DS Smith Plastics Develops First Beverage Crate from 100% Post-Consumer Waste

Grolsch, an international brewery which pays great importance to sustainability, was looking to further expand their sustainable image with a beverage crate made from 100% post-consumer plastic waste for its pils brand Kornuit. To realize this challenge, Grolsch looked to the expertise of DS Smith Plastics in Bilzen, Belgium. DS Smith Plastics … [Read more...]

Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics shows a clear carbon footprint advantage for reusable plastic containers

SIM publishes carbon footprint study of packaging systems for Fruit and vegetable transports in Europe Updated April 17, 2018 The study commissioned by Stiftung Initiative Mehrweg (SIM) of the Fraunhofer Institute IBP (Germany) has come to the conclusion that reusable transport platforms (RPCs) generate around 60% fewer greenhouse gas … [Read more...]

Euro Pool System launches SMART RETURN LOGISTICS (SRL) for optimised reverse logistics

European reusable packaging pool provider now offers the return of unsorted packaging from the point of sale, simplifying the return process. Managing reusable packaging is becoming increasingly difficult, especially as the volume and number of materials grow. This trend is increasing the complexity of the storage, sorting and classification … [Read more...]

The Results Are In: Growers that Partner with CHEP and IFCO Increase Efficiency, Reduce Costs and Generate Impressive Sustainability Returns

CHEP and IFCO collaborative “fresh” supply chain solutions highlighted at Viva Fresh 2018. Leading growers Melon 1, Tanimura & Antle, Pure Flavor, Grimmway Farms, Wholesum Harvest benefit from innovative supply chain solutions. SAN ANTONIO, Texas – April 6, 2018 – The fresh food sector is experiencing phenomenal growth that requires a … [Read more...]

CHEP Wins Environmental Initiative of the Year Award at Industrial Pack 2018

Unanimous decision by awards’ jury honors CHEP’s leadership as the first pooling company in North America to offer customers a carbon neutral solution. As a circular and reusable platform, every CHEP half pallet used is carbon neutral. ATLANTA – April 5, 2018 – CHEP, a Brambles company, received the Environmental Initiative of the Year … [Read more...]

EcoPack Starts Production of Pineapple Crates in Costa Rica and California

New crates are designed for pineapples to help suppliers and retailers reduce costs, improve hygiene and increase efficiencies IRVINE, CA: EcoPack Systems, a groundbreaking maker of transport packaging, has started production of the EcoPack Pineapple Crate at locations in Costa Rica and California to support growing demand from suppliers in … [Read more...]

Premier Washington State Apple Growers Select Polymer Logistics for RPC

Chelan Fruit Cooperative and Gebbers Farms Partner with Polymer Logistics Tampa, FL (February 13, 2018) - Polymer Logistics, a global leader in reusable packaging and merchandising solutions, is pleased to announce that it will provide reusable transport packaging to Chelan Fruit Cooperative and Gebbers Farms growers, starting with the … [Read more...]

Brookfield to buy 75% controlling stake in Schoeller Allibert

Schoeller Allibert is one of Europe's key players in the growing returnable packaging sector Brookfield Business Partners L.P., together with institutional partners (collectively "Brookfield"), have entered into an agreement to acquire a 75% controlling interest in the Schoeller Allibert Group B.V., one of Europe's largest manufacturers of … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics Makes a Stand for Improved Customer Experience and Merchandising Promotional Flexibility

A new generation of merchandising display stands is lightweight, easy to assemble and disassemble and include a hidden storage space for crates and merchandise.   09 January 2018 – Polymer Logistics’ culture of innovation continues. Following the success of its Wood Look Stand and RPC merchandising systems – selected worldwide by … [Read more...]

Wiers Farm-IFCO Collaboration Provides American Families with Safe, Affordable, Healthy Food

10-Year Partnership Nets Greater Efficiency, Cost-Savings and Sustainability Tampa, Florida – December 20, 2017: The ten-year partnership between Wiers Farm, a family-owned produce farm in Willard, Ohio, and IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food packaging, has delivered tangible economic and … [Read more...]