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...]

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...]

How Pallet Collars Will Fit Into 2019 Industrial Packaging Trends

Pallet collars are completely on trend with the predictions for 2019 industrial packaging. It is not too difficult to figure out what is going to be trending when it comes to packaging in 2019 but many businesses do not realize how pallet collars can help to be on the forefront of those trends. What Is a Pallet Collar? A pallet collar is a … [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...]

Aurora Capital Partners Acquires Cold Chain Technologies

LOS ANGELES - Aurora Capital Partners, a leading middle-market private equity firm, has announced the acquisition of Cold Chain Technologies, a leading global provider of single-use and reusable passive thermal packaging solutions that ensure reliable shipment of temperature-sensitive materials, principally serving the life sciences supply chain. … [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...]

Introduction to Sleeve Pack Shipping Systems and Vendor List

The corrugated plastic sleeve pack, also known as the pallet pack, is a form of reusable bulk container that is widely deployed in Europe. It is now also making inroads in North America as operators increasingly recognize the benefit. It provides a flexible, lower-cost approach to reusable packaging than rigid intermediate bulk containers, while … [Read more...]