DS Smith Plastics Launches Online Shop Of their AkyPak® Bulk Containers

Reusable packaging news briefs New online site includes a configuration tool to assist visitors in choosing the right container to fit their needs, request a quote and soon… buy it online. European leading packaging strategist DS Smith Plastics is launching an online site www.akypak-containers.com for European customers interested on the … [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...]

Reusable Pallet Containment Nets: an Interview with Gary Priestley of Gaprie

Reusable Packaging News recently reached out to Gary Priestley, the owner and director of Gaprie™. In 2018, the company launched its latest product, P.C. Nets, an innovative and simple-to-use reusable pallet containment system that eliminates the need for plastic stretch or shrink wrap.   RPN: What’s important to know about Gaprie, the … [Read more...]

Arla switches to climate-smart return pallet

  In October, Arla Foods will begin the conversion of its entire production in Sweden to the Svenska Retursystem (SRS) reusable plastic half pallet. It is estimated that there are about 650,000 pallets per year in Arla's external flows and just as many in the internal flows.  “The climate issue is the biggest challenge of our time and we … [Read more...]

SiCar Farms Extends Use of IFCO Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) Through 2022

Packaging Partnership Delivers Better Quality, Increased Efficiency and Improved Sustainability   Tampa, Florida, USA, September 17, 2020: IFCO, the world’s leading operator of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs), announced the company and SiCar Farms, a Mexico-based provider of acidic citrus, fresh fruit and greenhouse produce, have … [Read more...]

IBC Rental Business Market Players Set their Sights on Low-capital End Users, FMI Study

The global IBC rental business is projected to experience significant growth over the forecast period, due to various driving factors such as the growing demand from low-capital end-users and stringent shipping and storing regulations. A report from FMI studies the IBC rental business and provides critical insights for the forecast period … [Read more...]

IPP customer Richard Hochfeld celebrates as fruitful partnership strikes gold

A pioneering partnership between a fruit supplier from Kent and a Sussex-based gin producer has received a huge tonic after scooping a prestigious international drinks award. HYKE Gin, by Foxhole Spirits of Haywards Heath, hit the headlines after winning a gold award at the recent 2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition … [Read more...]

ORBIS to Showcase Retail Supply Chain Solutions at PACK EXPO 2019

Innovative packaging capabilities improve productivity and efficiency to meet today’s consumer demands OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — Sept. 12, 2019 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, is highlighting several of its retail supply chain solutions at PACK EXPO 2019, Booth US8001, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. … [Read more...]

Annual Test Verifies Cleanliness of New Corrugated Shipping Containers

A new study shows that new corrugated containers support food safety ITASCA, IL (September 3, 2019) — An independent study has confirmed that new corrugated containers used to transport fresh produce are safe and clean before use. Fresh produce has been documented by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a leading … [Read more...]

ORBIS features reusable packaging solutions for baking industry at IBIE 2019

ORBIS will present its latest at IBIE 2019, including intelligent packaging ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, will showcase several of its products designed for the baking industry at IBIE 2019, Booth 4857, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 8-11. Baking industry professionals seek ways to reduce … [Read more...]