SODIAAL selects LPR’s pallet pooling service for its CANDIA brand

As part of its work to optimize its logistics operations, Sodiaal, the leading French cooperative group, has signed a partnership with LPR – La Palette Rouge. The partnership will see 1.5m pallets being delivered to Sodiaal Group’s distribution customers in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Benelux, Poland, and Great Britain.  With 4.7 … [Read more...]

A new “baby” in Loadhog’s attached lid container family

There is a new ‘baby’ in the extensive and successful Attached Lid Container (ALC) family at Loadhog which can do everything its bigger ‘brothers’ can do and more within a smaller footprint. The smallest Apollo 43 ALC in the range at 400 x 300mm is available in two depths of 264 and 306mm, offering an innovative concealed hinge-pin design to … [Read more...]

IFCO to present final version of MyIFCO™ App at Fruit Logistica

With the MyIFCO TM app companies can benefit from simpler and faster work processes in the capture, management and ordering of RPCs   IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, is presenting the final version of its MyIFCO™ App at Fruit Logistica, which takes place from February 5 to 7 in … [Read more...]

OneCircle builds its community in France with new collection and reseller partners

  OneCircle, a global provider PET kegs, has announced two new collection partners in France, Le Plastique Français and Distributeur des Brasseurs Indépendants (DBI), who will collect, sort and compact KeyKegs ready for recycling and reuse in the manufacture of new KeyKegs – supporting the circular economy.  OneCircle has also appointed … [Read more...]

Carbios Announces Strategic Alliance with the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Toulouse (INSA)

 Carbios and TBI (Toulouse Biotechnology Institute) set up an enzyme engineering research center of international scale on plastic recycling and biosynthesis. Carbios, a French biotech company developing enzymes to infinitely recycle all forms of PET plastic (e.g., soda bottles, colored plastics, polyester) has just announced a new partnership … [Read more...]

Greif Earns Two Recognitions for Corporate Social Responsibility Performance

Reusable packaging news briefs 2020 January 16, 2020 - Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, has announced it earned two prestigious recognitions in December 2019 for its continued corporate social responsibility efforts. In its December 23, 2019 rating, MSCI recognized Greif with an “A” rating in … [Read more...]

New European Pallet B1208A Results in Damage Reduction for CHEP Italy

Pallet News Briefs     January 16, 2020 - Just after a year since introducing the new European pallet B1208A in Italy, the new unit is recording very positive results, according to an Italian press report. Against more than 1.5 million pallets placed, the defects of the top deck are reduced by more than 50%, the … [Read more...]

No Reusable Left Behind

Reusable plastic pallet and container recycling programs are becoming more widely available, further enhancing the circularity of reusables. It is no secret that the existing recycling system in many parts of the world is broken regarding the recovery and recycling of single-use plastics. Significant investment and effective policy are … [Read more...]

Taylor Farms Achieves Industry First Sustainability Milestones in Energy Independence and Waste Conservation

Three facilities are now Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) platinum zero waste certified and more than 90 percent energy independent Taylor Farms, North America's leading producer of salads and healthy fresh foods, has received the U.S. Green Building Council TRUE platinum zero waste certification at three facilities … [Read more...]

Private Equity Firm Buys Majority Stake in Kamps

Private equity interest in the pallet industry continues to surface. One private equity firm, Freeman Spogli & Company, today announced purchasing a majority share in Grand Rapids, Michigan based Kamps, Inc. Founder and CEO Bernie Kamps will continue to lead the Company and remains a significant shareholder. Other members of the Company's … [Read more...]