The key to truly ‘more sustainable’ packaging design is to begin with a strategy. With a vision and goals specific to your company, you can successfully apply tools like LCA to make better design and purchasing decisions.
After the past couple years’ serious sales slump, the industrial robotics industry is beginning to rebound, with food and consumer goods applications showing strong gains. Recent packaging installations testify to the value of automation.
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.