Comprehensive information on the types and uses of packaging in material handling and warehousing with an emphasis on reusable and eco packaging.
Posted 09/03 · 12:35 PM · MMH Editorial
The lean, one-way system makes use of a lightweight, L-shaped unit load transport device—The OptiLedge. These pallet alternatives not only result in unit loads that are integral to the packaged product during its storage and distribution, but they also improve efficiency and are recyclable.
Posted 09/03 · 11:59 AM · MMH Editorial
The beverage packaging industry in North America is expected to reach $26.3 billion in 2015, with plastic bottles leading the way in popularity, according to "Beverage Packaging — An Industry Assessment," scheduled for release next month by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
Posted 09/03 · 11:55 AM · MMH Editorial
The CTT is one of several hubs on the Pack Expo International show floor where attendees can sit in on free seminars, ask questions and network with peers, OEMs and industry leaders.
Posted 09/03 · 10:05 AM · MMH Editorial
From product data to videos, white papers, case studies, blog posts and articles; http://www.cheppallecon.com
was designed to be a hub for all resources related to the tracking, logistics, storage and shipping of liquid products like dairy, liquid egg, sauces, flavorings and cosmetics as well as dry products such as plastic packaging components, pasta, frozen pizza crusts and other non-liquid goods.
Posted 09/01 · 06:00 PM · SCMR Editorial
Packaging has traditionally operated in its own silo, disconnected from the rest of the supply chain. However, the growth of e-commerce, smaller and more frequent deliveries, and proposed changes in the way that parcel and LTL carriers calculate shipping charges are combining to put packaging front and center for supply chain managers. It could be the next—or last—frontier in supply chain optimization. In the following articles, the authors examine the role of packaging in the supply chain, including the corrugated…
Posted 09/01 · 06:54 AM · MMH Editorial
Integrated latches make reusable, plastic bulk containers compliant with Hazmat transport regulations.
Posted 08/27 · 09:29 AM · MMH Editorial
Hosted by the Reusable Packaging Association, education forum features more than a dozen sessions over three days.
Posted 08/22 · 08:53 AM · MMH Editorial
The acquisition encompasses loose fill manufacturing and distribution, as well as several other redistribution products, including bubble wrap, bubble-lined mailers and rolled foam.
Posted 08/22 · 08:49 AM · MMH Editorial
Akro-Mils’ donation to Habitat for Humanity included plastic storage bins and containers, portable organizers, storage cases, plastic and steel storage cabinets, and louvered bench racks.
Posted 08/22 · 08:47 AM · MMH Editorial
PMMI to honor Class of 2014 at PACK EXPO International in reception benefiting industry education