Reusable Packaging Europe Association Launched

Reusable Packaging Europe (RPE) has officially launched with the aim of promoting pooling models and the use of reusable transport packaging as a circular service.   Reusable Packaging Europe (RPE) has been launched effective June 29, 2020. Its intention is to represent the interests of companies active in the area of … [Read more...]

Corplex UK supports Global Greenpower Education Trust STEM Project

Corplex UK is proud to have provided sponsorship and Correx® extruded polypropylene sheets to the Chipping Sodbury School near Bristol, UK to support their team’s entry into the Greenpower project 2020. The Greenpower Project 2020 is an internationally attended competition that encourages and supports students and young adults into the STEM sector … [Read more...]

Industrial Printer Prefers AkyPrint® Polypropylene Sheets for High Performance Printing

Corplex supplied AkyPrint extruded polypropylene sheets (PP) to a Turkish industrial printer that uses the material to convert and create Point of Sales (POS) displays for the retail market. The Challenge In the past, the customer had used a well-known and largely used brand of simple fluted polypropylene material, with less than desired results … [Read more...]

Plastics: demand-pull measures crucial to recycling industry’s survival

Demand for recycled plastics has been “very weak”, “huge” stocks are overhanging the market and many companies are struggling with “a lack of liquidity”, while at the same time low oil values have driven down prime plastic prices. The end result, according to BIR Plastics Committee Chairman Henk Alssema of Vita Plastics in the Netherlands, has been … [Read more...]

Returnity’s Reusable Packaging E-commerce Solution Embraced by Four Innovative Brands

Hyber, Borobabi, FreshlySet, and Storytime Utilize Sustainable Solution to Shipping Packaging Waste Designed by Returnity Brooklyn, New York – Returnity has been tapped by Hyber, Borobabi, FreshlySet, and Storytime to design and manufacture customized reusable shipping packaging for each of the rental and subscription e-commerce services. … [Read more...]

Habitat for Humanity Names ORBIS a Housing Champion

ORBIS Receives Habitat for Humanity 2020 Housing Champion Award 2020 Habitat for Humanity Award OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — June 16, 2020 — ORBIS® Corporation — an international leader in reusable packaging —was recently awarded the 2020 Housing Champion Award from Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County. The award — given annually to businesses … [Read more...]

Svenska Retursystem donates corona money to the Swedish Tourist Association

Svenska Retursystem's operations were not adversely affected during the Corona pandemic. Therefore, the company has decided to donate a large part of the support the company received in the form of remuneration and tax relief during the pandemic to the Swedish Tourist Association, STF. Svenska Retursystem (SRS), the operator of Sweden's … [Read more...]

SSI Schaefer Announces Schaefer Track & Trace Reusable Container Asset And Recovery Management

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Schaefer Systems International, Inc., a leader in reusable packaging systems, automation and material handling systems, has announced that the company is providing clients with a national reusable container asset management and recovery service. The Packaging Systems Division within SSI SCHAEFER will provide complete end-to-end … [Read more...]

New RPC Mini Series from IFCO for convenience food and fresh, pre-packed snacks

IFCO introduces new RPC Mini Series for efficient transport of convenience food and fresh, pre-packed snacks Pool has already grown to 250,000 units Munich, June 4, 2020: IFCO SYSTEMS, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, has launched its new RPC Mini Series. The Mini Series RPCs are the … [Read more...]

DW Reusables responds to the drastic changes in consumer behavior by adapting beverage crates for home delivery

Sustainable (R)Ecommerce lids transform crates for the beverage industry as a solution for safe and hygienic home delivery of beverages Due to the closure of the catering industry such as restaurants and pubs, and massive cancellation of events, breweries depend on direct sales to individuals. At the same time, there’re some drastic changes … [Read more...]