Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Food retailer switches to reusable product containers and removes more than 17 million pounds of corrugated from supply chain.
The UK packaging industry is calling for the phrase ‘sustainable packaging’ to be scrapped and is urging instead for government to get to grips with the real issues affecting the industry, according to a recently released report.
Posted on 07/03 at 09:55 AM
Coalition of pallet and logistics providers aims to compete with other poolers
A shortage of used pallets is driving prices through the roof.
As Lantech celebrates its 40th anniversary, it is also enjoying national recognition as the “world’s greatest manufacturer of stretch wrapping equipment” by the television program “World’s Greatest!”
Posted on 07/03 at 01:08 AM
Sealed Air announced that its PakNatural loose fill solution, an innovative protective packaging product made from non-food, renewable materials, has been certified as biodegradable and compostable by three independent international organizations.
Monday, July 02, 2012
Thinking holistically about system design can deliver big dividends
While manufacturing has been a constant source of strong economic growth in an economy replete with warning signs, the Institute of Supply Management’s June Manufacturing report on Business released today showed that manufacturing activity for the month was not as strong as it has been over the course of the last three years.
Posted on 07/02 at 01:30 PM
Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS) Industry Group of Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) announces the release of ANSI/ITSDF B56.5-2012, Safety Standard for Driverless, Automatic Guided Industrial Vehicles and Automated Functions of Manned Industrial Vehicles.
The company, based in Madeira Beach, Fla., supplies reusable, sustainable solutions for all types of shipping, storage and distribution applications. Reusable Transport Packaging will exhibit in the RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.