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General Palletizing Brambles Limited CHEP Pallecon Solutions Midwest SCC Teamworks TRI-K Industries

CHEP Pallecon Solutions to expand services to cosmetic and personal care manufacturers.

LIVONIA, MI—Widely known for their success in reducing costs and increasing efficiencies in food and beverage supply chains, CHEP Pallecon Solutions is also proving its value to the cosmetic and personal care industries.

CHEP’s fully outsourced container management solutions help cosmetic and personal care manufacturers overcome the challenges associated with the packaging of non-hazardous ingredients, such as surfactants, essential oils, preservatives and other bulk liquids. Providing hygienic, FDA-approved reusable containers and solutions that allow customers to minimize product loss and contamination, reduce packaging costs, improve sustainability and eliminate waste in their daily operations.

Since implementing CHEP’s FDA-approved reusable container solutions, TRI-K Industries, who specialize in the global distribution of cosmetic ingredients, has seen a 10 percent cost saving as a result of increased fill weights, better utilization of space, lower container costs, and reduced freight costs. In addition, TRI-K has realized better inventory management, improved sanitation, and a reduced carbon footprint. Helping TRI-K, and their customers alike, to create a safer and more efficient supply chain. Read the full Case Study here.

“We are excited about providing packaging solutions to reduce waste and eliminate issues for cosmetic and personal care companies,” says CHEP Pallecon Solutions director of sales Chris Bomgaars. “There is a great opportunity to welcome new customers and foster a more inclusive business.”


In April, CHEP attended the Midwest SCC Teamworks conference. Meeting key industry players to discuss the industry’s current supply chain and packaging practices, needs and challenges, and understand how better to support the industry going forward. Providing solutions to help cut cost, eliminate waste and mitigate risk  in the supply chain.

Brambles Limited is a supply chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. The Group specializes in the pooling of unit-load equipment and associated services, focusing on the outsourced management of pallets, crates and containers. Brambles primarily serves the consumer goods, dry grocery, fresh food, retail and general manufacturing supply chains. In addition, the Group operates specialist businesses serving the automotive, aviation and oil and gas sectors. Brambles employs more than 14,000 people and owns approximately 500 million pallets, crates and containers through a global network of approximately 850 service centers. For further information, visit

About CHEP Pallecon Solutions
CHEP is a supply chain solutions provider which has offered comprehensive container management services—including container rental, cleaning, repair and container tracking – since 1998. CHEP helps its food, beverage, cosmetic, non-hazardous chemical and general manufacturing customers reduce material handling costs while improving supply chain performance and initiating environmental practices. CHEP also has divisions in the EMEA and APAC regions. For the past 10 years the team at CHEP Pallecon Solutions has been named one of Food Logistics’ top 100 technology solution providers and has been named one of Supply & Demand Chain’s Green Supply Chain award recipients five times. For more information on CHEP container rental and container management services, visit or call 888-873-2277.


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