Durable 1420mm x 1120mm Pallet System Drives Efficiency throughout the Asian Market
Oconomowoc, Wis. – May 7, 2013 ORBIS Corporation, a manufacturer of sustainable reusable packaging and an expert in supply chain optimization, has introduced the all-plastic 1420mm x 1120mm Beverage Pallet, a pallet designed for optimum conveyance of a wide variety of plastic and metal containers for the Asian beverage industry.
As the Asian carbonated soft drinks market grows, there is a rising demand for pallets that accommodate the overall supply chain concerns—from truck space to cleanliness. ORBIS’ 1420mm x 1120mm Beverage Pallet is a lightweight, durable and impact resistant pallet that is dimensionally consistent and compatible with many palletizers, depalletizers, automatic strapping/banding systems and conveyers, as well as the market’s existing pallet offerings.
The 1420mm x 1120mm Beverage Pallet is injection foam molded in high-density polyethylene or polypropylene plastic. Its flow-through rib design offers exceptional cleanability and is compatible with various pallet-washing systems. Featuring a 12-block design, larger wall sections and double wall, it achieves significantly higher impact resistance to reduce the risk of pallet damage, especially from fork tines.
Combined with ORBIS divider sheets and top frames, the 1420mm x 1120mm Beverage Pallet provides maximum product protection and load stability for unitized loads, creating a more efficient shipping system for companies serving in the Asian soft drink marketplace. The full 1420mm x 1120mm system of plastic pallets, frames and divider sheets are 100 percent recyclable at the end of their service life.
“We are excited to offer this pallet as a solution to our customers in the Asian beverage industry who desire the very best when they’re looking for a highly hygienic and durable pallet to ensure food safety,” said Chris Shepard, product manager – Beverage Pallets, ORBIS Corporation.
Additional benefits include:
- Improved pallet integrity, field repairable if necessary
- Features chambered base runners for improved hand truck access
- Full fork truck and hand truck access, with open pallet base
- Easier to track with configured RFID tags and bar codes
- Greater load stability, with anti-slip deck grommets
- Optional food grade material available
About ORBIS Corporation
ORBIS helps world-class customers move their product faster, safer and more cost-effectively. Using a proven approach, ORBIS experts analyze its customers’ systems, design a solution and execute a reusable packaging program for longer-term cost savings and sustainability. Using life-cycle assessments to compare reusable and single-use packaging, ORBIS also helps customers reduce their overall environmental impact. ORBIS Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, the 3rd oldest family owned manufacturing company in the United States. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to a better world for future generations. ORBIS tracks and measure our own resource utilization to continuously conserve natural resources and reduce waste. For more information, please visitwww.orbiscorporation.com, www.linkedin.com/company/orbis-corporation,www.facebook.com/ORBISCorporation, or www.youtube.com/orbiscorp.
For ORBIS Corporation