3 Ways to Help Reduce Stretch Film Waste

Manufacturing plants handle tons of products every single day. Since people depend on warehouses to do a tremendous amount of work, warehouse workers aren’t necessarily concerned with waste; however, this important issue must be addressed. Stretch film accounts for 12.2 percent of all plastic in the waste stream every year. Companies are so focused … [Read more...]

Marketing Check-up: 4 Things Your Strategy Must Have

by Hillary Femal, Principal, Freshwater Marketing No matter how big or small your company, a solid marketing strategy focuses your efforts and helps you make better decisions faster.  Without a robust marketing strategy, budget is wasted and growth opportunities missed. So how do you know if your strategy is solid? Check … [Read more...]

K.Hartwall Improves Milk Trolley Design for Arla UK

by Paul Straw K.Hartwall Sales UK & Ireland We believe that continuous innovation is key to long-term partnerships. See here how our designers develop an improved milk trolley within weeks to support Arla UK instead of creating a new product that was not needed. Innovation is a key part of our strategy at K.Hartwall and developing new … [Read more...]

Global Air Cargo Trends Re-Shaping Pharmaceutical Transport

By Dominic Hyde, Vice President of Crēdo on Demand at Peli BioThermal. As we welcome the new decade and the exciting advances it is expected to unleash, many of the forces that shaped the past decade for transporting pharmaceuticals will continue. Price pressures, alternatives to air freight and increasing automation are just a few. However, … [Read more...]

Technology that destroys pests in wood moves closer to commercialization

Developed by researchers at Penn State, the method uses dielectric heating and radio frequency to treat products such as wood pallets by Amy Duke UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A technology that uses dielectric heating and radio frequency energy to destroy destructive pests lurking within wood products is closer to reaching the marketplace after … [Read more...]

Extreme Makeover of Refrigerated Warehouse Storage Rack Increases Storage Space and Load Capacity

Rolling install enables facility to maintain ongoing operations during installation of new racking system. written by Kevin Curry, National Accounts Manager, Steel King Industries Americold, a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure, knew a significant amount of the rack in one of its facilities was outdated, but they … [Read more...]

Sustainable Packaging Trends to Watch in 2020

In 2019, the packaging industry developed both broader awareness of its impact on climate change, and laser focus on reducing that impact. Moving into 2020, industry partnerships, smart technology adoption, and a shift to less or reusable materials will facilitate the packaging industry’s evolution into a more responsible global economic … [Read more...]

2020 Cold Chain Forecast — Ushering in the Next Decade of Change

By Kevin Lawler, Pelican BioThermal Vice President of Sales As we cross the threshold into a new decade in 2020, it’s a time to take stock of the significant changes that transformed the pharmaceutical cold chain industry during the past decade. The years from 2010 through 2019 indelibly altered the landscape of pharmaceutical development and … [Read more...]

More Reusable Transit Packaging Goes Missing During the Holiday Season

More transit packaging goes missing during the festive season than at any other time of the year, but some suppliers have never been more ready to catch the perpetrators, says Warren Harris, Insight and BD Manager at Bakers Basco.   Sadly not everyone embraces the season of goodwill in the spirit in which it was intended, and the … [Read more...]

Molded Fiber is Shaping the Future

By Keith Brazzell Across all industries, consumers and B2B buyers are paying closer attention to where their products and packaging come from. Movements like Farm to Table and Shop Local have taken hold, but they’re no longer restricted to food and retail items. Decision-makers are asking tough questions about packaging and single-use disposable … [Read more...]