MDI Adds Square Footage and New Employees

MDI has added 11,000 square feet and 40 new employees to its Minneapolis facility to accommodate growth in commercial sector work MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – MDI recently added 11,000 square feet to its Minneapolis facility to accommodate for growth in the commercial sector. MDI is a leader in manufacturing corrugated standard and custom plastic … [Read more...]

What Came First, The Pallet or the Forklift?

The history of the forklift and the pallet is intertwined. Did the pallet come first, or was it the forklift? This question was posed decades ago by the earliest pallet industry pioneers such as the late Bill Sardo, the first president of the National Wooden Pallet & Container Association and it still comes up today. The correct answer … [Read more...]

LPR expansion in Central Eastern Europe

Pallet News Briefs 2019 The pallet pooling specialist LPR- La Palette Rouge, a division of Euro Pool Group, is accelerating its development in Central Eastern Europe (C.E.E.) and announces the opening of two offices in March 2019, the first to Bucharest (Romania) and the second in Bratislava (Slovakia). Central LPR is responding to the … [Read more...]

Signode Industrial Group Introduces Cart-Based Automation Solution

 Innovative StorFast Warehouse Automation technology will be on display in-line with Signode’s Octopus Stretch Wrapper at Booth #S1641 Glenview, IL — Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in … [Read more...]

HyWEAR Compact – The New Hybrid Barcode & RFID Wearable Device

The HyWEAR Compact is the first wearable device to support both barcode and RFID; a unique device with no comparable, dual technology wearable available in its class today. Duluth, GA — April 2, 2019 — FEIG ELECTRONICS, a leading global supplier of RFID and barcode readers and antennas, introduces its new HyWEAR Compact, the new hybrid … [Read more...]

Signode Industrial Group Highlights Its Rough Handling Test at Industrial Pack 2019

Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in transit, demonstrated its rough handling test as part of Industrial Pack 2019’s Pack Test Live challenge (Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, March 27-28). The … [Read more...]

Brambles among the top three sustainable companies in the world

Sydney, Australia – 26 March, 2019 – Brambles, the leading supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries primarily through the CHEP brand, has been named the second most sustainable company in the world by Barrons Magazine, following Accenture, the Dublin-based consulting and professional-services corporation. Barrons, … [Read more...]

Protective Packaging: Shift towards Light-Weight Transport Cases & Boxes Gains Momentum as End-Users Focus on Competitive Product Distribution  

As defined by Future Market Insights, transport cases and boxes are protective solutions designed to prevent damage to critical components and products such as communication systems, sensors, and equipment from impact and harsh weather conditions. Transport cases & boxes are usually made up of plastics and metal. These cases find useful … [Read more...]

ORBIS Launches New Bulk Merchandising System at PROFOOD TECH 2019

The XpressBulk® Milk Delivery System combines delivery efficiency with merchandising ease OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — March 26, 2019 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, has launched a fully reusable, retail-ready, one-touch merchandising system designed for retail deliveries. At ProFood Tech 2019, ORBIS is introducing the … [Read more...]

IPP invests more than £2.5 million in new Leicestershire depot

Bardon Hill facility set to be the largest IPP depot its kind in Europe Europe’s leading pooler and manufacturer of wooden pallets has committed more than £2.5 million in a new automated pallet inspection and repair service centre in Leicestershire which will initially process more than three million reusable pool pallets each year. IPP … [Read more...]