Dole opts for all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags

Dole Fresh Fruit, a subsidiary of Dole Food Co., Inc., headquartered in Westlake Village, CA, now is using all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags to ship some of its fruit and vegetable products within North America.
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Materials Product Brief

Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc: Transparent barrier film

With Rollprint’s ClearFoil® X and ClearFoil® Z, clear ultra-high barrier packaging options can replace aluminum foil structures.
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Mettler Toledo, Inc: Mettler Toledo introduces VFS220 forklift scale

Whether shipping, receiving, or managing inventory, weighing can be an extra step that slows down an operation.

Biologics add complexity to cold chain distribution

‘Meticulous packaging’ needed for expensive, temperature-sensitive biologics during distribution.

Three Pack Expo initiatives

PMMI announces not only a Manufacturing Excellence Conference at Chicago’s Pack Expo International this Fall but also two special pavilions.
SAY CHEESE. A new polyurethane-insulated shipper allows Jubilations Cheesecake to ship its more than 60 cheesecake flavors in a
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PUR pack extends cheesecake company's reach

Cold-chain packaging using custom-molded polyurethane foam cushions protects Jubilations’ gourmet cheesecakes over long distances, cuts shipping costs.
Machine Product Brief

Balluff: Metal-mount RFID tags

Balluff’s direct metal-mount or “M-M” RFID system provides track-and-trace capability to any manufacturing, assembly or closed-loop logistics process using a non-contact, ISO 15693 compliant passive data carrier technology.
Feature Article

Towards a smart approach to smart packaging

Last month, we looked at the status of RFID and packaging. This month, we need to look towards the future—and it is indeed promising.
Machine Product Brief

TURCK, Inc: TURCK's BL Compact family collects analog and digital signals at the source

TURCK's BL Compact system is a revolutionary modular I/O solution for collecting a variety of signals in a single, rugged node on a network.


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