LAST NEWS December 2006
2006-12-29 Anver Corp.: Vacuum tube lifter features pallet handling attachment
A new pallet handling attachment that provides a fast and convenient way for one person to lift and stack multiple pallets using a standard tube lifter is being introduced by Anver Corporation of Hudson, Massachusetts
2006-12-29 Truck spills pallets on I-10 as rain falls
A semi-truck spilled pallets onto Interstate 10 near Orange Street early this morning.
2006-12-26 Its majesty the pallet reigns on the world
A double wood floor, a handle of nails: it is the pallet. Hundreds of million circulate on the ground. Without it, very collapses.
2006-12-21 High-Speed Stretch Wrapper will not cause film breaks
System features Ring-Straddle(TM) design and can handle 180-200 loads
2006-12-20 Blaze hits recycling plant
Smoke billowed from a pallet recycling plant near Chouteau Trafficway as thousands of wooden pallets burned for hours Monday afternoon
2006-12-18 Maximizing RFID Performance on Consumer Product Cases and Pallets
Chris Cook, Field Application Specialist - Texas Instruments Radio Frequency Identification (TI-RFid™) Systems
2006-12-18 Nerve agent depot reported secure after pallets replaced
A recently completed safety project at the Blue Grass Army Depot assures that chemical weapons stored at the facility will remain secure,
2006-12-18 Macquarie: BXB - Top Pick in the Sector
Brambles (BXB) shares have exhibited significant volatility,
2006-12-15 APICS Visits the CHEP Innovation Center and Orlando Plant
Operations Management Specialists Study Cutting Edge Facilities
2006-12-15 Weapons storage an unlikely threat
Safety precautions recently completed by Blue Grass Army Depot employees ensure that the M55 rockets in storage remain secure and an unlikely threat to the community
2006-12-15 Why Plastic Pallets are Better Than Wood Pallets?
Plastic pallets are becoming better known as compared to wooden ones
2006-12-13 Wooden Scooter by Groovy
The premise is to prove that retro flair can be communicated through visual association
2006-12-08 iGPS Names MWW Group Public Relations Agency of Record
MWW Group to Help Bring Supply-Chain Industry's First All-Plastic Pallet Pool With Built-In RFID Tracking to Market through Media Relations.
2006-12-08 New CHEP Service Delivers Expert Assistance to Growing Customers
Chep today announced the launch of Teleservice
2006-12-07 Megatrux Moves to New World Headquarters for End-to-end Global Logistics
The Megatrux Companies now occupy a 170,000 square foot facility built to exacting specification to serve as the world headquarters for an end-to-end global logistics operation
2006-12-05 Pallet pooling in Asia by Loscam
Loscam now has pallet pools in seven key Asian economies, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and China.
2006-12-05 RFID Strategy
Case Studies Industry survey data confirmed by recent news
2006-12-05 Twenty-Year Logistics Industry Veteran Promoted
CHEP today announced the promotion of Kevin J. Shuba to the position of President.
2006-12-04 What’s In a Board Foot? (By Ed Brindley)
When anyone considers the board footage in a pallet, caution should be exercised.
2006-12-04 Pallet & Logistics Industry 2031
A Look into the Future...Redundant Supply Chains, Global Markets, Automation, Tracking & Human Errors (by Rick Leblanc)
2006-12-04 Pallet Standards And Specifications
All-Natural Sawdust Logs Now Available in the United States.
2006-12-04 Ecological Wood America Announces Truefuel™ Firelogs
All-Natural Sawdust Logs Now Available in the United States.
2006-12-04 CHEP RFID-enables Reusable Containers for Auto Industry
The company will apply with bar-code, text and RFID labels to stacking crates used to transport car parts.
2006-12-02 This is the Daybreak
LPR UK continues its stellar 2006 with news of another contract win, this time with Daybreak Foods, the Ascot-based supplier of own label ambient foods to leading retailers.
2006-12-02 Saudi Retailer Panda Signs With CHEP For Pallet Services
Panda, a major supermarket and hypermarket retailer based in Saudi Arabia, has entered into a contract with CHEP for Total Pallet Management.
2006-11-30 Pall-Ex Celebrates Tenth Anniversary In Style
MD Hilary Devey looks back on Ten Years.
2006-11-28 Greystone Logistics to Provide Recycled Plastic Pallets to Coors Brewing Company
The company received multiple purchase orders from Coors Brewing Company to provide plastic pallets made from 100% recycled material.
2006-11-22 How to handle palletless loads with forklifts
Palletless transportation of certain loads can be achieved with standard fork clamps with relevant slip-on arms that embrace the load informs Mike Barton.
