Chicago’s McCormick Place
Lakeside Building Aisles 6700 – 6900
Members of the RPA are unveiling new products and hosting informative panels at PACK EXPO 2012 in Chicago. You can find all 26 exhibitors in one convenient location: the Reusable Packaging Pavilion. The exhibitors include manufacturers, material suppliers, providers of washing and other specialty equipment, and poolers and service providers of reusable packaging systems and solutions.
Millwood Inc. Booth 6713
Millwood produces nearly 10 million new and recycled hardwood, softwood, and composite material pallets each year. At PACK EXPO, the company will feature its NPS/Liberty Engineered Films, Packaging and Materials Handling Machinery, and Unit Load Technology
ORBIS Corporation Booth 6500
ORBIS is an RPA PACK EXPO SPONSOR
ORBIS Corporation will feature its enhanced RackoCell 40 x 48-inch pallet, a pallet engineered specifically to meet the needs of the food manufacturing/ingredients, meat and poultry, and pharmaceutical industries where hygiene, durability and ease of washing are demanded. The enhanced version features an option available specifically for food plants that use X-ray detection to inspect loads prior to shipping.
The company also is hosting a panel on the topic of “Global Trends in Reusable Packaging” on Oct. 29. The free luncheon and panel will feature interaction with and insight from experts at global companies who actively support the concept of reusable packaging. Packaging users from any industry are invited to attend this event to hear firsthand how reusable packaging positively impacts the environment and injects sustainability throughout their global supply chain. Registration is required and can be done at www.orbiscorporation.com.
PECO Pallet Booth 6710
PECO is an RPA PACK EXPO Sponsor
PECO Pallet will display its sturdy red wood block pallets that are used by leading manufacturers to ship grocery and consumer goods products to leading retailers throughout North America. PECO Pallet’s experienced service and operations teams work closely with manufacturers, retailers, and depots to help reduce costs and improve efficiency throughout the supply chain.
The company is giving away a PECO Pallet Prize Package. To enter the contest, follow them on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/PECOPallet?ref=hl
Remcon Plactics, Inc. Booth 6727
Remcon Plastics Inc is an ISO 9001:2008 certified plastics manufacturer in the food processing, material handling and safety products industries. The company will display its proprietary line of polyethylene material handling products, all of which are FDA/USDA compliant, for storage, in-process handling and shipping. Its experienced engineering and design team creates custom, high performance solutions with rotational molding that saves its customers money while also providing unparalleled customer service. This is the company’s first time exhibiting in the Reusable Packaging Pavilion.
Cabka Booth 6715
Cabka is an RPA PACK EXPO Sponsor
Cabka is introducing several new pallets that will optimize pallet logistics, including its new CPP 100 which in addition to freight savings offers a competitive price-point to wood. The company also is offering a nestable, lightweight pallet for conveyor technique: the CPP 130. 12 oversized feet ensure a smooth run on roller or chain conveyors, but still allow space savings when the empty pallets are nested. To read more about Cabka’s PACK EXPO exhibit click here
Douglas Machines Booth 6722
Douglas Machines will introduce a 2-1/2 minute video loop highlighting the company’s ability to provide automated washing and sanitizing equipment for reusable containers. Many of the container pictures were provided by RPA members.
The company offers a full line of automated washing and sanitizing equipment for all reusable containers commonly used in food processing and distribution industries. Over 80 standard models exist to quickly and efficiently clean plans, trays, moulds, baskets, screens, pallets, lugs, totes, bins, vats, barrels and buckets. Batch and continuous cleaning systems are available to clean several hundred to several thousand containers an hour.