Un nouvel ouvrage de référence sur la palette bois – A new reference book on the wood pallet

Find the press release below, in English and French. SYPAL, the pallet commission of the French National Federation of Wood, has just published La palette bois, outil cle de votre performance. (The wood pallet, key tool of your performance.) This small pocket encyclopedia, written in French, is a valuable source of information for all those who … [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...]

Loadhog Established French Subsidiary in January

In January 2019, Loadhog Limited created its first subsidiary, Loadhog Sarl. This new entity is based in France, in the city of Obernai which is just 25km south of Strasbourg (Alsace). The creation of this employee-owned subsidiary became necessary to support the steady international growth Loadhog has shown over the last 3 years. Michel Barda, … [Read more...]

Lightning will include Microban® technology to inhibit growth of bacteria on pallet surfaces

  HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., June 6, 2019 - Lightning Technologies has entered into a long term, exclusive partnership with Microban International, the global leader in antimicrobial and odor control technologies, according to an announcement from Microban. The release states that Lightning Technologies is disrupting the pallet industry with an … [Read more...]

New Online Supply Chain Digital Consciousness Index Assessment Tool Helps Firms Benchmark Their Progress Towards Digital Supply Chains

The tool is based on the findings of the 2019 MHI Annual Industry Reports. MHI just released the Supply Chain Digital Consciousness Index (DCI) online assessment tool. This tool is based on the findings of the 2019 MHI Annual Industry Report, titled “Elevating Supply Chain Digital Consciousness,” and is designed to help companies measure and … [Read more...]

AgroFresh and Zest Labs Collaborate for Comprehensive Freshness Management

Industry Leaders to Partner on Promotion and Sales of Solutions for Global Markets PHILADELPHIA, June 6, 2019 - AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGFS), a global leader in produce freshness solutions, and Zest Labs™, Inc. (OTCQX: ZEST), an AgTech company modernizing the post-harvest fresh food supply chain, have announced a strategic … [Read more...]

ORBIS LAUNCHING NEW BEVERAGE BULK CONTAINER FOR BETTER SHIPPING EFFICIENCY

The HDMX4048-46 MaxCube® container holds more preforms per bin while offering a 14% increase in return efficiency OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — June 6, 2019 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, launched the collapsible HDMX4048-46 MaxCube® container to optimize bulk beverage shipments. Transportation costs are rising,1 and … [Read more...]

Presents and Their Packaging in Shakespeare’s Time

There is no doubt that there are many occasions that have to do with the giving of gifts and the wrapping of these gifts. People get creative with the gifts as well as the way they will be wrapped before given to the recipient. However, the tradition of gift wrapping can be traced back to centuries ago. Today, however, the tradition is much … [Read more...]

IGD: ONLINE GLOBAL GROWTH OF 163% PREDICTED BY 2023, ADDING $257BN TO FOOD AND CONSUMER GOODS INDUSTRY

Digital technologies are revolutionizing the way the food and consumer goods industry operates and online sales are forecast to grow 163% by 2023 across major markets, according to a new report from research organization IGD, in association with The Consumer Goods Forum. Looking at how companies can respond to this change and how businesses will … [Read more...]

FachPack 2019: Focus on “environmentally friendly packaging”

Demonstrations against the flood of waste and calls for more environmental protection in the 1980s and 1990s led to the Packaging Ordinance, can deposits and dual systems. The discussion about environmentally friendly packaging is nothing new but has reached a new height recently with “ocean littering” and the public debate about plastic. FachPack, … [Read more...]