2006-11-15 Customised truck loading solutions
Logistics systems provider ICA is now configuring customised truck loading/unloading solutions for retailers.
2006-11-15 Pall EX director in CLIT UK speed mentoring event
Strategic Development Director Adrian Russell provides mentoring advice to young logistics professionals
2006-11-15 IFCO SYSTEMS N.V. repurchases own shares
The Board of Managing Directors resolved on November 14, 2006 to make use of the authorization of the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting
2006-11-14 Simplified pallet loading saves on costs
Logistics systems provider ICA is now configuring customised truck loading/unloading solutions for retailers, wholesalers, transporters and third-party logistics suppliers shuttling high volumes of pallets within a 50km radius.
2006-11-14 Challenger pallet recovers from fire
The company was hit hard, with more than $2-million in damage. But as it turns out, things could've been a lot worse.
2006-11-13 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Making robotic movement of goods more 'pallet-able'
Simulation of pseudo-color coded image showing man (left) and pallet (right) where blue indicates objects near the AGV and red indicates things far awa
2006-11-13 Greystone Logistics, Inc. Expands Recycled Plastic Pallet Line
Greystone Logistics, Inc. (OTCBB: GLGI) introduced two new product lines at the 2006 PACK EXPO International in Chicago last week.
2006-11-09 Brambles may return cash to shareholders
Logistics group Brambles Industries Ltd may consider returning more cash to its shareholders, following $US3.6 billion ($A4.7 billion) of asset sales.
2006-11-06 Wooden pallet recycler opening Zeeland plant
A Grand Rapids company specializing in recycling wooden pallets will open an operation on Zeeland's east side early next year, bringing in 60 jobs.
2006-11-06 Pallet Inverters save time and stop injury
Safetech Pallet Inverter
2006-11-06 Fire in Rialto-Fontana area under control
Fed by strong Santa Ana winds, a wildfire destroyed more than 640 acres in San Bernardino County today, the latest blaze to rip through Southern California this fire season.
2006-11-04 Pallets, by the thousands, pass through Dinwiddie
Pallets live a hard life
2006-11-04 Is Recycled Plastic Lumber a Viable Alternative for Pallets?
The pallet industry is constantly searching for cost effective alternative materials to manufacture pallets.
2006-11-04 Mark White to Enter Second Career
A Potentially Positive Change for the Pallet Industry.
2006-11-04 Is Recycled Plastic Lumber a Viable Alternative for Pallets?
Researchers at Virginia Tech’s Center for Unit Load Design have studied the potential of recycled plastic lumber.
2006-11-04 Yobs wreck Himley’s bonfire
The biggest bonfire in the Midlands was destroyed by yobs who set fire to hundreds of pallets piled up ready for the event, expected to attract a 30,000-strong crowd.
2006-11-04 Tips for Selling Plastic Pallets
While wood pallets fit the bill for most applications, a pallet supplier can position itself to provide complete transport packaging solutions by being able to provide a specific plastic pallet where it is the best fit for a job.
2006-10-31 CHEP RFID crates give carmakers more flexibility
A world-first modular crate, with radio frequency identification (RFID) tracking, will deliver improvements in supply chain efficiency for the automotive sector, its makers CHEP says
2006-10-31 Supermarket sweep
The retail scene in Saudi Arabia is vastly different today compared to 25 years ago, when Panda opened its first supermarket in Riyadh
2006-10-31 OptiLedge plastic pallet system
For years, shippers have been trying to force-fit loads onto pallets, when the more logical, effective and economical method is to do the opposite, make the load carrier conform to the size and shape of the goods you're shipping.
2006-10-30 Flats evacuated after pallet fire
Fire crews tackled the blaze through the night. Picture by Paul Wood Two blocks of flats were evacuated after a pallet yard in Waltham Abbey caught alight.
2006-10-30 CHEP RFID crates
The RFID solution will provide real-time visibility to CHEP customers for their products.
2006-10-30 Chep in Slovenia
CHEP announced today the expansion of its commercial network in Europe and will now be offering its services in Slovenia.
2006-10-25 Infy Deploys SAP Solutions At CHEP
The RFID solution will provide real-time visibility to CHEP customers for their products
2006-10-25 Jeco RFID-Ready Pallets Receive Worth-a-Look
Award at Graph Expo 2006
2006-10-23 Meyers Decides to Sell European Group
Myers said the business no longer fit with its long-term strategy of reinvesting in key business segments.
2006-10-23 Myers industries announces intended sale of european material handling group
Myers Industries' European Material Handling Group is comprised of the Allibert-Buckhorn(TM) and raaco(R) brands.
