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. September 19, 2017. Do you have reusable pallet loss or theft issues? Please take our 60-second Reusable Pallet and Container Loss Survey. As reported by Reuters on Aug 16, 2017, Kairiki Energy Ltd is not … [Read more...]

Kairiki Energy to acquire Biofiba Limited in all scrip transaction

Acquisition of composite pallet component manufacturer will provide financing for growth Note: As reported in Reuters on Aug 16, 2017, Kairiki Energy Ltd is not proceeding with the transaction to acquire Biofiba Limited. The following report was from May 2017. Kairiki Energy Limited (ASX: KIK) has executed a conditional agreement to … [Read more...]

DS Smith Plastics Division invests in New Rigid Packaging Facility in North America, Features 2 Booths at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

DS Smith Plastics, part of packaging specialist DS Smith Plc., has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Romeoville, Illinois. The new facility is DS Smith Plastics’ first rigid packaging manufacturing operation in North America. The company already has a North American presence thanks to six flexible packaging manufacturing … [Read more...]

Veggie Noodle Co. Set to Produce Oodles of Noodles from Its State-of-the-Art Food Production Facility in East Austin

Veggie Noodle Co., an Austin, Texas-based food brand, has completed construction on a custom-designed, 42,300 square foot facility with five times the production capacity of their current operation. Located at 3714 Bluestein Drive, the new building will employ over 250 people locally and is a SQF level 3 food production facility, meeting the … [Read more...]

Delta to Launch New IIoT-Enabling Platforms for Smart Machine Automation at Pack Expo 2017

Delta’s new DIACloud, EtherCAT, and EtherNet/IP platforms allow machine builders to design leaner solutions and reduce overall costs   Delta Group, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today announced three new platforms, the DIACloud platform, EtherCAT machine control network platform, and EtherNet/IP … [Read more...]

RM2 Smart Pallet Powered by AT&T’s LTE-M Network Supports Pharmaceutical Product Safety and Reduced Carbon Emissions

Companies to detail RM2’s connected, reusable pallet potential at upcoming PACK EXPO, panel discussion to be streamed live on RM2's Twitter handle, @RM2pallets. RM2, an innovator in shipping pallet design, is pleased to announce their involvement in an upcoming panel discussion, “Unlocking the Supply Chain with the Internet of Things,” at Pack … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]