Sustainability

By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2012
Following a retrofit of its DC, BSN Sports has achieved new levels of productivity and space utilization.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2012
Some researchers are asking what the real world of distribution and logistics can learn from the digital world of the Internet.
By Lorie King Rogers · March 1, 2012
Clover Hill Foods installs an intelligent LED system to reduce lighting energy use by 91% and overall energy use by 32%.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 7, 2012
To help companies quantify the environmental sustainability benefits that can be achieved through reusable packaging, ORBIS Corp. (Booth 2700) announced a life cycle assessment-based initiative in a press conference yesterday.
<p>Lew Smith, Global Product Line Director, and Jaime Shackleford, Product Line Manager for Sealed Air (Booth 2709) show off some of the company’s new protective foam packaging lines.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · February 6, 2012
Responding to increased demand for sustainable packaging alternatives—and to support sustainability initiatives—Sealed Air (Booth 2709) launched the three foam lines made of recycled resin yesterday: EthafoamMRC (with 100% pre-consumer content), Ethafoam HRC (with 65% recycled content), and Stratocell RC (with 60% content) foams.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 6, 2012
Flow-Rite Safety Solutions (Booth 4328) introduced the Crossing Guard forklift collision awareness system that detects two separate motions to trigger an audible alarm and high-intensity LED alarm light.
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By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2012
Conveyor purchases may be preparing for a pause, according to Modern’s annual survey of conveyor users.
By Lorie King Rogers · February 1, 2012
Vermont’s Burlington Drug Company turned to a voice solution to create a greener picking process and save some green on its bottom line.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 1, 2012
Answer these 10 questions to find the best fit for your operation.
By Jeff Berman · January 27, 2012
The President laid out his plan to develop every available source of American energy, which includes the safe and responsible production of the nation’s oil and natural gas resources.
By MMH Staff · January 27, 2012
Sealed Air Corporation and Ecovative Design have announced that they will work together to accelerate the production, sales and distribution of Ecovative’s EcoCradle Mushroom Packaging, a new technology for environmentally responsible packaging materials made from agricultural byproducts and mycelium, or “mushroom roots”.
By Jeff Berman · January 24, 2012
A partnership between a shipper and a carrier is yielding positive results when it comes to being sustainable.
By MMH Staff · January 6, 2012
RPA’s con­fer­ence pro­gram is designed to edu­cate atten­dees who are con­sid­er­ing imple­ment­ing reusable pack­ag­ing solu­tions in their sup­ply chains as well as those who already deploy­ing reusables.
By MMH Staff · January 5, 2012
Solution cut company's packaging time by two-thirds.
By Bryan Sheehan, president, SymbioSus Sustainability Consulting · January 5, 2012
Here’s what a New Hampshire-based manufacturer discovered when it performed a lifecycle assessment of its packaging products.

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