2006-10-23 Ecobulk intermediate bulk container
A new intermediate bulk container, the Ecobulk SX/ MX/ LX, is available from Spacepac Industries.
2006-10-23 UPM help Toshiba create largest Gen2 project
Toshiba and UPM Raflatac, a manufacturer of RFID tags and inlays, are working together to develop one of the largest Gen2 RFID projects in Europe.
2006-10-23 Ocean Mist Extends CHEP Contract
Produce leader sees commercial and environmental benefits from pallet pooling
2006-10-20 Intelligent Global Pooling Systems
Moore’s company plans to rent some 60 million plastic pallets to its customers.
2006-10-18 Plastic pallets for wine export
Australian wineries produce a wide range of wines from many grape varieties and regions
2006-10-18 Identec Solutions Presented With Frost & Sullivan 2006 Product Line Strategy Leadership Award in the Active RFID Market
In presenting this award, Frost & Sullivan commends the company's commitment to developing innovative and technologically advanced RFID products.
2006-10-17 CHEP Announces New RFID-Enabled Container-Tracking Service
The company is using tags with Impinj's Monaco/64 Gen 2 chip, which offers an extra 64 bits of user-programmable memory that clients such as Procter & Gamble and Avon will be able to use to store data.
2006-10-17 Intermec and Informs Deliver Affordable, Streamlined RFID Compliance Kit
In response to increasing mandates for RFID-compliant shipments to retailers and the U.S. Department of Defense.
2006-10-17 CHEP chooses Cactus Commerce to develop Global Track & Trace RFID Solution
Microsoft Gold Certified RFID systems integrator helps leading logistics company extend the benefits of RFID to their customers.
2006-10-16 CHEP to Launch Global Track and Trace System
The CHEP Global Track and Trace System provides users with comprehensive visibility of products from the point of processing to the point of consumption using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.
2006-10-16 CHEP to Launch Global Track and Trace System
Development of a worldwide system to provide trading partners in the supply chain with real-time visibility to products shipped on the companys pallets and containers.
2006-10-09 Changes in Supervisory Board of IFCO SYSTEMS N.V
Dr. Bernd Malmström becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
2006-10-09 Palatable Brambles goes on defensive
BRAMBLES Industries may increase its dividend payouts and debt to avoid becoming a takeover target, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co.
2006-10-05 Enviro recycling
Environmentally friendly, custom made pallets
2006-10-05 brambles dividends
Brambles May Increase Dividend to Avoid Takeover
2006-10-04 Omya's 'Source'
A Canadian company has opened up shop in Rutland with Omya Inc. as its major customer
2006-09-26 Macquarie: BIL - Survey Shows CHEP US on Track
Trading Pick of the Day
2006-09-19 Chasing the cheddar
Tracking and tracing processes help manufacturers meet new standards to keep food safe
2006-09-16 Wood pallets holding big dinosaur bones in
various stages of preparation
A week hunting for dinosaur bones in the Badlands is like going on a scientific treasure hunt.
2006-09-16 Radio frequency identification pioneer and
corporate monolith Wal-Mart Stores is speeding on with its use of the track-and-trace
It announced Tuesday that 500 new stores and clubs will introduce RFID for case-level and pallet-level tracking before the end of the fiscal year.
2006-09-16 CHEP USA Inks 171,600-SF Deal in Atlanta
Shipping Company Signs for 5 Years in Riverview Industrial Center
2006-09-16 Enviro Pallets installs new heat treatment
Enviro Pallets has installed a heat treatment module which ensures all pallets exported by clients meet strict International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) regulations.
2006-09-16 Push back system stores pallets five deep
A push back rack system stores product two to five pallets deep to optimize warehouse space by placing product in lanes rather than aisles
2006-09-16 Custom made pallets
Enviro Pallets, based at Glendenning in Sydney's west, has been manufacturing custom-made pallets from as small as 400cm x 500cm up to a huge 6.2 metres x 3 metres
2006-09-14 Roahl Dahl Plass improvements
Roahl Dahl Plass, which regularly attracts large numbers of visitors to Cardiff Bay, is going to be significantly improved this autumn.
2006-09-14 Chastened Brambles
The 317-page booklet detailing the proposal to unify its listings on the ASX failed to generate much excitement yesterday
2006-09-14 Brambles expecting
Logistics group Brambles Industries says it expects its pallet distribution and data storage operations to continue to support its growth in the year ahead.
2006-09-14 Chep UK workers to strike
Workers at Chep UK in Pontefract, South Yorkshire, are to strike for five days from Monday.
2006-09-12 Thieves have stolen
around £400,000 worth of booze from a distribution centre in Cheshire
Two men filled lorries with the vodka and gin after locking up a security guard at the depot in Moore, near Warrington.
