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Keep Track of Your Returnable Assets with RFID
Automatic ID

Keep Track of Your Returnable Assets with RFID

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) isn't a new technology. It has been keeping track of many things over the years from vehicles to pets. The read/write benefits of RFID tags are a better and less labor intensive way of tracking items than bar coding/scanning items individually. WHAT EXACTLY IS RFID? Developed over 40 years ago, RFID tags have evolved into small devices containing a...

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Material Handling & Storage

As Packers, Growers, Processors, and Any Other Business Owner Involved in the Agricultural Industry Fully know, no two kinds of Produce Bins are Exactly Alike

The industry imposes a range of challenges, with issues that many business owners need to consider and address, depending on the application. Business owners may need to ask some questions as to the best method of storing or moving their produce from harvest to storage, as well as shipping over long distances. Owners also need be aware of methods of inexpensively transferring produce from...

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Custom Containers Improve Return Ratio & Reduce Shipping Costs
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Custom Containers Improve Return Ratio & Reduce Shipping Costs

DALE, IN - Universal Package built a custom shipping box for an automotive supply company. The one-of-a-kind plastic container is 146" long by 48" wide, by 50" tall, it has four drop doors and a 2,500 lb. weight capacity. By replacing a smaller, non-collapsible container with a custom made, collapsible custom shipping container, Universal Package was able to increase the customer's return...

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4 Reasons to Consider a Custom Plastic Container
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

4 Reasons to Consider a Custom Plastic Container

Custom plastic containers, or cut and welded containers, cost more per unit than a standard container that your products fit into "pretty well." So why should you pay more for a custom container? We'll give you 4 good reasons and try to make you a believer. 1. The most expensive thing you can store and ship is air. When your products fit into an off-the-shelf container "pretty well", chances...

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Custom Tradeshow Cases can be used as tables or storage units.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Custom Tradeshow Cases can be used as tables or storage units.

Constructed of HDPE plastic, rigid plastic corrugated, or both, Tradeshow Cases are built to match each customer's exact requirements. Available options include hinged drop doors on sidewalls, collapsible sidewalls, hinged or loose lids, locks, label holders, casters, and fork lift entry. Suitable for shipping and storing booths, displays, equipment, sub-assemblies, literature, and supplies,...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Custom Container from Universal Package Systems Improves Return Ratio, Reduces Shipping Costs, and Improves Product Accessibility

DALE, IN - Universal Package Systems recently built a custom made, cut and welded plastic collapsible container for an automotive supply company. The one-of-a-kind container is 146 long by 48" wide, by 50" tall, has four drop doors and a 2,500 lb. weight capacity. By replacing a smaller, non-collapsible container with a custom made, collapsible plastic container, Universal Package Systems was...

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Universal Package Systems Expanding Possibilities with Custom Dimension, Cut and Welded Bulk Containers
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Universal Package Systems Expanding Possibilities with Custom Dimension, Cut and Welded Bulk Containers

DALE, IN - Universal Package Systems has expanded its bulk container and tote cut and weld capabilities, and is now producing a wide variety of custom containers based entirely on customer demands. One of the more recent containers designed and produced in close collaboration with a Universal Package Systems' customer includes a 108 inch long x 48 inch wide x 44 inch tall bulk container with two...

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Plastic Bulk Containers can be built to specifications.
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Plastic Bulk Containers can be built to specifications.

Built using standard size plastic bulk bins, custom dimension cut and weld plastic bulk containers are available in 12-48 in. widths and virtually any length or height. This enables desired container to be matched to part size to eliminate wasted space as well as optimize transport and warehouse storage. Able to be stacked, stored, and shipped, collapsible or rigid box containers can incorporate...

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Hopper Bottom Container stores/dispenses small, dense items.
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Hopper Bottom Container stores/dispenses small, dense items.

At 34 in. tall, plastic bulk container features 32 x 30 in. footprint and hopper style bottom designed to store and dispense fasteners, screws, and other small, uniformly shaped items. It has pallet-style base, accessible on all 4 sides, for movement with forklift or pallet jack when full or empty. Slide gate allows product dispensing via gravity at controllable flow rate. Unit has smooth, angled...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Universal Package Systems Now Offering Rental Options on All Reusable Containers

DALE, IN (April 22, 2008) - Universal Package Systems has introduced a new rental program available on its entire line of reusable containers. Terms and conditions are completely negotiable, and are customized for each customer on a case-by-case basis. Short term, long term, buy-back, and rent-to-own programs are all possible financial scenarios. The company offers its customers a single source...

