Seminar for Retailers & Growers Focuses on Meeting Supply Chain Sustainability Goals with Reusable Packaging

Data on Shared Assets Versus One-Way Packaging to Be Presented at May 11 Session IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food packaging, is collaborating with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to offer a series of online educational sessions, Just the Facts: How Reusable Assets Can Help Retailers and … [Read more...]

Returnable Packaging and Automation

Best practices for integrating reusable packaging with automated manufacturing and storage systems. Industry insider emphasizes the importance of a direct line of communication between the automation supplier and the reusable packaging provider. Mike Chiado, President of Americas for the Utz Group’s U.S. affiliate, George Utz Inc. USA gave a … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics Executive Paul Pederson Presented Industry Standards for RPC Labels at ProMat 2017

Identified solutions address the #1 quality complaint with reusable plastic containers Paul Pederson, VP of Protein & Dairy Supply Chain and Food Safety for Polymer Logistics and Chairman of the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) Food & Beverage Committee presented new standards for RPC labels to material management and supply chain … [Read more...]

SSI SCHAEFER Opens New Reusable Packaging Fabrication Facility for Mexico

  The Packaging Systems Division of SSI Schaefer Systems International, a leader in reusable packaging systems, has expanded production capabilities with a new manufacturing facility in San Luis Potosi, SLP, Mexico. SSI Schaefer Packaging, SA de CV, is centrally located in Mexico and is the newest addition to SSI Schaefer Group … [Read more...]

Returnable Packaging Provider PPS Acquires GW Containers

PPS, a leading supplier of returnable packaging services, is delighted to announce that GW Containers, the UK's specialist in plastic fish boxes and insulated containers, has joined the group. GW Containers is the sole UK distributor for the market leading Sæplast insulated containers and the RPC Promens fish box range. GW Containers in … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics Celebrates Grand Opening of Dublin, GA Service Center

Fifth US facility expands customer service capabilities and supports company growth Polymer Logistics celebrated the Grand Opening of their Dublin, GA Service Center on Thursday, March 30. Strategically located with easy access to Interstates 16 and 75, the service center will support the company’s rapidly growing customer base in the Southeast … [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...]

Loadhog Introduces New Collapsible Reusable Container

Loadhog Limited, the Sheffield, UK-based, multiple award-winning reusable packaging manufacturer, has added an innovative collapsible container range to its armory which further strengthens its position as a major industry player. The Collapsible Container features an integrated divider system, allowing the user to segregate goods further … [Read more...]

Euro Pool System launches its new campaign at Fruit Logistica in Berlin

‘Being the standard is only half our story’ Euro Pool System is one of the key suppliers of reusable packaging in Europe, with approximately 1 billion annual trips of its reusable crates.  However, this is only half the story, according to the company, which emphasizes its range of services offered to its clients.  With this in mind, the company … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics Announces Appointment of RPC Industry Leader to Support North America Growth

Paul Pederson named Vice President of Protein & Dairy Supply Chain and Food Safety Polymer Logistics, a global leader in retail-ready reusable packaging, announced today that Paul Pederson has joined the North American leadership team as Vice President of Protein & Dairy Supply Chain and Food Safety, effective January 23, 2017. In his … [Read more...]