Pallet and Top Cap are molded from polyethylene.

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Model 4548Journey Pallet and Top Cap System consists of structural foam molded pallet and injection molded top cap. Stackable design enables system to interstack with other pallets and bulk containers for flexible storage and transport. Offerings include open pallet deck with conveyable base, 1 in. pallet lip, and positive lock between lid and base. Static load capacity is rated at 30,000 lb, and dynamic pallet load capacity is rated at 4,000 lb.

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New ORBIS 4548Journey Pallet and Top Cap System Offers Industry-Wide Compatibility to the Automotive Industry

December 2, 2002 - ORBIS® Corporation has introduced the 4548Journey Pallet and Top Cap System, a structural foam molded pallet constructed of high density polyethylene and an injection molded top cap. The innovative stackable design enables this system to interstack easily with other industry pallets and bulk containers, for efficient and flexible storage and transport.

This economical pallet and top cap offers the durability of traditional pallet and top cap systems, and is designed with:

o Industry-wide compatibility with other pallets and bulk containers
o Open pallet deck with highly conveyable base
o 1" pallet lip for secure pallet loads
o Seat belt assemblies available on all four sides
o Strong positive lock between lid and base
o Static pallet load capacity of up to 30,000 lbs, Dynamic pallet load capacity up to 4,000 lbs.
o Pallet = 55.0 lbs, Top Cap = 15.0 lbs
o Vast identification options include molded-in logo, hot stamp and recessed label pockets
o Works well with all types of returnable hand-held containers

"Recognized by many major automakers, this pallet drives down packaging costs to reduce per-vehicle costs, while improving productivity throughout the automotive supply chain and offering industry-wide compatibility with Ford-approved pallets and bulk containers." states Heather Robinson, ORBIS Product Manager - Automotive Pallets.

ORBIS Corporation, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, is a leading manufacturer of plastic returnable packaging products, including containers, pallets and protective interior packaging that facilitate the efficient movement of product throughout the supply chain, from manufacturer to end-user. ORBIS may be reached at 888-307-2185 or visited on-line at

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