Roura Adds Gaylord Rotator Box for Safe and Efficient Material Handling

Roura, an established producer of industrial material handling equipment, has announced the expansion of their product line with a Gaylord rotator box. The rotator, which securely holds large cardboard recycling boxes and their contents, turns the transport of an unwieldy and oversized corrugated box into a safe and efficient job for forklift … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Equipment Tracking Solution Provider KONTROL Launches New Website, Announces New CEE Sales Agent

Reusable equipment tracking and mangement expert Kontrol AMS Limited announces the launch of the new-look KONTROL website:  www.kontrol.com. Kontrol is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application developed by industry experts to provide all the necessary functionality for managing and tracking reusable handling equipment; between locations; … [Read more...]

Tenneco Looks to CHEP to Expand Reusable Packaging Program to North America, 99% of International Shipments in Expendable Packaging

Tenneco expands relationship with CHEP, the importance of part density in logistical packaging, and addressing the dominance of expandable packaging for international shipments Automotive parts supplier Tenneco Automotive is forging a relationship with CHEP Automotive to help it with its reusable packaging program, according to a recent report … [Read more...]

Roundup: CHEP Pallecon expands to personal care products, Charity ride on the Tour de France, Swisslog launches software and controls hub

CHEP Pallecon Solutions expands service to cosmetic and personal care manufacturers Widely known for their success in reducing costs and increasing efficiencies in food and beverage supply chains, CHEP Pallecon Solutions is also proving its value to the cosmetic and personal care industries. CHEP’s fully outsourced container management … [Read more...]

Big data, pool management heroics, and automotive packaging: what’s next?

Reusable automotive packaging holds the potential to power big data analytics for the automotive supply chain as more OEMs and Tier suppliers embrace related projects. Magna anticipates saving $25 million in 2015 resulting from the early stages of its reusable packaging transition, demonstrating that management heroics can make important initial … [Read more...]

Cabka-IPS Announces New Collapsible Load Carrier Solution

CabCube 2.0 combines recycled plastic pallet, lid and pallet ring Cabka-IPS, a manufacturer of product solutions made from recycled plastic, is launching CabCube 2.0, its new collapsible large load carrier. CabCube 2.0 evolves the company's other market-tested large load carriers and can serve the supply industries across all market segments. … [Read more...]