Life Saving Rules: Energy Isolation

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Industrial Solutions, Safety, Small Packaging

Life Saving Rules are essential safety principles that when followed, will protect employees from serious injury or death. These rules were developed around hazards specific to Mauser Packaging Solutions and are focused, clear and simple, actionable, and observable. ENERGY ISOLATION Workers who service equipment, perform maintenance, or clear jam-ups can be exposed to the release of hazardous energy. Some common …

Life Saving Rules: Line of Fire

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Safety

Life Saving Rules are essential safety principles that when followed, will protect employees from serious injury or death. These rules were developed around hazards specific to Mauser Packaging Solutions and are focused, clear and simple, actionable, and observable. LINE OF FIRE In safety, “Line of Fire” means the direction of movement (or potential movement) of an object. Incidents or injuries …

Redefining Sustainability – Delivering Solutions Across the Full Packaging Life Cycle (Infographic)

Michelle Machen Our Stories

We believe that packaging should be used more than once. Through the largest global reconditioning and return network, our unique closed loop system has helped customers reduce their impact on the environment for more than 30 years. In 2019 alone, we reconditioned more than 10 million IBCs and drums and generated more than 100 million pounds of recycled resin. Promoting …

East Brunswick Reaches Safety Milestone

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Industrial Solutions, Large Packaging, Safety

On July 28, the East Brunswick Industrial Solutions facility reached 1 year without a lost time injury incident. This achievement is particularly significant in contrast with the facilities safety history in recent years. In 2018, the East Brunswick facility had 10 recordable accidents with three lost time injuries. “For this team to accomplish this milestone in the same environment and …

Get to Know Mauser Products: Infinity Series

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Industrial Solutions, International Packaging, Large Packaging

The Infinity Series product line, which was first introduced in form of monolayer Open Head Plastic Drums more than 10 years ago, capitalizes on Mauser Packaging Solutions’ unique ability to collect, recondition, reuse, and recycle industrial packaging. This closed loop system gives packaging new life, while reducing environmental impact. The latest developments to the Infinity Series were designed to promote …

South Africa Facilities Recognize Mandela Day with Donations to Local Children’s Homes

Michelle Machen Our Stories, International Packaging

Mauser Packaging Solutions Reconditioning employees in South Africa recognized Mandela Day on July 18 by making donations to local children’s homes. Employees from the Durban facility delivered a donation of food, blankets, and toiletries to St. Vincent Children’s Home while the Johannesburg site made a similar donation to Bulamahla Children’s Home in Thabisa. Due to COVID-19 precautions, employees were restricted …

Indianapolis Reaches New Safety Milestone

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Safety, Small Packaging

On July 11, the Indianapolis Small Packaging facility reached 3,285 days, which is 9 full years, without a lost time accident. Indianapolis continues to serve as an excellent role model demonstrating that no matter what disruptions come our way, and no matter what head winds are faced,  great results can be achieved when safety is an unwavering value shared by …

Life Saving Rules: Confined Spaces

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Industrial Solutions, Large Packaging, Reconditioning, Safety, Small Packaging

Life Saving Rules are essential safety principles that when followed, will protect employees from serious injury or death. These rules were developed around hazards specific to Mauser Packaging Solutions and are focused, clear and simple, actionable, and observable. CONFINED SPACES Every year, thousands of workers are seriously injured when working in a confined space. On average in North America, two …

The Top 5 Things to Know About the Mauser Packaging Solutions Used Container Collection Program

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Industrial Solutions, Reconditioning

Every year, Mauser Packaging Solutions collects tens of millions of used, empty IBCs and plastic and steel drums from companies around the world. Why? It’s the right and responsible thing to do! We are committed to “Redefining Sustainability” and providing solutions that reduce our carbon footprint. Collection is the first step in responsibly extending the life cycle of industrial packaging. Here …

National Safety Month – Week 4 – Driving

Michelle Machen Our Stories, Safety

The same safe driving practices that apply to personal driving should be practiced when driving at work whether on the road or when driving industrial vehicles such as a forklift. Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of workplace deaths, and pedestrian fatalities are on the rise. Think through on-the-job risks to stay safe around vehicles in your workplace: …