Intermediate bulk bonanza

SHOW REPORT Possibly the world's largest packaging exhibition, this year's Interpack in Germany had much on offer for anyone looking to source some high quality IBCs

Interpack 2014 Werit stand

New and improved

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Schütz has further enhanced its IBC range and introduced a new cleanliness standard for units intended to transport highly sensitive non-food products

Schutz IBC Ecobulk HX

Schütz brings packagings to Georgia

Schütz has opened a new 36-acre factory in Carl, Georgia that will service the needs of industrial packaging users across the south-eastern US and Gulf Coast regions.

Schütz drums to be made in Israel

Schütz has signed a deal with Israeli producer Mobilak for the manufacturing its F1 tight-head plastics drums under licence.

Schütz to make IBCs in Indonesia

Schütz will this month begin IBC production in Indonesia at a new 3,500 m² plant 50 km east of Jakarta.

Schütz adds to Malaysian capacity

Schütz has installed "a cutting-edge extrusion blow-moulding system" at its factory in Nilai, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Schütz adds to US drum capacity

Schütz has added another extrusion blow-moulding line at its US subsidiary in North Branch, New Jersey.

Schütz plans more French IBCs

Schütz is to start construction of a second French factory in St Etienne to supply IBCs to customers in the south of the country.

Schütz adds to Nordic reconditioning

Schütz Nordic has formed an alliance with Sweden-based IBC reconditioner All-emballage.

Werit wins in court

CROSSBOTTLING The UK's Supreme Court has unanimously upheld an appeal by Werit in its longstanding patent dispute with Schütz over the crossbottling of intermediate bulk containers. The ruling has much wider implications for industrial and private consumers

Forklift lifting up an IBC
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