Plastic Storage Boxes

The production of plastic storage boxes is currently one of the most developed economic sectors. It can be claimed that almost every product sold today depends in some way on the development of plastic packaging. Plastic storage boxes are required in a wide variety of industries to store raw materials and products, and to move them around. Not only do these plastic storage boxes protect their content if it’s fragile, they also make it easy to transport various objects over extended distances.

What is a Plastic Storage Box?

In simple words, a plastic storage box is a plastic crate, tub, bin or container used to carry, store and protect material. The material can be any raw material, a finalized product, and even paper documents.

Plastic storage boxes are also in large sizes (also called plastic bulk containers) and they provide assistance to their users by allowing more room for any enclosed material to be protected, carried, or stored. Sometimes, they are sold with a matching lid, which offers additional protection and enables stacking of multiple boxes to save storage space.

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Everything you need to know about Hygiene Plastic Pallets

Plastic pallets offer a multitude of uses and applications. A wide range of options is available when it comes to plastic pallets. They are extremely suitable for the storage and transport of diverse products. Therefore, it is important to take into account the type of plastic pallet and if it will carry the load of the products.

Hygiene plastic pallets and what they’re used for

Hygiene plastic pallets are ideal for transporting chemicals, fresh produce, pharmaceuticals, food, beverages, and medicines. Why? Because they protect the products from fungi, pests, and bacteria.

Sanitation and cleanliness are timeless concerns in the pharmaceutical and food industries. All pharmaceutical, chemical, medicinal and food industries use hygiene plastic pallets to ensure that the product is protected from dust, grime, bacteria, fungi, and other environmental factors.

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Forklift moving a loaded pallet

Clients often ask us “How much weight can a pallet hold?” This is a very good question so here’s everything you need to know about calculating pallet loads to suit your needs.

Before we can start, however, we need to define the term “weight”, because it’s not a single thing. In fact, here are some commonly-used phrases related to weight:

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Ship loaded with containers

Exports here in Australia are at an all-time high, topping $250 billion annually. Most of this is thanks to rising commodity trading with China.

When planning your export shipments, you need to select the right shipping pallet size. Depending on where you send your shipment, you will need a different size pallet.

Size is also dictated by how you are shipping your products. Freight carriers want to maximize the space on their ships and trucks. This means you need to follow any requirements they have.

Confused by how to pick the right pallet? Our guide to pallet sizing will explain all factors to consider.

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The logistics industry is huge, involving several activities. If you run a logistics business, or are in charge of logistics in your organisation, you are probably looking out for a cost effective way to get pallets for packaging and transport.

You have two options – either buy plastic pallets or rent them. What is the best choice to make and what type of pallets should you use?

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Ergonomic folding plastic crates now availableAbout 6 months ago (June 17, 2014), we announced a set of new folding (collapsible) ventilated plastic crates for agriculture handling and distribution. But, as we said, our engineering department just keeps the good stuff coming.

We are very excited to announce a brand new range of 5 foldable vented plastic crates with ergonomic easy-lock handles for super easy handling in the fields, while loading trucks and in the cool room. Read New Ergonomic Folding Plastic Crates »

Foldable Vented Plastic Crates

There are many possible plastic crate uses today. Although they have been around for almost 30 years, plastic crates have become more widely used in recent years.

Why is this so and how diverse are the industries where plastic crates are being used?

Why are plastic crates popular?

There are many reasons why usage of plastic crates is increasing:
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Return Packaging Crate C2GP5519VThe plastic injection moluding industry keeps moving forward and making better and better products, including vented folding (collapsible) plastic crates for return packaging systems. We have just added 6 of these crates to our range of products.

Whether a folding crate for picking peaches or for delivering kiwi fruit to the market, one of these brand new, state of the art vented plastic crates will be ideal for the job. 3 of them fit the ISO standard (600x400) and the other 3 fit the Australian standard at varying heights. All of them fold to take up to 6 times less space to save money on return trips.
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Lightweight plastic shipping palletsUsing plastic shipping pallets is a cost-saving strategy for today’s businesses. Switch to plastic pallets and reduce costs by: saving on transport costs; minimising product loss; re-using plastic pallets; and purchasing used pallets.

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Loading plastic export pallets into a cargo planeTimber pallets have been around for decades, but are you aware of the quarantine risks associated with their usage? Using plastic export pallets avoids any issues with termites, other timber-borne insects, moulds and fungi: better for the environment all round!

Traditionally, international transportation has relied on wooden structures, such as timber pallets, to support cargo in transit. The cargoes themselves are regulated by quarantine, requiring identification by type and origin; however, the same does not apply to the timber pallets used in their transport.

Using plastic export pallets for transporting goods internationally offers some benefits that you may want to consider.

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