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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!

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?

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

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

Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Food Forward

At Macro Plastics we are committed to reducing our impact on the environment that’s why, in 2018, we joined 1% for the Planet, pledging at least 1% of the sales from our Hybrid line of products to environmental nonprofits. We chose three nonprofits that were dealing with causes we cared about and were excited to support. One [...]

By |2021-04-15T14:23:05-04:00August 1st, 2019|sustainability, charity|Comments Off on Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Food Forward

Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Social Plastic

At Macro Plastics, we manufacture high quality, durable products that perform for many years.  Macro Plastics is committed to reducing our impact on the environment. We strive to recover our products when they reach the end of their life through our buy-back program and turn them into new products that our customers can enjoy for [...]

By |2021-04-15T14:30:21-04:00July 11th, 2019|sustainability, plastic|Comments Off on Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Social Plastic

The ProBin Improves Production Standards in Food Processing | Mariani Packing Company Case Study

In 1906 Mariani Packing Company was born when Paul Mariani emigrated from Yugoslavia to California with a dream to start his own business. He began by planting fruit trees on a small piece of land and over the years refined and perfected his knowledge of the growing areas. As the business grew and continued to thrive, Mariani [...]

By |2019-05-02T17:08:24-04:00May 2nd, 2019|sustainability, Cherries, Harvest, food processing|Comments Off on The ProBin Improves Production Standards in Food Processing | Mariani Packing Company Case Study

Macro Plastics’ Hybrid 1012 & 1212 – the Most Versatile Bins on the Market

2018 was a year of innovation for Macro Plastics as we created and produced our most versatile bins to date, the Hybrid 1012 and the Hybrid 1212. The Hybrid 1012 and 1212 are highly durable polypropylene injection molded plastic bins that possess the ability to be used in a wide range of applications.  Some of these [...]

By |2018-12-20T18:21:27-05:00December 20th, 2018|shipping, sustainability, Harvest|Comments Off on Macro Plastics’ Hybrid 1012 & 1212 – the Most Versatile Bins on the Market
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