Successful debut for Packaging Speaks Green in Bologna

The first edition of the forum organized by UCIMA and the FICO Foundation registered 450 participants from 20 countries, 35 international speakers and 40 accredited journalists. The second edition has been confirmed. Bologna - February 2020. The packaging world responded positively to the call of Packaging Speaks Green, the international … [Read more...]

Standard for Steel Mesh Containment Panels Used in Pallet Racks and Vertical Storage

The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), an industry group of MHI, has published an American National Standard to address the performance and testing of steel mesh containment panels used in pallet rack and vertical storage system applications. The standard, designated as ANSI MH31.1-2019, is intended to create a standardized … [Read more...]

Pallet Alliance to Exhibit at MODEX 2020

Experts from Pallet Alliance will be onsite to promote the company’s IntelliPalletTM technology, the industry’s first IoT-enabled wooden pallet system for greater supply chain & logistics visibility CARRBORO, N.C. – Pallet Alliance, a leading innovator in comprehensive pallet management programs for multi-site manufacturing and distribution … [Read more...]

ID Label Introduces New Eco-Friendly, Linerless Tote Labeling System

LAKE VILLA, Ill. – ID Label Inc. has introduced Eco Tote Renew™, a new eco-friendly, linerless version of its popular tote labeling solution. Eco Tote Renew is a durable label holder that applies permanently to reusable warehouse containers. Its coated surface makes it easy to apply and remove barcode tracking labels. There’s no need for scraping … [Read more...]

IFCO awards annual Sustainability Certificate to retailers and growers for the third year in a row

The certificate reinforces the sustainability credentials of retailers and growers in North America and Europe Munich, Germany, February 20, 2020 - IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, is awarding its annual Sustainability Certificate in Europe and North America for the third time in a row. … [Read more...]

The First Online Automotive Packaging Program Launches in March

The Packaging School Introduces a New Curriculum, the Automotive Packaging Certificate (Click to play the introductory video.) Greenville, SC, on February 18, 2020: The Packaging School is pleased to announce the launch date for its latest online packaging curriculum, the Automotive Packaging Certificate (APC). The APC is set to be … [Read more...]

Safer Way to Ship Products is on Lipped Pallets

Pallet News Briefs Chicago, IL - If your company is looking to increase employee safety in the warehouse, then it’s a good idea to consider a plastic lipped pallet as it provides added support when transporting products on forklifts.  The new Lipped Stackable Plastic Pallets from One Way Solutions will help simplify pallet stacking and … [Read more...]

Brambles 1H20 result: Revenue and earnings growth in every region, strong cash flow generation and US margin improvement

Sales revenue growth of 7% was at the upper end of Brambles’ guidance range reflecting increased price realization and robust volume growth across the Group. Underlying Profit2 and operating profit up 5%1 (including the impact of AASB 163) as the strong sales revenue contribution to profit and moderation in transport and lumber inflation offset … [Read more...]

Wilmington Machinery : Plastic Molding Equipment for the Circular Economy

The big take away from K Show 2019 is the serious discussions on the circular economy. This new business model is focused on finding the best way to reduce production energy/resources, ways to redesign products into reusable resources back either in a similar form or to develop new uses for them. While public opinion seems to make this as … [Read more...]

TIMCON: Pallet repair surpasses new production for the first time

Repair and reuse of wooden pallets has risen sharply for another successive year and now represents a greater volume of the market than new production, according to a joint report by the Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) and the Forestry Commission. The UK Wood Pallet & Packaging Market in 2018, estimated that a total of … [Read more...]