ORBIS Corporation Adds Laminate-Wrapped Edge Protection to Its ORBIShield Dunnage Capabilities

 Edge wrapping enhances worker safety and part quality OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — October 25, 2017 — ORBIS Corporation, the North American leader in reusable packaging and supply chain optimization expert, has added edge wrapping to its ORBIShield® capabilities in Mentor, Ohio. This technology provides custom-designed protective dunnage to install in … [Read more...]

Driving innovative automotive packaging with new plant in Poland

  Thursday 14th September 2017 saw the official opening of a new Specialty Packaging Plant in Kielce, Poland. The 5,000 sqm facility includes a production and office area and was built in just seven months. The associated overall outlays amounted to approx. PLN 10 m (€2.3m). The investment will expand production capacity for DS Smith and … [Read more...]

New website reinforces Goplasticpallets.com as the ‘go to’ supplier for for UK RTP needs

Goplasticpallets.com has launched a new website. Presenting the UK’s widest selection of plastic pallets, pallet boxes and small containers, the new website provides customers with one central destination for all their returnable transit packaging (RTP) needs. Jim Hardisty, co-founder and managing director of Goplasticpallets.com, said: “We took … [Read more...]

Brambles: BXB Digital Speaks at Automotive Logistics Supply Chain Conference

IIoT: BXB Digital looks to visibility opportunity first in Supply Chain as a Solution services provision. Shankar Jayaraman Senior Director BXB Digital was one of the several accomplished speakers at the recent Supply Chain Conference, hosted by Automotive Logistics Magazine in Atlanta. To take a step back, BXB Digital was launched by … [Read more...]

Are Pallets the Most Promising Greenfield Market for the Internet of Things?

Analyst looks at 10 billion pallets globally as the most promising greenfield market for IoT  Simply put, the Internet of Things (IoT) refers to connecting any device to the Internet and/or to each other. IoT includes everything from cell phones, refrigerators, coffee makers, wearable devices, or just about any device you can imagine. In … [Read more...]

Automotive on the Move with Reusables

When it comes to reusable packaging and innovation, the automotive supply chain has rarely been far from the forefront. Here is our take on the latest highlights for reusable packaging and pallets in automotive and industrial applications. Trends such as global supply chains, pooling, more lightweight, sensitive parts, flatter walls and better … [Read more...]

Trends Impacting IBC Design and Pooling

Intermediate bulk container (IBC) manufacturers and poolers are seeing new trends driven primarily from manufacturing competition and developments affecting the industries they serve.  Packaging Revolution recently spoke with Justin Bean, a Business Development Manager at Reusable Transport Packaging, and Drew Merrill, the Vice President and … [Read more...]

Roundup: CabCube 1210 Has Become a Hit, Axios Mobile Assets Receiver Appointed, Macro Plastics EuroBin 1210 IBC, AFP Inc. Acquires Division of EPA

Folding Sleeve Pack: Enthusiasm for CabCube 1210 Stacks Up! https://youtu.be/vnRI-4uYgQY Since its launch at IMHX last year, the CabCube 1210 has been a hit with Goplasticpallets.com customers," reports Rebecca Hardisty, PR and Marketing Manager for the firm. One of the main highlights of the show, she says, was how visitors responded to the … [Read more...]

Surgere, Inc. President and CEO William Wappler to Present at Global Automotive Logistics Conference in Mexico.

Asset location technologies and analytics specialist Surgere to speak, host reception at Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference, January 31 - February 2, 2017, Mexico City If Mexico's fast-growing automotive industry achieves the kind of output boost that has been forecast in the next few years, its logistics networks will need to be well … [Read more...]

Equipment Tracking Solution Provider KONTROL Launches New Website, Announces New CEE Sales Agent

Reusable equipment tracking and mangement expert Kontrol AMS Limited announces the launch of the new-look KONTROL website:  www.kontrol.com. Kontrol is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application developed by industry experts to provide all the necessary functionality for managing and tracking reusable handling equipment; between locations; … [Read more...]