LCA Shows Balanced Environmental Results for Produce Container Systems

ITASCA, IL  – The Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) has released a new life cycle assessment (LCA) of produce packaging which shows neither corrugated containers nor reusable plastic containers (RPC), have an advantage in all environmental impact categories. The full LCA is available for download … [Read more...]

New Plastics Economy: Reuse Book Launched

Reusable packaging news briefs Recently, at its Annual Summit in London, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy initiative introduced its research on reuse models. Globally, converting 20% of plastic packaging into reuse models is a USD 10 billion business opportunity that benefits customers. The research highlights six ways that … [Read more...]

LPR opens a new service centre in Contrexéville (France)

European expert in pallet-pooling, LPR - La Palette Rouge, a division of the Euro Pool Group, is pursuing its network optimisation policy and has announced the creation of a new service centre, located at Contrexéville (FR), close to the factories of Nestlé Waters, a long-standing pallet-pooling customer. The new LPR service centre is expected … [Read more...]

Macro Plastics Named to Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers List for 2019

  Fairfield, CA—June 18, 2019 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Macro Plastics to the Top Green Providers list for 2019. Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary … [Read more...]

Lightning will include Microban® technology to inhibit growth of bacteria on pallet surfaces

  HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., June 6, 2019 - Lightning Technologies has entered into a long term, exclusive partnership with Microban International, the global leader in antimicrobial and odor control technologies, according to an announcement from Microban. The release states that Lightning Technologies is disrupting the pallet industry with an … [Read more...]

ORBIS LAUNCHING NEW BEVERAGE BULK CONTAINER FOR BETTER SHIPPING EFFICIENCY

The HDMX4048-46 MaxCube® container holds more preforms per bin while offering a 14% increase in return efficiency OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — June 6, 2019 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, launched the collapsible HDMX4048-46 MaxCube® container to optimize bulk beverage shipments. Transportation costs are rising,1 and … [Read more...]

Brambles|CHEP Launches Zero Waste World in North America

Initiative focuses on eliminating physical waste, eradicating empty transport miles and cutting out process inefficiencies in the supply chain CHEP, a Brambles company and a global leader in supply chain solutions, has announced a new initiative called Zero Waste World at the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit, MI. This program, being … [Read more...]

ORBIS Expands Distribution Tote Line

Innovative product features drive picking, fulfillment and transportation efficiency OCONOMOWOC, Wis.  — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, has added the FP183 to its FliPak® product line. Intended to replace corrugated shipping boxes, the 21.8” x 15.5” x 12.3” FP183 is a durable, reusable handheld tote that … [Read more...]

GPS Helps Bakers Basco Recover Stolen Reusable Bread Trays from Recycling Plant

Yet another Birmingham recycling plant brought to book for possessing bakery equipment thanks to GPS tracking tech Birmingham, UK – May 30, 2019 – Bakery equipment company Bakers Basco has yet again used evidence gathered through the latest GPS tracking technology to assist with a claim against a Birmingham-based company, Capital Waste … [Read more...]

IFCO SYSTEMS awarded as “Best Performer of the Circular Economy” by CONFINDUSTRIA

Rome/Munich, May 16, 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has won the award as “Best Performer of the Circular Economy” by CONFINDUSTRIA, the main association representing manufacturing and service companies in Italy. IFCO states that receiving the renowned award validates its worldwide … [Read more...]