Reusable Packaging News September 30, 2016 - Page 16

Reusable Packaging News

5th Annual Excellence in Reusable Packaging Awards

The Reusable Packaging Association has announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Awards.

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Axios Nabs AnotherTop-10 Customer

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Axios employs a proprietary Safe Quality Food (SQF)-certified washing process to sanitize its pallets after each use. Superior strength-to-weight ratio and advanced track-and-trace capabilities are among other features making the Axios solution an increasingly popular choice for producers of perishable goods. Axios supplies pallets and logistics to four of the five largest egg producers in the United States, and now 10 of the top 40.

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MDI Offers Corrugated Polypropylene Packaging

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polypropylene packaging solutions in a wide variety of sizes, models, and configurations. As our organization continues to grow, we are providing customers with more options – creating a single source for their end-to-end packaging needs.”

Free of dust and fiber, MDI polypropylene plastic can help manufacturers looking to meet FDA regulations in medical and disaster-relief applications. Polypropylene tolerates extreme temperatures, beneficial for a variety of storage and transport applications. In display and presentation, polypropylene’s clean edges help keep the focus on the product instead of the packaging. Manufacturers can take advantage of the plastic’s rigid nature and impact resistance by using it for dividers, partitions or sleeves in transport containers. Also, polypropylene is easy to clean, and resists mold, mildew, and insects – delivering specific benefits for the harvest, storage, and transportation of agricultural products.

Combining twin-wall, polypropylene packaging with protective foam provides a best-fit protection for electronics, medical devices and high-value, fragile products. The package design incorporates protection against shock, vibration, and chemical and water damage.

The new polypropylene offerings complement MDI’s existing polyethylene plastic and protective foam packaging and expand on the organization’s vertically integrated manufacturing, product assembly and kitting services.

MDI is a manufacturer of standard and custom packaging products and production services for business-to-business customers. MDI has operated as a successful, nonprofit, social enterprise for over 50 years, providing meaningful jobs for people with disabilities in an inclusive work environment. Employees with and without disabilities work together to provide outstanding products and industry-leading customer service. The organization has four primary locations across Minnesota: Cohasset, Grand Rapids, Hibbing, and Minneapolis.