The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Reusable Transport Packaging

This is the second article in a three-part series by Jerry Welcome, former president of the Reusable Packaging Association. This first article defined reusable transport packaging and its role in the supply chain. This second article discusses the economic and environmental benefits of reusable transport packaging, and the third article will supply … [Read more...]

LPR takes delivery of 1,200 branded UPALL® protected pallets

LPR has taken delivery of 1,200 UPALL® protected wooden pallets, as the company begins a ‘real world’ trial of the innovative new UPALL® pallet guard system, developed by James Jones & Sons (Pallets & Packaging) Ltd. Major European pallet pooler LPR has taken delivery of 1,200 UPALL® protected wooden pallets, as the company begins a … [Read more...]

Squid Ink Announces CoPilot® Flex Inkjet Printing System for Egg Carton Printing

Brooklyn Park, MN – Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of superior quality inks and inkjet printing equipment, introduces the new CoPilot® Flex Inkjet Printing System.  Squid Ink’s CoPilot Flex printing system is designed to print superior quality hi-resolution characters, razor-sharp text, real-time information, scannable bar … [Read more...]

Pallet News Briefs

Pallet News Briefs 2019 PECO Pallet’s Lisa Vegso Named to SCMA’s 100 Most Influential Women in Canadian Supply Chain March 19, 2019 (Irvington, NY): PECO Pallet recently announced that Lisa Vegso, General Manager in Canada, was named to the Supply Chain Management Association™ (SCMA) inaugural list of 100 Influential Women in Canadian Supply … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News Briefs

Reusable packaging news briefs CHEP Container Management Facility To Reduce Logistics Costs and Packaging Waste for Automotive Suppliers Querétaro, MEX – March 21, 2019 – CHEP Automotive & Industrial Solutions is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new container management service center in Querétaro, Mexico. The new facility’s … [Read more...]

Free Pallets – Ten Places Where to Find Free or Low Cost Pallets

  Wondering where to find free or low-cost pallets? I often receive inquiries about where to find such pallets to start a home craft project, or more steady sources of used pallets to generate work as a pallet street vendor or a pallet recycling business. Pallets available at no cost typically include unusual sizes, small qualities, or … [Read more...]

CHEP UK Has Introduced Bluetooth Sensors to Quarter Pallets

  CHEP, the leading FMCG and retail end-to-end supply chain specialist, has introduced small Bluetooth sensors to its quarter pallets in the UK, which are used as promotional displays by manufacturers and retailers. It follows the success of the technology in Germany where manufacturers have experienced significant upturns in new customers … [Read more...]

DS Smith Plastics Exhibits its Portfolio of Returnable Packaging at ProMat Expo 2019 Chicago Booth N6245, April 8-11

DS Smith’s AkyPak® brand of reusable packaging and containers are known for their durability and flexibility in design and sealed rounded edge sleeves. DS Smith Plastics, Extruded Products is inviting transit packaging influencers to visit their booth at ProMat Expo 2019 Chicago, where they will have their line of reusable packaging, sleeve … [Read more...]

EPAL Records 121.8 Million EPAL Pallets Produced and Repaired in 2018

EPAL ended 2018 with over 100 m EPAL load carriers produced and repaired for the third consecutive year Düsseldorf, March 12, 2019 – In 2018 EPAL again achieved a positive result with 121.8 m EPAL load carriers produced and repaired. Compared to the previous year, this is an increase of 5.2% (2017 total: 115.8 m units). If you consider … [Read more...]

Industrial Pack and Design-2-Part Show co-locate, providing unique coverage of the manufacturing & packaging supply chain

Industrial Pack 2019 - Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta GA March 27-28, 2019 Industrial Pack announces it is co-locating with Design-2-Part, the largest design and contract manufacturing trade show. Both events are free-to-attend and both will be held at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, March 27-28, 2019. By co-locating, visitors to … [Read more...]