Polymer Logistics Recognised for Supply Chain Excellence – Best Service Provider

Polymer Logistics wins at FreshAwards 2018 for the deployment of its Cleanpal polypropylene pallet in the fresh produce supply chain 19 June  2018  – Polymer Logistics, a leading international provider of ‘One-Touch/Retail Ready Packaging (RRP)’ Solutions,  has been named a winner at FreshAwards 2018 in Supply Chain Excellence as best … [Read more...]

Minneapolis-based MDI receives top certification for medical device quality management

Certification and space will allow the nonprofit to offer medical assembly, kitting, and packaging services MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The nonprofit manufacturing company MDI has announced that it has received ISO 13845:2016 certification, which will allow the company to offer assembly, kitting, and packaging services to medical device companies. … [Read more...]

Stone Canyon Industries Announces Agreement To Acquire Industrial Container Services From Centerbridge

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2018 - Stone Canyon Industries LLC, through its subsidiary, BWAY Holding Company, has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger to acquire the parent holding company of Industrial Container Services ("ICS"), a leading provider of container solutions, container services, and container management systems.  ICS is … [Read more...]

E-commerce a $20 billion market for corrugated packaging, and growing fast

New research from Smithers Pira points to major growth for corrugated in serving the fast-developing e-commerce packaging markets. According to The Future of Corrugated Packaging to 2023, e-commerce is becoming a significant and high-growth opportunity for the corrugated packaging market to 2023. Despite the economic slowdown over the past … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallet News From Around the Web

Pallet and Reusable Packaging Headline Roundup From Around the Web June 14, 2018.  DS Smith launches Made2fit to help reduce e-commerce packaging size June 13, 2018.  Decathlon Swaps Out Old Reusables for New (with Recycled Content) June 7, 2018.  Packaging company Monoflo’s partnership with KraussMaffei breeds business success June 6, … [Read more...]

Sonoco joins Amazon APASS supplier network

HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 13, 2018  - Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, is now an official participant in the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS).  The APASS program was designed by Amazon to help support vendors, sellers and manufacturers to obtain certification of their products as Frustration Free … [Read more...]

Greif Launches New Barrier Protection Technology for IBCs

Greif, a provider of industrial packaging products and services, has introduced advanced barrier protection technology for intermediate bulk containers (IBCs). GCUBE Shield can be used for a range of marketing applications, including flavors and fragrances, paint, agrochemical, specialty chemicals and food and beverages. With improved product … [Read more...]

Back Market raises $48 Million to create a global leader in the fast-growing refurbished electronic device market

Another sign of the growing circular economy is the growth of refurbished goods markets - in this case, refurbished electronic devices. Funding provided by Groupe Arnault, Eurazeo, Aglaé Ventures and Daphni brings total investment in company to $55 million to expand global footprint, including North American launch. The three-year-old French … [Read more...]

EPAL CP pallets: Trials at leading global polymer manufacturer, Covestro

Materials manufacturer, Covestro Deutschland AG starts first trial with 5,000 quality-tested EPAL CP pallets at European locations Covestro is set to be the first large chemicals producer to trial EPAL's newly licensed CP Pallet range. Covestro is planning to deploy the new independently tested EPAL CP pallets as their load carriers of … [Read more...]

SAQ Harmonizes Import Pallet Requirements to Boost Productivity and Reduce Environmental Impact

SAQ, the provincial Crown corporation responsible for the trade of alcoholic beverages in Quebec, Canada, has successfully improved operations by utilizing CHEP’s 48x40-inch rental pallet to ensure standardized quality. The conversion to the standardized platform and CHEP’s circular model began with pilot programs in Italy and France. Like many … [Read more...]