Scottish Minster to address TIMCON membership

The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has confirmed that Fergus Ewing MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity, will give the keynote speech at its agm in September. The event will take place in Edinburgh on September 3rd and 4th and feature a session by the Forestry Commission and presentations on Brexit … [Read more...]

ProPak Asia 2018 Returns with the Latest Innovations & Technologies for Processing and Packaging Industries

The 26th edition is set to be biggest yet with more leading companies showcasing solutions than ever before BANGKOK, June 7, 2018 - ProPak Asia 2018 returns for its 26th installment with a continued commitment to providing the latest innovations and information in the packaging and processing industries. Throughout the last 25 years, ProPak Asia … [Read more...]

ORBIS® Features Plastic Vs Wood Pallet Life-Cycle Analysis at MODEX 2018

ORBIS also is showcasing totes for e-commerce applications and the latest in bulk packaging OCONMOWOC, Wis., USA – April 9, 2018 – ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, is helping attendees refine their pallets at MODEX 2018. At its booth,ORBIS is hosting an exclusive “Refine Your Pallet” chocolate tasting while … [Read more...]

 First edition of Industrial Pack a resounding success

Launch event connects top buyers and suppliers in the industrial packaging community, celebrates industry’s achievements and lays the foundation for future shows Exhibitors at Industrial Pack, the first and only trade show dedicated to the North American industrial, transit and protective packaging market, have hailed the first edition of the … [Read more...]

Wilmington Machinery Successfully Installs Complete Custom Pallet Molding Solution for European Customers

The adoption of plastics pallet molding systems has increased over the years because plastic pallets are durable, clean and they are also highly reusable—thus reducing overall cost compared to wooden options. Plastic pallets also have made it easier for food and beverage companies to meet increased sanitary regulations because of the ability to … [Read more...]

The case for industrial packaging sustainability

Within the packaging industry, sustainability is often focused on the “consumer” side, a market that is set to grow year on year by 3.5% reaching a total value of $997 billion by 2020. However, there is now a greater awareness among brand owners and suppliers to deliver more environmentally acceptable packaging right through the supply chain. Today … [Read more...]

Cutting edge technology and innovation at Industrial Pack 2018

Innovative products lead the way at Industrial Pack 2018 Atlanta, US (03/20/2018). Industrial Pack, North America’s first and only trade show dedicated to the industrial, transit, and protective packaging industry, takes place in two weeks’ time. Access to the upcoming trade show is completely free, which launches at the Cobb Galleria Centre, … [Read more...]

Fraunhofer IML and EPAL leveraging data in the logistics sector, look to digitize world’s largest open pallet pool

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML and the European Pallet Association e.V (EPAL) are developing the load carriers of the future with connectivity in mind at the newest Enterprise Lab in Dortmund (Germany). The first application of the interactive pallet was made public by the partners at LogiMAT 2018. To release the … [Read more...]

Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design Announces Pallet Design and Unit Load Design Short Courses

The Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design at Virginia Tech has announced two upcoming short courses. Offered May 1-3, 2018 is the Unit Load Design short course, "How to Design Pallets Differently."  A second short course, Wood Pallet Design and Performance, is subtitled “Pallet Design in the 21st Century.” It will be held August 21-23, 2018. … [Read more...]

MODEX-The Biggest Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expo of 2018 is Coming to Atlanta April 9-12

Keynotes on the Industrial Internet of Things, the Future of Supply Chain Jobs and Mike Rowe on Why Dirty Jobs Matter Highlight the MODEX Conference.  Wednesday, November 01, 2017 When the largest manufacturing and supply chain expo of 2018, MODEX 2018, opens on April 9 it will include over 850 exhibits from leading solution providers and a … [Read more...]