FachPack 2019: Focus on “environmentally friendly packaging”

Demonstrations against the flood of waste and calls for more environmental protection in the 1980s and 1990s led to the Packaging Ordinance, can deposits and dual systems. The discussion about environmentally friendly packaging is nothing new but has reached a new height recently with “ocean littering” and the public debate about plastic. FachPack, … [Read more...]

Peli BioThermal Showcase Bulk Shippers at Air Cargo Europe

Experts share insight on cold chain logistics for pharmaceutical shipments as the company accelerates the expansion of its global rental program   Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, will exhibit its bulk shipper solutions and expanding rental program services at Air Cargo Europe as the company … [Read more...]

ORBIS Expands Distribution Tote Line

Innovative product features drive picking, fulfillment and transportation efficiency OCONOMOWOC, Wis.  — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, has added the FP183 to its FliPak® product line. Intended to replace corrugated shipping boxes, the 21.8” x 15.5” x 12.3” FP183 is a durable, reusable handheld tote that … [Read more...]

Returnity Granted Patent for Reusable Shipping Box Which Allows for Easy Transition From Single-Use to Multi-Reuse Economy

Reusable Shipping Box Patent Granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Brooklyn, NY, May 30, 2019 -- Returnity Innovations, a leader in sustainable shipping packaging solutions, has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted them a patent for a reusable shipping box that can be reconfigured to a … [Read more...]

GPS Helps Bakers Basco Recover Stolen Reusable Bread Trays from Recycling Plant

Yet another Birmingham recycling plant brought to book for possessing bakery equipment thanks to GPS tracking tech Birmingham, UK – May 30, 2019 – Bakery equipment company Bakers Basco has yet again used evidence gathered through the latest GPS tracking technology to assist with a claim against a Birmingham-based company, Capital Waste … [Read more...]

CHEP presents its reusable transport packaging solution for lithium-ion batteries

CHEP receives UN certification for Class 9 dangerous goods, premiered at the Battery Show Europe in Stuttgart. At the leading European trade fair for battery technology in Stuttgart, CHEP Automotive presented a globally available, UN-certified reusable system for transporting class 9 dangerous goods. The containers, which are based on … [Read more...]

CEVA Logistics and Goodpack celebrate the launch of TYRECUBE in Singapore

This April, CEVA Logistics and Goodpack, which operates the world's largest fleet of Intermediate Bulk Containers, celebrated the official launch of TYRECUBE. TYRECUBE is a patented collapsible and stackable container, providing an innovative method of moving tires worldwide. Strategically located on the eastern side of Singapore at TYRECUBE … [Read more...]

Celebrating Loop, Well-Loved Reusable Packaging…and Jeans

  When Wear & Tear and Visible Repair Become Desirable for Clothing, Could It Mean Something for How People Perceive Reusables? Reusable Packaging News has mainly been focused on B2B reusables, but with Loop getting major exposure in the news for its B2C reusables initiative, it got me thinking about some meetings I had in the … [Read more...]

DS Smith Announces Global Partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

DS Smith reinforces its commitment to the circular economy with new partnership and £1 million community fund DS Smith, a leading international provider of sustainable packaging, has today signed an agreement to become a Global Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The partnership will accelerate the company’s circular economy drive and … [Read more...]

Colgate-Palmolive Joins TerraCycle’s Loop Initiative to Eliminate Single-Use Packaging

NEW YORK--Colgate-Palmolive is expanding its commitment to reducing waste by joining TerraCycle’s Loop initiative for reusable, refillable packaging, beginning with pilot programs in the U.S. and France. Colgate and other consumer products companies today joined Loop and founding retail partners in the U.S. Kroger Co. and Walgreens to announce a … [Read more...]