Introducing the New EuroBin Extended Length

by Rodney Salmon IPL Macro recently launched our new EuroBin Extended Length series. The new extended length option provides OEM’s and Tier suppliers with a returnable packaging application designed for larger components. We listened to OEMs, Tier Suppliers and LLP’s to develop an application that fits seamlessly into their supply chain. … [Read more...]

The First Online Automotive Packaging Program Launches in March

The Packaging School Introduces a New Curriculum, the Automotive Packaging Certificate (Click to play the introductory video.) Greenville, SC, on February 18, 2020: The Packaging School is pleased to announce the launch date for its latest online packaging curriculum, the Automotive Packaging Certificate (APC). The APC is set to be … [Read more...]

Creform designs new custom AGV for automotive supplier

Automotive powertrain supplier uses AGV to handle around the clock operation to support its process equipment Greer, SC—Creform Corporation has designed and built a new custom AGV system, designated the FH-A35046 bolt-on AGV, that uses a recycled and refurbished drive unit, control box/components and photo-eye matched up with a new conveyor, … [Read more...]

ORBIS announced its 2019 plant of the year recipient

Silao, Mexico, plant receives ORBIS’ annual award for exceptional performance OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — Feb. 5, 2020 — ORBIS® Corporation — an international leader in reusable packaging — recently named its Silao, Gto., Mexico, facility as 2019 Plant of the Year. This annual ORBIS award honors one of its plants for its performance in safety, … [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...]

Five Automotive Supply Chain Disruptors and How They Impact Packaging

The automotive industry has relied on reusable packaging for part shipments for decades and as it evolves, so do the packaging requirements. With trends towards more electric sensitive parts to lithium-ion batteries, planning part packaging for new vehicle launches is more important than ever. There are several automotive disruptors at play, as … [Read more...]

Eastern Acquires a Leading Provider of Engineered Packaging for $81.7 Million

Eastern Takes Next Step Toward $100 Million EBITDA Goal With Addition of New Growth Business NAUGATUCK, Conn. - The Eastern Company has announced that it has acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of Big 3 Precision Products, Inc., a reusable packaging manufacturer, and Big 3 Precision Mold Services, Inc. (together “Big 3 Precision”) for … [Read more...]

Clip-Lok Wins ScanStar 2019 Award for Innovative Steel Racks

Clip-Lok ReRack was a ScanStar 2019 award winner for inventing a new concept in transport packaging of steel racks. The ScanStar competition is one of the major events in the Nordics. The jury saw the Clip-Lock ReRack as an intelligent and flexible construction, which is cost-effective packaging for transporting heavy-duty products. The Clip-Lok … [Read more...]

Returnable packaging market worth USD 40 billion

  Returnable packaging is a packaging solution used when the transit is collected and sent back to the distribution point for further use. It consists of handheld containers, dunnage, racks, reusable pallets, and bulk containers that are efficiently and safely transported throughout the supply chain. In 2019, the total market value for … [Read more...]

Interview with INFINEX

This Reusable Packaging News interview is with Stephan Kreidler, Sales Director of INFINEX with responsibility for business development in North America. INFINEX  is a leading manufacturer of multi directional corrugated polypropylene board, sleeves, packaging and other products.  Stephan Kreidler, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? … [Read more...]