Knockdown Basket with Integrated Dunnage Provides Flexible Solution for Automotive Torsion Bars

Automotive/industrial packaging solution results in prevention of dunnage, improved load density and  improved return ratio and zero part damage Ultratainer Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer of returnable packaging such as collapsible and rigid wire mesh containers with a service center in Querétaro, Mexico. It was commissioned by an … [Read more...]

FILLBEE®, the Next Step in the Field of Reusable Beverage Crates with an Integrated Pack to Reduce Waste Generation

DS Smith Plastics Bilzen takes a leap forward in the sustainable development of beverage packaging by designing a returnable pack that fits inside reusable crates and can be stacked without a crate. The beverage crate industry was one of the first industries to adopt what is now known as a truly circular approach to packaging products.  The … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallets – News Briefs 2018

Reusable packaging and pallet news briefs 686 x RePack The most recent RePack newsletter is reporting its first US pilot program. RePack is the innovative reusable packaging solution for e-commerce. Customers drop the empty bag into a mailbox for return. In Finland, there is a deposit system to motivate customers to do that. In America, of … [Read more...]

Registration Opened November 8 for INDUSTRIAL PACK 2019 – the only event focused on industrial, transit, and protective packaging

After exceeding all expectations in 2018, INDUSTRIAL PACK 2019 promises to deliver even more opportunities to network & learn from top industry leaders. INDUSTRIAL PACK 2019 - Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta GA - March 27-28, 2019 Industrial Pack 2019 - Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta GA - March 27-28, 2019 Registration opened on … [Read more...]

RPA Endorses New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Led by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

At the Fall Board of Directors meeting, the RPA Board voted unanimously to endorse the "New Plastics Economy Global Commitment" as led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme.  "The Ellen MacArthur Foundation approached RPA to support the global initiative towards a circular economy for … [Read more...]

Svenska Retursystem Reduces CO2 Emissions for Its RPCs

   In the last year, CO2e emissions have decreased by 15% per round trip as RPCs repeatedly cycle in the return system. "Our driving force is to develop as simple, efficient and sustainable solutions as possible for the grocery industry," says Anna Elgh, CEO of Svenska Retursystem. "Every day, we send out more than 500,000 return boxes … [Read more...]

New label for CC Containers

  The label (CC TAG5) for the CC Container is of a brand new design. It was developed specifically to be used in the CC Pool and to suit the needs of the horticultural industry. The label can be read faster, more easily and accurately with various types of scanners. With a new label Container Centralen wants to reset the CC Pool for a fair … [Read more...]

Packaging in the fruit and vegetable section: What impact does it have on the customer experience –and on the attractiveness of the section?

In this report, Carton Ondulé de France reports the results of a new neuroscientific study of consumer behavior, which it says reveals a positive outcome for corrugated packaging versus plastic crates or bulk display in the fresh produce aisle The role and impact of packaging on consumers is the subject of research and special efforts on the … [Read more...]

The Value of Folding IBCs Market Estimated to Soar Higher During 2027, Automotive and Mechanical to Grow the Fastest

XploreMR delivers incisive insights into emerging regions in its latest report titled, “Folding IBCs Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 - 2016 and Opportunity Assessment, 2017 - 2027”. San Jose, CA--11/05/2018--Automotive and mechanical segments to outrun the chemicals segment with a higher growth rate expected during the forecast period. … [Read more...]

Study: IFCO RPCs extend shelf life of fresh produce by up to 4 days

Benefits growers, retailers, customers, and the environment     Pullach, Germany--6 November 2018--IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has announced the results of a study on the impact of IFCO reusable plastic containers (RPCs) on the shelf life of fresh produce. IFCO … [Read more...]