FEFPEB Congress explores wooden pallets and packaging to 2030

The FEFPEB Congress took place in Maastricht, the Netherlands, exploring wood packaging and pallet industry prospects to 2030. Maastricht, the Netherlands - Almost 25 years ago the Treaty of Maastricht was signed, noted Rob van Hoesel, President FEFPEB, “charging the European Union in higher gear: expanding of EU member states and the … [Read more...]

High Barrier Pouches Market to exceed $2.5bn by 2024

High Barrier Pouches Market size is estimated to exceed USD 2.5 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Growing consumption of packed and retort food due to shifting trend towards nuclear families will drive high barrier pouches market growth. As per analysis, global packaged food industry reached USD … [Read more...]

Statistics Surrounding Forestry Jobs

Statistics surrounding forestry jobs in North America are incredibly important for various reasons.  First, the numbers provide accurate detail regarding the health of an industry. According to the Canadian government, in 2013 the Canadian forest sector contributed $19.8 billion to Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP). Globally, Canada has the … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallets – News Briefs 2017

Noteworthy nuggets from the world of reusable packaging and pallets. Send your bits and pieces to rick@packagingrevolution.net. November 22, 2017. Harshvardhan Singh, an automotive sector reusable packaging thought leader and industry veteran, has been selected as a Jury Member for the prestigious PrintWeek India Awards. He recently founded … [Read more...]

Food Waste, Reusables and Thanksgiving

Food and reusables have a timeless relationship, one that dates long back before Plymouth Rock to a time of clay pots and amphoras. It is a relationship, however, that remains fresh today. See, for example, Jeremy Kranowitz' article: Food Waste in America: $452 Million Per Day. The numbers are important. For example, Kranowitz notes: On an … [Read more...]

SSI SCHAEFER Expands Footprint in North American Headquarters

  Schaefer Systems International, Inc.,  an industry leader in automation systems, material handling products, reusable packaging systems, and waste technology products, has announced the expansion of the North American headquarters facility located in Charlotte, NC. The expansion is the latest for the SSI Schaefer Group headquartered … [Read more...]

LPR eliminates empty kilometers with U Log

By pooling their transport flows, the European pallet-pooling specialist LPR-La Palette Rouge (Euro Pool Group) and the logistics company U Log (System U Group) have reduced their transport needs by nearly 28,000 km in a little less than a year. In the framework of its CSR policy, LPR confirms its determination to work with its customers in … [Read more...]

Top 5 Vendors in the Corrugated Pallets Market From 2017 to 2021

Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global corrugated pallets market report. This research report also lists six other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. The global corrugated pallets market is expected to witness a substantial growth rate during the forecast … [Read more...]

ISPM 15 News

ISPM 15 Regulatory and Compliance News for the International Shipment of Solid Wood Packaging Material   November 17, 2017. EPAL Launches ISPM 15 Compliant CP Pallet Certification Program With the maxim “the chemistry is right”, the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) is launching the independently quality-assured EPAL CP … [Read more...]

EPAL: Safety first now for chemical pallets too

EPAL – the largest quality assurance association for wooden load carriers in the world is introducing quality-assured EPAL chemical pallets. Licences can now be requested from EPAL for quality-assured CP pallets. Düsseldorf, 16th November 2017 – With the maxim “the chemistry is right”, the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) is launching the … [Read more...]