Collapsible Containers offer various storage options.

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Available with 0, 1, or 2 hinged drop doors and 4-way forklift access, ROPAK(TM) 4548 reusable containers have 45 x 48 in. footprints and are available in 7 heights from 25 to 50 in. Maximum load capacities range from 1,200 to 2,000 lbs with return ratios of 1.4:1 to 2.6:1. Available 45 x 48 x 33 in. dunnage model offers load capacity to 1,200 lbs and return ratio of 1.6:1. When collapsed, containers have 8 in. high internal storage space for dunnage or trays.

Original Press Release:

ROPAK(TM) 4548 Collapsible Containers from LINPAC Offer Diverse Storage and Material Handling Options

GEORGETOWN, KY (October 3. 2002) - ROPAK(TM) 4548 reusable, collapsible containers from LINPAC Materials Handling are perfect for handling automotive and appliance components, chemicals, computers and peripherals, textiles, plastics and rubber, paper products, and other industrial components and supplies.

The 45" x 48" footprint containers are available in seven heights: 25", 33", 34", 39", 42", 48" and 50", with various options. Maximum load capacities range from 1,200 to 2,000 lbs. with return ratios of 1.4:1 to 2.6:1.

A 45" x 48" x 33" dunnage model is available with a maximum load capacity of 1,200 lbs. and a return ratio of 1.6:1. When collapsed, this specially-designed container features an 8" high internal storage space for dunnage or trays.

All ROPAK 4548 containers offer a choice of 0, 1 or 2 hinged drop doors on the 48" side and feature 4-way forklift access. Optional open-winged sidewalls are available on the 45" side to improve access to contents.

Reach-through latches - which allow the operator to collapse the containers from one side, rather than walking around the container - are available as an option for the 33" and 34" models. Multiple color options are offered on both the 25" and the 34" models.

ROPAK 4548 containers meet the specifications of the Automotive Industry Actions Group (AIAG) and are the ideal handling solution for the automotive industry.

The reusable containers manufactured by LINPAC are used to replace single trip paper, cardboard and metal packaging. They arc made of premium grade, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and copolymer polypropylene (CPP) for durability, and are available in a variety of configurations and weight capacities. The ROPAK product line includes pallets, hopper bottom containers and collapsible and non-collapsible container models with footprints ranging from 32" x 30" to 70" x 48" and heights to 50". LINPAC Materials Handling containers serve in a variety of industries, including automotive, plastics, chemicals, textiles, industrial equipment, appliance components, fresh produce, meat, poultry and retail grocery. A full range of design, implementation, financial and support services are available.

For more information about all the ways ROPAK 4548 Containers can solve the toughest material handling challenges, contact LINPAC Materials Handling, 120 Commerce Court. Georgetown, KY 40324. Phone: 1-800-442-4892 or (502) 863-5500. Fax: (502) 863-5342. Web site:

Please send all leads to:
Kelly Fulton
LINPAC Materials Handling
120 Commerce Court
Georgetown, KY 40324


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