Cartonplast offers new pool pallet designed for the logistics of glass container production

Dietzenbach, Germany  - Cartonplast Group, a provider of plastic pallet pad (PLP) pooling services to the glass container, food and beverage industries, has developed a new reusable pallet specifically for the logistics of glass container production. The new plastic pallet has been developed to ensure a trouble-free supply chain for glass … [Read more...]

Lightweight Containers rebrands as OneCircle as part of its commitment to the global circular economy

  Lightweight Containers, producer of innovative, circular plastic kegs, KeyKeg and UniKeg, has changed its name to OneCircle.  The move underpins the company’s commitment to building a global community with the circular economy at the heart of its ambition. The aim is that the high-quality raw materials used in its kegs are recycled and … [Read more...]

IFCO Expands Washing Capacity to Improve Efficiency and Provide Best Customer Service

With a 30 million unit annual capacity, the new facility will help IFCO avoid the movement of 4 million empty and dirty RPCs to Spain each year Improved technology ensures efficient label removal and drying process Lisbon, Portugal - IFCO SYSTEMS , a leading provider of reusable packaging solutions, will open a new washing center for … [Read more...]

Reusable Tray Loss and Prevention Bill Takes Effect in Texas

Austin, TX – After months of work by the American Bakers Association State Affairs Working Group, the passage of the Tray Loss and Prevention Law in Texas was signed into law earlier this year by Governor Greg Abbott. It took effect in September. “The baking industry’s concern is the epidemic of organized theft of plastic bakery containers,” … [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...]

Emirates Flight Catering switches to reusables to reduce packaging waste by 750 tonnes a year

by Kim Tormey Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC), as one of the world’s largest catering services providers, we are proud to announce that we have introduced a new packaging solution to further reduce waste across our food manufacturing operations. We have replaced cardboard packaging with reusable crates to store and transport an average of … [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...]

Greif Continues Expansion in Russia

Reusable packaging news briefs Greif, a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, has invested in a second intermediate bulk container (IBC) production plant in Russia. Strategically located on Vorsino Industrial Park in Kaluga, adjacent to Greif’s steel drum production plant, the new hi-tech, food-grade IBC facility covers … [Read more...]

Bakers Basco increases GPS tracking devices in bakery equipment by 300%

As part of its continued efforts to crack down on the potential abuse and misuse of its bread baskets and dollies, Bakers Basco is stepping up its technology investment by increasing the number of GPS tracking devices across its bakery equipment pool by 300%. Working with specialised technology partners, Bakers Basco has introduced a number of new … [Read more...]

Over 40 Years Service and Technology Leadership for Japan Pallet Rental

Japan Pallet Rental. (This story first appeared in February 2017.) With a pool of over 8.5 million pallets, Japan Pallet Rental Corporation is the leading pallet rental provider in Japan. And while it was launched as wood pallet rental service back in 1971, it began introducing plastic pallets in 2000. Today, plastic pallets encompass over 65% … [Read more...]