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Whitepaper about forming trays: Outsourcing vs. Doing it yourself?

Written by Ramona Fredriks on 19-Nov-2018 21:33:57

An increasing amount of food manufacturers is using mechanically formed corrugated or solid board trays to pack and promote their products, like fruit, vegetables, meat and bakery products. Do you cooperate with a tray erecting station, where your trays are being glued, formed and stocked? There are certain advantages when you form boxes or trays yourself. 

From which quantities will it be interesting to form your own trays? And what business benefits can be achieved? With the help of a calculation tool and an actual business case of Bestbread Bakeries we will explain this briefly to you in this free whitepaper.  

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Topics: whitepaper, businesscase, forming trays, payback period, calculation tool, bakery, meat, fruit, bestbread bakeries

Packaging for fruit and vegetables has a direct impact on buying behaviour (study)

Written by Ramona Fredriks | Boix Europe on 30-Oct-2018 13:19:13

The number of customers buying fruit and vegetables increases between 13% and 16% when they are presented in corrugated board trays rather than on stainless steel shelves or in plastic containers, according to a new study. 

The trade association Carton Ondulé de France (Corrugated Board of France) reveals the results. 


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Boix MCT1/V punnet machine in action (Video)

Written by Ramona Fredriks | Boix Europe on 29-Oct-2018 16:41:30

Cardboard punnets and small trays are an ideal sustainable packaging solution for fruit, vegetables, prepacked bread, confectionary, snacks, potato products and meat products. Have a look at our MCT1/V packaging solution in action! 

The MCT1/V punnet machine is an automatic and adjustable 2-headed tray former, which can set up 2 different sizes of trays simultaneously. 

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Topics: packaging solution, sustainable, solid board, corrugated board, punnet, punnet machine

Boix will attend Fruit Attraction 2018 in Madrid

Written by Ramona Fredriks | Boix Europe on 08-Oct-2018 14:13:26

From October 23th to 25th, for the second consecutive year, Boix will attend the international event on fruits and vegetables, Fruit Attraction 2018, at the Feria de Madrid.


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Topics: packaging solutions, vegetables, fruits, fruit attraction, Madrid

Cardboard punnets and trays for sustainable packaging, transport and presentation

Written by Ramona Fredriks | Boix Europe on 20-Sep-2018 16:21:11

Sustainable packaging is an important pillar of policy for many producers and retailers. Unfortunately, there is no 'one size fits all' solution for the ultimate sustainable packaging. Its development differs per product, company and branch. However, punnets and trays made of sturdy, (food-safe) cardboard can form a solution for many different industries for the sustainable packaging, transport and presentation of products.

For automatically forming and gluing of punnets and trays of solid and corrugated board, Boix Europe offers two simple entry-level tray formers.



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Topics: small cardboard trays, punnets, punnet machine, sustainable packaging

Boix Asia takes part in Asia Fruit Logistica event in Hong Kong

Written by Ramona Fredriks | Boix Europe on 29-Aug-2018 11:18:31
The Boix Representation in Asia, Boix Packaging Equipments, will attend the Asia Fruit Logistica in the AsiaWorld-Expo as an exhibitor from Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 September 2018 in Hong Kong. This leading trade fair for the international trade in potatoes, vegetables and fruit is experiencing enormous growth. Boix therefore sees the event as a great opportunity to meet business relations and make new contacts.
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Topics: Asia Fruit Logistica

6 tips for an even more efficient production process

Written by Ramona Fredriks | Boix Europe on 14-Aug-2018 16:44:21

More production, while the costs decreases and the quality improves? These options for your Boix tray former machine contribute to an even more efficient production process: 

  1. Pre-feeder external blanks warehouse.  
  2. Stacker for erected trays.
  3. Roller conveyor for buffer stock.
  4. Boix Fill Easy automatic glue feed system. 
  5. Kits for setting up other box types.
  6. Boix service contract for convenience and security.

 
Prefeeder external blanks warehouse Boix

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Topics: options, production, process, stacker, pre-feeder, conveyor, trays, glue, hot, melt

HAT European first for French chicken company

Written by Ramona Fredriks | Boix Europe on 09-Aug-2018 11:53:01

In order to meet the highest level of food safety, a French chicken company has recently purchased two Boix HAT box closing machines. Thanks to a tailor-made configuration, the two HAT machines placed one behind the other can handle boxes with variable soil sizes and variable heights.

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Forming trays: Outsourcing or Doing It Yourself?

 

To take a final, well informed decision about purchasing trays from third parties or doing it yourself with your own tray forming machine?

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