Modex 2012: Packaging products on display

A round-up of packaging news from the recent materials handling tradeshow, Modex 2012.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
February 29, 2012 - MMH Editorial

ORBIS announces sustainability initiative
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.

New, earth-friendly specialty foam products featured
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.

Komyo crate combines flexible pallet alternative, storage and racking
Komyo Logistics (Booth 1520) showcased its line of crates, a reusable metal pallet alternative offered in both standard and custom sizes at a booth visit with Modern on Wednesday.

System-based approach to unit load design at Millwood
Taking a systems-based approach to unit load design will reduce costs while boosting sustainability, said Ralph Rupert, manager of unit load technology at Millwood (Booth 2305) in a press conference.

Worldwide Foam joins Reusable Packaging Association
The company joined the RPA during the recent Modex show in Atlanta.

Flo-Pallet joins Reusable Packaging Association
Flo-Pallet, a provider of a new highly spe­cial­ized mate­r­ial and man­u­fac­tur­ing process for reusable pal­lets, has joined the Reusable Pack­ag­ing Asso­ci­a­tion. The com­pany joined the RPA dur­ing the recent MODEX show in Atlanta.



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