Reusable Pallet Containment Nets: an Interview with Gary Priestley of Gaprie

Reusable Packaging News recently reached out to Gary Priestley, the owner and director of Gaprie™. In 2018, the company launched its latest product, P.C. Nets, an innovative and simple-to-use reusable pallet containment system that eliminates the need for plastic stretch or shrink wrap.   RPN: What’s important to know about Gaprie, the … [Read more...]

Fresh-Lock Green Spool Program Offers Reuse, Recycling Options

Green spool program supports the sustainability efforts of brands and packagers. APPLETON, Wis. – Presto Specialty Products, an industry leader in innovation for reclosable packaging and creator of Fresh-Lock® closures, is rebooting its sustainable packaging initiative: the Green Spool Program, which provides options for spool reusability … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging Association Issues White Paper on Smart Asset Technologies

New report provides guidance on available and emerging technologies for the identification, monitoring and tracking of reusable transport packaging assets. Panel of subject matter experts and contributors will formally introduce the white paper at Pack Expo Las Vegas Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 11:30 am PT | Reusable Packaging Learning … [Read more...]

Zalando Tests Reusable Packaging for Delivery

Carbon dioxide and waste could be significantly reduced by the principle of reuse.   Zalando is launching a four-week pilot to test reusable packaging for the delivery of customer orders with RePack, an enterprise that gained traction following a successful stint in Fashion for Good's accelerator program. 10,000 customers … [Read more...]

SiCar Farms Extends Use of IFCO Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) Through 2022

Packaging Partnership Delivers Better Quality, Increased Efficiency and Improved Sustainability   Tampa, Florida, USA, September 17, 2020: IFCO, the world’s leading operator of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs), announced the company and SiCar Farms, a Mexico-based provider of acidic citrus, fresh fruit and greenhouse produce, have … [Read more...]

Nestlé inaugurates packaging research institute, first-of-its-kind in the food industry

  Nestlé officially inaugurated the Institute of Packaging Sciences last week, a facility which it describes as a "first-of-its-kind in the food industry." Nestlé states the new Institute enables it  to accelerate efforts to bring functional, safe and environmentally friendly packaging solutions to the market and to address the global … [Read more...]

IBC Rental Business Market Players Set their Sights on Low-capital End Users, FMI Study

The global IBC rental business is projected to experience significant growth over the forecast period, due to various driving factors such as the growing demand from low-capital end-users and stringent shipping and storing regulations. A report from FMI studies the IBC rental business and provides critical insights for the forecast period … [Read more...]

ORBIS to Showcase Retail Supply Chain Solutions at PACK EXPO 2019

Innovative packaging capabilities improve productivity and efficiency to meet today’s consumer demands OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — Sept. 12, 2019 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, is highlighting several of its retail supply chain solutions at PACK EXPO 2019, Booth US8001, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. … [Read more...]

Rehrig Pacific a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company

Rehrig Pacific Company, a plastic manufacturing and supply chain solutions company, recently announced that it is Great Place to Work-Certified. Certification is a significant achievement. Using validated employee feedback gathered with Great Place to Work’s rigorous, data-driven For All methodology, certification confirms seven out of 10 employees … [Read more...]

H&M Group’s Weekday to trial Repack this autumn

Online shopping is increasing and with that packaging waste. H&M Group is convinced that it must make a shift from a linear packaging model to circular solutions. H&M Group’s the Laboratory is collaborating with Weekday to make online shopping more sustainable, by using reusable packaging and on-demand manufacturing. Earlier this year, … [Read more...]