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LOCK N’ POP has conducted a controlled trial of pallets stabilised with a LOCK N’ POP system versus those stabilised with stretch wrap alone. Not unsurprisingly pallets stabilised with a LOCK N’ POP system are significantly more stable than others. Check out the video above or click here.

Users of LOCK N’ POP systems:

  • save money: less or no stretch wrap and other packaging materials;
  • reduce product damage; and
  • produce less plastic waste which must either be recycled or sent to landfill

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Here’s an overview of what LOCK N’ POP products do, where they can be used and who are typical customers. LOCK N’ POP customers benefit in 3 ways:

  • they save money: no more stretch wrap or other pallet wrapping materials;
  • their palletised products are better protected in storage and transit; and
  • they are not giving their customers a plastic waste management headache.

Click on the presentation below.

 

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The Cadbury Purple Goes Green initiative launched in July 2007 sets a vision for the company to tackle climate change.  It intends to shrink its global environmental footprint by cutting its energy use, reducing excess packaging and managing its water use. Click here for more information. (more…)

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Lush, the Dorset based manufacturer and retailer of natural cosmetics (www.lush.co.uk), has chosen to use LOCK N’ POP pallet stabilisation products so that it can reduce its use of plastic packaging. (more…)

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Marks & Spencer launched ‘Plan A’ in January, 2007 with quite some publicity in stores (‘because there is no plan B). These have now disappeared and the cynic might suggest that M&S weren’t serious. (more…)

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