Trends Impacting IBC Design and Pooling

Intermediate bulk container (IBC) manufacturers and poolers are seeing new trends driven primarily from manufacturing competition and developments affecting the industries they serve.  Packaging Revolution recently spoke with Justin Bean, a Business Development Manager at Reusable Transport Packaging, and Drew Merrill, the Vice President and … [Read more...]

Sleeve Pack and Pallet Pack Vendors

Suppliers of plastic sleeve packs, also referred to as pallet packs and pallet sleeves. are listed below. What is a sleeve pack? A sleeve pack, also known as a pallet pack, is a lightweight unit load shipping system utilized to support, store, protect, transport and merchandise unit loads of goods or materials. The sleeve pack includes a … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging Repair or Rebuy? Questions with Answers from Allen Plastic Repair (APR)

This article on reusable packaging repair first appeared on May 21, 2013. How does your company handle storage and shipping? Depending on the task, one-time use containers might be an option, but it’s likely that reusable containers could offer a more sustainable and cost-effective solution. If you’re already using reusable containers, or … [Read more...]

DS Smith Announces Launch of New Foldable Container Designed for Speed

This announcement originally appeared on November 22, 2014 DS Smith, Plastics Division has announced the official launch of a new fold-flat plastics container, noting it recently won the Magna Logistics Supplier’s award for innovation. The Duca-Pak™ is the most recent addition its line of Uni-Pak foldable containers, which DS Smith says are … [Read more...]

Roundup: CabCube 1210 Has Become a Hit, Axios Mobile Assets Receiver Appointed, Macro Plastics EuroBin 1210 IBC, AFP Inc. Acquires Division of EPA

Folding Sleeve Pack: Enthusiasm for CabCube 1210 Stacks Up! https://youtu.be/vnRI-4uYgQY Since its launch at IMHX last year, the CabCube 1210 has been a hit with Goplasticpallets.com customers," reports Rebecca Hardisty, PR and Marketing Manager for the firm. One of the main highlights of the show, she says, was how visitors responded to the … [Read more...]

FCA’s Collapsible Packaging Receives Patent

FCA Packaging has announced that its innovative Collapsible Utility Box (C.U.B.) is now patented in Europe. According to the company, its collapsible packaging is an innovative and money-saving packaging and shipping product that can be used by manufacturers in any vertical from industrial engine parts to agriculture and aerospace assemblies. “The … [Read more...]

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

Reusable Packaging News recently touched base in Europe to talk about intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) - also known as folding bins, 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 … [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 PackagingRevolution.net. Buckhorn® expands Intrepid™ IBC product line March: Buckhorn Inc., a leading provider of reusable … [Read more...]

Innovative WarmPro IBC Base Heaters

North American manufacturer offers industry leading reusable bulk container heating solutions At the heart of every WarmPro heater is a unique carbon heating element. Brought to North America in the mid-1970’s this new approach to converting electric current to heat energy offered an alternative to the hot wire elements commonly … [Read more...]

Pelican BioThermal Announces Crēdo TM Cargo Temperature-Controlled Bulk Shipper, Expanded Manufacturing

Pelican BioThermal, a leading provider of a broad range innovative range of temperature-controlled packaging solutions serving the life sciences industry, has announced its advanced new passive pallet shipper system, Crēdo TM Cargo, is now available to buy and rent for the first time. The new reusable and reliable bulk shipper utilizes phase … [Read more...]