Corrugated Packaging and Pallets News in Brief

Corrugated supply chain packaging and pallet news briefs: Menasha Packaging Company Names New President NEENAH, Wis., July 17, 2018  -- Menasha Packaging Company, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, announced today it has named Michael D. Riegsecker as its new president, effective September 1, 2018. Riegsecker previously was chief operating … [Read more...]

China’s plastic waste ban may force FMCG firms to cut downstream packaging waste

China's plastic waste ban may force FMCG firms to make downstream packaging waste a key issue, says GlobalData China’s decision to stop importing recyclable plastic waste in January 2018 has left the world with little choice but to landfill recyclables for which no market now exists. The move, which is part of an initiative by China to focus on … [Read more...]

RPA 2018 EXCELLENCE IN REUSABLE PACKAGING AWARD SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 30

Tampa, FL (July 16, 2018). The submission deadline for applications for the Reusable Packaging Association 2018 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award has been extended to July 30, 2018. “Expressed interest in submitting an application is at an all-time high,” said Tim Debus, President & CEO of the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA). … [Read more...]

IoT Demographics Matter, New Research Shows 

There are strong differences in how IOT technology adoption is viewed among different constituencies (London, 16 July 2018): New research released by the IoT M2M Council - a trade association that represents 25,000 IoT buyers worldwide - shows that there are strong differences in how IoT technology adoption is viewed by OEMs, … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallets – News Briefs 2018

Reusable packaging and pallet news briefs Demand for Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) to Grow 7.6% Annually The number of RPCs in use is much larger than demand CLEVELAND, July 16, 2018  -- Demand for new reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for fresh produce is projected to increase 7.6% per year to $185 million in 2022, making them one of the … [Read more...]

Tosca Opens New Service Center in Charlotte

Atlanta, Ga – July 9, 2018 – Tosca – an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions – recently announced the opening of its newest service facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. Opening in July, this is the organization’s newest state-of-the-art service center to serve suppliers, growers and grocery retailers nationwide. The facility … [Read more...]

Returnity Innovations Converts Two New Companies to Reusable Shipping Packaging

SweatStyle and CampRents Make the Switch to, Innovative, Environmentally-Friendly  Reusable Shipping Bags that Customers Love BROOKLYN, New York  -- July 13, 2018  -- Returnity Innovations, Inc. has announced the addition of SweatStyle and CampRents to the growing list of companies switching from single-use cardboard boxes and poly mailer … [Read more...]

Development of a commercial paper battery holds promise for smart packaging

BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala University are making paper batteries a reality, paving the way for energy storage in packaging materials. BillerudKorsnäs and researchers at Uppsala University have together taken an important step towards the future’s paper batteries. Together they have taken basic research based on pure cellulose from … [Read more...]

SkyCell, a Division of Smart Containers Group, Announces Strategic Alliance with DuPont Safety & Construction

SkyCell and DuPont to share data collection know-how in the area of cold chain transportation of temperature sensitive goods Zug, Switzerland, July 12, 2018 – Smart Containers Group, the Swiss-based manufacturer of temperature-controlled containers for food and pharmaceuticals, has announced a strategic alliance between its SkyCell division … [Read more...]

Plastic Pallets Provide Egg-cellent Solution for Fragile Deliveries

    Transporting fragile goods safely can be a challenge at the best of times but Steven Rimmer Eggs has cracked it thanks to the plastic pallets supplied by Goplasticpallets.com. Each week Steven Rimmer Eggs delivers 65,000 weight-graded, quality checked eggs direct from the farm in its refrigerated delivery vans throughout … [Read more...]