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 · December 13, 2017
Modern Materials Handling editors sat down with Brian Neuwirth, vice president of the board, MHEFI; president, UNEX Manufacturing to discuss different challenges in today's Materials Handling industry.
By Sara Pearson Specter · December 13, 2017
While many packaging materials are not industrial compostable, this new, green packaging material washes down the drain. Sustainable packaging, Organic Packaging materials, Green Packaging
By MMH Staff · December 4, 2017
Rockwell to apply 3-D imaging technology to sensing products for automotive, general assembly, logistics, packaging and materials handling applications.
By MMH Staff · November 29, 2017
Global environmental disclosure platform recognizes Brambles as one of the six global leaders in fighting supply-chain deforestation.
By MMH Staff · November 7, 2017
The machine allows one person to wrap the company’s butterfly valves directly to their pallets in two to three minutes.
By Sara Pearson Specter · November 3, 2017
Automated packaging system builds custom shipping cartons around single-, multi-line orders every seven seconds.
By MMH Staff · November 2, 2017
Manufacturer saves money and ships confidently with nestable pallets.
By MMH Staff · November 2, 2017
The solution accommodates the citrus company’s diverse products and packaging requirements.
By MMH Staff · October 23, 2017
Growth driven by improvements in stretch wrapping machinery and equipment, enhanced resin properties, and the increasing market share of more cost-effective products.
By Josh Bond · October 11, 2017
Packing and shipping—as the final step of fulfillment—are the last chance for an operation to ensure the job is well done.Warehouse Basics series
By Josh Bond · October 10, 2017
Amid a record-setting drought, the company met sustainability and productivity goals. Warehouse Sustainability, Green Warehouse, LEED Certified Warehouse Solutions
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2017
Environmental factors don't have to result in label damage, read errors and lost productivity.
By MMH Staff · October 4, 2017
Attendees and exhibitors come together to raise $325,000 for hurricane relief.
By MMH Staff · October 3, 2017
Six students studying packaging and processing at PMMI Partner Schools each receive $5,000 scholarships.
By MMH Staff · September 28, 2017
Students from CalPoly, San Jose State, Virginia Tech take top prize.

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