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...]

Europe faces challenges in meeting plastic bottle recovery target

The European recycling industry is going to miss a 2025 target for recycling PET bottles unless there is a reversal of the slowing growth rate in recovery, according to a new study by ICIS. The study also found evidence that regulation has become a greater driver to the increased use of recycled content in the bottle market. The top seven highest … [Read more...]

Automation at Shufersal State-of-the-Art Logistics Center Leverages Polymer Logistics RPCs

Israel’s Largest Retailer Moves Products Efficiently While Protecting Product Quality and Freshness   Tampa, FL (August 1, 2019) – Shufersal, Israel’s largest retailer, recently opened a state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled logistics center in Shoham, Israel. The 550,000 square foot facility receives, stores, and redistributes … [Read more...]

DS Smith Takes Steps to Make Its Reusable Crate Molding Process More Eco-Friendly

DS Smith Plastics’ Injection Moulding Business contacted Eco-Point BVBA to develop a safe and ecological alternative for the thinner used to remove ink during the screen printing of crates The beverage crates industry is one of the first to adopt what we now call a truly circular approach to packaging products. As an expert in the production … [Read more...]

Robert Holliger re-elected President of EPAL

  Düsseldorf, 25th July 2019 – On 28th June in Toulouse, France, the General Assembly of the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) unanimously confirmed the appointment of the incumbent President, Robert Holliger, and the whole EPAL Board, for a further three years in office. Robert Holliger is a founding member of EPAL and since 2010, has … [Read more...]

Mahou San Miguel reduced CO2 emissions from road transport by 12% in 2018 with CHEP

In 2015, the company joined CHEP's Collaborative Transport Solutions program, which allows routes to be optimized thanks to shared transport, promoting a more efficient and sustainable logistics model. Mahou San Miguel and its integrated logistics operator, Taisa Logistics, avoided emptying 300,000 km thanks to their participation in this … [Read more...]

CHEP Updates European Pallet Design, New Pallet Roll Out Well Under Way in Spain

Madrid - CHEP, a supplier of supply chain solutions, continues to place investment in innovation and the quality of the pallet pool at the heart of its strategy in Europe. Its main objective is to adapt to the changes and demands of the market and to the needs of its customers. In November 2018 the company introduced a new design update to its … [Read more...]

Vanessa Stark new General Manager at CHEP Benelux

Vanessa Stark, from South Africa, is not a new face at CHEP. She has worked for CHEP Automotive from Cologne for the past 7 years - first in customer service, then in sales and subsequently as Strategic Marketing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to her employment at CHEP, Stark also worked for BMW as well as UTi Worldwide, a … [Read more...]

GEFCO celebrates 30 years of expertise in reusable packaging for sustainable supply chains

GEFCO has just reached its 30-year milestone in providing reusable packaging solutions for major automotive and aerospace manufacturers to transport and deliver components. The Group processes approximately 130,000 containers every day in its 26 reusable packaging management centers across Europe for a green ecosystem of about 2,000 … [Read more...]

Loadhog’s Reusable Packaging Rebrand

‘Curtain rises" on the rebranding of Loadhog's returnable packaging.    Loadhog, the multiple award-winning packaging manufacturer, has revealed new branding to emphasize its constant determination to drive innovation in returnable packaging.  The Sheffield-based employee-owned manufacturer is committed to designing, developing and … [Read more...]