Millwood Adds Heat Treatment System to Offerings

New System Cuts Energy Consumption, Improves Efficiency   Millwood, Inc. recently became the exclusive distributor of a uniquely designed pallet heat treat system. Millwood’s EZ-FLO Continuous Heat Treat System was created by Wiedemeier Wood Dryers. The EZ-FLO Continuous Heat Treat System works via a continuously-flowing conveyor … [Read more...]

Bakers Basco equipment recovery visits up 112% year-on-year

Bakery equipment firm’s recent investments are paying off with a soaring increase in the recovery of baskets and dollies  London, UK – July 2020 – Bakers Basco, the membership scheme set up by five of the UK’s leading plant bakers to provide and manage an industry-wide bakery equipment solution, has reported a 112% year-on-year increase in … [Read more...]

Hyster Launches Wearable Sensor-Driven Solution to Promote Social Distancing

GREENVILLE, N.C. – As businesses reopen with social distancing protocols in place, Hyster Company announces a proximity tag solution to help promote compliance. The system uses wearable tags that vibrate whenever personnel get too close to each other, based on input from proximity sensors and predetermined distance settings. “From the shop floor … [Read more...]

Shellbee®: Loop Ready Reusable Shelf Ready Packaging

  DW Reusables, a worldwide leader in reusable and returnable packaging, is introducing Shellbee®, a reusable tray. The company describes the new reusable line for retailers as a "sustainable game-changer." Fit-to-purpose designed for retailers and A-brands, Shellbee Loop ready packaging carries all the benefits of shelf-ready packaging … [Read more...]

BelOrta Opens Euro Pool System Wash Plant in Belgium

Last Monday, BelOrta, Belgium’s largest fruit and vegetables corporation, officially launched Euro Pool System’s new tray washing facility in Sint-Katelijne-Waver in the presence of Belgian Minister of Environment Zuhal Demir. Opening the new tray washing facility in Sint-Katelijne-Waver demonstrates one of Euro Pool System’s pillars in … [Read more...]

Returnity and Polygiene Partner to Offer Antimicrobial Reusable Packaging

New initiative directly addresses recent COVID-19 concerns BROOKLYN, New York, July 17, 2020 - Returnity has partnered with Polygiene to create an improved reusable packaging product, treated with Polygiene's ViralOff® antimicrobial solvent. The initiative directly addresses recent concerns linked to COVID-19 that have reversed progress in … [Read more...]


NWPCA Releases Fire Code Compliance Manual in Spanish (English version below) Expande su compromiso educativo en la comunidad hispana Alexandria, VA - 16 de julio de 2020: La Asociación Nacional de Pallets y Contenedores de Madera (NWPCA) publica el "Manual de Cumplimiento del Código de Incendios de NWPCA para el almacenamiento al aire libre de … [Read more...]

Schoeller Allibert introduces Optishute® bulk dispenser

Schoeller Allibert has introduced Optishute®, a 100% repairable and 100% recyclable plastic bulk dispenser. Resistant to temperature extremes, from -20°c to 40°c, Optishute is durable, practical and versatile. With its vari-flow sliding dispenser door, Optishute® can serve a range of industries such as food and beverage, manufacturing, and … [Read more...]

Tackle flexible plastic packaging now or risk missing UK Plastics Pact targets, urges WRAP

Urgent cross-sector action is required to develop a recycling system for soft flexible plastic packaging, like plastic bags and wrapping, according to WRAP. The call to action comes as the sustainability not-for-profit, which leads The UK Plastics Pact, publishes a roadmap to galvanize action across the plastics supply chain: ‘Creating a … [Read more...]

CHEP provides managed pooling services in Jordan

CHEP Rolls Out First Pallet Pooling Solution in Jordan in Partnership with Fine Hygienic Holding CHEP, the supply chain solutions company, has expanded its Middle East operations into Jordan with the launch of managed pallet pooling services for Fine Hygienic Holding, the MENA region’s leading wellness group and tissue manufacturer. The CHEP … [Read more...]