Sustainability

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.
By MMH Staff · December 28, 2011
RPA candidates will serve two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2012.
By MMH Staff · December 22, 2011
Acquisition includes Cartonplast LLC’s interest in the CORBI Plastics LLC joint venture.
By MMH Staff · December 6, 2011
JSP International, a provider of environmentally responsible packaging solutions, has joined the RPA.
By MMH Staff · December 1, 2011
This is the third time the award has been bestowed on TIEM for implementing exemplary environmental projects with measurable results.
<p>In the receiving department, cartons are palletized for putaway in a very narrow aisle reserve storage area.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · December 1, 2011
AS/RS and cross-belt sortation are speeding cartons through Skechers’ new 1.8-million-square-foot DC and setting the stage for growth.
By Jeff Berman · November 30, 2011
Even though the calendar says it is November 30, this atypical balmy weather in the Northeast is making me feel it is more like May 30. And given this unusual, but welcome, climate, it seems appropriate that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) is convening this week in Durban, South Africa to discuss a global response to climate change.
By MMH Staff · November 15, 2011
Crown Equipment released today results of its proprietary Forklift User Survey. The survey, which was conducted in late summer, represents feedback from approximately 600 forklift users involved in the purchase of lifts trucks in the material handling industry on issues ranging from fleet size to technology use.
By MMH Staff · November 15, 2011
As part of its ongoing effort to build stronger working relationships with other key industry associations, the Reusable Packaging Association will host a Reusables Conference at the new MODEX show in Atlanta, GA, February 6 – 8, 2012.
By MMH Staff · November 2, 2011
The Corrugated Packaging Alliance protocol technical team has approved IPS Testing Experts to perform the testing protocol outlined in the Voluntary Standard for Repulping and Recycling Corrugated Fiberboard.
<p>Solar panels on the roof of States’ warehouse facility in Arizona generate enough energy to power the facility and recharge its electric lift truck batteries.</p> SPECIAL REPORT
By Lorie King Rogers · November 1, 2011
Going green isn’t going away: It’s a permanent and increasingly important part of the global business landscape—and that includes materials handling.

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