CONFERENCE REPORT Steel drum manufacturers from around the world gathered in Thailand last month to compare notes and see how the old workhorse of the oil industry is standing up against competing packaging formats and increasing environmental legislation
Howard Z Skolnik, president and CEO of Skolnik Industries Inc, was presented with the Morris Hershson Award of Merit during the annual meeting of the Reusable Industrial Packaging Association (RIPA) in La Jolla, California, this past October.
SOUTH AFRICA Stricter enforcement of road haulage regulations is driving increased demand for dangerous goods packaging services as logistics providers try to achieve full compliance, as David Hayes reports
MARKETS Demand for industrial packaging is closely related to economic activity. Production numbers revealed by the various trade associations at this year’s International Conference on Industrial Packaging showed how the situation differs around the world