Packaging

Comprehensive information on the types and uses of packaging in material handling and warehousing with an emphasis on reusable and eco packaging.


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Global Packaging Design Emphasizes Convenience, Ergonomics and Customization
DuPont Packaging Award judges discuss global trends in six-part video series.
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Dimensional Weight: Don’t Let it Weigh You Down!
In 2015, a new era in shipment pricing will go into effect when major carriers implement dimensional ("dim") weight pricing for all ground packages...

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By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Contract packager to increase primary packaging capabilities and direct-to-retail distribution.
By MMH Staff · February 6, 2017
PMMI releases infographic outlining pharmaceutical market growth, consolidation and investment patterns.
By MMH Staff · February 6, 2017
Standards initiative workgroups restructured following success of standards adoption, basic education work.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 6, 2017
When selecting protective packaging, damage analysis and performance should drive material decisions, not cost.
By MMH Staff · February 2, 2017
The organizations involved in the 2017 PACK EXPO East Partner Program include: AIM, Contract Packaging Association (CPA), Midwest Food Products Association (MWFPA), and OMAC (The Organization for Machine Automation and Control).
By MMH Staff · February 1, 2017
More than 165 PMMI members to represent North American market in Düsseldorf, Germany.
By MMH Staff · January 27, 2017
Packaging engineering student Ryan Knudtson recognized for demonstrated commitment to excellence in the packaging industry and extracurricular involvement.
By MMH Staff · January 18, 2017
One month away, the event will host 400 exhibiting companies and span more than 100,000 net square feet.
By MMH Staff · January 18, 2017
Just more than a month away, more details are available on the extensive offerings at Pack Expo East 2017, produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
By MMH Staff · January 16, 2017
Anticipated $9.2 million investment to create up to 354 jobs in the next seven years.
<p>Norm Kukuk, executive vice president of marketing for ORBIS Corporation, and new chairman of the board of directors for RPA.</p> By Josh Bond · January 13, 2017
20-year reusable packaging industry veteran Norm Kukuk named chairman of the board of directors.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 13, 2017
Latest printer applicators engineered for high-speed, e-commerce parcel labeling can minimize downtime.
By Noel P. Bodenburg · January 11, 2017
Strategically positioned PACK EXPO East houses education and innovative solutions
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2016
Modern Materials Handling sat down with David Krebs, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Mobility & Connected Devices, to talk about mobile technology and it's use in the warehouse environments
By Josh Bond · December 14, 2016
New packaging helps hurricane-resistant windows and doors stand up to shipping and punishing weather.

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