Reusable Tray Loss and Prevention Bill Takes Effect in Texas

Austin, TX – After months of work by the American Bakers Association State Affairs Working Group, the passage of the Tray Loss and Prevention Law in Texas was signed into law earlier this year by Governor Greg Abbott. It took effect in September. “The baking industry’s concern is the epidemic of organized theft of plastic bakery containers,” … [Read more...]

Emirates Flight Catering switches to reusables to reduce packaging waste by 750 tonnes a year

by Kim Tormey Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC), as one of the world’s largest catering services providers, we are proud to announce that we have introduced a new packaging solution to further reduce waste across our food manufacturing operations. We have replaced cardboard packaging with reusable crates to store and transport an average of … [Read more...]

Dematic’s Commercial Launch of Micro-Fulfillment Solution

Dematic announces commercial availability of its micro-fulfillment solution, which can be installed in as quickly as 12 weeks An installation is already underway at a Meijer retail location Intralogistics innovator Dematic has announced the commercial availability of its micro-fulfillment solution, designed to help retailers across … [Read more...]

SiCar Farms Extends Use of IFCO Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) Through 2022

Packaging Partnership Delivers Better Quality, Increased Efficiency and Improved Sustainability   Tampa, Florida, USA, September 17, 2020: IFCO, the world’s leading operator of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs), announced the company and SiCar Farms, a Mexico-based provider of acidic citrus, fresh fruit and greenhouse produce, have … [Read more...]

ORBIS to Showcase Retail Supply Chain Solutions at PACK EXPO 2019

Innovative packaging capabilities improve productivity and efficiency to meet today’s consumer demands OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — Sept. 12, 2019 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, is highlighting several of its retail supply chain solutions at PACK EXPO 2019, Booth US8001, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. … [Read more...]

DS Smith Takes Steps to Make Its Reusable Crate Molding Process More Eco-Friendly

DS Smith Plastics’ Injection Moulding Business contacted Eco-Point BVBA to develop a safe and ecological alternative for the thinner used to remove ink during the screen printing of crates The beverage crates industry is one of the first to adopt what we now call a truly circular approach to packaging products. As an expert in the production … [Read more...]

Tosca Launches First RPC Custom Built for Poultry

Engineered for durability, RPC withstands weight and water, eliminating box failures ATLANTA, July 23, 2019 - Tosca (www.toscaltd.com), an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions, has announced the introduction of a breakthrough reusable plastic container (RPC) designed specifically for poultry. The Tosca poultry RPC was … [Read more...]

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...]