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Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Classroom in Bloom

At IPL Macro 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 several nonprofits that were dealing with causes we cared about and were excited to support. One [...]

By |2020-12-04T15:47:13-05:00November 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Classroom in Bloom

IPL Macro’s EuroBin vs Steel Stillages

Revolutionizing the Return Journey  The EuroBin Series of returnable plastic bins offer a robust capacity of 900 kilos, eliminating nearly any benefit to steel stillages in the automotive supply chain. Steel stillages can weigh upwards of 280kg, in comparison to the EuroBin tare weight of only 51kg. This weight reduction delivers 5000-7000 kg of additional [...]

By |2020-10-28T13:53:33-04:00October 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on IPL Macro’s EuroBin vs Steel Stillages

Returnable plastic packaging solutions help the Automotive Industry create circular economies

Creating a circular economy within the global automotive industry should be a focus for all involved. The COVID19 global pandemic has given us all reason to pause and think about the ways we operate in this world. Now is the perfect time to consider how the automotive supply chain can contribute to creating a circular [...]

By |2020-12-04T15:47:26-05:00September 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Returnable plastic packaging solutions help the Automotive Industry create circular economies

Benefits of Designing Packaging for Logistics

Why should packaging design be considered earlier during the design stage of vehicles and components? Packaging tends to be specified after components have been designed and sourced and are ready to go into production. Often pre-production build is delivered in a temporary solution adding costs. We work closely with OEMs and Tier Suppliers to evaluate how [...]

By |2020-10-26T13:33:57-04:00July 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Benefits of Designing Packaging for Logistics

Introducing the New EuroBin Extended Length Series

IPL Macro recently launched a series of fabricated Extended Length EuroBins. The new extended length option provides OEM’s and Tier suppliers with a returnable packaging application designed for larger components. Macro listened to OEMs, Tier Suppliers, and LLP’s to develop a product line that fits seamlessly into their supply chain. The Extended Length series helps [...]

By |2020-05-04T10:58:48-04:00April 28th, 2020|Uncategorized, shipping, automotive, plastic|Comments Off on Introducing the New EuroBin Extended Length Series

Do OEM’s and Tier Suppliers have a responsibility to reduce Carbon Emissions?

  At a time when emissions are of high importance, it is imperative OEM’s and Tier Suppliers face up to the responsibility of reducing the environmental impact of their manufacturing and supply chain operations. As we begin to see the shift from the combustion engine and head towards electrification, we need to consider the environmental [...]

By |2020-12-04T15:47:38-05:00March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do OEM’s and Tier Suppliers have a responsibility to reduce Carbon Emissions?

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 |2020-12-04T15:48:26-05:00December 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who’s Who in Plastics? – Employee Spotlight w/ Chris Panter

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!

Macro Plastics Named to Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers List for 2019

Fairfield, CA—June 18, 2019 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Macro Plastics to the Top Green Providers list for 2019. Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and [...]

By |2019-06-18T15:45:12-04:00June 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Macro Plastics Named to Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers List for 2019

KeyPeru Significantly Reduces Product Discard Using Macro Plastic Bins

Even in its inception, Macro Plastics has aimed to be a sustainable company by offering responsible harvest storage solutions to the agricultural industry.  Since then, we have grown and expanded our product line with new applications that have pushed us into various industries and parts of the world.  But even as we’ve grown, the objective [...]

By |2019-04-04T16:24:03-04:00April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KeyPeru Significantly Reduces Product Discard Using Macro Plastic Bins
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