IPP signs deal with leading fresh food producer Natures Way

Natures Way Foods, a fresh food producer which counts Tesco, McDonalds, Aldi, Zizzi and Sainsburys among its clients, says a drive to grow in an environmentally-friendly way has led to it signing a distribution deal with IPP. The firm, which supplies retailers and food service companies with prepared salads, prepared fruit and fresh ‘food to go’ … [Read more...]

First Mile and KeyKeg kick-start a closed-loop recycling programme for plastic beer kegs

London: Keeping plastic beverage kegs out of the landfill   Most plastic beverage kegs in the UK are not recycled and often end up in the landfill. To overcome this problem, First Mile have teamed up with KeyKeg and OneCircle to create a circular programme which recycles plastic kegs, turning them into new, useable plastic … [Read more...]

Global Grocery Markets Forecast to Create $1.9 Trillion Opportunity by 2023

The leading 20 global grocery markets are set to generate an additional US$1.9 trillion in sales, growing by 28% between 2018 and 2023, new forecasts from global research organisation IGD predict. IGD’s forecast anticipates: Nearly half (44%) of the extra sales will be created in Asia, which will add more than Africa, Europe and Latin … [Read more...]

IFCO donates environmentally friendly RPCs worldwide

IFCO SYSTEMS supports food banks worldwide by provisioning free RPCs and co-financing refrigerated vans PULLACH, GERMANY, 11. December 2018: Since the beginning of its initiative for the support of food banks in 2009, IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, has donated more than 280,000 RPCs (Reusable … [Read more...]

Loscam: Evolving with Customers

LF & LOSCAM, all about the shift from complication to simplicity    As a subsidiary under the wing of Li & Fung Company, LF Logistics’ (LF) network covers Greater China, ASEAN, Japan, Korea, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent. Partnering with 400 renowned global businesses, the daily throughput is greater than 100 … [Read more...]

Schoeller Allibert’s Combo Combo Excelsior® Wins Major European Packaging Awards

The Combo Excelsior®, Schoeller Allibert’s new standard foldable intermediate bulk container (IBC) has been awarded the Best Industrial Packaging Prize at the French G.I.S.I. Group’s “Packaging Innovation Awards” and the 2nd prize at the Dutch “Gouden Noot” Packaging Contest.   Since launch in October 2018, the Combo Excelsior®, designed for … [Read more...]

Pallet Pooling in Real Time: Over 40 Years Service and Continued 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...]

Contraload Launches New, Industry Leading IBC to European Pooling Market

New liquid IBC offered by Europe’s leading plastic pallet pooling provider delivers best-in-class pooling solution for industries such as food processing, ingredients, cosmetics and pharmaceutical Aartselaar, Belgium: Contraload (www.contraload.com), the European market leader in plastic pallet pooling, has announced the latest addition to … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics North America Leadership Announcement

Polymer Logistics, a global leader in reusable packaging and merchandising systems, announced today that Fred Heptinstall will step down as CEO Polymer Logistics North America, effective December 31 of this year. “Fred joined Polymer Logistics as CEO North America in July 2016 when the Company was launching its new wood-look RPCs,” said Gideon … [Read more...]

FILLBEE®, the Next Step in the Field of Reusable Beverage Crates with an Integrated Pack to Reduce Waste Generation

DS Smith Plastics Bilzen takes a leap forward in the sustainable development of beverage packaging by designing a returnable pack that fits inside reusable crates and can be stacked without a crate. The beverage crate industry was one of the first industries to adopt what is now known as a truly circular approach to packaging products.  The … [Read more...]