Metalcraft, SATO Provide Seamless On-Metal Tag Printing, RFID Encoding

SATO America, a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations, and Metalcraft, a world class leader of durable nameplate, label and RFID products, announced that Metalcraft’s Universal Mini Onsite Printable RFID tags can be encoded and printed seamlessly on SATO America’s CL4NX™ industrial thermal … [Read more...]

What’s next for the rigid plastic packaging market?

New study tracks market opportunity for rigid plastic packaging as it is challenged by flexible formats and growing concern over sustainability. In a new market report - The Future of Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2022 – Smithers Pira forecasts that global rigid plastic packaging consumption will be worth $166 billion in 2017, and exceed $200 … [Read more...]

New Beer Crate Generates Brand Awareness

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TIMCON AGM: Irish Government backs forest-based industry success, expert believes Brexit unlikely to go ahead

Irish government minster Mary Mitchell O’Connor told members of the wooden pallet and packaging sector that Ireland’s successful forest based sectors can expect continued growth in the future. Speaking at the agm of the Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON), held in Dublin at the beginning of September, O’Connor, Minister of State … [Read more...]

ORBIS Corporation Adds Laminate-Wrapped Edge Protection to Its ORBIShield Dunnage Capabilities

 Edge wrapping enhances worker safety and part quality OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — October 25, 2017 — ORBIS Corporation, the North American leader in reusable packaging and supply chain optimization expert, has added edge wrapping to its ORBIShield® capabilities in Mentor, Ohio. This technology provides custom-designed protective dunnage to install in … [Read more...]

CHEP Invests More Than £2 Million in State of the Art Automation at South Ockendon Service Center in the UK

In response to the rapidly evolving needs of its extensive customer base in the South-East region   CHEP UK & Ireland, the supply chain solutions company, has opened a new state-of-the-art pallet repair and service center facility in South Ockendon, near Thurrock, in Essex, United Kingdom. The new facility stands on the existing … [Read more...]

Carlsberg Group orders vision-enabled order fulfillment solution from Cimcorp

Cimcorp will supply a robotic order picking system for Carlsberg’s Sinebrychoff facility in Finland.   Ulvila, Finland – Leading logistics automation supplier, Cimcorp, is celebrating an order from Sinebrychoff – a subsidiary of the international brewing and beverage giant, Carlsberg – for a robotic dolly picking system at its … [Read more...]

Free Flow Wines Announces the Winners of the 2017 KEGGY Awards

Wine on tap programs nationwide are recognized for collectively saving more than 13.6 million bottles from the landfill with the use of Free Flow’s reusable stainless steel kegs. Free Flow Wines announced the winners of the 4th annual KEGGY Awards to honor wineries, distributors, equipment providers and restaurant operators for their … [Read more...]

NACS and Keep America Beautiful Publish New Guide for Trash Management

Convenience Stores Team with Iconic Community Improvement Nonprofit to Help End Littering in America Keep America Beautiful and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) have partnered to produce the new resource, “Being a Good Neighbor: A Guide to Reducing Litter, Managing Trash and Encouraging Recycling.” The guide provides … [Read more...]

Surgere Partners With Fetch Robotics To Unveil Cycle-Counting Robot To Eliminate Inventory Tracking Failures

  Surgere’s ROBi platform has successfully completed a full-scale pilot at a Dayton, Ohio, Tier-1 automotive supplier’s distribution center and is ready for large-scale deployment. ROBi integrates Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology with Fetch Robotic’s award winning mobile robot platform to autonomously capture RFID label … [Read more...]