Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Receptacles

Should tomatoes be kept in the fridge?

22 May, 2020

There is much debate about the correct storage of tomatoes; a German research team investigates the influence of storage on the flavour of ripe tomatoes.

A Plus Plastics AP36 36-litre crate

20 November, 2019

The AP36 crate by A Plus Plastics is a lightweight, vented packing crate, suitable for packing perishable food like fruit, vegetables or meat.

S&J Industrial re-usable plastic pallets and totes

20 February, 2019

S&J Industrial supplies re-usable plastic pallets, totes, dunnage and bulk systems and can help companies make informed packaging decisions.

Keep road/rail containers cold for 120 h without power

16 January, 2019

In a world first, engineers have built a shipping container using materials that store and release cold energy. It can keep the contents cold for 120 hours.

HBM IECEx-compliance load cells

05 August, 2016

HBM has a range of standard load cells which are suitable for use in hazardous areas where there are flammable gases, liquids or combustible dusts.

Maggots and antibacterial surfaces

08 April, 2016

The structure of the surface of the the rat-tailed maggot prevents the microorganisms in the maggot's fetid environment from infecting the larvae.

National Bulk Equipment dust-containing bulk bag unloader

07 December, 2015

National Bulk Equipment's bulk bag unloader has been designed to provide dust reduction and improve process operation efficiency.

Successful trial for re-usable banana crates

31 August, 2015

CHEP Australia's trial of re-usable plastic crates for the banana industry has been hailed as a success by growers and other members of the supply chain.

Sonoco ThermoSafe re-usable bulk insulated container

15 May, 2015

Sonoco ThermoSafe has launched a re-usable bulk insulated container featuring a 1200 x 800 mm footprint and 440 L of storage capacity for storing and distributing dry ice and perishable goods globally.

Loscam IBC 18 for liquid transport in food industry

18 March, 2015

Loscam has announced the release of the IBC I8, an intermediate bulk container designed for the transportation of liquids.

CHEP Pallecon Solutions iCONIC plastic IBC

13 March, 2015

CHEP Pallecon Solutions has launched the iCONIC global footprint plastic IBC to address the increasing demand for IBC packaging that can be moved across continents, resulting in sustainable cost advantages, efficiency improvements and waste reduction.

Farleygreene Sievmaster Easilift sack tip station

07 February, 2015

The Sievmaster Easilift sack tip station provides a simple means of introducing sack products and check sieving them into a system. The sack tip and sieve are large enough to take a 25 kg sack lengthwise for ease of cutting and handling.

Fluidall ProFill fluid transport containers

20 January, 2015

ProFill fluid transfer containers ensure accurate, contamination-free transfer and dispensing of critical oils and fluids. The containers are designed to make fluid top-offs safer, faster and easier.

CHEP Pallecon Solutions IBC liner bags for bulk meat industry

06 November, 2014

CHEP Pallecon Solutions has launched a range of liner bags for the bulk meat industry. The liners ensure food safety through the use of blue tint and a co-extruded film technology that avoid the need to double- or triple-bag containers to prevent leaks.

CHEP Pallecon Solutions MaxiValve IBC liners

08 September, 2014

CHEP Pallecon Solutions has launched MaxiValve IBC liners. The liner range is pre-fitted with the MaxiValve, a disposable ball valve which reduces container discharge time.

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