Pallet & Pooling News Briefs: Paper Pallet Market to Reach $710 Million by 2025

Pallet and pooling news briefs According to a recently released report, Europe is the leading market for paper pallets, accounting for about 32% of global sales in 2018. It is followed by North America at almost 30% of the market. The report states that paper pallet sales generated $US 620 million globally in 2018 and will reach $US 710 by 2025. … [Read more...]

Ideas for Getting Rid of Unwanted Pallets and Crating

Looking for wood packaging and pallet removal best practices? You can eliminate scrap pallets or crating material quickly, and perhaps sell those unwanted pallets, with a little planning. The accumulation of scrap wood pallets, dunnage and wooden crating is a problem for many facilities. In a perfect world, you would be able to reuse the … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging: The Moose Is Loose!

The Reusable Packaging Association held its first Nordic meeting in Oslo, including representatives from several Nordic providers. Besides elk, the Nordic nations are also on the watch for even more opportunities to make the most of reusable packaging. The RPA, since 1999 the leading global non-profit trade organization promoting the use of … [Read more...]

Over 40 Years Service and Technology Leadership for Japan Pallet Rental

Japan Pallet Rental. (This story first appeared in February 2017.) With a pool of over 8.5 million pallets, Japan Pallet Rental Corporation is the leading pallet rental provider in Japan. And while it was launched as wood pallet rental service back in 1971, it began introducing plastic pallets in 2000. Today, plastic pallets encompass over 65% … [Read more...]

Arla switches to climate-smart return pallet

  In October, Arla Foods will begin the conversion of its entire production in Sweden to the Svenska Retursystem (SRS) reusable plastic half pallet. It is estimated that there are about 650,000 pallets per year in Arla's external flows and just as many in the internal flows.  “The climate issue is the biggest challenge of our time and we … [Read more...]

SiCar Farms Extends Use of IFCO Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) Through 2022

Packaging Partnership Delivers Better Quality, Increased Efficiency and Improved Sustainability   Tampa, Florida, USA, September 17, 2020: IFCO, the world’s leading operator of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs), announced the company and SiCar Farms, a Mexico-based provider of acidic citrus, fresh fruit and greenhouse produce, have … [Read more...]

IPP customer Richard Hochfeld celebrates as fruitful partnership strikes gold

A pioneering partnership between a fruit supplier from Kent and a Sussex-based gin producer has received a huge tonic after scooping a prestigious international drinks award. HYKE Gin, by Foxhole Spirits of Haywards Heath, hit the headlines after winning a gold award at the recent 2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition … [Read more...]

Robert Holliger re-elected President of EPAL

  Düsseldorf, 25th July 2019 – On 28th June in Toulouse, France, the General Assembly of the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) unanimously confirmed the appointment of the incumbent President, Robert Holliger, and the whole EPAL Board, for a further three years in office. Robert Holliger is a founding member of EPAL and since 2010, has … [Read more...]

Aurora Capital Partners Acquires Cold Chain Technologies

LOS ANGELES - Aurora Capital Partners, a leading middle-market private equity firm, has announced the acquisition of Cold Chain Technologies, a leading global provider of single-use and reusable passive thermal packaging solutions that ensure reliable shipment of temperature-sensitive materials, principally serving the life sciences supply chain. … [Read more...]

CHEP Updates European Pallet Design, New Pallet Roll Out Well Under Way in Spain

Madrid - CHEP, a supplier of supply chain solutions, continues to place investment in innovation and the quality of the pallet pool at the heart of its strategy in Europe. Its main objective is to adapt to the changes and demands of the market and to the needs of its customers. In November 2018 the company introduced a new design update to its … [Read more...]