Reusable Packaging and Pallets – News Briefs 2018

Rebranding and Major New Products Lines BUBL Bag will trade as BUBL Packaging following strong Sales growth and Innovation Funding Award BUBL Bag is to trade from now on as BUBL Packaging; the change of name reflects the company’s rapidly expanding number of product lines and follows strong sales growth in the past year of the original BUBL … [Read more...]

The case for industrial packaging sustainability

Within the packaging industry, sustainability is often focused on the “consumer” side, a market that is set to grow year on year by 3.5% reaching a total value of $997 billion by 2020. However, there is now a greater awareness among brand owners and suppliers to deliver more environmentally acceptable packaging right through the supply chain. Today … [Read more...]

Cutting edge technology and innovation at Industrial Pack 2018

Innovative products lead the way at Industrial Pack 2018 Atlanta, US (03/20/2018). Industrial Pack, North America’s first and only trade show dedicated to the industrial, transit, and protective packaging industry, takes place in two weeks’ time. Access to the upcoming trade show is completely free, which launches at the Cobb Galleria Centre, … [Read more...]

Industry Leader CHEP Recycled Emerges from Spinoff as 48forty Solutions

With more than 225 network facilities and 2,400 employees, 48forty starts fresh, committed to Pallet Management Made Simple™. When Brambles Limited announced plans to divest itself of its North American recycled pallets business last August, it indicated that CHEP Recycled’s growth outlook would improve under alternative … [Read more...]

Fraunhofer IML and EPAL leveraging data in the logistics sector, look to digitize world’s largest open pallet pool

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML and the European Pallet Association e.V (EPAL) are developing the load carriers of the future with connectivity in mind at the newest Enterprise Lab in Dortmund (Germany). The first application of the interactive pallet was made public by the partners at LogiMAT 2018. To release the … [Read more...]

e4score Launches Shipper Apps that Reduce Driver Wait-time and Improve Carrier Relations

NEW HAVEN, March 8, 2018 – e4score, provider of the cloud-based complete shipment visibility solution TrackAssured™, announces the launch of two innovative applications for shippers that automate key delivery tasks to reduce driver wait time and detention accessorials. EZCheck-In™ accelerates the gate check-in/out process and ExpressRA™ enables … [Read more...]

Schoeller Allibert Introduces AgriMax Harvest and Storage Bin to U.S. Market

Bulk container offers 13 additional new features. Schoeller Allibert plans to launch its AgriMax harvest and storage bin for the U.S. market this summer. The bin has 13 new additional features and is 100% compatible with the existing market competitor bin. It holds 1,300 pounds and has a volume capacity of 49,603 cubic inches, … [Read more...]

Latest ProGMA Video Highlights Loading Dock Hazards: 42% of Forklift Accidents Involve Workers Getting Pinned by Tipping Vehicles

The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), a product group within trade association Material Handling Industry (MHI), is promoting the third in a series of educational videos about preventing accidents and injuries at loading docks. The videos can be seen at Following 'Essential Safety Barriers for … [Read more...]

Murray Gilder appointed CHEP Vice President Automotive and Industrial Solutions EMEA

Cologne - CHEP, a leader in supply chain solutions, has named Murray Gilder as the company's new vice president of the Automotive and Industrial Solutions division in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The ever-increasing demands of the market require us to do more than be only a pure packaging provider. We act as a reliable partner delivering … [Read more...]

Pallet Design System Adds New Languages

Pallet Design System™ adds new languages. Industry standard software now delivers pallet specifications and analysis results in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish. The National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA) has released an updated version of the Pallet Design System™, PDS v.5.4©, that … [Read more...]