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Cost Down and Environmental Impact of Return Trips in Automotive Supply Chain

  IPL Macro EuroBin delivers unrivalled efficiencies and cost savings on return journeys in the automotive supply chain for OEMs, Tier Suppliers and LLPs. Introducing foldable plastic returnable bins into your supply chain, replacing rigid plastic bins or steel stillages, will enable you to significantly reduce the costs of shipping and storing empty bins.   [...]

By |2021-02-18T18:01:55-05:00February 18th, 2021|shipping, sustainability, automotive, supply chain, plastic|Comments Off on Cost Down and Environmental Impact of Return Trips in Automotive Supply Chain

Who’s Who in Plastics? – Employee Spotlight w/ Jennifer Fuller

Name Jennifer Fuller Hometown Naches, WA What is your position in the company? Customer Service Representative How would you describe your job to someone that doesn’t know the business? I work for a company that produces large industrial bins for agriculture, food processing, and automotive industry. My part to play in this wide operation is [...]

By |2020-12-16T09:13:33-05:00January 30th, 2020|employee, staff, interview, sustainability, plastic|Comments Off on Who’s Who in Plastics? – Employee Spotlight w/ Jennifer Fuller

The MacroBin 32 Gets an Upgrade – Introducing the MacroBin 32NG!

Macro has taken the popular MacroBin 32, commonly used as a harvest container for apples, peppers and avocados, and incorporated new technology to create the brand new MacroBin 32NG (New Generation). The MacroBin 32NG takes what made the original MacroBin 32 one of Macro’s most viable harvest containers and utilizes an updated design to make [...]

By |2020-12-16T09:14:24-05:00January 16th, 2020|sustainability, Cherries, Harvest, supply chain, plastic, food processing, apples|Comments Off on The MacroBin 32 Gets an Upgrade – Introducing the MacroBin 32NG!

Who’s Who in Plastics? – Employee Spotlight w/ Chris Panter

Name Chris Panter Hometown Elizabethtown, Kentucky What is your position in the company? Warehouse Manager How would you describe your job to someone that doesn’t know the business? Basically I make sure we don’t run out of material so production can do their jobs. I also make sure orders are shipped in a timely manner [...]

By |2020-12-16T09:15:02-05:00December 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who’s Who in Plastics? – Employee Spotlight w/ Chris Panter

How can Automotive OEMs and Tier Suppliers benefit from global pooling?

Implementing global pooling into the automotive supply chain will deliver a wealth of efficiencies which reduces costs, risk and removes waste that creates a sustainable, environmentally friendly process. Introducing a global packaging pool into a supply chain removes the need for expendable packaging. Expendable packaging in plastic and cardboard are the two main materials used [...]

By |2020-12-16T09:16:26-05:00December 12th, 2019|shipping, sustainability, automotive, supply chain, plastic|Comments Off on How can Automotive OEMs and Tier Suppliers benefit from global pooling?

Who’s Who in Plastics – Employee Spotlight w/ Shannon Roberts

Name Shannon Roberts Hometown I grew up in Louisville, KY, but now reside in Shelbyville, KY What is your position in the company? Parts and Service Coordinator How would you describe your job to someone that doesn’t know the business? I work for a company that makes large plastic bins for fruit and automotive parts. [...]

By |2019-11-27T18:28:38-05:00November 27th, 2019|employee, staff, interview|Comments Off on Who’s Who in Plastics – Employee Spotlight w/ Shannon Roberts

MacroLid – Protect Your Products and Reduce Contamination!

You may know about our popular agricultural and industrial returnable trip packaging containers, but are you aware that we also have a line of MacroLids to accompany some of our most popular bins? Manufactured with the same plastic and high-pressure injection molding process as the MacroBin and ProBin family of products, MacroLids are durable and [...]

By |2019-11-07T15:33:23-05:00November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MacroLid – Protect Your Products and Reduce Contamination!

MacroBin – The Definitive Bin of the Agriculture Industry

When Macro Plastics first came into existence, the company made its mark with its first innovative plastic bin – the MacroBin. Prior to that, the standard harvest container was the wood bin. Prima Frutta Packing has been a customer of ours since 1990.  When asked about the addition of MacroBins since then, president Tim Sambado said [...]

By |2019-10-03T16:18:16-04:00October 3rd, 2019|sustainability, Cherries, Harvest, plastic, food processing, apples|Comments Off on MacroBin – The Definitive Bin of the Agriculture Industry

Do You Use Returnable Packaging for Your Intercontinental Supply Chains?

OEM's rely upon one trip expendable packaging throughout their intercontinental supply chains simply because they view it as the easy and best cost option. Their view is that it is much easier to use expendable options to ship components from one of their plants to another and create vast quantities of waste. This is viewed [...]

By |2019-09-12T14:40:07-04:00September 12th, 2019|shipping, automotive, supply chain, plastic|Comments Off on Do You Use Returnable Packaging for Your Intercontinental Supply Chains?

Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Root Capital

Since July of last year, Macro Plastics has been a member of 1% for the Planet whose goal is to protect our planet by improving the state of our environment.  In 2002, they began their journey and started a global movement. Founder of Patagonia and co-founder of 1% for the Planet, Yvon Chouinard, stated "The [...]

By |2021-04-15T14:23:50-04:00September 5th, 2019|sustainability, Harvest, charity|Comments Off on Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Root Capital
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