific Company, a leading logistics solutions provider headquartered in Los Angeles, has taken a beer industry classic and turned it on its head. The company's PUBKEG bucks the industry standard stainless steel keg: It's a 100-percent-recyclable plastic alternative that fits with existing filling-and-tap-systems while maintaining the … [Read more...]

Cryoport Launches C3 ™ Shipper- Cryoport. Certified. Cool.

Cryoport, Inc., the world's leading cryogenic logistics company dedicated to the life sciences industry, has expanded its portfolio of cold chain logistics solutions with the launch of its 'Cryoport. Certified. Cool.' solution, which will be branded as "C3 ™", in support of the new high-value regenerative therapies that require … [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, or comment at the bottom of this article. August 14, 2017. Manager, Field Operations, Denver - Orlando/Lakeland - Albany/Boston, PECO Pallet August 14, 2017. NWPCA Announces PDS Technology Integration … [Read more...]

Brambles Announces Its Intention to Divest Its Recycled Pallets Business in North America

Following the completion of a strategic review, Brambles has announced that it intends to divest its non-core North American recycled whitewood pallet business, CHEP Recycled. CHEP Recycled provides a network of pallet management services in the USA and Canada that supplies and recycles over 90 million primarily whitewood pallets annually. … [Read more...]

Plastic Labeling Technology Leader Focused On Six Sigma

Mold In Graphic Systems® Aiming Higher Clarkdale, AZ: The leadership team at Mold In Graphic Systems® (MIGS) has placed the company on a maturity path with Six Sigma intent. In April, the organization updated its Quality Program and spent the following month creating an updated Quality Manual. Already known for its commitment to excellence … [Read more...]

Technavio’s Top 3 Emerging Trends in the Global Returnable Packaging Market (with Editorial Comments)

Technavio has issued its latest report on the global returnable packaging market. It offers an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline. It observes … [Read more...]

Heico Acquires Astro Tecnologia, Becoming Dominant Cargo Securement Supplier to Western Hemisphere

Heico’s acquisition of Brazil’s Astro Tecnologia positions it as a major force in the South American cargo securement marketplace, expanding its product mix, broadening its technical capabilities, and giving it an in-country sales and distribution platform for its diverse transportation cargo securement product offering.  The Heico Companies, … [Read more...]

New White Paper Analyzes Molded Wood Pallets for Strength, Functionality in One-Way Shipping

Stiffness matters, when it comes to pallet and unit load performance, and based on a recent study, Litco's Inca molded pallets were found to be twice as stiff as GMA pallet designs. Litco International, Inc. has announced the publication of a new white paper: "A COMPARISON OF PALLET STRENGTH and FUNCTIONALITY." The 12-page white paper, … [Read more...]

DMLogic Releases New Version of Software Development Platform

DMLogic Releases New Version of Software Development Platform STEPLogic 6 to offer more sophisticated reporting and app building functionality PITTSBURGH, Pa. – August 3, 2017 – DMLogic, LLC, experts in warehouse management systems (WMS) software and implementation, today announced the latest release of its software development platform. … [Read more...]