Company of Canada fined $75,000 for Health and Safety violation
This occurred at Abitibi-Consolidated's paper mill in Kenora, Ontario.
2006-09-05 Palletising &
Lightweight modular pallets made to specification
2006-09-05 Pack, Stack, Rack & Roll
New space-efficient storage system.
2006-09-04 Resin Problems Continue for Pallet Makers
Rising resin prices have pinched plastic pallet and container maker for several years
2006-09-04 Pallet Maker Takes 171,000
SF at Riverview
Orlando-based CHEP USA has leased 171,600 sf at Building 400 of Riverview Distribution Center.
2006-08-31 Pack Expo to feature
Robot manufacturers are hoping momentum is building in the food packaging sector
2006-08-31 Omron Introduces New
Gen 2 Inlays
The company says its Gen 2 inlays can be read in any part of the world.
2006-08-30 Fortec Takes on World
Fortec's pallet load distribution coverage will be global by the end of 2006.
2006-08-30 Strike at Chep UK in
Workers at Chep UK in Pontefract struck for three days last week and plan a further five day strike over pay, sackings and the general attitude of management.
2006-08-24 Brambles says to
launch CHEP unit in China
Brambles Industries Ltd., the world's top pallet supplier, said it plans to launch its CHEP pallet-leasing unit in China.
2006-08-23 Brambles profit
jumps on pallets
The world's top pallet supplier, reported a 29 percent rise in annual profit.
2006-08-22 Park benches reborn
with recycled wood
Idea to use wood from unused pallets saves city trees
2006-08-22 iGPS signs supply agreement
with Netherlands firm
Agreement with Schoeller Arca Systems to manufacture several million pallets for the company.
2006-08-18 iGPS signs plastic pallet-tracking
agreement with Dallas company
Igps has selected Xterprise Inc. to provide embedded radio frequency identification
2006-08-18 Palian Cape on the
Opening of Palian Cape in Tokai
2006-08-16 In Washington
go to eat at restaurant :PALETTE
The restaurant's modern vibe is a sharp contrast to the hotel's colonial style
2006-08-15 75 firefighters tackle
More than 75 firefighters, including crews from Grays and Orsett, were called out to tackle a huge blaze close to Thurrock
2006-08-15 CMPC Consumer Paper
Group Finds Value from Switch to CHEP Pallets
This is the strategy that has been successfully pursued by AVK Plastics
2006-08-11 CHEP's new rival looks
Orlando is becoming the epicenter of the pallet-pooling business
2006-08-04 Low pressure injection
moulding enables production of large parts
This is the strategy that has been successfully pursued by AVK Plastics
2006-07-27 Pallets feature molded
slot for RFID tags
RFID-Ready Pallets include slot specifically intended to accept RFID tag
2006-07-27 IFCO SYSTEMS Launches
New Internet Site
Today launched a fresh, new look as part of its new corporate identity at www.ifcosystems.com.
2006-07-26 Packaging firm to supply
Orion Packaging Systems (UK) has signed a deal with Dutch palletising equipment specialist Ivanhoe, which will see Orion become the sole UK distributor for a robot palletiser system
2006-07-26 Paperboard, cardboard
PACKSPEC Pty Ltd’s 100% recycled Paperboard Pallets are a breakthrough in modern cardboard construction technology.
2006-07-25 Help for Wood-Pallet
APA The Engineered Wood Association (Tacoma, Wash.) has launched a comprehensive new Web site on engineered wood panels used in non-construction applications, including pallets and material handling.
2006-07-18 Firefighters Battle Southeast Lubbock Pallet
The smoke was coming from a pallet fire at Continental Pallet Company
2006-07-18 Warehouse burns in three-alarm
Warehouse fire Wednesday night, the Sacramento City Fire Department reported.
2006-07-18 Logistics Performance:
The Total Impact of Pallets
Could something as simple as pallets be holding your supply chain back from the next level of efficiency?
pallet features fire resistant technology
the Universal Pallet is a cost-effective alternative to upgrading warehouse sprinkler systems to meet fire code requirements
2006-07-13 Jeco Debuts RFID-Ready Pallets
Available in several configurations, pallets offer built-in protection for costly tags
2006-07-13 GR pallet company
plans move to Allegan County
A company that recycles and sells pallets plans to move its Grand Rapids operations to some of the vacant Midway Die & Engineering Corp
2006-07-12 Wooden pallets
Loscam's new generation wooden pallet provides 87% deck coverage, is 10 kilos lighter than standard hardwood pallets
2006-07-12 Three-tiered storage
The Regal 3000 modular, multi-functional storage system.
