FachPack 2019: Focus on “environmentally friendly packaging”

Demonstrations against the flood of waste and calls for more environmental protection in the 1980s and 1990s led to the Packaging Ordinance, can deposits and dual systems. The discussion about environmentally friendly packaging is nothing new but has reached a new height recently with “ocean littering” and the public debate about plastic. FachPack, … [Read more...]

AIPIA Summit of the Americas 2019: Snacks, Packs and Facts!

A packed program of over twenty-five expert speakers, discussing everything from the latest disruptive digital technologies to a dynamic way to tell if milk is sour, ensures that every delegate at the second AIPIA USA Summit (New Jersey 3-4 June) will take away something to add value to their Brand and business, according to AIPIA. A recent … [Read more...]

2019 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award: Call for Applications

Program recognizes implementation of reusable transport packaging solutions Awards will be presented to both for-profit and non-profit organizations Submission deadline is June 15, 2019 Tampa, FL (April 3, 2019). Applications for the 8th annual Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) Excellence in Reusable Packaging award are now being … [Read more...]

Signode Industrial Group Introduces Cart-Based Automation Solution

 Innovative StorFast Warehouse Automation technology will be on display in-line with Signode’s Octopus Stretch Wrapper at Booth #S1641 Glenview, IL — Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in … [Read more...]

Signode Industrial Group Highlights Its Rough Handling Test at Industrial Pack 2019

Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in transit, demonstrated its rough handling test as part of Industrial Pack 2019’s Pack Test Live challenge (Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, March 27-28). The … [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...]

Schoeller Allibert Displays Latest Reusable Packaging Innovations at CFIA 2019

Schoeller Allibert displays Combo Excelsior, Magnum 1208 and Rackpal 1208 at the CFIA 2019 in Rennes, France Schoeller Allibert, the European market leader of reusable plastic packaging and containers, exhibits each year at CFIA Rennes (France), the major international agri-food fair. At the 2019 edition held from March 12th to 14th at the Parc … [Read more...]

MFG Tray Offers Versatile, High-Strength Wash Boxes, 780 Series Nest & Stack Containers

MFG Tray, (Molded Fiber Glass Tray Company) has a line of versatile utility, high-strength FRP wash boxes whose composite material construction costs approximately one-third the cost of traditional stainless steel wire baskets.  They also serve as a labor-saving solution-from secondary process cleaning to work-in-process storage.  By minimizing the … [Read more...]

The premium packaging of the future

Even in the case of products for daily use, first impressions matter. And at the point of sale, the first impression is generally the packaging, because it’s the first thing that the customer notices. In this context, the design is especially important, as the packaging has to appeal to the customer to trigger the impulse to buy it. According to a … [Read more...]

Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design Announces Pallet Design Short Course April 23-25, 2019

Pallet Design for the 21st Century, April 23-25, 2019 at Virginia Tech   What is the short course about? To be held April 23-25, 2019 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg VA, this intensive three-day short course will teach techniques that pallet designers can use to save money when designing pallets by considering the interactions between … [Read more...]