Millwood Acquires CORE Erosion Control Services

Purchase Means New Product Brand, Additional Erosion Services Vienna, OH, October 2019 – Millwood, Inc. finalized the purchase of CORE Erosion Control Services in September. With it comes a new product brand and Millwood’s 30th location nationwide. “We are excited to announce this acquisition,” Lionel Trebilcock, regional whitewood … [Read more...]

Emirates Flight Catering switches to reusables to reduce packaging waste by 750 tonnes a year

by Kim Tormey Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC), as one of the world’s largest catering services providers, we are proud to announce that we have introduced a new packaging solution to further reduce waste across our food manufacturing operations. We have replaced cardboard packaging with reusable crates to store and transport an average of … [Read more...]

SSI SCHAEFER Announces Sales Agreement for Woodbridge’s Expanded Particle Foam Packaging

Schaefer Systems International, Inc., a leader in reusable packaging systems, has entered into a sales agreement with Woodbridge, a global systems solution provider of fully integrated foam products. The Packaging Systems Division within SSI SCHAEFER will act as the sales entity pursuing returnable, molded particle foam packaging opportunities and … [Read more...]

Sobeys pilots Smart Cart, the first intelligent grocery shopping cart

The grocery supply chain deals with obstructions from start to finish. From inbound ingredient receiving to outbound shipping, then to the DC receiving dock through order assembly and retail delivery, there are plenty of checkpoints that act as bottlenecks. Necessary as they might be to verify shipment accuracy, they slow the flow of goods. … [Read more...]

Greif Continues Expansion in Russia

Reusable packaging news briefs Greif, a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, has invested in a second intermediate bulk container (IBC) production plant in Russia. Strategically located on Vorsino Industrial Park in Kaluga, adjacent to Greif’s steel drum production plant, the new hi-tech, food-grade IBC facility covers … [Read more...]

CHEP, Kimberly-Clark and SmartWay Logistics find the formula to reduce empty running and CO2 emissions through logistics collaboration

Kimberly-Clark’s logistics supplier will share trucks with the pallet pooling company CHEP on the Czech Republic – UK route, reducing empty running by at least 10 percent. SmartWay Logistics, the 4PL brand of Van der Wal, will act as a trustee and operations partner. Utrecht, 21 October 2019 - Starting from September 2019, trucks transporting … [Read more...]

Smithers’ ranks top 20 sustainable technologies driving future growth for foodservice packaging

Single-use foodservice packaging is increasingly having its future defined by the sustainability agenda. This is creating new opportunities for innovative materials and foodservice formats that can match the performance of existing pack designs with a lower carbon footprint, according to Smithers. Smithers latest market report ‘Sustainable … [Read more...]

11 Things to Know Before You Move to Arizona

Moving from one state to another takes some serious planning. When considering your options, you might want to give some thought to moving to Arizona. If you are a lover of sunshine, then this state certainly delivers with three of the sunniest cities in the world. If you live in Tuscon, Phoenix or Yuma, you will most certainly get enough vitamin … [Read more...]

Beauty Brands Going Green

While many individuals may be rightfully concerned with what’s inside their beauty products, it is equally important to consider the packaging surrounding those products. Consumers have made the push for all-natural, organic ingredients in cosmetics, but it’s time to examine the environmental impact of the product as a whole, too. The beauty … [Read more...]

Bakers Basco increases GPS tracking devices in bakery equipment by 300%

As part of its continued efforts to crack down on the potential abuse and misuse of its bread baskets and dollies, Bakers Basco is stepping up its technology investment by increasing the number of GPS tracking devices across its bakery equipment pool by 300%. Working with specialised technology partners, Bakers Basco has introduced a number of new … [Read more...]