RM2 Pallet Company Exhibits for First Time at Expo Agro Sinaloa, Targets Food Supply Chain

RM2 BLOCKPAL now manufactured in Mexico by Jabil Mexico. RM2 International, the vertically-integrated innovator in pallet development, management and supply is pleased to announce it will present their BLOCKPal™ pallets for the first time at Expo Agro Sinaloa in Cuilican, Sinaloa, Mexico from April 5 to April 7 in booth P45. “RM2 is … [Read more...]

IFCO North America Names Jeff Mitchell Director of Food Safety and Quality

IFCO North America has appointed Jeff Mitchell as Director of Food Safety and Quality. Mr. Mitchell will oversee the North American food safety and quality initiatives at the company’s Reusable Plastic Container (RPC) service centers throughout North America, as well as food safety and quality programs that extend along the entire fresh food … [Read more...]

IFCO Wood Grain Reusable Plastic Container Orders Top 11 Million

  IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh food, has announced it surpassed 11 million Wood Grain Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) shipments since they entered the market in January of this year.  Orders have been placed by over 300 growers supplying Walmart with a variety of fresh produce … [Read more...]

WorldWide Foam Launches Worldcell Extrusions Division, Introduces Fully Recyclable Extruded Polypropylene Foam Sheet   

John Petrofsky, President of Worldwide Foam, took the stage at PACK EXPO 2016 to talk about their new extruded polypropylene foam sheet product, Worldcell™.  Since its launch in 2008, Worldwide Foam has become a supplier of choice to the reusable packaging industry, offering next day shipment for a wide range of products from four U.S. … [Read more...]

IFCO Launches New “Let’s Eat” Global Brand Campaign

IFCO's new video supports its "Let's Eat" theme IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh products, and a Brambles Group company, recently launched a new global branding campaign that reflects the company’s mission and communicates its value and vision to customers and consumers. “We are committed to … [Read more...]

Food Recalls Spike in Wake of Improved Testing and Tighter Regulation

For pallet and reusable packaging applications in the food, beverage, and pharma industries, the food safety environment (past, present and future) has implications for product selection and management, whether making do with legacy systems or considering how to invest in reusable packaging for the future. With the introduction of FSMA, food safety … [Read more...]

Successful launch of Euro Pool System trays for Auchan: 150,000 trays and RFID-equipped carts in closed loop system

Leading retailer enjoys success with reusable packaging for fresh meat Since 2014, Auchan, a retailer with annual sales of over 56 billion euros, has been using reusable plastic rather than metal roll trays to optimize the performance of its meat supply chain in France, a move that has also improved ergonomics conditions for material … [Read more...]

Blogwatch: The Pallet and Food Safety Debate, Reusables in Global Supply Chains

Reusable packaging and food safety, FSMA and pallets, the opportunity for reusables in global supply chains Here is our pick of recent blog contributions from around the web. They touch on the challenges of food safety, FSMA, and the case for reusable packaging and pallets in global supply chain applications. Blogs by Jim Hardisty and Rodney … [Read more...]

Roundup: Axios Receives New Orders in US Midwest, Southeast

Axios Mobile Assets Corporation report having received orders to provide the Axios pallet and technology platform to two facilities operated by a new customer that ranks as one of the largest egg producers in the United States. Onboarding of the Axios Solution to the facilities, located in the US Midwest and Southeast, is scheduled to begin in the … [Read more...]

Roundup: IFCO North America: Deployment of SmartGuardian™ Technology, Sustainability Excellence Winners

New Monitoring Software at All IFCO NA Service Centers Speaks to Fundamental Commitment to Food Safety IFCO North America has completed installation of IFCO SYSTEMS’ proprietary SmartGuardian monitoring technology in all six of its U.S. Reusable Plastic Container (RPC) service centers.  SmartGuardian is innovative new software that monitors and … [Read more...]