Sustainability

By Sara Pearson Specter · September 1, 2013
Modern asked a group of packaging experts to take a peek at new developments in secondary packaging for transport and shipping and see which innovations might hold promise for improving the best practices of tomorrow.
By MMH Staff · August 12, 2013
Partnership brings demand management to industrial facilities.
By MMH Staff · August 7, 2013
New report offers strategies business, government, nonprofits and the financial community can use to boost life cycle energy efficiency.
By MMH Staff · July 11, 2013
CPA executive director says the alliance is working on a comparative study to be released later this year.
By MMH Staff · July 3, 2013
RPCs reduce solid waste and use less water and energy across produce applications
By Sara Pearson Specter · July 1, 2013
In addition to minimizing packaging, corner protectors enable pallet loads to be stacked two-high in a trailer, more efficiently filling out the cube.
By MMH Staff · June 7, 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.
By MMH Staff · May 17, 2013
Award's 25th anniversary also honors companies that have won five or more times.
By MMH Staff · May 3, 2013
Biomaterial technology produces sustainable packaging from mushroom roots.
By MMH Staff · April 16, 2013
Expansion more than doubles number of fuel cell-powered forklifts at the facility, for a total of 230.
By MMH Staff · March 18, 2013
Company specializes in refur­bished bulk boxes, con­tainer repair, mod­i­fi­ca­tion, and recy­cling.
By MMH Staff · February 6, 2013
The Reusable Pack­ag­ing Asso­ci­a­tion (RPA) is seek­ing input from sup­ply chain pro­fes­sion­als to help mold its new vir­tual reusable pack­ag­ing forum, called Con­nected Com­mu­nity.
<p>Emerson Industrial Automation’s heavy duty modular plastic belts can be easily retrofitted into existing conveyor frames, said Matt Stoneburner, director of marketing, material handling.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · January 22, 2013
New heavy duty and extra heavy duty modular plastic belts from Emerson Industrial Automation (Booth 1559) provide a non-skid, energy-efficient conveyor surface for moving walkways, automotive assembly lines and general material handling of heavy loads, such as barrels, drums, kegs and pallets.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 21, 2013
Lenze Americas (Booth 1763) has expanded its support of materials handling systems with a fully integrated, energy-efficient package of software, plus drive- and controller-based systems for automation. On display are multiple frequency (MF) gear motors with a GKR bevel gearbox and the 8400 Motec inverter drive.
By Maida Napolitano · January 1, 2013
Our warehouse/DC engineer examines how you can transform your traditional warehouse environment and implement sustainable strategies that benefit your business, your customers and the planet.

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