Smithers identifies key industrial packaging drivers and trends to 2024

LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – 3 October 2019 – In 2018, the world produced about $36 trillion worth of manufactured goods, almost all of which was packaged, protected and shipped in some form of industrial packaging. These industrial packaging products are key to the safe, efficient and economical transport of manufactured goods in … [Read more...]

Fresh-Lock Green Spool Program Offers Reuse, Recycling Options

Green spool program supports the sustainability efforts of brands and packagers. APPLETON, Wis. – Presto Specialty Products, an industry leader in innovation for reclosable packaging and creator of Fresh-Lock® closures, is rebooting its sustainable packaging initiative: the Green Spool Program, which provides options for spool reusability … [Read more...]

IBC Rental Business Market Players Set their Sights on Low-capital End Users, FMI Study

The global IBC rental business is projected to experience significant growth over the forecast period, due to various driving factors such as the growing demand from low-capital end-users and stringent shipping and storing regulations. A report from FMI studies the IBC rental business and provides critical insights for the forecast period … [Read more...]

Quad Sells Its Heavy-Duty Industrial Wood Crating Business Transpak to FCA Packaging

Transaction Supports Company’s Ongoing Focus on Quad 3.0 Growth Strategy SUSSEX, Wis. - Sep. 4, 2019. Quad/Graphics, Inc. announced today that it has sold its heavy-duty industrial wood crating business Transpak to FCA Packaging, a nationwide leader in the custom industrial packaging solutions space. Transpak operates a 300,000-square-foot … [Read more...]

Industrial Electronics Packaging Market: Sustained Preference for PE & PVC to Account for Plastic’s Dominance 

Nearly 3.5% annual growth is expected in the volume consumption of industrial electronics packaging solutions, in 2019. As indicated by a market research study, nearly 70% of the demand for industrial electronics packaging is generated by industrial controls and power electronics. More than 90% of the overall industrial electronics packaging … [Read more...]

Steel Drum and IBC Manufacturers Look for Expansion and Consolidation in China

  The global demand for steel drums & IBCs generated sales of US$ 13 Bn in 2018, with growth to hover at 4% mark during the next decade, according to a new study. Increasing global trade and growing proclivity to invest in efficient transportation are supporting market growth, according to the authors. Increasing focus on achieving … [Read more...]

ORBIS Achieves Lithium-Ion Battery Packaging Certification

Company now certified to counsel customers on safely transporting lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — May 15, 2019 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable automotive part packaging, has received the U.S. Department of Transportation certification to develop solutions for customers on safely … [Read more...]

INDUSTRIAL PACK 2019 wraps up as another successful expo exceeding all growth expectations

  Industrial Pack wrapped up another successful event at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta GA. With visitor growth up, the expo served as a unique opportunity to network and learn from the top leaders in industrial packaging. Leading up to the event, the industrial, transit and protective packaging market has seen growth and … [Read more...]

DS Smith Plastics Designs the Ultrabase™: An Ultra Strong Injection Moulded Pallet Combined with a Lightweight AkyPak® Sleeve

For the Oversees Distribution of automotive parts, DS Smith Plastics, Injected Moulded Products designed a solution to combine metal cages with foldable containers. The Ultrabase™ transit packaging pallet with AkyPak® Sleeve reduces transportation costs and CO² emissions.   THE Challenge For the distribution of different spare … [Read more...]

Stackabox® Reusable Bulk Dispensers, for Storage, Transport and Dispensing of PET Preforms, Improves Efficiencies on Production Lines

Esterform was one of the first players to notice the advantages of the Stackabox®. After they introduced the Stackabox for handling their lines of Purity Soft drinks, Esterform presented Stackabox to their customers as the standard primary packaging. Today, Stackabox bulk dispensing containers have become a common name in the world of PET … [Read more...]