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...]

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...]

Einride and Svenska Retursystem collaborate around the digitization and the automation of logistics

Einride and Svenska Retursystem – a leading Swedish logistics company – will explore how digitalization and automation of the flow of goods can drive change towards a more effective and sustainable transport system. One goal is to test Einride’s self-driving, electric trucks at Svenska Retursystem’s logistics center in Västerås, Sweden. "SRS has … [Read more...]

Horen Foldable Crate Minimizes Life Time Washing Costs

Two of the returnable packaging industry’s most innovative companies have recently teamed up to evaluate the Horen Group’s next generation foldable plastic crate. Designer and producer of smart Returnable Transport Packaging Horen Group and developer and manufacturer of automatic cleaning and handling solutions for the RTP sector Bruel Systems … [Read more...]

MDI Adds Square Footage and New Employees

MDI has added 11,000 square feet and 40 new employees to its Minneapolis facility to accommodate growth in commercial sector work MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – MDI recently added 11,000 square feet to its Minneapolis facility to accommodate for growth in the commercial sector. MDI is a leader in manufacturing corrugated standard and custom plastic … [Read more...]

53 Percent Labor Savings for Grocers Using Tosca Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs)

Results of Time & Motion Study by 3rd Party Industrial Engineering Firm ATLANTA, Ga. -- Tosca, an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions for perishables, has announced the results of a Time and Motion Study for eggs. A third-party industrial engineering firm, Advantage Consulting, was commissioned by Tosca to conduct the … [Read more...]

Insulated Expanded Polypropylene Totes Ensure Fresh Food Deliveries for Major Online Supermarket Deliveries

An expanded polypropylene (EPP) tote offers outstanding insulation helping to reduce food wastage They are easy and comfortable to handle and their lightweight reduces carbon emissions and transportation costs The weekly food shop is now all about convenience. Today’s digitally connected consumers want to take punctual online home … [Read more...]

IFCO donates food to Münchner Tafel

PULLACH, GERMANY, 18. December 2018: As part of its ongoing support of food banks worldwide and a more sustainable world, IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, yesterday donated food items to Münchner Tafel e.V.. The donations were handed over by IFCO employees and CEO Wolfgang Orgeldinger. In total, IFCO … [Read more...]