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There are many different names for it – returnable, reusable, sustainable, etc. – but whatever you refer to it as, reusable packaging is simply a superior way to protect your products and eliminate costs all around the supply chain within your company. It has durability and will last longer than cardboard. Depending on the care and use, customers can expect 100 uses out of a reusable container. These sustainable shipping options come in the form of trays, containers, pallets, cases, and more. Corrugated plastic has payoffs that cardboard just can’t beat: Tear resistant Easily takes place of cardboard expendable packaging Easy to score, fold, drill and stitch Fits right where cardboard containers have been used Resilient to impact and breakage Comes in a variety of in-stock colors Corrugated plastic serves as a middle ground between cardboard and wood in your packaging systems. Corrugated plastic can outperform traditional cardboard packaging. More cost effective on a cost-per-trip basis, studies have shown manufacturers…
Packaging ScientistsThe engineers at Amatech, Inc. are the scientists behind your returnable packaging creation. Your key contact in our sales team works alongside our engineers to create the perfect returnable package for your needs and also provide changes to better suit the product being transported.Packaging engineers are knowledgeable about production and manufacturing processes, as well as sales and customer service. We value our engineers because of their ability to turn a design into a prototype as quick as possible. Our engineers design, develop and oversee the production of the package from start to finish guaranteeing accuracy and customer satisfaction.Since Amatech’s recent purchase of a 3D printer, our engineers are also proficient at producing prototypes of products going inside the packaging. This has proven to save time when companies are seeking out packaging production before the actual manufacturing of the product begins. These 3D product prototypes can be sent out with the package prototypes to ensure there are no issues with…
Cardboard boxes were invented in 1890 by Robert Gair. Other key inventions in 1890 include the smoke detector, tabulating machine, and the Babcock test. While all of these inventions are still used today, they are almost unrecognizable from their 19th Century counterparts except for the cardboard box. Even though cardboard boxes were a staple for over 100 years, environmental issues of modern times are becoming more and more of a hot topic. Over 100 billion cardboard boxes are produced in the US every year. Factoring in that 1 tree will produce about 150 boxes, we’re looking at just over 660 million trees being cut down every year to support American commerce. In addition, even recycling boxes require half the time and energy required to make a brand new box, which makes recycling cardboard in bulk a time-consuming and inefficient band-aid on a more severe problem. The number is only expected to grow as online shopping continues to surge and e-commerce…

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