IoT Demographics Matter, New Research Shows 

There are strong differences in how IOT technology adoption is viewed among different constituencies (London, 16 July 2018): New research released by the IoT M2M Council - a trade association that represents 25,000 IoT buyers worldwide - shows that there are strong differences in how IoT technology adoption is viewed by OEMs, … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallets – News Briefs 2018

Reusable packaging and pallet news briefs Demand for Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) to Grow 7.6% Annually The number of RPCs in use is much larger than demand CLEVELAND, July 16, 2018  -- Demand for new reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for fresh produce is projected to increase 7.6% per year to $185 million in 2022, making them one of the … [Read more...]

Tosca Opens New Service Center in Charlotte

Atlanta, Ga – July 9, 2018 – Tosca – an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions – recently announced the opening of its newest service facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. Opening in July, this is the organization’s newest state-of-the-art service center to serve suppliers, growers and grocery retailers nationwide. The facility … [Read more...]

Cut the Scrap! 8 Ways to Get Rid of Unwanted Pallets and Crating

Looking to get rid of unwanted pallets and packaging? You can eliminate scrap pallets or crating material quickly, and perhaps sell those unwanted pallets, with a little planning. The accumulation of scrap wood pallets, dunnage and wooden crating is a problem for many facilities. In a perfect world, you would be able to reuse the emptied … [Read more...]

Returnity Innovations Converts Two New Companies to Reusable Shipping Packaging

SweatStyle and CampRents Make the Switch to, Innovative, Environmentally-Friendly  Reusable Shipping Bags that Customers Love BROOKLYN, New York  -- July 13, 2018  -- Returnity Innovations, Inc. has announced the addition of SweatStyle and CampRents to the growing list of companies switching from single-use cardboard boxes and poly mailer … [Read more...]

Development of a commercial paper battery holds promise for smart packaging

BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala University are making paper batteries a reality, paving the way for energy storage in packaging materials. BillerudKorsnäs and researchers at Uppsala University have together taken an important step towards the future’s paper batteries. Together they have taken basic research based on pure cellulose from … [Read more...]

SkyCell, a Division of Smart Containers Group, Announces Strategic Alliance with DuPont Safety & Construction

SkyCell and DuPont to share data collection know-how in the area of cold chain transportation of temperature sensitive goods Zug, Switzerland, July 12, 2018 – Smart Containers Group, the Swiss-based manufacturer of temperature-controlled containers for food and pharmaceuticals, has announced a strategic alliance between its SkyCell division … [Read more...]

Plastic Pallets Provide Egg-cellent Solution for Fragile Deliveries

    Transporting fragile goods safely can be a challenge at the best of times but Steven Rimmer Eggs has cracked it thanks to the plastic pallets supplied by Each week Steven Rimmer Eggs delivers 65,000 weight-graded, quality checked eggs direct from the farm in its refrigerated delivery vans throughout … [Read more...]

CHEP Helps Social Startup Achieve Supply Chain Success

share foods turns to pooling leader for reliable pallet supply Cologne, July 12, 2018 - With its launch on March 12, 2018, the social start-up share foods got off to a brilliant start. Although the path to the supermarket shelf for founders is usually rocky, share's sustainable food and care products proved successful from the first day of … [Read more...]

Automated small parts warehouse for University Hospital Zurich

Automated small parts warehouse for University Hospital Zurich Sant'Antonino, Switzerland, June 28, 2018. The Swiss system integrator Ansorix has produced an automated small parts warehouse for the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. The warehouse's zero-pressure accumulation roller conveyors are based on Interroll's Modular Conveyor … [Read more...]