New evidence confirms hygiene of wood in contact with fruits, fish and cheese

In November, the 66th FEFPEB Congress in Cork (Ireland) and the 29th Congress of the European Federation of Science and Food Technology (EFFoST) in Athens (Greece) presented new scientific studies on wood and food safety. In Cork, a presentation was given on the conclusions of an extensive three-year research initiative by the “EMABOIS” consortium, composed…

FEFPEB Congress: European Wooden Pallet Manufacturing Shows Significant Growth

Production of timber pallets by European manufacturers has increased substantially over the last decade, the annual congress of the European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB) heard last month. At FEFPEB’s 65th congress, entitled “Packaging and pallets in a competitive European Union” and held in Brussels, FEFPEB’s secretariat reported on industry statistics, which…

FEFPEB welcomes appointment of FEFPEB Executive Committee member to CEI-Bois Chairmanship

The European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB) has welcomed the appointment of one of its Executive Committee Members as the new Chairman of CEI-Bois, the organisation that represents European wood working industries. Marc Michielsen was elected by the CEI-Bois General Assembly on 26th November 2013 to serve as Chairman for the coming…

Interpal VIII/64th FEFPEB congress progresses international collaboration on ISPM 15

Interpal VIII, which was held alongside the 64th FEFPEB congress, saw the pallet and packaging industry make “significant progress” towards harmonisation of ISPM 15 phytosanitary measures on an international basis. The event was held in Bordeaux in October and was attended by international industry representatives from Europe, the US, Canada, South Africa, Australia and, for…

FEFPEB Congress to highlight developments in global wooden pallet and packaging industry

Brussels, July 10th, 2013 – The European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB) 64th Congress, staged this year alongside Interpal VIII, will update hundreds of attendees representing companies from across the world on the most important issues affecting the international wooden pallet and packaging industry. Entitled “Creating worldwide objectives for the wooden pallet…

FEFPEB Launches Pan-European Campaign to Promote Timber

The European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging manufacturers (FEFPEB) has announced a new public relations campaign to promote wood as the raw material of choice for pallets and packaging on behalf of its members.

Timber Packaging and Pallets Industry Sets Scene for European Congress

Brussels, July 10th, 2012 – The European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB) says it expecting large numbers of members from across the industry to attend its 63rd FEFPEB congress, 3-5 October 2012. Unveiling the programme for the three-day event, the FEFPEB Secretariat said all 14 member countries would be represented, together with…

FEFPEB extends Packaging from Nature website

The European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging manufacturers (FEFPEB) has launched four new language versions of its website, as part of its public relations campaign to promote wood as the raw material of choice for pallets and packaging. The original English version of the website launched in October last year and features information on…