PACK EXPO Report So Far

What to do with all of that/how to fit all of that empty corrugated in the blue box? The last of a busy day of presentations at the Reusables Learning Center featured a panel discussion of the potential to improve e-commerce fulfillment.

Panel members included:

  • Tim DebusPresident & CEO, Reusable Packaging Association
  • Bob Petersen, Vice President, Product Management, ORBIS Corporation
  • Mike Newman, CEO, Returnity
  • Jim Lowry, Director New Business Development, Sonoco Protective Solutions

To see Tuesday and Wednesday presentations, click here.


Buckhorn’s Augmented Reality Display

I checked outBuckhorn Inc.’s ( augmented reality display at their booth. I found it engaging and helpful for visualizing their bulk containers and totes in action. A great way to have a little fun and perhaps spark a meaningful conversation about reusables.

Horen Plastic

How how non-sequential is Horen, you might ask? Horen Plastic was happy to talk about its recently introduced line of RPCs, its four-to-one ratio bulk containers with non-sequential folding, and its ultra low residual liquid feature.


ORBIS Corporation Looks to Help Eliminate E-Commerce Bottlenecks

ORBIS is featuring a number of innovative retail and e-commerce reusable packaging solutions at PACK EXPO 2017. One area of opportunity, according to Norm Kukik, Executive Vice President, is in helping eliminate the warehouse receiving bottleneck which can frustrate e-commerce operations, struggling to receive product as efficiently as they can pick and ship. More to follow.