IFCO Announces Strong Growth in FY 2018: Achieves Revenues of More Than USD 1 Billion for the First Time

Global growth of 8 per cent, profit increase and planned separation from Brambles group positions market leader for a dynamic future as an independent company Pullach, Germany – IFCO, the leading global provider of Reusable Packaging Solutions for fresh foods, announced its financial results for the 2018 financial year, highlighting strong … [Read more...]

Tosca Opens New Service Center in Charlotte

Atlanta, Ga – July 9, 2018 – Tosca – an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions – recently announced the opening of its newest service facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. Opening in July, this is the organization’s newest state-of-the-art service center to serve suppliers, growers and grocery retailers nationwide. The facility … [Read more...]

IFCO Nominated for the German Sustainability Award

PULLACH, Germany, June 26, 2018  Reusable packaging solutions from IFCO ensure efficient use of resources IFCO Systems GmbH, the leading global provider of reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for fresh foods, has been nominated for the German Sustainability Award 2019 in the category "medium-sized companies". IFCO sets high ecological … [Read more...]

Fully Automated Warehouse for Fresh Produce Relies on IFCO RPCs

Finnish retailer SOK looks to reusable containers from IFCO to help optimize its automated fulfillment system for fresh fruit and vegetables Pullach, June 7, 2018 - A unique logistics center run by SOK near Helsinki is one of the first food retail logistics centers in the world to fully automate fruit and vegetables. The center relies on … [Read more...]

ORBIS® CORPORATION REORGANIZES CUSTOM MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

Changes to manufacturing facilities; sales and design centers expanding OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — June 4, 2018 — ORBIS® Corporation, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, has announced several changes in its custom business locations today. ORBIS’ custom packaging business unit designs and fabricates custom protective dunnage, racks with dunnage and other … [Read more...]

BROOKFIELD BUSINESS PARTNERS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF CONTROLLING INTEREST IN SCHOELLER ALLIBERT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SCHOELLER GROUP

Schoeller Allibert is one of Europe's key players in the growing returnable packaging sector Update May 15, 2018. Brookfield Business Partners L.P. has announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of a controlling interest in the Schoeller Allibert Group B.V. (“Schoeller Allibert”), one of Europe’s largest … [Read more...]

LPR and Euro Pool System boost environmental initiatives

LPR-La Palette Rouge- and Euro Pool System (both divisions of the Euro Pool Group) have reconfirmed their commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility at the 2018 Retail Summit Congress held in Warsaw last month and announced their active involvement in the creation of a new environmental award. The pallet pooling expert LPR-La Palette Rouge … [Read more...]

DS Smith Plastics Develops First Beverage Crate from 100% Post-Consumer Waste

Grolsch, an international brewery which pays great importance to sustainability, was looking to further expand their sustainable image with a beverage crate made from 100% post-consumer plastic waste for its pils brand Kornuit. To realize this challenge, Grolsch looked to the expertise of DS Smith Plastics in Bilzen, Belgium. DS Smith Plastics … [Read more...]

Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics shows a clear carbon footprint advantage for reusable plastic containers

SIM publishes carbon footprint study of packaging systems for Fruit and vegetable transports in Europe Updated April 17, 2018 The study commissioned by Stiftung Initiative Mehrweg (SIM) of the Fraunhofer Institute IBP (Germany) has come to the conclusion that reusable transport platforms (RPCs) generate around 60% fewer greenhouse gas … [Read more...]

Euro Pool System launches SMART RETURN LOGISTICS (SRL) for optimised reverse logistics

European reusable packaging pool provider now offers the return of unsorted packaging from the point of sale, simplifying the return process. Managing reusable packaging is becoming increasingly difficult, especially as the volume and number of materials grow. This trend is increasing the complexity of the storage, sorting and classification … [Read more...]