Tosca to Acquire Polymer Logistics

Atlanta, Georgia, USA, October 16, 2019--Tosca, an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions in the United States, has agreed to acquire Polymer Logistics (“Polymer”), an innovative company specializing in reusable transport packaging and retail merchandising systems in the United States and Europe, from a consortium of private … [Read more...]

DS Smith Plastics Launches Online Shop Of their AkyPak® Bulk Containers

Reusable packaging news briefs New online site includes a configuration tool to assist visitors in choosing the right container to fit their needs, request a quote and soon… buy it online. European leading packaging strategist DS Smith Plastics is launching an online site www.akypak-containers.com for European customers interested on the … [Read more...]

Open Challenge to Identify Sustainable Protective Packaging Solutions

October 14, 2019 Challenge invites entrepreneurs and start-ups to showcase their solutions for the fast-growing category of protective packaging for B2B and e-commerce.  CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA —  The Sustainable Packaging Coalition(SPC) has officially launched the Protective Packaging Design Challenge, an open competition for innovators, … [Read more...]

Dematic’s Commercial Launch of Micro-Fulfillment Solution

Dematic announces commercial availability of its micro-fulfillment solution, which can be installed in as quickly as 12 weeks An installation is already underway at a Meijer retail location Intralogistics innovator Dematic has announced the commercial availability of its micro-fulfillment solution, designed to help retailers across … [Read more...]

The Ferrero Group Unveils New Packaging Goal

• The Ferrero Group releases its 10th Corporate Social Responsibility Report • Ferrero commits to make all packaging 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025 • Ferrero signs the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment The Ferrero Group has released its 10th Corporate Social Responsibility Report and … [Read more...]

GreenPeace: We Need a Reuse Revolution

  Greenpeace USA calls for increased packaging reuse rather than switching to paper or bioplastics Washington, DC – A recent Greenpeace USA report, Throwing Away the Future: How Companies Still Have It Wrong on Plastic Pollution “Solutions,” warns consumers to be skeptical of the so-called solutions announced by multinational … [Read more...]

Cartonplast Group completes ISO 22000 and ISO 9001 certification at Dagneux

This Certification confirms, that the company, as a European leader for reusable transport packaging solutions on a rental basis, now provides a state of the art service to its customers in France Dietzenbach, Germany, 08. October 2019 - On 3rd October 2019, Cartonplast France successfully completed the certification audits by TÜV SÜD … [Read more...]

The Kroger Company and Polymer Logistics Win Reusable Packaging Association’s 2019 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award, Present Case Study at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

Kroger’s adoption of the Polymer Logistics Cleanpal® pallet reduces distribution costs and environmental impact in the retailer’s fresh egg supply chain     The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) recently announced the winner of the 2019 Excellence in Reusable Packaging award program:  The Kroger Company with reusable … [Read more...]

Five Automotive Supply Chain Disruptors and How They Impact Packaging

The automotive industry has relied on reusable packaging for part shipments for decades and as it evolves, so do the packaging requirements. With trends towards more electric sensitive parts to lithium-ion batteries, planning part packaging for new vehicle launches is more important than ever. There are several automotive disruptors at play, as … [Read more...]

Smithers identifies key industrial packaging drivers and trends to 2024

LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – 3 October 2019 – In 2018, the world produced about $36 trillion worth of manufactured goods, almost all of which was packaged, protected and shipped in some form of industrial packaging. These industrial packaging products are key to the safe, efficient and economical transport of manufactured goods in … [Read more...]