Corrugated Packaging and Pallets News in Brief

Corrugated supply chain packaging and pallet news briefs: Menasha Packaging Company Names New President NEENAH, Wis., July 17, 2018  -- Menasha Packaging Company, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, announced today it has named Michael D. Riegsecker as its new president, effective September 1, 2018. Riegsecker previously was chief operating … [Read more...]

Minneapolis-based MDI receives top certification for medical device quality management

Certification and space will allow the nonprofit to offer medical assembly, kitting, and packaging services MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The nonprofit manufacturing company MDI has announced that it has received ISO 13485:2016 certification, which will allow the company to offer assembly, kitting, and packaging services to medical device companies. … [Read more...]

IFCO Nominated for the German Sustainability Award

PULLACH, Germany, June 26, 2018  Reusable packaging solutions from IFCO ensure efficient use of resources IFCO Systems GmbH, the leading global provider of reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for fresh foods, has been nominated for the German Sustainability Award 2019 in the category "medium-sized companies". IFCO sets high ecological … [Read more...]

CHEP enables Highland Spring Group to achieve substantial environmental savings

CO2 emissions reduced by 56% per year compared with white wood pallets Manchester, 3rd May 2018 – Highland Spring Group, the UK’s largest supplier and producer of natural source bottled water, is enjoying significant environmental savings thanks to the use of CHEP’s pooled pallets within its supply chain. Last year, the owner of brands such … [Read more...]

Interest Grows in Circular Pallet Practices

As timber costs rise and interest in circular economy grows, innovative new circular pallet solutions are emerging. by Karen Hunter, SCOTT GROUP Progressive businesses committed to sustainability are looking to their pallet supply chain to deliver better value. Simply supplying a quality, new timber pallet is no longer enough to satisfy … [Read more...]

Beer kegs go down smooth and ergonomically with Vaculex® lifters

Piab's ergonomic Vaculex® vacuum lifter helps boost brewery productivity and saves backs Hingham, MA – A booming business, microbreweries are also characterized by heavy manual work for an often very limited number of staff members. It takes two to lift and turn a barrel and a forklift truck to stack barrels ready for delivery. The result – … [Read more...]

Pooled Pallets from CHEP Help Albert Bartlett Achieve Important Environmental Savings

  CO2 emissions reduced by almost 500,000kg per year compared with white wood pallets Manchester, 15th February 2018 – Leading potato supplier, Albert Bartlett, is enjoying significant environmental savings within its supply chain thanks to the use of CHEP’s pooled pallets. The family-run business, based in Airdrie, Scotland, … [Read more...]

CHEP Europe Recognized as an Industry Leader in Corporate Social Responsibility by Ecovadis

Weybridge, London: February 2, 2018 - CHEP Europe, the supply chain solutions company, has once again been ranked in the top 1% of all suppliers assessed for sustainability by independent rating agency EcoVadis. This is the third consecutive year that CHEP Europe has earned an EcoVadis Gold Recognition Level, the highest level available. CHEP has … [Read more...]

ORBIS® and Menasha Share Environmental, Social and Corporate Accomplishments in Corporate Social Responsibility Report

ORBIS and Menasha Collaborate on Seventh Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — Dec. 20, 2017 — Menasha Corporation’s seventh annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report (CSRR) highlights Menasha and its business units’s progress in reaching their goal of reducing carbon emissions, waste and water consumption by 20 … [Read more...]

Brambles recognized as one of the six global leaders in fighting supply-chain deforestation

Sydney, Australia – 27 November 2017 – Brambles, the global supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, has been awarded a position on this year’s Forests A List by CDP, the global environmental disclosure platform. The Forests A List for 2017 is comprised of six global companies … [Read more...]