Sustainability

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.
By MMH Staff · December 18, 2012
A look back at Modern's system reports featured in 2012.
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By Yale · November 13, 2012
Environmental sustainability is one of the most critical issues faced by our generation. Our choices – whether at home or at work – impact the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat and the land we enjoy.
By MMH Staff · October 23, 2012
Film­LOC offers a patented, silicone-free plac­ard holder for label­ing and re-labeling reusable con­tain­ers and totes, racks, and other items. KNAPP pro­vides reusable man­age­ment solu­tions, includ­ing a com­pre­hen­sive sys­tem solu­tion for sort­ing all types of con­tain­ers automatically.
By MMH Staff · October 22, 2012
The Nelson Technical Center offers expertise in the field of pallet design, testing and custom packaging.
<p>Russ Meller, University of Arkansas.</p>

By MMH Staff · October 18, 2012
Researchers complete first phase of models on the Physical Internet
By Josh Bond · October 17, 2012
New report from PA Consulting Group reviews the approach to green issues taken by four global manufacturing companies.

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