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Company News

Resin Surcharge Resulting from Hurricane Harvey

To our valued customers: We have been notified by all our suppliers of both polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (HDPE, XLPE, PE, and other oil-based plastics), foam, plastic sheet, and containers, that we are in a Force Majeure situation resulting from Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. All suppliers of these products and materials made from these resins have been put on allocation by their...

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Company News

5 Must Knows When Creating Protective Packaging

"Protective Packaging" predates recorded history - some of the earliest examples being carved wooden bowls, clay pots, and various types of wineskins. Even though today's packaging needs are slightly more elaborate, the primary goals of Protective Packaging have always been to: contain, protect, store, transport, preserve and eventually sell various products. Basic protective packaging is...

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What is Protective Packaging & Do You Need it?

That depends. Even the best, most innovative product won't sell if you can’t deliver it to the end user without damage. There are varying degrees of protective packaging, but it isn't necessary in every case. Packaging professionals can help you gauge your project's requirements based on your application, product specifications and goals. What Is Protective Packaging? Protective...

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Keep Track of Your Returnable Assets with RFID
Automatic ID

Keep Track of Your Returnable Assets with RFID

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) isn't a new technology. It has been keeping track of many things over the years from vehicles to pets. The read/write benefits of RFID tags are a better and less labor intensive way of tracking items than bar coding/scanning items individually. WHAT EXACTLY IS RFID? Developed over 40 years ago, RFID tags have evolved into small devices containing a...

Read More »
Material Handling & Storage

As Packers, Growers, Processors, and Any Other Business Owner Involved in the Agricultural Industry Fully know, no two kinds of Produce Bins are Exactly Alike

The industry imposes a range of challenges, with issues that many business owners need to consider and address, depending on the application. Business owners may need to ask some questions as to the best method of storing or moving their produce from harvest to storage, as well as shipping over long distances. Owners also need be aware of methods of inexpensively transferring produce from...

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Company News

Save $633,744 By Changing Your Container Type

Every logistics manager knows that of all the costs associated with packaging, shipping, and materials handling, the costs related to expendable containers usually rank quite high. Expendable containers can drain a significant amount of resources, costing a company a substantial amount of money over time, especially when compared to recyclable and reusable packaging. A new eBook by Universal...

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Custom Containers Improve Return Ratio & Reduce Shipping Costs
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Custom Containers Improve Return Ratio & Reduce Shipping Costs

DALE, IN - Universal Package built a custom shipping box for an automotive supply company. The one-of-a-kind plastic container is 146" long by 48" wide, by 50" tall, it has four drop doors and a 2,500 lb. weight capacity. By replacing a smaller, non-collapsible container with a custom made, collapsible custom shipping container, Universal Package was able to increase the customer's return...

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Company News

What Is the "Green Thing?"

I keep hearing about companies making the decision to, "Go Green." During the last few weeks, I have had contact with various companies, as well as friends, that I have posed the question, "Just what is your definition of going green"? In nearly all cases, the answer has been, "The purchasing of items that have been recycled, or saving refuse from a home or factory, which can be reprocessed into...

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4 Reasons to Consider a Custom Plastic Container
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

4 Reasons to Consider a Custom Plastic Container

Custom plastic containers, or cut and welded containers, cost more per unit than a standard container that your products fit into "pretty well." So why should you pay more for a custom container? We'll give you 4 good reasons and try to make you a believer. 1. The most expensive thing you can store and ship is air. When your products fit into an off-the-shelf container "pretty well", chances...

Read More »
Custom Tradeshow Cases can be used as tables or storage units.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Custom Tradeshow Cases can be used as tables or storage units.

Constructed of HDPE plastic, rigid plastic corrugated, or both, Tradeshow Cases are built to match each customer's exact requirements. Available options include hinged drop doors on sidewalls, collapsible sidewalls, hinged or loose lids, locks, label holders, casters, and fork lift entry. Suitable for shipping and storing booths, displays, equipment, sub-assemblies, literature, and supplies,...

Read More »

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