2006-07-12 Clifton Recycling
Plant fires suspicious
Three separate piles of wooden pallets caught fire.
2006-07-12 Food industry gets a
taste of RFID's potential
A pilot project will test out tags in frozen food items and assess the benefits for manufacturers as well as retailers
2006-07-12 Arsonists putting lives
THEY are putting our firefighters lives at risk.
2006-07-03 Environmentally friendly pallet stabiliser
MATTHEWS Intelligent Identification has been appointed exclusive agent in Australia for Holdtite pallet stabilising labels
2006-07-03 Transparent logistics
FSL has now decided to target its services to other specialised markets in the region.
2006-07-03 Cleanaway is final
Brambles has completed the last disposal in its restructuring with the sale of its British waste unit Cleanaway UK to French water and waste management company Veolia
2006-07-03 Brambles upbeat
about asset sale
PALLETS giant Brambles Industries said yesterday it would soon finalise the sale of the British division of waste management business Cleanaway.
2006-06-28 Wooden export pallets: de-barked timber to become the norm
THE extra dollar or two that ISPM15 has added to the costs and paperwork hassles of export pallets will be minor compared to more EU regulations to come.
2006-06-28 Logisticians track down $1 million in pallets
More than $1 million worth of pallets have been recovered over the past month by a team from the 407th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron here.
2006-06-28 Major blaze treated as suspicious
Police are treating as suspicious the cause of a major blaze at an Aberdeenshire yard which was tackled by more than 60 firefighters.
2006-06-23 Security wine storage options
Industrial packaging specialists, DSL have a new range of SCHÜTZ IBC's (Intermediate Bulk Container's).
2006-06-21 Four-way packing strapper
Sheard Packaging, one of the largest corrugated sheet manufacturers in the north of England, has installed a pallet press from Mosca .
2006-06-20 Brambles comes
clean on waste management arm
Brambles pulled off a record private equity deal yesterday by selling a major part of its Cleanaway division in a deal worth $1.82 billion.
2006-06-20 Brambles draws up
shortlist of waste suitors
Brambles is drawing up the final shortlist of buyers for its UK waste- management business after selling its Australian operations to private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
2006-06-19 Mike Dimond Receives
2006 Innovation Award from Supply Chain & Logistics Canada
CHEP continues to be a leading innovator and proponent of RFID, and is taking part in several trials and rollouts in both North America and Europe
2006-06-19 Canadian Pallet Council
announces new Board of Directors for 2006
The Canadian Pallet Council (CPC) has announced its new Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2006-2007.
2006-06-19 Thong Guan targets
Thong Guan Industries Bhd, which makes stretch films and industrial bags, would use Russia as its stepping stone to penetrate the east European market.
2006-06-15 RFID- Not What It Seems
However, if we look at the major spend and potential spend on RFID, we get a very different picture.
2006-06-14Are reusable containers
the key to RFID?
The Holy Grail in RFID today is return on investment (ROI).
2006-06-14 Chamber extends deadline
for Palettes submission
Completed palettes should be dropped off at the Chittenden Bank in Manchester.
2006-06-14 Pallet-recycling firm’s
fire traced to woodpile
Nashville fire officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire at a pallet-recycling company Thursday afternoon.
2006-06-14 Puerto Rico company settle pallet dispute 9/01/07ut-of-court settlement with a Puerto Rico company over the use of its pallets.
2006-06-14 Great Falls residents
Officials estimate more than 1,000 Great Falls, S.C., residents remained away from their homes Wednesday afternoon as a fire at an old textile mill continued to smoulder..
2006-06-12 Wal-Mart Experience
Good News for RFID Vendors
Wal-Mart's bold RFID initiative created a groundswell of interest across the globe and has been closely watched by retailers and industry specialists ever since..
2006-06-12 Revolution in pallets
OptiLedge is lightweight Polypropylene plastic which is food grade and totally reusable.
2006-06-12 Fake ID Sellers
Dismiss Tamperproof Push
Luis Hernandez just laughs as he sells fake driver's licenses and Social Security cards to illegal immigrants near a park known for shady deals.
2006-06-08 The search for Australia’s
top forklift driver
Crown Equipment together with CHEP Australia, once again sponsored the Swire Cold Storage National Forklift Driver Competition for the second year running.
