"We took a fresh look and asked how we could get a stronger return on our existing reusables
," says Steve Sorg, manager of logistics manufacturing engineering at SIA.
The winners will give presentations on their award-winning entries at the RPA's Reusables
Learning Center at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Sept.
And if the field trial results mirror the data from the laboratory testing, we will prove unequivocally that reusables
are the enabler to the cost-effective use of RFID technology."
Of course, each situation is different and reusables
may not always be the best option.
, which are adapted from an American range called Wonderoos, are estimated to last between three and six years of regular use.
PARENTS are to be paid up to pounds 80 to swap disposable nappies for environmentally friendly cloth reusables
But unfortunately, although the food manufacturing industry flirts with the idea of reusables
, it has been largely immobile.
Life cycle assessment shows no superiority for reusables
PACKAGING ASSOCIATION is hosting an interactive forum for supply chain professionals who use reusables
Schefenacker also uses reusables
for work-in-process applications.
As detailed in the article, this increasing interest in reusables
at certain locations has given rise to a strengthened industry of laundering and sterilizing reusable
"We received strong submissions this year that documented the multiple and far-reaching benefits of reusables
on small and large scales," said Robert Engle, RPA chairman and president and CEO of International Contract Molding (ICM), an Otto Company.