Friday, June 07, 2013
In 2012, 91 percent (29 million tons) of the corrugated packaging used in the U.S. was successfully recovered for recycling, maintaining its top position as the most-recycled packaging material.
Posted on 06/07 at 08:31 AM
Thursday, June 06, 2013
iGPS Company LLC, operator and owner of the largest global pallet rental pool of lightweight, 100% recyclable plastic platforms with embedded RFID tags, today announced that it has reached an agreement for the sale of substantially all of its assets to iGPS Logistics LLC, a joint venture formed by Balmoral Funds, One Equity Partners, certain of their affiliates, and Jeff and Robert Liebesman.
Posted on 06/06 at 02:21 PM
BMW manufacturing facility in Spartanburg, S.C., expands use of fuel cells for material handling trucks and forklifts.
Manufacturing production expected to increase 3.1% in 2013 and 3.6% in 2014; Projections for 1.8% GDP growth in 2013 and 2.8% growth in 2014.
Posted on 06/06 at 08:40 AM
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
PRIME (Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education) program a community-based approach to manufacturing education.
This brand-new facility leverages the PECO team’s extensive depot experience to create a true center of excellence.
The ISM’s monthly Non-Manufacturing Report on Business said that the index used by the ISM to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 53.7 in May, rising 0.6 percent from April.
Acquisition will expand e-commerce capabilities.
Company will exhibit in the RPA’s Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013.
Monthly Confidence Index for May is 56.7, an increase from the April index of 54.0.