You Can Make Pallets Out of What?

Alternative pallet materials: The ag industry doesn't need to look far afield for sustainable pallet alternatives Almost all companies are looking for ways to reduce their environmental impact and to become more efficient in the process. What if you could turn your harvest residuals or production scrap into your own pallets, thus eliminating … [Read more...]

DMLogic Announces Integration with European Repository Systems

The latest version of STEPLogic Trace expands serialization capabilities to the EU PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Aug. 13, 2019 – DMLogic, LLC, experts in warehouse management systems, announces the 6.3 version of STEPLogic Trace, a comprehensive, traceability solution that enables track and trace of prescription drugs across the supply chain. … [Read more...]

Upcoming Webinars from the Assembly Show: Skilled Worker Recruitment, Lean and More

The ASSEMBLY Show and ASSEMBLY Magazine are offering a free webinar series taking place August 21st, September 11th and October 3rd focusing on the next-generation of workers; envisioning an ideal plant; and lean six sigma in the age of artificial intelligence featuring leading subject matter experts. The webinars are organized by The ASSEMBLY … [Read more...]

Speciality Papers Demand Influenced by Minimalism Trend Underway in Packaging Industry, Finds Fact.MR

The specialty paper market for packaging is being driven by its attractiveness in terms of colors and smoothness, as well as by its superior performance which provides better product protection and reduced material usage, as well as moisture retention - relevant to food-to-go applications. The worldwide demand for specialty papers surpassed 25,354 … [Read more...]

Why Palletize?

Why palletize? The palletization of goods provides many benefits for supply chain operations.   Move one box at a time or up to one hundred? Pallets were largely accepted to be one of the two greatest innovations of the Twentieth Century, along with the barcode. And while the use of pallets along with the palletization of materials … [Read more...]

Europe faces challenges in meeting plastic bottle recovery target

The European recycling industry is going to miss a 2025 target for recycling PET bottles unless there is a reversal of the slowing growth rate in recovery, according to a new study by ICIS. The study also found evidence that regulation has become a greater driver to the increased use of recycled content in the bottle market. The top seven highest … [Read more...]

Double-digit growth to push world digital printing for packaging market to $31.6 billion in 2024

LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – 29 July 2019 – In 2019 the total market value of all digital packaging and label printing is $18.9 billion. The digital print market has more than doubled over the past five years in value and print volume, making digital packaging the most dynamic and fastest-growing part of the print market as … [Read more...]

Free Pallets – Ten Places Where to Find Free or Low Cost Pallets

    Editor's note: Do you have pallets you need to be removed? People looking for pallets have posted their contact information in the comment section below. Wondering where to find free or low-cost pallets? I often receive inquiries about where to find such pallets to start a home craft project, or more steady sources of … [Read more...]

Pallet Rental: What Does CHEP Do?

CHEP pallets dominate the pallet rental market for fast-moving consumer goods. CHEP, a Brambles company, is the world’s leading provider of pallet and container rental or hire services, serving over 500,000 customer locations in more than 55 countries, served by 775 service centers. With an inventory of more than 300 million of its distinctive … [Read more...]

Peli BioThermal Reveals 2019 Biopharma Cold Chain Logistics Survey Insights Amid Surge of Temperature-Controlled Products

Survey of key opinion leaders uncovers three key trends for biopharma — increasing quality demands, expanding distribution range and optimising total cost of ownership  Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature-controlled packaging, surveyed key opinion leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry to better understand emerging cold chain … [Read more...]