Returnable packaging market worth USD 40 billion

  Returnable packaging is a packaging solution used when the transit is collected and sent back to the distribution point for further use. It consists of handheld containers, dunnage, racks, reusable pallets, and bulk containers that are efficiently and safely transported throughout the supply chain. In 2019, the total market value for … [Read more...]

Molson Coors strives for 100% reusable, recyclable, compostable or biodegradable packaging by 2025

Molson Coors is targeting 100% of its packaging to be reusable, recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025 as part of a new list of sustainability goals outlined in its new annual sustainability report. Spoiler alert, however, I didn't notice any specific initiatives to act on reusability, in spite of it being the lead item in its INNOVATE … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News Briefs: DOC Finds Dumping of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from Mexico

Reusable packaging news briefs U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from Mexico WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced the affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of refillable stainless steel kegs from Mexico, finding that … [Read more...]

AS/RS Optimization with EUROTEC™ Drop-In Bins

Drop-in bins offer the benefits of multiple SKU containers for AS/RS sysem optimization, with additional potential benefits versus dividers Edinburgh, IN - Georg Utz, Inc. has announced the production of EUROTEC™ drop-in bins. With the demand for automated storage and retrieval systems integration at an all-time high, companies across the globe … [Read more...]

Automation at Shufersal State-of-the-Art Logistics Center Leverages Polymer Logistics RPCs

Israel’s Largest Retailer Moves Products Efficiently While Protecting Product Quality and Freshness   Tampa, FL (August 1, 2019) – Shufersal, Israel’s largest retailer, recently opened a state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled logistics center in Shoham, Israel. The 550,000 square foot facility receives, stores, and redistributes … [Read more...]

Cartonplast Group consolidates its operations in Brazil

Pioneers partnership with Casa Valduga, one of the best wineries in Brazil Jacareí, Brazil  – Cartonplast Brazil (CPL) is the new service provider of reusable Plastic Layer Pads (PLPs) for transporting bottles of wine and sparkling wine of Casa Valduga.     In May, CPL Brazil initiated a pioneering partnership with Casa … [Read more...]

DS Smith Takes Steps to Make Its Reusable Crate Molding Process More Eco-Friendly

DS Smith Plastics’ Injection Moulding Business contacted Eco-Point BVBA to develop a safe and ecological alternative for the thinner used to remove ink during the screen printing of crates The beverage crates industry is one of the first to adopt what we now call a truly circular approach to packaging products. As an expert in the production … [Read more...]

Steel Drum and IBC Manufacturers Look for Expansion and Consolidation in China

  The global demand for steel drums & IBCs generated sales of US$ 13 Bn in 2018, with growth to hover at 4% mark during the next decade, according to a new study. Increasing global trade and growing proclivity to invest in efficient transportation are supporting market growth, according to the authors. Increasing focus on achieving … [Read more...]

Menasha Corporation Publishes 9th Annual Social Responsibility Report

  Menasha Corporation has published its ninth annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, highlighting the company’s environmental, social and governance performance during the calendar year 2018. The report includes updates on GHG emissions, water use, waste, safety, certifications, and acquisition and expansion … [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...]