2006-06-07 Raging inferno at pallet
Fire raged for six hours after arsonists set fire to a pallet depot
2006-06-07 Jeco’s Dual Entry
The Jeco Dual Entry Pallet uniquely addresses a problem common at laminators and converters
2006-06-05 Wal-Mart Canada Plans
Its First RFID Pilot
Working with a small number of its suppliers, the retailer will institute a system that closely parallels its U.S. RFID deployments
2006-06-05 Amcor PET Packaging
chooses Sortex Sorters for French PET recycling venture
One of the world's largest packaging companies has chosen to include Sortex Sorters as a key part of their French based PET recycling plant
2006-06-05 Advanced Pallet Solutions
offers new steel pallet
Barrie, says it has done its research and convinced companies to break away from the traditional wooden skid that is currently consuming 50% of natural resources just in manufacturing alone
2006-06-01 Blaze destroys Centre
Embers from a burning pit may have been the reason a fire broke out at Centre Pallet and Lumber in Sauk Centre last Tuesday
2006-06-01 SAP Customers Set Strong
Pace of ERP Evolution
Customers Adopt mySAP(TM) ERP for New, Industry-Specific Functionality, Greater Usability and Business Process Flexibility With Enterprise SOA
2006-06-01 Australia's Visy withdraws
from Brambles' Cleanaway auction
Visy offered more than 800 mln aud just for Cleanaway
2006-06-01 LINPAC wins bid for
LINPAC Storage Systems was selected by the Gist Project Team as the preferred storage equipment supplier
2006-05-29 The value of wood
It was an interesting, enlightening and enjoyable day at the Laurel Sportsplex on May 19
2006-05-29 Pall-ex Partners
Royal Event for Transaid
HRH Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, was guest of honour at the Transaid Spring Ball
2006-05-29 Brambles business
head leaves after 'job done'
Brambles’ business development manager will leave the group now he’s completed his assignment
2006-05-29 Father of Kaizen visits
The President of CHEP Asia Pacific, Mr Howard Wigham, welcomed the renowned ‘father of continuous improvement’, Mr Masaaki Imai
2006-05-29 Intelligent Global Pooling
Hires Shipping/Logistics Veteran Rex Lowe As President
2006-05-29 Vermont Art
Vermonters around the state are turning thousands of wooden artists' palettes into paintings, sculptures, musical instruments and other works of art.
2006-05-22 Miguel Ibanez moves
pallets at American Pallet Inc.
Miguel Cadenas supports the economy, literally, with the work he does at a company in Oakdale.
2006-05-19 Flexcon Announces
These export pallets and rackable pallets get the job done and they have one of the lowest price points in the industry.
2006-05-19 Strike over at pallet
The familiar sound of wooden pallets being hammered together resumes today after a two-day strike by employees.
2006-05-17 Get your palettes
We're not sure if our readers' artistic palate calls for a palette or a pallet, but now that we've got your alliterative attention, here's the scoop on a fun project.
2006-05-17 Robotic system automates
A GBP 270,000 automated robotic system has replaced the arduous job of stacking cardboard cases of food products by hand
2006-05-14 Immigration issue hits
Pallet manufacturer is a case study in economic realities
2006-05-13 PVAXX Launches Dubai
Plans For Expansion
2006-05-13 Pallet Pooling Opportunity
in Postwar U.S.A.
As promised, this instalment looks at the conversation around pallet pooling as the end of World War 11 came into sight.
2006-05-10 Immigration debate hits
You could call it a forgotten industry - except most people never knew this sawdust-covered corner of the economy existed in the first place
2006-05-04 Japan Pallet Rental Corp.
Announces RFID-Related Business Plans
JPR will attain the targets by the Innovation Plan:
2006-05-04 Frozen Assets Cold Storage
With Headwater’s Freight Logix TMS in Complex Transportation Brokerage Application
2006-05-04 Firefighters tackle
huge pallet blaze
More than 80 firefighters from across Essex and Suffolk tackled a major blaze at an industrial estate yesterday.
2006-05-04 RFID Tags for 5 Cents
SmartCode has announced that it will soon be offering RFID tags for as low as 5 cents making it the first company to offer the least expensive RFID tags in the global market..
2006-05-04 Wal-Mart "Next
300" RFID Event Wrap-Up
Wal-Mart last week hosted the Wal-Mart Supplier On-Boarding Forum & EPCglobal US Tech Expo.
2006-05-04 About Brambles Industries
Local waste management and industrial services businesses have attracted strong interest from potential buyers.
2006-05-04 The Next Generation
Pallet Rack: Let it Flow
The savings in time, space and money is considerable with pallet rack flow storage systems
2006-05-04 PVAXX unveils new pallets
at Singapore show
Asia’s premier international food and hospitality exhibition.
