Stone Canyon Industries Announces Agreement To Acquire Industrial Container Services From Centerbridge

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2018 - Stone Canyon Industries LLC, through its subsidiary, BWAY Holding Company, has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger to acquire the parent holding company of Industrial Container Services ("ICS"), a leading provider of container solutions, container services, and container management systems.  ICS is … [Read more...]

Greif Launches New Barrier Protection Technology for IBCs

Greif, a provider of industrial packaging products and services, has introduced advanced barrier protection technology for intermediate bulk containers (IBCs). GCUBE Shield can be used for a range of marketing applications, including flavors and fragrances, paint, agrochemical, specialty chemicals and food and beverages. With improved product … [Read more...]

UFPI Closes on Acquisition of North American Container Corporation, Moves Up Fortune 1000 Ranking

Universal Forest Products, Inc. has announced that one of its subsidiaries has closed on the purchase of the operating assets of North American Container Corp. (NACC), a Marietta, Ga.-based manufacturer of structural packaging products. The previously announced acquisition expands Universal’s capabilities and market opportunities by adding steel, … [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...]

Export packaging: travel insurance for global freight transport

  Transport packaging is a cornerstone of global trade: Without boxes, pallets or corrugated board, freight transport would come to a standstill. Export packaging ensures safe, fast handling of goods of all sizes delivered to destinations all over the world. As well as protecting the goods, the packaging has to meet the needs of the various … [Read more...]

Beer kegs go down smooth and ergonomically with Vaculex® lifters

Piab's ergonomic Vaculex® vacuum lifter helps boost brewery productivity and saves backs Hingham, MA – A booming business, microbreweries are also characterized by heavy manual work for an often very limited number of staff members. It takes two to lift and turn a barrel and a forklift truck to stack barrels ready for delivery. The result – … [Read more...]

Macro Plastics Introduces 100% Recyclable EuroBin 1210

Returnable plastic packaging manufacturer Macro Plastics reports that it has launched the first 100% recyclable Plastic Folding Pallet bin for the automotive supply chain   The EuroBin 1210 is made from virgin polypropylene to ensure high-quality performance throughout its life cycle and is the preferred material for the … [Read more...]

New ORBIShield Innovation Center Offers Collaborative Space for Packaging Design

ORBIS now positioned to offer design support and prototyping experience in the Southeast ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, hosted an open house at its new ORBIShield Innovation Center on March 15 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Automotive manufacturers and suppliers gathered at the new facility to learn how the … [Read more...]

Schoeller Allibert Upgrades the Logistics of Automotive Parts Movement with New Magnum Optimum® 595

Specially designed for the Automotive supply chain, a unique shallow foldable large box has been developed by Schoeller Allibert: The Magnum Optimum® 595. This brand-new box increases efficiency thanks to less weight, more usable volume, improved ergonomics, and smooth design. A one-of-a-kind solution, designed to push the boundaries of containers … [Read more...]

Pira forecasts industrial packaging industry to grow by 3.2% to 2022

Exclusive data from the latest Smithers Pira market report ‘The Future of Industrial Packaging to 2022’ [https://www.smitherspira.com/industry-market-reports/packaging/the-future-of-industrial-packaging-to-2022] projects worldwide industrial packaging sales will be worth $52.72 billion in 2017. This value is forecast to grow across the next five … [Read more...]