ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, will highlight the role integrated reusable packaging solutions play in supply chain efficiency and sustainability at this year’s PACK EXPO, Booth LU-6800. ORBIS is exhibiting at this year’s show being held in Chicago October 23-26 at the McCormick Place Convention Center.
The stand will highlight the role reusable packaging plays in improving product flow, promoting the concept of the circular economy and reducing costs in a variety of industries including food and beverage, consumer products, electric vehicles, automotive, primary packaging, etc. With a diverse portfolio of integrated packaging products ranging from reusable plastic pallets and bins to bulk containers, dunnage and metal solutions, ORBIS seeks to help customers improve efficiency through reuse every time. stage of the supply chain, whatever the sector. In addition to standard and custom products, ORBIS offers support for conversions from single-use packaging to reusable packaging, as well as services to help companies manage packaging within their supply chain, for efficiency at long term.
“As supply chains evolve, we are committed to evolving with them and providing the products needed to meet today’s demands while reducing their impact on the planet,” said Bob Petersen, vice president marketing and product management at ORBIS. “At PACK EXPO, we seek to show how our fully integrated solutions help companies get the most out of their packaging investment.
With today’s supply chain managers focused on sustainability, automated systems and the transportation of electric vehicle parts, the ORBIS booth will showcase a variety of reusable packaging solutions and programs to meet the needs automotive, e-commerce, primary packaging, retail, and food and beverage operations, including:
NEW Pallet 40×48 P3
The 40-inch by 48-inch P3 Pallet is a durable, lightweight, stackable hygienic packaging solution that integrates seamlessly with manual and automatic material handling equipment. Designed with a low-profile 5.1-inch height, the P3 pallet optimizes truck cargo space and can be double-stacked in racking systems to maximize space. Steel reinforcements and optional eyelets provide improved strength and stability to reduce load shifting and product damage. The flowing plastic design reduces contaminated spaces and allows for easy cleaning. Plus, with a longer lifespan than wood, the P3 pallet offers unparalleled sustainable benefits.
NEW Retail Ready XpressBulk® Merchandising Trays
Retail-ready XpressBulk Merchandising Trays offer a durable and efficient replacement for the manual shelf replenishment process by allowing quick and easy transfer of product from the truck directly to the store. Designed to simplify distribution and improve labor efficiency in a wide variety of applications, this packaging solution enables seamless transportation from the truck to the retail store. A sustainable replacement for cardboard products in the supply chain, retail-ready XpressBulk merchandising trays help businesses reduce their environmental footprint while improving product handling.
NEW AROS® container for automated storage
The NEW ML6545-325 portable container is part of the AROS (Automated Reusable Optimized Solutions) range designed for seamless integration into automated systems to facilitate the efficient transfer, storage and organization of goods. With the highest cubic density of any container in its standard footprint, the ML6545-325 portable container features an innovative design, compliant with FM Global 8-34 datasheet, to ensure the container interfaces seamlessly with today’s high-speed systems. Complete with a variety of key features that optimize their use in automated storage systems, the AROS product line is designed to be compatible with a variety of automated system features, commonly found in e-commerce, retail, and consumer packaged goods.
ORBIShield® protective cushioning for automotive and electric vehicle supply chains
ORBIShield cushioning is designed to protect single vehicle parts during transport, assembly and storage using a variety of foam, rigid and fabric materials. Dunnage is customized to fit and protect parts in all types of packaging including bins, bulk containers and metal racks.
Custom Foldable Metal Racks
Custom collapsible racks combine the durability of steel with the flexibility to collapse when parts have been unloaded. The folding ability of these racks effectively saves two to three times the space when empty, reducing the cost of return freights. Tailored to different sizes and shapes and combined with different ORBIShield dunnage solutions, these metal racks are designed to meet the unique parts handling and shipping requirements of industrial, automotive and retail supply chains.
StakPak Plus® Container
The StakPak Plus container adds different collar sizes to increase the height of a container to accommodate uniquely shaped parts commonly found in the electric vehicle supply chain. These containers take all the best attributes of the traditional StakPak container, including reuse and cost savings, and combine them with custom heights to increase container capacity. Plus, all StakPak Plus bins are fully compatible with existing industry bins. Other industrial supply chain products will also be available, including custom metal racks, the BulkPak® HDMP 4845 series and anti-static bins.