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Plastic boxes help feed the homeless

Plastic boxes help feed the homeless

Global charity The Pret Foundation is using plastic folding boxes from Goplasticpallets.com to deliver its much needed food donations to hundreds of partner charities to help feed the homeless. When the UK entered lockdown in March, food donations across the country went down dramatically as people stockpiled through fears of …

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German stockholder upgrades operational performance

Kasto automated storage tower upgrade

Since 1995, an automated storage tower manufactured by Kasto in Achern, southern Germany, has been installed at stockholder Heine + Beisswenger, underpinning fast, punctual delivery of an extensive range of steels to customers. However, 25 years of constant operation had impacted performance and availability, so Kasto recently updated the Unitop …

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Manufacturers picking Direct to Consumer

Manufacturers picking Direct to Consumer

Manufacturers with Direct to Consumer operations need to consider storage and picking for efficient fulfilment of growing order volumes, says Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems. Online retail helped many manufacturers who saw normal outlets for their goods close during the COVID-19 lockdown. Some were able to pivot …

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AM Labels Limited receives SATO Application Enabled Printing Certification

AM Labels Limited Receives SATO Application Enabled Printing Certification

AM Labels Limited (AML), a leading label printing machine specialist, label manufacturer, barcoding and software solution expert based in Northamptonshire, has received the SATO Application Enabled Printing (AEP) Certification, allowing the company to develop and sell fully-customisable standalone software for a range of applicable SATO printers. The AEP platform is …

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New Midlands Depot for LPR!

New Midlands Depot for LPR

Europe’s leading pallet pooling business, LPR (a division of Euro Pool Group), continues its expansion plans despite the impact of Covid-19. During July 2020, LPR UK & Ireland opened its first Midlands depot – Coventry. The site, capable of processing 4 million pallets per annum, is operated by James Jones …

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