GEFCO has been selected by Airbus to manage its reusable packaging

GEFCO, a world-leading provider of multimodal supply-chain solutions, has signed an agreement with Airbus, a global leader in the aerospace sector, to support its transition to a leaner, more environmentally friendly supply chain. Building on more than 30 years of expertise in reusable packaging, GEFCO will gradually replace Airbus’ disposable … [Read more...]

Ideas for Getting Rid of Unwanted Pallets and Crating

Looking for wood packaging and pallet removal best practices? You can eliminate scrap pallets or crating material quickly, and perhaps sell those unwanted pallets, with a little planning. The accumulation of scrap wood pallets, dunnage and wooden crating is a problem for many facilities. In a perfect world, you would be able to reuse the … [Read more...]

MacroBin® 32 New Generation Bins Available from Macro Plastics

Macro creates a new and improved bulk container to serve as an ultra-strong harvest container in the agricultural industry. (Fairfield – CA) – Macro has taken the popular MacroBin 32, commonly used as a harvest container for apples, peppers and avocados, and incorporated new technology to create the brand new MacroBin 32NG (New Generation). … [Read more...]

Reusables Boost Payload by 10% Versus One-Way Packaging

DS Smith Plastics, Worldwide Dispensers has replaced its one-way packaging with Stackabox™ Hybrid reusable and collapsible dispensing containers to supply molded taps for the beverage industry.  The challenge DS Smith Plastics, Worldwide Dispensers business segment has been looking to improveefficiencies in their supply  chain by … [Read more...]

Speedy Crate Announces Revolutionary Fast-Assembled, Light-Weight, Easy to Build Shipping Crates

Speedy Crate, a new emerging company in Silicon Valley, CA, a manufacturer of custom crates and pallets, now offering innovative shipping solutions. The company says it provides cost-effective, light-weight and fast assembled crates for any company and industry. Sunnyvale, CA, October 11, 2019 -- Speedy Crate, a manufacturer of shipping … [Read more...]

Smithers identifies key industrial packaging drivers and trends to 2024

LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – 3 October 2019 – In 2018, the world produced about $36 trillion worth of manufactured goods, almost all of which was packaged, protected and shipped in some form of industrial packaging. These industrial packaging products are key to the safe, efficient and economical transport of manufactured goods in … [Read more...]

IBC Rental Business Market Players Set their Sights on Low-capital End Users, FMI Study

The global IBC rental business is projected to experience significant growth over the forecast period, due to various driving factors such as the growing demand from low-capital end-users and stringent shipping and storing regulations. A report from FMI studies the IBC rental business and provides critical insights for the forecast period … [Read more...]

ORBIS to Showcase Retail Supply Chain Solutions at PACK EXPO 2019

Innovative packaging capabilities improve productivity and efficiency to meet today’s consumer demands OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — Sept. 12, 2019 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, is highlighting several of its retail supply chain solutions at PACK EXPO 2019, Booth US8001, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. … [Read more...]

Quad Sells Its Heavy-Duty Industrial Wood Crating Business Transpak to FCA Packaging

Transaction Supports Company’s Ongoing Focus on Quad 3.0 Growth Strategy SUSSEX, Wis. - Sep. 4, 2019. Quad/Graphics, Inc. announced today that it has sold its heavy-duty industrial wood crating business Transpak to FCA Packaging, a nationwide leader in the custom industrial packaging solutions space. Transpak operates a 300,000-square-foot … [Read more...]

Crates dominate the collapsible rigid container market, accounting for more than 80% of sales

Over 90% of collapsible rigid containers are made of plastic, according to FMI study     Nearly 120 million collapsible rigid containers were sold in 2018, according to FMI's recent intelligence study. Volume sales of collapsible rigid containers will witness a modest 4% Y-o-Y growth in 2019 over 2018. While nestable and stackable … [Read more...]