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...]

Sleeve Pack and Pallet Pack Vendors

Suppliers of plastic sleeve packs, also referred to as pallet packs and pallet sleeves. are listed below. What is a sleeve pack? A sleeve pack, also known as a pallet pack, is a lightweight unit load shipping system utilized to support, store, protect, transport and merchandise unit loads of goods or materials. The sleeve pack includes a … [Read more...]

Fareshare Reaps the Benefits from CHEP’s Ongoing Commitment to Supporting Food Banks

CHEP’s collaboration with FareShare helps shape the charity’s vision to help one million people out of food poverty in the UK.   London – Food redistribution charity FareShare is reaping the benefits of CHEP’s ongoing commitment to Food Banks in the UK and across Europe. As part of its global Corporate Social Responsibly initiatives … [Read more...]