Verizon extends IoT leadership position, launching its Narrowband IoT Network nationwide, offering more choices, multiple use cases for IoT customers

NEW YORK, NY – Verizon’s Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Network is now available coast-to-coast covering more than 92% of the US population. The launch of this additional IoT connectivity option in combination with the company’s ThingSpace management platform, APIs, tools and rich ecosystem of partners will provide enterprise customers the ability to … [Read more...]

IFCO SYSTEMS awarded as “Best Performer of the Circular Economy” by CONFINDUSTRIA

Rome/Munich, May 16, 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has won the award as “Best Performer of the Circular Economy” by CONFINDUSTRIA, the main association representing manufacturing and service companies in Italy. IFCO states that receiving the renowned award validates its worldwide … [Read more...]

ORBIS Achieves Lithium-Ion Battery Packaging Certification

Company now certified to counsel customers on safely transporting lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — May 15, 2019 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable automotive part packaging, has received the U.S. Department of Transportation certification to develop solutions for customers on safely … [Read more...]

Our IBC/Bulk Container/Sleeve Pack/Tank Vendor Directory Is Live. Are You Listed?

        Dear readers, After months of hollow promises and procrastination, I'm finally taking another step toward creating a supplier list/directory for IBC/bulk reusable container/bulk bin and tank vendors as well as suppliers of related products (liners, base heaters, etc.) and services (rental, management, … [Read more...]

Latest generation of award-winning Golden Hour™ technology — a smaller, lighter reusable container for transporting blood to the battlefield unveiled at key conference

Peli BioThermal Display New Golden Hour One at the 2019 Scientific Assembly (SOMSA) Tradeshow Peli BioThermal unveiled its new Golden Hour™ One at the 2019 SOMSA conference in North Carolina. The new product is a smaller-scale, nimble, reusable thermal packaging container for transporting whole blood products. With Golden Hour One, military … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News Briefs

Reusable packaging news briefs The Cary Company (Addison, IL) Acquires Three Rivers Packaging, Inc. (McKees Rocks, PA) The Cary Company announced that it has acquired Three Rivers Packaging, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based industrial container and packaging distributor specializing in steel, plastic and fiber drums and Intermediate Bulk Containers … [Read more...]

Georg Utz containers in the Frisco.pl automatic warehouse for e-commerce food distribution

Georg Utz sp. z o.o. will provide 35,000 reusable plastic containers for the new and highly-automated warehouse of Frisco.pl, the largest online supermarket in Poland. The warehouse, with a surface area of 11,000 m2, is located in the Panattoni Europe City Logistics Warsaw park in Klaudyn near Warsaw. This technologically innovative logistics … [Read more...]

Einride and Svenska Retursystem collaborate around the digitization and the automation of logistics

Einride and Svenska Retursystem – a leading Swedish logistics company – will explore how digitalization and automation of the flow of goods can drive change towards a more effective and sustainable transport system. One goal is to test Einride’s self-driving, electric trucks at Svenska Retursystem’s logistics center in Västerås, Sweden. "SRS has … [Read more...]

Foldable bread basket makes bakery logistics more efficient

With collapsible bread baskets, up to 70 % space can be saved during transport and storage.   bekuplast, a container manufacturer based in Germany, has been producing plastic containers for the food industry for many years. However, the BÄKO partner not only manufactures bread baskets but also specializes in the development and … [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...]