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EcoSystem Packaging Solution - A New Way To Pack
StarchTech's new EcoSystem Packaging Solution allows manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers to use our proprietary process and patented technology to make starch-based, environmentally friendly packing peanuts right at their own facility. This revolutionary process and product will replace polystyrene (EPS) loosefill as the product of consumer choice for voidfill or loosefill packaging materials.
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How It Works - Reduce Costs; Increase Efficiency
A common concern for many distribution operations includes finding a cost conscious way to effectively cushion their products for shipment. Transporting StarchTech’s biodegradable resin in pellet form saves energy and warehousing space, and can be produced on demand using an extrusion machine, giving you a return on investment that even your accountants will appreciate.
One 2000 lb. tote of the resin pellets produces about as many peanuts as a trailer load of expanded packing peanuts. One trailer load of the resin pellet material is the equivalent of approximately 23 trailer loads of packing peanuts. Reducing freight costs by that much can be a huge cost-savings for your bottom line.
Couple that with less handling, less warehousing, and readily available packaging material, and the increased efficiency benefits quickly outweigh the modest initial capital investment.
A Simple Solution
This simple, affordable and innovative solution, which provides you with biodegradable pellets and the machine to transform them into ready-made, on-demand, biodegradable packing peanuts, allows users to produce a high quality, eco-friendly packing peanuts in a cost-effective manner.
The simplicity of the StarchTech system resides in the easy integration of an extrusion machine at the customer or distributor site. The extruder runs on electicity, and poses no special OSHA concerns. Each system is customized to suit the needs of the facility and does not typically require a full-time operator to supervise the extruder.
The environmentally friendly product and process create a biodegradable resin pellet, a pre-finished form of the "puffed" packing peanut. The resin pellet is then expanded to form the finished biodegradable packing peanut. This process carries none of the concern for airborne toxins or other health risks associated with the production of petroleum-based loose fill packaging.
The EcoSystem Packaging Solution addresses the environmental issues plaguing the packaging industry by providing a biodegradable alternative to expanded polystyrene loose fill and other plastic packaging products.
This on-site packaging solution does not utilize any harmful chemicals, such as gasses like carbon dioxide (CO2) or hydrocarbons, which are commonly used as blowing agents for converting petroluem-based polystyrene resin into EPS loose fill packaging.
Control Over Your Packaging Environment
Manufacturers in the wholesale packaging industry are using StarchTech's Proprietary EcoSystem Packaging Solution to expand their product offering, replace polystyrene loose fill and increase their profitability. Fulfillment houses are finding the time and cost savings critical to their competitive markets. These businesses are enjoying an earth-friendly, JIT packaging solution that contributes to their bottom line at the same time.
A New Answer To An Old Problem
By placing the control of product production into the hands of those who can benefit the most, StarchTech's EcoSystem Packaging solution provides a simple conversion system that protects your product, your costs, your customers and, ultimately, the world.
For information on how you can put StarchTech's EcoSystem Packaging Solution to work at your company, contact Dean Bartels at 800-597-7225.
Your customers will thank you.
Your accountants will thank you.
The whole planet will thank you.