A new “baby” in Loadhog’s attached lid container family

There is a new ‘baby’ in the extensive and successful Attached Lid Container (ALC) family at Loadhog which can do everything its bigger ‘brothers’ can do and more within a smaller footprint. The smallest Apollo 43 ALC in the range at 400 x 300mm is available in two depths of 264 and 306mm, offering an innovative concealed hinge-pin design to … [Read more...]

IFCO to present final version of MyIFCO™ App at Fruit Logistica

With the MyIFCO TM app companies can benefit from simpler and faster work processes in the capture, management and ordering of RPCs   IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, is presenting the final version of its MyIFCO™ App at Fruit Logistica, which takes place from February 5 to 7 in … [Read more...]

Greif Earns Two Recognitions for Corporate Social Responsibility Performance

Reusable packaging news briefs 2020 January 16, 2020 - Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, has announced it earned two prestigious recognitions in December 2019 for its continued corporate social responsibility efforts. In its December 23, 2019 rating, MSCI recognized Greif with an “A” rating in … [Read more...]

No Reusable Left Behind

Reusable plastic pallet and container recycling programs are becoming more widely available, further enhancing the circularity of reusables. It is no secret that the existing recycling system in many parts of the world is broken regarding the recovery and recycling of single-use plastics. Significant investment and effective policy are … [Read more...]

Consumer Watchdog Warns Of Bottle Deposit System Collapse Without Major Reform

Proposes Blueprint Including Beverage Industry Responsibility For Empties To Make Deposit Refunds As Easy As Buying Beverages Los Angeles, CA—Consumer Watchdog reported today that a major overhaul of the state’s once-vaunted bottle deposit system is needed to make drink makers responsible for refunding deposits or consumers will continue to lose … [Read more...]

RPP Containers recycled 1.6 million pounds of bulk container plastic in 2019

Reusable bulk plastic container supplier continues its commitment to environmental sustainability. CINCINNATI  -  RPP Containers® a leading custom manufacturer, stocking distributor, and recycler of reusable plastic bulk containers used by a wide range of industrial and commercial customers, continues to strengthen its commitment to keep … [Read more...]

Apollo and Schoeller Allibert’s Returnable Container Receives Pro-K Award

BERLIN – In cooperation with Schoeller Allibert, Germany’s leading optician chain Apollo has developed a returnable container for delivery to its branches. The empty load carrier can be returned easily and cost-effectively. The highlight here is its new folding mechanism. Thus, the company will save up to 100 tons of cardboard waste and reduce its … [Read more...]

News Briefs: Paxxal Inc. Names Jeffrey Barlow as Chief Financial Officer

Reusable packaging and pallet news briefs Paxxal Inc. Names Jeffrey Barlow as Chief Financial Officer Noblesville, IN – January 6, 2020. Following an extensive search, Paxxal Inc., an innovative provider of shipping platforms, has appointed Jeffrey M. Barlow as Chief Financial Officer effective January 1st, 2020. Barlow reports to Ben Stoller, … [Read more...]

Sustainable Packaging Trends to Watch in 2020

In 2019, the packaging industry developed both broader awareness of its impact on climate change, and laser focus on reducing that impact. Moving into 2020, industry partnerships, smart technology adoption, and a shift to less or reusable materials will facilitate the packaging industry’s evolution into a more responsible global economic … [Read more...]

Reusable Industrial Packaging Association Elects New Chair and Officers for 2020 – 2021

Rockville, MD. - Mr. Michael Bank, CEO, Containerbuyers, Inc. has been elected Chair of the Reusable Industrial Packaging Association. He will formally take office on January 1, 2020. Bank is a 4th generation member of the association and has been active in the group for four decades, serving on the Board, the Executive Committee and in various … [Read more...]