Case Study

Large Food Manufacturer Increases Turns 8,000% With Reusable Packaging Solution

A multi-national food manufacturer was experiencing disruptions in its automated manufacturing system. The corrugated paper boxes used to send empty bottles down the line were jamming the machines and causing the line to shut down.
The company needed a more durable solution that could withstand the moisture-rich environment and reusable. They looked to Liberty Plastics, Inc. to work on a custom solution that would improve on-time production and deliver measurable savings long-term.

 

Challenge

The challenge was to find a new, more durable solution that could withstand 50 turns and deliver measurable improvement to on-time production and costs over time.

  • Ability to store flat and quickly pop into shape
  • Material could withstand wet environments
  • Handling by automated machines.
  • Withstand 50 cycle turns
  • ​Recycleable material
 

    

 

Solution

We achieved 80 plus turns with our reusable packaging solution. The HDPE corrugated material provided the strength, rigidity, resistance to moisture, and durability needed. The packaging design uses no glues or staples and is 100% recyclable. The solution exceeded expectations and cost savings.

  • Achieved over 80 turns.
  • Interior arm and bottom tray design.
  • Chart printed on side to measure turns.
  • HDPE corrugated to withstand moisture.
  • Collapsable design lies flat.
 

      


Capabilities

  • HDPE corrugated plastic sheets
  • Die-cut & scoring
  • In-house design
  • Anti-static additive
  • 100% recyclable - No glues or staples
  • 100% reusable packaging

 

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