2006-04-12 Omron plans big boost
to RFID manufacturing
Japan's Omron Corp. plans to more than double its production capacity of RFID
2006-04-12 Firefighters Battle
Fire at Pallet Company in Northampton County
The plume of smoke could be seen from miles away
2006-04-12 Building near firm burns
A fire burned down nearly half of a building near Magic Pallet Sunday afternoon
2006-04-12 Your future's in the
RFID is currently a card business with an estimated 300 million cards to be made this year sold at $1-$4 each.
2006-04-12 Chess moves
Warehouse management systems (WMS) vendors and users have already seen computerisation of warehouse stock control.
2006-04-12 Prepare to be
a‘mazed’ by Pallet Maze
Visitors to Britomart’s Queen Elizabeth Square will be a’mazed’ by the giant pallet maze set up there from 10 April as part of Auckland City’s Living Room series.
2006-04-10 American printer
solving the pallet problem
Collapsible containers reduce damage, save on packaging
2006-04-10 Art dealers
As part of the Palettes of Vermont program, the Barre Partnership has begun distributing materials
2006-04-10 The advantages of paper
Scotch Group paper pallet ready for assembly.
2006-04-05 NextLife Integrates
Pallets into Its Plastic Recycling Programs
iClosed-Loop Programs Now Enable Recyclers to Use Products Made From
2006-04-05 Loscom, Australia's
second pallet company
is proving that.Private equity powered its local growth to be a challenger to our own multi-national CHEP brand
2006-04-05 small players push
the boundaries with big ideas
RETAIL private equity investors are in line for a share of a possible
$2billion float of Emeco International
2006-04-03 EU reopens investigation
into dumping of China-made hand pallet trucks
The European Union has reopened its investigation into dumping of China-made hand pallet trucks and parts in its market after receiving complaints that current duties imposed on the products are not high enough.
2006-04-03 Packaging / Lebanon
From March 1, 2005, the Lebanese customs will demand a phytosanitary fumigation certificate for the import of wooden packaging material into the country
2006-04-03 Thinking outside
Forget television or the internet. What really changed how we live was the cargo container
2006-04-03 Brambles sells French
Industrial services group Brambles Industries Ltd has sold its French logistics business TMF to a management consortium and its financial sponsor for an undisclosed sum.
2006-04-03 Matagorda Services:
Three companies teaching
Matagorda Services provides employment opportunities for developmentally challenged citizens, enabling those who were once considered unemployable to live independent lives
2006-03-30 The Industry Reacts
to RFID Virus Research
Last week's proclamation by a group of computer scientists that RFID
tags represent a vehicle for the transmission of computer viruses
precipitated a frenzy of headlines from both within and without the
2006-03-30 Reusable Container Company
A subsidiary of IFCO Systems (Houston), has purchased certain assets of the Reusable Plastic Container (RPC) Services Business of CHEP USA (Orlando, Fla.).
2006-03-30 French fight looms for
FRENCH-OWNED waste management operator Sita has thrown its hat in the ring as a bidder for Brambles' Cleanaway business in Australia in a deal that could be worth GBP330 million.
2006-03-22 Reusable Container Company
A Subsidiary of IFCO SYSTEMS, Completes Acquisition of Assets of CHEP's USA Reusable Plastic
2006-03-22 Conceptual virus could
create havoc at firms using RFID tags
Concerns about the security of radio frequency identification (RFID) and virtualisation systems were raised last week.
2006-03-20 RFID chips can
Dutch researchers implanted a virus in an RFID chip.
2006-03-20 PVAXX pallets in demand
The event is the premier trade show in the region for the rapidly expanding global food industry.
2006-03-20 RFID World Still Reacting
Strongly To Virus Research
A researcher who suggests that computer viruses could be spread by RFID technology sets off a firestorm of debate.
2006-03-20 Amcor PET Packaging
Chooses Sortex Sorters For French Pet Recycling Venture
Amcor PET Packaging has selected Sortex Sorters as a key part of its French-based recycling plant.
2006-03-20 The International
Plant Protection Convention is an international treaty relating to plant health
The Convention has been deposited with the Director of the FAO
2006-03-20 Meet Our Non-Traditional
The Tower of Pallets
2006-03-16 To Tag or Not to Tag
There is No Question : A Look at the State of the RFID
2006-03-15 Termites in mulch
not a concern for Minnesotans
Termites in mulch shouldn't be a concern for Minnesota residents, says Jeff Hahn, entomologist with the University of Minnesota Extension Service
2006-03-13 Bahraini consortium
to provide PVAXX with state-of-the-art machines for production of new shipping
Plans were on schedule for the delivery of its bespoke rotational moulding machines to its Jebel Ali demonstration and training facility.
2006-03-06 Pallet control in
Patton Pallets can help New Zealand businesses that are having problems containing pallet hire costs.
