Reusable Pallet Containment Nets: an Interview with Gary Priestley of Gaprie

Reusable Packaging News recently reached out to Gary Priestley, the owner and director of Gaprie™. In 2018, the company launched its latest product, P.C. Nets, an innovative and simple-to-use reusable pallet containment system which eliminates the need for plastic stretch or shrink wrap.   RPN: What’s important to know about Gaprie, the … [Read more...]

Svenska Retursystem implements RPCs in the restaurant and catering industry

The Industry Association for Food Wholesalers (Branschföreningen Livsmedelsgrossisterna) in Sweden, including member companies such as Menigo and Martin & Servera, has concluded an agreement with Svenska Retursystem to implement the food industry's reusable packaging system for restaurant and catering. The goal is to increase sustainability by … [Read more...]

2019 Industrial Pack Awards–an evening honoring professional excellence in the industrial pack industry

After exceeding all expectations in 2018, INDUSTRIAL PACK 2019 promises to deliver even more opportunities to network & learn from top industry leaders. Industrial Pack 2019 - Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta GA - March 27-28, 2019 Industrial Pack Awards is set for opening day, Wednesday, March 27 at 5:30 p.m. This event is certain to … [Read more...]

Smithers Pira launches new European packaging landscape study in association with Packaging Europe

Smithers Pira and Packaging Europe, both leaders in their markets, have pooled their shared industry knowledge and insight to produce The European Packaging Competitive Landscape: Strategic Forecasts to 2023 (via www.smitherspira.com/industry-market-reports/european-packaging-competitive-landscape-to-2023) This brand new publication examines the … [Read more...]

IFCO donates food to Münchner Tafel

PULLACH, GERMANY, 18. December 2018: As part of its ongoing support of food banks worldwide and a more sustainable world, IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, yesterday donated food items to Münchner Tafel e.V.. The donations were handed over by IFCO employees and CEO Wolfgang Orgeldinger. In total, IFCO … [Read more...]

Recycled cardboard bedding takes top prize at London awards

  DS Smith wins Best New Product Launch at MPR Brilliance Awards 2018 Recognized for launch campaign with animal bedding brand BedKind DS Smith Recycling won Best New Product Launch at this year’s Marketing and PR Brilliance Awards, which took place on December 7, 2018, at the Le Méridien Hotel in London. The company was … [Read more...]

LPR supports reforestation in France with the planting of nearly 100,000 trees

  LPR-La Palette Rouge (a Division of Euro Pool Group) has joined with "Plantons pour l’avenir" to support the French timber sector and as part of its aim to support the biosourced economy. Since 2016, LPR's support has contributed to the planting of nearly 100,000 trees in France. This partnership is an integral part of LPR’s sustainable … [Read more...]

IPP signs deal with leading fresh food producer Natures Way

Natures Way Foods, a fresh food producer which counts Tesco, McDonalds, Aldi, Zizzi and Sainsburys among its clients, says a drive to grow in an environmentally-friendly way has led to it signing a distribution deal with IPP. The firm, which supplies retailers and food service companies with prepared salads, prepared fruit and fresh ‘food to go’ … [Read more...]

Schoeller Allibert’s Magnum Optimum® 1208 Designed to Optimize Logistics, Minimize Costs

“The Magnum Optimum® 1210 range has become the worldwide automotive industry’s preferred FLC within a few years. Anticipating the trends towards smaller European standard footprint, we are now offering the Magnum Optimum® 1208.” --Ludo Gielen, Schoeller Allibert Group’s CEO.   Schoeller Allibert’s new standard foldable large container … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallet News Briefs

Reusable packaging and pallet news briefs Pooling Partners to Rebrand December 14, 2018--"We are going back to the old company names: IPP, PAKi, PRS and individual production companies," reports the Poolingpartners.com website. "This means that the name, Pooling Partners, will be replaced by the names by which the individual companies used to … [Read more...]