SkyCell, a Division of Smart Containers Group, Announces Strategic Alliance with DuPont Safety & Construction

SkyCell and DuPont to share data collection know-how in the area of cold chain transportation of temperature sensitive goods Zug, Switzerland, July 12, 2018 – Smart Containers Group, the Swiss-based manufacturer of temperature-controlled containers for food and pharmaceuticals, has announced a strategic alliance between its SkyCell division … [Read more...]

Sustainable Packaging Alternative for Meal Kit, Refrigerated Product Delivery

Only four years ago TemperPack was a garage business founded by three young friends. They were focused on developing a ‘green’ alternative to Styrofoam and quickly latched onto the meal kit industry as it began taking off. TemperPack, which has made a name for itself by developing an insulated recyclable packaging product that is … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging Association Launches Switch, Save + Sell Campaign Promoting the Value of Reusable Transport Packaging in Food Applications

New website, SwitchToReusables.org, to serve as the central platform to communicate the total supply chain performance advantages of reusable transport packaging (RTP) Tampa, FL (May 2, 2018). The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) has launched a new campaign promoting the value of reusable transport packaging systems for the movement of … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics Opens New Pallet and Container Washing Facility in Coventry

Polymer's new high-volume service center will handle a variety of pallet and container washing, inspection and repair needs for new and existing customers. 29 March  2018  –  Polymer Logistics, a leading international provider of ‘One-Touch/Retail Ready Packaging (RRP)’ Solutions, recently opened its newest washing facility in Coventry, … [Read more...]

Wiers Farm-IFCO Collaboration Provides American Families with Safe, Affordable, Healthy Food

10-Year Partnership Nets Greater Efficiency, Cost-Savings and Sustainability Tampa, Florida – December 20, 2017: The ten-year partnership between Wiers Farm, a family-owned produce farm in Willard, Ohio, and IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food packaging, has delivered tangible economic and … [Read more...]

ORBIS INTRODUCES PROLIANT™, A NEW MATERIAL FOR USE IN ITS FAMILY OF FIRE-RETARDANT PLASTIC PALLETS

After a long history of providing fire-retardant plastic pallets, ORBIS has developed its own proprietary material that also is FDA-compliant ORBIS®  Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, recently developed and launched Proliant™, a fire-retardant plastic material for use in select plastic pallets. It is approved by Factory … [Read more...]

Reusable Plastic Containers used to ship produce a weak link in cross-­border biosecurity, pose contamination risk, says corrugated group

Evidence continues to mount from a University of Guelph researcher indicating that the sanitization procedure for reusable plastic containers (RPCs) used to ship fresh produce in Canada is inadequate, according to a new release from the Canadian Corrugated and Containerboard Association. This announcement marks the latest round of an ongoing effort … [Read more...]

PSE SHOWS COMMITMENT TO SUPPLY CHAIN WITH ISO 22000

Little more than 12 months after launching in the UK, Packaging Services Europe Ltd (PSE) has achieved ISO 22000 food safety management standard. The accreditation demonstrates the leading reusable transit packaging support service provider’s commitment to excellence in the supply chain. ISO 22000 is more than just a quality management system … [Read more...]

ORBIS Explores the Benefits of Plastic Pallets for Food Processing Applications

ORBIS reps promote benefits of plastic pallets from a food industry perspective at Promat 2017, including hygiene, automation compatibility and more. Two representatives of ORBIS Corporation, which manufactures reusable plastic packaging, including pallets, spoke on the topic, ‘Selecting the Right Hygienic Pallet for Your Food Processing … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics Executive Paul Pederson Presented Industry Standards for RPC Labels at ProMat 2017

Identified solutions address the #1 quality complaint with reusable plastic containers Paul Pederson, VP of Protein & Dairy Supply Chain and Food Safety for Polymer Logistics and Chairman of the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) Food & Beverage Committee presented new standards for RPC labels to material management and supply chain … [Read more...]