2006-03-06 Warehouse Fire 'Under
Control' In Pompano Beach Company
A North Lauderdale firefighter was injured, and a 10,000 square foot warehouse facility was destroyed
2006-03-06 Johnvince Foods "Planters
Canada" Sees Supply Chain Benefits From CHEP Pallet Program
The company is now shipping its full range of products on CHEP to all customers
2006-03-06 CHEP Receives Brazilian
The Brazilian Logistics Association (ABML) has named CHEP the 2005 winner of the Brazilian Logistics Award
2006-02-22 PVAXX opens pallet
plant in JAFZ
PVAXX, a Bermuda-based materials science and technology corporation, has inaugurated its 100,000 sq foot “flagship” corporate headquarters in Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZ), UAE
2006-02-22 Piemaker breaks radio
In a first for the frozen foods sector, Australian pie-maker Patties Foods will begin testing new tracking technology next month
2006-02-22 LAA announce Logistics
The LAA says the Logistics Development Award has long been Australia's major logistics and education industry award.
2006-02-22 Pack, Stack, Rack and
HI-LO awarded major racking contract by JD Williams
2006-02-22 A Brambles expected
to grow earnings
Analysts are expecting an interim result in the range of $A342 million ($US253.25 million)
2006-02-20 An honest look from
*Greg Gilbert in FOOD Magazine at the untold truths behind the promise of
It’s time to set the record straight and offer executives some candid-talk about the reality of RFID.
2006-02-20 RFID Tags Track Placebos
to Pallets in FOSE's RFID Pavilion
In less than twelve months, every military pallet, case, and commodity, excluding bulk commodities, munitions and explosives, must have a passive RFID tag
2006-02-17 Pallets may now be
Since Feb. 1, shipments containing untreated wood are turned around
2006-02-01 European Council implements
new debarking requirements
Starting March this year
2006-02-01 Protecting pallet
In most warehouses pallet racking suffers accidental rack damage from forklifts.
2006-02-01 Palletways Connects
In the last three years Palletways has launched networks in mainland Europe.
LAST NEWS January 2006
2006-01-26 Wal-Mart Explores
New RFID Form Factors
The retailer is deploying handheld RFID interrogators
2006-01-25 European logistics companies
lead the way in RFID
Over 23 percent of logistics/transportation companies in Western Europe are planning to pilot RFID,
2006-01-25 Loadhog puts lid
on big deal
Loadhog, the pioneering Sheffield company which is transforming the packaging industry, has put the lid on a major contract.
2006-01-25 Plastics manufacturer
turns to China
Wellington plastics manufacturer Calvert Plastics plans to produce a plastic pallet in China because of cheaper costs there.
2006-01-25 Potential Results Season
Surprises, By ABN
With profit reporting season about to get underway in the Australian market ABN Amro has attempted to assess which companies could produce positive or negative earnings surprises that are likely to result in share price movements.
2006-01-25 Injection molded plastics
Synventive customizes complex hot runner system for low pressure injection molded plastics display, retail sector, to full-size, extremely tough, transport pallets from AVK Plastics
2006-01-23 US Stalls on Timber
US Customs has delayed the full implementation of the ISPM 15 Phytosanitary timber standard due to low compliance on international imports to the States
2006-01-18 RFID tagged cases and
E&PS and Texas instrument is the first consumer goods supplier to ship RFID tagged cases and pallets based on the Generation 2
2006-01-18 Money in plastics
The society Intraco is recycling plastic pallets
2006-01-16 Enhance Your Supply
Chain with RFID
In the future, supply chain management will require more than just counting boxes
2006-01-16 AGROPUR Fine Cheese
Division Simplifies Pallet Management With CHEP
Agropur's Industrial Division launched the CHEP program last year
2006-01-12 EWS Acquires Wagons for
The wagons will enable EWS to promote a range of new services across Britain
2006-01-09 There's high-density
storage and there's narrow-aisle storage
Schenker's gone one better: no-aisle storage. Its ultra-dense system stores pallets 24 deep and requires no human intervention.
2006-01-09 Berjayapak turns 'leftover
pieces' into toys
A pallet-making company located at the Furniture Industrial Estate in Sg Bakap, Penang, makes these toys from "leftover pieces" of sawn timber.
2006-01-03 Latest Brambles
sale nets $3
BRAMBLES Industries has sold off another chunk of its "non-core" operations,
2006-01-03 CHEP is America's Second
Harvest ''Logistics Donor of the Year''
Industry alliance to simplify the donation process of food and grocery products from companies using CHEP pallets
2006-01-03 Wood shortage a burning
Dick Moeckel said he knows the importance of stocking up on wood early in the season.
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