Sustainability

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.
By Josh Bond · October 22, 2011
Beverage company sees energy savings, improved safety and worker comfort.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 21, 2011
In a tough economy, the 3PL market has stayed committed to sustainability.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2011
Acquisition expands Millwood’s capabilities in the Southeastern U.S.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 19, 2011
In a tough economy, the 3PL market has stayed committed to sustainability.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2011
Sanitube A/S of Denmark has become the 15th new member to join the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) in 2011, and is the fifth international company to join, it was announced today by the RPA.
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2011
The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) today launched a new credentialing module dedicated to help train and assess the nation's front-line manufacturing workforce against industry-defined national standards related to "green production."
By Josh Bond · October 17, 2011
Casebook 2012: Small changes throughout conveyor line lead to big reductions in environmental impact.
By Patrick Burnson · October 17, 2011
The annual GreenBiz Innovation Forum in San Francisco last week yielded some remarkable information and insight on how major U.S. corporations are entering a new phase of sustainable supply chain creation
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2011
Students from sixteen universities gathered in Detroit in late September to explore issues pertaining to buying advanced technology components for electric vehicles, as well as to examine topics such as component and logistics costs, global procurement, sustainability and recycling.
By MMH Staff · October 6, 2011
PMMI, owner and producer of the Pack Expo trade shows, reports that with more than 26,000 attendees, 1,559 exhibitors and nearly 630,000 net square feet, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2011 (Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 26-28) broke its event records on these and several other counts.

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