Plastic Pallet suits one-way shipping applications.

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Plastic Nestable Pallet measures 40 x 48 in. and offers lightweight alternative to wood pallets. It is highly cleanable and complies with all European Union and Asian import packaging standards. Resistant to pests and water damage, pallet also promotes worker safety and handling with no rust, nails, or splinters. Smooth deck, corners, and edges will not damage product.

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Economical ORBIS® Plastic Pallets Now Available for International Shipments

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (October, 2003) - ORBIS® Corp. offers an economical 40" x 48" nestable pallet for export and one-way shipping applications. This plastic pallet offers a lightweight alternative to wood pallets that do not meet the European Union (EU) and Asian standards and require costly fumigation, heat and pest treatment prior to shipping.

This durable and highly cleanable plastic pallet weighs 21.5 lbs and complies with all EU and Asian import packaging standards. It eliminates such costly risks as refused entry, while offering:

o Resistance to pests and water damage that is common with wood pallets
o Industry-driven footprint that efficiently optimizes an ocean container
o Improved worker safety and handling with no rust, nails or splinters
o Maximum product protection with smooth deck, corners and edges that do not damage product

"After arriving at its destination, this pallet is easily nested for space saving storage," says Suzy Pursell, ORBIS product manager - pallets. "Additionally, it's 100 percent recyclable at the end of its service life."

Plastic reusable packaging improves the flow of product all along the supply chain, to reduce total costs. ORBIS Corp. uses proven expertise, industry-leading knowledge and superior products (containers, pallets and dunnage) to create reusable packaging systems that help world-class companies reduce costs and achieve optimization.

ORBIS, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, can be reached at 888-307-2185 or visited on-line at

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