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<p>Executives from CHEP and Brambles recently presented a $75,000 check to the Arbor Day Foundation for reforestation projects in the United States and France. The donation will allow the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 60,000 trees in the Mississippi River Valley region of the U.S. and 5,000 trees in the Landes region of France. (Pictured L-R: Dan Lambe, president of Arbor Day Foundation; Laura Nador, president of CHEP North America; and JJ Freijo, global head of sustainability at Brambles.)</p> By MMH Staff · October 18, 2018
As part of their commitment, Brambles and CHEP will plant 60,000 trees in the Mississippi River Valley and 5,000 trees in the Landes region of France this year.
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2018
Students from Indiana State University, Ryerson University and Community College of Allegheny County are this year’s Amazing Packaging Race Champions
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The bands have eliminated the need to unwrap and rewrap pallet loads.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The chain can now wrap 120 loads regularly.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The new workflow is outperforming the company’s previous process considerably.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The system has increased line productivity by 15%.
By Sara Pearson Specter · October 9, 2018
A line of reusable, corrugated plastic boxes addresses automation concerns, protects against moisture and remains dimensionally consistent.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2018
Anheuser-Busch InBev and DS Smith Plastics will present their award-winning entries at the RPA Reusable Packaging Learning Center at Pack Expo.
By Gary Forger, Contributing Editor · October 8, 2018
From slotting to shipping, dimensioning equipment delivers a rapid ROI as it provides data that expedites inventory movement at several nodes across the supply chain.
By MMH Staff · October 4, 2018
The industrial, transit and protective packaging industry will gather again in 2019 after a highly successful inaugural Industrial Pack event in 2018.
By MMH Staff · October 4, 2018
This premier event, produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is an opportunity for suppliers and buyers to network and see cutting-edge technology in action.
By MMH Staff · October 3, 2018
Healthcare Packaging EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International provides solutions from across packaging to ensure pharmaceutical manufacturers can keep pace.
By MMH Staff · October 3, 2018
Representatives from AGVS member companies are there to promote AGVS technology to the packaging industry.
By MMH Staff · October 2, 2018
Exhibit sales open for the Northeast’s PACK EXPO East 2020.
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By Fibre Box · October 1, 2018
How Corrugated Boxes Support Omnichannel Sustainability

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