Packaging

By Ken Cottrill, global communications consultant, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics · May 17, 2014
Packaging shields products from damage and theft, differentiates the brand, and is a source of information for consumers. It also adds cost to the value chain, particularly in fragmented markets where buyers have diverse packaging needs. The Center for Latin American Logistics Innovation (CLI) has developed two optimization models that help companies find the most cost-effective packaging format for emerging markets.
By MMH Staff · May 7, 2014
New plant located in Silao to strengthen company's presence throughout Latin America
By MMH Staff · May 1, 2014
PECO Pallet recently announced that the company has been approved as a pallet participant of Walmart Canada, giving vendors the option to use PECO's high-quality wood block pallets when shipping into Walmart Canada locations.
By MMH Staff · May 1, 2014
News follows an earlier announcement that a private equity firm has acquired Pregis' North American business.
By Sara Pearson Specter · May 1, 2014
A variety of labeling solutions can reduce labor and materials costs.
By MMH Staff · April 30, 2014
New divisional president a 27-year Orbis employee, new EVP a 20-year veteran of the automotive industry.
By MMH Staff · April 30, 2014
CHEP USA, the leading provider of managed pallet pooling solutions, has joined The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) in the Packaging Sector Working Group as well as the transportation committee of the organization.
By MMH Staff · April 29, 2014
Co-located shows expected to draw 30,000 attendees with more than 800,000 square feet of exhibit space.
By MMH Staff · April 28, 2014
Pregis' current management team to continue under new ownership.
By MMH Staff · April 19, 2014
First edition takes place in Nairobi, Kenya, Sept. 9-12, 2014.
<p>As seen in the above steps, adding removable runners to Sonoco’s injection-molded nestable pallet enables stacking and easier handling with a lift truck.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · April 1, 2014
Food, pharmaceutical manufacturers devise a closed-loop plastic pallet system with a twist to ensure product safety.
By MMH Staff · March 31, 2014
Less than a year away, show's inaugural edition already 40% bigger than original projections.
By MMH Staff · March 27, 2014
The award recognizes companies that have developed, supported, or implemented measurable and innovative reusable solutions in a business-to-business supply chain.
<p>John Carrington, industrial label printer sales, Graphic Products</p> By Bridget McCrea · March 19, 2014
Graphic Products (Booth 1034) released two new labeling systems at Modex: the DuraLabel Toro and the DuraLabel Lobo.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 18, 2014
To build mixed pallet loads from an unlimited number of stock keeping units (SKUs), Axium’s (Booth 4823) load palletizer uses an exclusive algorithm, a vision-assisted product orientor, two synchronized robot arms and an automatically adjusting end-of-arm tool.

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