Successful debut for Packaging Speaks Green in Bologna

The first edition of the forum organized by UCIMA and the FICO Foundation registered 450 participants from 20 countries, 35 international speakers and 40 accredited journalists. The second edition has been confirmed. Bologna - February 2020. The packaging world responded positively to the call of Packaging Speaks Green, the international … [Read more...]

Western Pallet Association Reveals New Vision at 2020 Annual Meeting

Meeting enjoys record attendance at Rancho Las Palmas, charity auction raises $84,000 for Nature's Packaging and the Pallet Foundation Speaker highlights summarized below Rancho Mirage, California - The Western Pallet Association (WPA) held its 2020 Annual Meeting this January at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage, California. At … [Read more...]

Conner Industries Announces Opening of New Manufacturing Facility in Oklahoma

Tulsa Plant Expands New Engineered Packaging Capabilities Acquired Last Year FORT WORTH, Texas - Conner Industries, Inc., a leading provider of lumber, industrial wood crates & pallets, and engineered packaging solutions, announced today that it will open a new manufacturing facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma on February 1, 2020. This latest … [Read more...]

Greystone Logistics Reports Results to November 30, 2019

Tulsa-based Greystone Logistics, Inc. has reported record quarterly sales for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020. Tulsa, OK, Jan. 27, 2020 - Sales for the six months ended November 30, 2019 were $38,167,971 compared to $32,939,240 and for the six months ended November 30, 2018 for an increase of $5,228,731, or 16%. Sales for the three months … [Read more...]

OneCircle builds its community in France with new collection and reseller partners

  OneCircle, a global provider PET kegs, has announced two new collection partners in France, Le Plastique Français and Distributeur des Brasseurs Indépendants (DBI), who will collect, sort and compact KeyKegs ready for recycling and reuse in the manufacture of new KeyKegs – supporting the circular economy.  OneCircle has also appointed … [Read more...]

Carbios Announces Strategic Alliance with the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Toulouse (INSA)

 Carbios and TBI (Toulouse Biotechnology Institute) set up an enzyme engineering research center of international scale on plastic recycling and biosynthesis. Carbios, a French biotech company developing enzymes to infinitely recycle all forms of PET plastic (e.g., soda bottles, colored plastics, polyester) has just announced a new partnership … [Read more...]

Taylor Farms Achieves Industry First Sustainability Milestones in Energy Independence and Waste Conservation

Three facilities are now Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) platinum zero waste certified and more than 90 percent energy independent Taylor Farms, North America's leading producer of salads and healthy fresh foods, has received the U.S. Green Building Council TRUE platinum zero waste certification at three facilities … [Read more...]

Extreme Makeover of Refrigerated Warehouse Storage Rack Increases Storage Space and Load Capacity

Rolling install enables facility to maintain ongoing operations during installation of new racking system. written by Kevin Curry, National Accounts Manager, Steel King Industries Americold, a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure, knew a significant amount of the rack in one of its facilities was outdated, but they … [Read more...]

Sustainable Packaging Trends to Watch in 2020

In 2019, the packaging industry developed both broader awareness of its impact on climate change, and laser focus on reducing that impact. Moving into 2020, industry partnerships, smart technology adoption, and a shift to less or reusable materials will facilitate the packaging industry’s evolution into a more responsible global economic … [Read more...]

Leasing Options for Reusable Packaging Equipment Acquisition: Q&A with AAM

Leasing can provide a quicker and easier path to reusable B2B packaging for your company, says AAM Durable reusable packaging systems generally can be relied upon to deliver a lower cost per use than expendable alternatives while providing additional benefits such as improved product protection, better interaction with automated systems and … [Read more...]