Celebrating Loop, Well-Loved Reusable Packaging…and Jeans

  When Wear & Tear and Visible Repair Become Desirable for Clothing, Could It Mean Something for How People Perceive Reusables? Reusable Packaging News has mainly been focused on B2B reusables, but with Loop getting major exposure in the news for its B2C reusables initiative, it got me thinking about some meetings I had in the … [Read more...]

World anti-counterfeiting packaging market to top $4.0 billion in 2024 according to Smithers Pira

LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA –24 May 2019–The global market for brand protection, anti-counterfeiting and security packaging components is forecast to grow during the period 2019–24 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% to $4.0 billion. This reflects a situation where anti-counterfeiting remains an industry priority, but … [Read more...]

TIMCON welcomes Defra revision process on recycling targets, advocates for reuse and repair versus recycling

The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has welcomed Defra’s consultation on the UK extended producer responsibility (EPR) system for packaging. Defra is the UK's Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. TIMCON, which represents the wooden packaging and pallet industry in the UK and Ireland, says the process will … [Read more...]

IBC/Bulk Container Supplier Directory

Bulk containers for liquids, solids, and powders, including IBCs, bulk bins, folding large containers, sleeve packs, pallet packs, tanks, and other bulk packs.  This vendor list is available to be updated. If you have a new listing to include in this list, or changes to an existing listing, please contact rick@packagingrevolution.net or post at … [Read more...]

DS Smith Announces Global Partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

DS Smith reinforces its commitment to the circular economy with new partnership and £1 million community fund DS Smith, a leading international provider of sustainable packaging, has today signed an agreement to become a Global Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The partnership will accelerate the company’s circular economy drive and … [Read more...]

Colgate-Palmolive Joins TerraCycle’s Loop Initiative to Eliminate Single-Use Packaging

NEW YORK--Colgate-Palmolive is expanding its commitment to reducing waste by joining TerraCycle’s Loop initiative for reusable, refillable packaging, beginning with pilot programs in the U.S. and France. Colgate and other consumer products companies today joined Loop and founding retail partners in the U.S. Kroger Co. and Walgreens to announce a … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News Briefs

Reusable packaging news briefs Italy: the hidden important steps of production at IFCO The objective is, therefore, to offer value-added services for each link in the chain of use and supply of the boxes. "The app is just the first step of processes that could become fully automated, with significant savings in terms of labor costs and zero … [Read more...]

Second think-a-thon at transport logistic 2019

Munich, May 23, 2019 - Letting students with creative minds work on a problem and thus find new approaches to solutions: that is the basic idea of the think-a-thon concept. At transport logistic, which will take place from 4 to 7 June in Munich, more than 30 students from various European universities and colleges will be devoting themselves to an … [Read more...]

Signode Industrial Group Launches Newest Generation of Compact Octopus Stretch Wrapper

New Octopus Compact 20/Compact TSi series designed for faster throughput in space-limited warehouses and distribution centers 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 products in transit, has launched … [Read more...]

Verizon extends IoT leadership position, launching its Narrowband IoT Network nationwide, offering more choices, multiple use cases for IoT customers

NEW YORK, NY – Verizon’s Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Network is now available coast-to-coast covering more than 92% of the US population. The launch of this additional IoT connectivity option in combination with the company’s ThingSpace management platform, APIs, tools and rich ecosystem of partners will provide enterprise customers the ability to … [Read more...]