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...]

Life of a Pallet analysis drives down costs for Princes Foods

Princes, one of Europe’s fastest growing food and drink groups, has been working with leading pallet pooling business LPR, to improve the efficiency and reliability of automated pallet handling systems at the company’s soft drinks production facility in Bradford. Analysis based on the Life of a Pallet, has helped the company make … [Read more...]

Updated: Pallet Thefts in Paco Caught on CCTV

Pallet and plastic container theft: whether the postal system, automotive parts movement or grocery industry, and whether America or Europe, pallets and containers are being specifically being targeted by criminals, or at least falling into their lap.  These are the stories. Police seize stolen fresh food trays September … [Read more...]

Study: IFCO RPCs extend shelf life of fresh produce by up to 4 days

Benefits growers, retailers, customers, and the environment     Pullach, Germany--6 November 2018--IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has announced the results of a study on the impact of IFCO reusable plastic containers (RPCs) on the shelf life of fresh produce. IFCO … [Read more...]

Pallet Exchange: How Big, Ugly, Is Your Truck Driver?

A decade since pallet exchange has largely disappeared from the landscape of major U.S. grocery retailers, here is a no longer politically correct reminder of how things used to be, circa Y2K, courtesy of Pallet Enterprise Magazine. Pallet Exchange: How Big, Ugly, Is Your Truck Driver? There is good news and bad news when it comes to pallet … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics to Showcase Reusable Packaging & Merchandising Systems for Produce and Floral at 2018 United FreshMKT & International Floriculture Expos

Tampa, FL (June 18, 2018) - Polymer Logistics, a global leader in reusable packaging and merchandising systems, will present innovative products and services for transport packaging, retail and promotional display, and asset management at the 2018 United FreshMKT and International Floriculture Expos at McCormick Place in Chicago, June 25-27, … [Read more...]

Dan Martin appointed President IFCO North America

Tampa, Florida – October 15, 2018: IFCO, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers for fresh food packaging, today announced the appointment of Dan Martin as President, IFCO North America. “We are pleased to welcome Dan Martin back to the IFCO family,” said IFCO CEO, Wolfgang Orgeldinger. “He understands the unique role IFCO … [Read more...]

Cimcorp provides a new order picking system and keg gripper for Olvi Brewery

The Finnish brewery has ordered a new dolly picking system and modified solution for keg handling for its headquarters in Iisalmi, Finland Ulvila, Finland--Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, is providing a robotic dolly picking system for Olvi Brewery at its … [Read more...]