Pallet Statistics: Pallet Sizes Becoming More Standardized in the U.S. Market

This article has been updated with the most recent pallet industry statistics available. Also read: Economic Impact Study Shows Wood Packaging Industry Supports 173,000 Jobs in the United States New wooden pallet industry statistics have been made available, resulting from cooperative research projects involving NWPCA, Virginia Tech and USDA … [Read more...]

IBC/Bulk Container Poolers

Supplier directory for IBC and bulk container pooling, rental, management services, and tracking provision. This directory is a work in progress. Please submit your recommended changes or listings to rick@packagingrevolution.net CHEP 37564 Amrhein Road, Suite 100 Livonia, MI 48150 tel: (888) 873-2277 web: www.chep.com Description: CHEP … [Read more...]

Molded Wood Pallets Sales on an Upswing as Logistics Industry Embraces Sustainability

According to the study, Molded Wood Pallets Market, global sales of molded wood pallets reached 435 million units in 2018, and are estimated to record a Y-o-Y growth of approximately 3% in 2019. Molded wood pallet manufacturers’ capabilities have been put to test in recent times, as notable trends such as pallet pooling continue to flourish among … [Read more...]

IBC/Bulk Container Suppliers

Bulk containers for liquids, solids, and powders, including IBCs, bulk bins, folding large containers, sleeve packs, pallet packs, tanks, and other bulk packs.  This vendor list is available to be updated. If you have a new listing to include in this list, or changes to an existing listing, please contact rick@packagingrevolution.net or post at … [Read more...]

ORBIS Achieves ESD Association Certification

Company increases knowledge of ESD control to help protect sensitive electronic parts     OCONOMOWOC, Wis.  — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable automotive part packaging, has received an ESD Association certification based on the company’s knowledge, experience and competency with helping customers protect … [Read more...]

RPP Containers Expands and Moves to New Facility

CINCINNATI, OH -  RPP Containers®, a leading custom manufacturer, stocking distributor and recycler of reusable plastic bulk containers, has recently moved its operations into a new 123,000- square-foot headquarters located in the Evendale area of Cincinnati. Previously located at three different sites in the Cincinnati area, the new RPP … [Read more...]

NWPCA Sponsors the PCR to Benchmark Environmental Performance of Wooden Pallets

July 16, 2019 –   UL has announced the publication of the first-ever Product Category Rules (PCR) for wooden pallets. The PCR may be used to benchmark the environmental impacts of wooden pallets, and sets a new precedent for life cycle assessments for pallets made from other materials. Product Category Rules (PCRs) are a set of requirements and … [Read more...]

Conner Industries Acquires RoseMill Packaging Resources

FORT WORTH, Texas - Conner Industries, Inc., a leading provider of lumber, industrial wood crates & pallets, and packaging solutions, has announced the acquisition of RoseMill Packaging Resources, LLC (“RoseMill”), an industrial packaging company based in Lewisburg, TN. RoseMill is a rapidly growing and profitable provider of industrial … [Read more...]

ORBIS Receives Accolades from Inbound Logistics and Food Logistics Publications for Environmental Sustainability Performance

ORBIS ® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, has recently received recognition from two leading publications. One of them is Inbound Logistics, which named it as an Inbound Logistics 2019 G75 Green Supply Chain Partner. This award recognizes 75 companies that are committed to developing products or services to help increase … [Read more...]

Renting equipment reduces carbon emissions, study determines

Three specialized, independent research companies - Climate Neutral Group, CE Delft and SGS Search - have researched and calculated the CO2 emissions during the full life-cycle of ten pieces of equipment representative of the portfolio of European Rental Association (ERA) members. The research concludes that efficient use lowers the total carbon … [Read more...]