The green future of packaging

This article was provided courtesy of FachPack 2019. Although bio-based plastics are an important component of a more sustainable economy, they still only constitute a small proportion of overall packaging volume. However, the signs of the times stand in their favour. Bioplastics are expected to make a significant contribution to reducing our … [Read more...]

IPP invests more than £2.5 million in new Leicestershire depot

Bardon Hill facility set to be the largest IPP depot its kind in Europe Europe’s leading pooler and manufacturer of wooden pallets has committed more than £2.5 million in a new automated pallet inspection and repair service centre in Leicestershire which will initially process more than three million reusable pool pallets each year. IPP … [Read more...]

LPR takes delivery of 1,200 branded UPALL® protected pallets

LPR has taken delivery of 1,200 UPALL® protected wooden pallets, as the company begins a ‘real world’ trial of the innovative new UPALL® pallet guard system, developed by James Jones & Sons (Pallets & Packaging) Ltd. Major European pallet pooler LPR has taken delivery of 1,200 UPALL® protected wooden pallets, as the company begins a … [Read more...]

CHEP UK Has Introduced Bluetooth Sensors to Quarter Pallets

  CHEP, the leading FMCG and retail end-to-end supply chain specialist, has introduced small Bluetooth sensors to its quarter pallets in the UK, which are used as promotional displays by manufacturers and retailers. It follows the success of the technology in Germany where manufacturers have experienced significant upturns in new customers … [Read more...]

FEFPEB Statement: Preparing for a “No Deal” Brexit

In the absence of an agreement by the end of March, the UK’s departure from the European Union will mean that ISPM-15 requirements will come into effect, immediately. FEFPEB, in a release from 22 February,  called for a one-year phase-in period in general, and a two-year phase-in for pallet pools. Wooden pallets and packaging move the world, … [Read more...]

Global Wood Packaging Website Launched

  March 8, 2019 – A collaboration of allied wood packaging organizations and representatives from around the world are proud to announce a new website launch, globalwoodpackagingforum.org. The Global Wood Packaging Forum website offers a clean, modern design, easy navigation, and helpful tools and resources for wood packaging professionals … [Read more...]

Peli BioThermal Key Speakers at CTS Europe

Experts from Peli BioThermal to share knowledge and industry insight at leading clinical trial conference Peli BioThermal will highlight the rise of reusable temperature controlled packaging as guest speakers at Clinical Trial Supply Europe, being held in Milan on March 13 – 14, 2019. Alongside exhibiting its high-performing parcel … [Read more...]

IFCO awarded as German Innovation Leader

Pullach – 06. March 2019  IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has been recognized by the F.A.Z. Institute as an innovation leader in Germany. IFCO ranked a top position in the category “Conveying, Packing, Storage”. The award proves the innovative strength of IFCO and its reusable plastic … [Read more...]

IBC Liners Market Will hit at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2018 to 2028

    Global IBC (intermediate bulk containers) liners consumption will lead to a market valuation of over US$ 1 billion towards the end of 2028, according to a new analytical study by Future Market Insights (FMI). The global market for IBC liners has been projected to expand at a promising CAGR of 5% during the 10-year forecast … [Read more...]

SRS launches new half pallet made with recycled pallets

Svenska Retursystem has launched a new half pallet that is manufactured in Sweden from a blend of end-of-life SRS pallets (50%) and virgin resin (50%). This means that the half pallets will have a closed circular material flow, in the same way that the company's return boxes (RPCs) have enjoyed for many years. "Our mission is to streamline and … [Read more...]