Toray Streamlines Logistics by Adopting Labor-Saving Pallets Fitted with Active Tags

Toray Industries, Inc. reports that it has become the first in its industry in Japan to adopt the Smart Pallet®, employing it for shipping resin products around the nation from January this year. Toray is a producer of fibres, textiles, plastic resins, fine chemicals, films and carbon fiber composite materials, medical products, and more. It does … [Read more...]

Horen’s IBC Solution Successfully Completes Life Cycle Testing for Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry

HOREN, a global leader in returnable packaging solutions, has announced the successful completion of life cycle testing for its Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC FC330) for the tomato and fruit processing industries. Horen’s FC330 IBC has been specifically designed to provide tomato and fruit processors with an economical, hygienic and robust … [Read more...]

JD Logistics Drives China’s Logistics Ecosystem Development with Help of EPAL

Partnership with global pallet Leader EPAL to improve efficiency and reduce impact JD Cloud Box will offer online platform, pallet leasing services and repair for EPAL pallets In December 2019, JD Logistics became the world’s first e-commerce platform authorized to leverage the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL)’s industry-leading … [Read more...]

CHEP Recognized as Leader in Sustainability by APCO

  SYDNEY – 17 December 2019 – CHEP Australia has been recognized as a leader in sustainability at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation Annual Awards in Melbourne. CHEP, a supply chain solutions specialist, won the overall APCO Sustainable Packaging Excellence award, recognizing dedication to collaboration with customers and to … [Read more...]

HOREN launches Smart RTP* “CoRTP”on CeMAT Asia 2019

More than 700 well-known domestic and foreign logistics companies wee on display at the CEMAT trade show, covering more than 60,000sqm of exhibition space at the Shanghai International Exhibition Center. The event took place October 23-26 2019.  At this prestigious event, Horen founder & CEO, Jacky Liao, officially announced the opening of … [Read more...]

Brambles continues sustainability success in 2020 commitments

Customer collaboration programs produce significant reductions in packaging waste, carbon emissions, and empty kilometers according to the company’s annual Sustainability Review. Sydney, Australia, September 30, 2019 – Brambles, the global supply-chain solutions company operating in nearly 60 countries, reports on their sustainability success … [Read more...]

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 that eliminates the need for plastic stretch or shrink wrap.   RPN: What’s important to know about Gaprie, the … [Read more...]

Steel Drum and IBC Manufacturers Look for Expansion and Consolidation in China

  The global demand for steel drums & IBCs generated sales of US$ 13 Bn in 2018, with growth to hover at 4% mark during the next decade, according to a new study. Increasing global trade and growing proclivity to invest in efficient transportation are supporting market growth, according to the authors. Increasing focus on achieving … [Read more...]

AIPIA China: Unlocking the Advantages of Active & Intelligent Packaging for the Chinese Market

The up-coming AIPIA China Summit (Shanghai 18-19 July) sets out clearly the advantages of Active & Intelligent Packaging technologies for many sectors of Chinese manufacturing. The event is co-organised by AIPIA, the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association, and Prime Business Consulting, AIPIA’s representatives in China. The … [Read more...]

CHEP Australia Signs Partnership with Landcare Australia to address Sustainability Challenges to Land and Water Assets

CHEP Australia has signed a partnership with Landcare Australia to make a significant contribution to the sustainability and productivity of Australia’s valuable land and water assets. The new partnership will deliver a number of strategic projects that create value for CHEP’s supply chain partners, the environment and regional communities. … [Read more...]