Pallet & Pooling News Briefs: Greystone Logistics Announces $6.8 Million Contract

Pallet and pooling news briefs Brepal Rebrands as EPAL UK & Ireland EPAL has been working hard to unify its brand across all countries, to ensure customers and licensees can always expect a consistent high standard of presentation which is inline with the values of the EPAL brand. To this end, the UK and Irish office of EPAL will no longer … [Read more...]

Europe faces challenges in meeting plastic bottle recovery target

The European recycling industry is going to miss a 2025 target for recycling PET bottles unless there is a reversal of the slowing growth rate in recovery, according to a new study by ICIS. The study also found evidence that regulation has become a greater driver to the increased use of recycled content in the bottle market. The top seven highest … [Read more...]

Automation at Shufersal State-of-the-Art Logistics Center Leverages Polymer Logistics RPCs

Israel’s Largest Retailer Moves Products Efficiently While Protecting Product Quality and Freshness   Tampa, FL (August 1, 2019) – Shufersal, Israel’s largest retailer, recently opened a state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled logistics center in Shoham, Israel. The 550,000 square foot facility receives, stores, and redistributes … [Read more...]

Cartonplast Group consolidates its operations in Brazil

Pioneers partnership with Casa Valduga, one of the best wineries in Brazil Jacareí, Brazil  – Cartonplast Brazil (CPL) is the new service provider of reusable Plastic Layer Pads (PLPs) for transporting bottles of wine and sparkling wine of Casa Valduga.     In May, CPL Brazil initiated a pioneering partnership with Casa … [Read more...]

DS Smith Takes Steps to Make Its Reusable Crate Molding Process More Eco-Friendly

DS Smith Plastics’ Injection Moulding Business contacted Eco-Point BVBA to develop a safe and ecological alternative for the thinner used to remove ink during the screen printing of crates The beverage crates industry is one of the first to adopt what we now call a truly circular approach to packaging products. As an expert in the production … [Read more...]

Double-digit growth to push world digital printing for packaging market to $31.6 billion in 2024

LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – 29 July 2019 – In 2019 the total market value of all digital packaging and label printing is $18.9 billion. The digital print market has more than doubled over the past five years in value and print volume, making digital packaging the most dynamic and fastest-growing part of the print market as … [Read more...]

Steel Drum and IBC Manufacturers Look for Expansion and Consolidation in China

  The global demand for steel drums & IBCs generated sales of US$ 13 Bn in 2018, with growth to hover at 4% mark during the next decade, according to a new study. Increasing global trade and growing proclivity to invest in efficient transportation are supporting market growth, according to the authors. Increasing focus on achieving … [Read more...]

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

    Editor's note: Do you have pallets you need to be removed? People looking for pallets have posted their contact information in the comment section below. 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 … [Read more...]

Pallet Rental: What Does CHEP Do?

CHEP pallets dominate the pallet rental market for fast-moving consumer goods. CHEP, a Brambles company, is the world’s leading provider of pallet and container rental or hire services, serving over 500,000 customer locations in more than 55 countries, served by 775 service centers. With an inventory of more than 300 million of its distinctive … [Read more...]

Menasha Corporation Publishes 9th Annual Social Responsibility Report

  Menasha Corporation has published its ninth annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, highlighting the company’s environmental, social and governance performance during the calendar year 2018. The report includes updates on GHG emissions, water use, waste, safety, certifications, and acquisition and expansion … [Read more...]