50,000 manufacturing and supply chain executives set new record for ProMat 2019

2019 Expo is largest in ProMat’s 34-year history Manufacturing and supply chain professionals gathered in record numbers in Chicago for ProMat 2019, the largest material handling and supply chain trade expo in North and South America. ProMat 2019 was the largest in the 34-year history of the event, with registrations of 49,718 —an 11 … [Read more...]

CHEP Partners with Food Banks Canada to Fight Food Waste

New collaboration makes it easier for CHEP customers, including food manufacturers, to ship donations to Food Banks Canada For some children and adults in Canada, food insecurity is part of daily life. They’re hungry, and looking for help: According to the latest statistics from Food Banks Canada’s HungerCount 2018, 1.1 million Canadians visit a … [Read more...]

Brambles’ third-quarter trading update: Constant-currency sales revenue growth from continuing operations of 7%

Sydney – Brambles Limited has reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$3,409.0 million for the first nine months of the fiscal year ending 30 June 2019 (FY19), up 7% on the prior corresponding period at constant FX rates. Actual FX growth of 2% is below constant FX growth due to a stronger US dollar (Brambles’ reporting currency) … [Read more...]

Peli BioThermal Announces New CoolGuard™ Range

Newly branded shippers offer excellent efficiency and protection Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, announced it will be rebranding its award-winning Chronos products as the CoolGuard™ range. The newly named shippers will replace Chronos Express, which will become CoolGuard™ PCM and Chronos Advance will … [Read more...]

Kaufland is relying on reusable packaging for fruit and vegetables throughout Europe

Reusables offer greater efficiency and sustainability, the leading retailer reports Kaufland continues to pursue its sustained commitment and relies on reusable trays in the fruit and vegetable sector instead of disposable cartons. Since 2003, the company's customers have been receiving fruit and vegetables in green reusable Euro EuroGrade … [Read more...]

CHEP Austria Automates Service Center with Modern Technology

Sustainable and of the highest quality: investment in automation satisfies increased demand for pallets according to the circular economy model Vienna, April 8, 2019 - CHEP Austria is expanding its service center at Vienna as a business location using state-of-the-art technology. The market leader in pallet pooling invested in the … [Read more...]

Liviri Introduces Reusable Home Shipping Solution for Meal Kits, Perishables

Durable, insulated, reusable packaging solution introduced for temperature control home delivery FORT COLLINS, Colo. – April 4, 2019 – Meal kit and direct-to-consumer perishable shipments are a multi-billion-dollar industry in the U.S. The vast majority of these shipments are sent in corrugated cardboard boxes, which has created food safety … [Read more...]

MDI Adds Square Footage and New Employees

MDI has added 11,000 square feet and 40 new employees to its Minneapolis facility to accommodate growth in commercial sector work MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – MDI recently added 11,000 square feet to its Minneapolis facility to accommodate for growth in the commercial sector. MDI is a leader in manufacturing corrugated standard and custom plastic … [Read more...]

Signode Industrial Group Introduces Cart-Based Automation Solution

 Innovative StorFast Warehouse Automation technology will be on display in-line with Signode’s Octopus Stretch Wrapper at Booth #S1641 Glenview, IL — Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in … [Read more...]

Signode Industrial Group Highlights Its Rough Handling Test at Industrial Pack 2019

Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in transit, demonstrated its rough handling test as part of Industrial Pack 2019’s Pack Test Live challenge (Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, March 27-28). The … [Read more...]