Customized packaging solutions

We understand the importance of tailoring your manufacturing and logistic processes to the unique needs of your products and business. We at the Utz group are able to support you with the most suitable  reusable packaging solutions, to offer the best solutions to maximize the efficiency of your storage, retrieval and delivery.

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Efficient solutions for the Automotive industry

Utz can offer the right solution for both bespoke and industry standard transport packaging requirements for a range of applications.

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Conductive containers for the electronics industry

Static safe storage and transport solutions.

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Fully returnable transit packaging solutions

Flexible modular and smart transport solutions that enable todays retail industry to deliver quickly and on time.

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Home-shopping - The Future

Utz picking and delivery totes can be automated and are ergonomic. Their versatility minimizes the use of disposable packaging and ensures fast delivery and a 24/7 shopping experience.

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Automation Logistics

Utz load carriers can be individually adapted to the requirements of your logistics processes. This helps to increase throughput and massively reduce operating costs. This is why leading warehouse automation providers trust Utz.

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Fresh Food Logistics

Utz solutions are optimized to meet the vital requirements used in food manufacturing and supply. Using only 100 percent food grade approved material in all our solutions, Utz guarantees maximum quality and freshness safely delivered.

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Utz Solutions - Pharmaceutical

Utz can provide bespoke and standard solutions that will match the logistical needs of the precise and tailored processes of the Pharmaceutical Industry.

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On time delivery

The container sizes of our letter receptacles are ideally adapted to letter sorting systems and make manual sorting almost superfluous. This ensures greater efficiency in mail distribution centers and guarantees punctual delivery.

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Reusable Containers – Environmentally Friendly

Utz reusable containers can be stored or transported up to 70% less voluminous when empty due to their nestable properties. The reusability reduces the use of one-way packaging many times over.

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Collapsible containers to save space

The functional locking system of Utz's collapsible containers enables their automated handling. In addition, an ergonomic one-hand lock facilitates manual handling. The empty collapsible containers can save a volume of up to 80 percent compared to the upright box.

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Heavy loads made easy

Heavily loaded plastic containers frequently need to be moved manually. Even loads of several hundred pounds can be moved easily and ergonomically on the heavy-duty Utz dollies.

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Space-saving Folding Containers

Folding containers are frequently used in trade. The empty folding containers can save a volume of up to 80 percent compared to the unfolded container.

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Safe transport of hazardous goods

Dangerous goods such as airbag systems, seat belt tensioners, batteries or even hairspray must be transported safely. This requires special containers that are approved with a UN label after strict guidelines and successful testing.

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Large formats

Utz large-capacity containers are available in rigid or hinged versions and are designed to meet the specific requirements of industrial applications.

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Our space-saving genius

Nestable containers are stacked either on their lids or bail arms. Once nested, they can save up to 75 percent of transport space.

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Consistent tare and easy cleaning

Plastic pallets have a consistent tare weight. Completely closed pallets are also easy to clean. Our pallets can be equipped with metal reinforcement, they can also be used in high-bay warehouses.

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Container diversity

Over many decades, Utz has developed a variety of stacking container families for different applications.

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Utz thermoboxes: The right solution for every challenge

Whether you need a temperature-monitored reusable container for pharmaceutical items, food or other temperature-sensitive products, Utz has a wide range of solutions.

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Thanks to our extensive range of accessories standard products can be tailored to individual solutions.

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Carbon neutral through offsetting

By offsetting the CO2 share, Utz plastic returnable packaging becomes climate-neutral. The offsetting flows directly into certified carbon offset projects of the myclimate foundation. The impact is directly measurable.

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Smart reusable solutions from Utz

Whether it is load carrier management or your internal supply chain, Utz has a suitable solution in its delivery program.

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The Utz principle

Our most important principle is the careful use of natural resources. Modern plastics technology enables creative and sustainable solutions. The plastics we utilize are 100 percent recyclable.

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Our promise

We guarantee all customers the option of closed loop recycling of our reusable products. With a service life of over 20 years, Utz products make both ecological and economic sense through the life cycle.

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Resource-saving production

Automated, digitally monitored and almost waste-free: At Utz, we produce in a climate-neutral manner and with optimal use of resources.

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Our commitment

The local Utz companies global network delivers an approach oriented towards our customers long-term goals. We are committed to CO2-neutral operations with a clear implemented climate strategy. The myclimate foundation accompanies us on this journey enhancing the position of Utz as a valued employer.

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About us

Around the world, our local Utz companies and representatives are always close to our customers. With direct sales and the focus on customer specific B2B solutions, we can react with speed and efficiency to customer inquiries.

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News & Press:

The news & press area informs about the latest products, the Utz Group and other activities. In addition, you will find an overview of all trade fair participations of the Utz Group.

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Become one of Utz

Are you interested in a job at Utz and would like to apply for one? Here you can find current vacancies and training opportunities. Send us your online application today or send us your unsolicited application - we look forward to hearing from you!

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Who we are

The Utz Group is a family-owned business with a level hierarchical structure. Our employees enjoy working at Utz and this is shown by the great number that have now been with the company for many years. Employee appreciation and a culture of internal promotion are the central focus of our company, this in turn fosters a good working atmosphere which is fully evident at all our global locations.

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Training with Utz          

For many years, the Utz Group has focused on training our team with a long term perspective. Today, 10 percent of the jobs are occupied by trainees and many careers at Utz began with specialist training from engineers, to sales to project management.

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Utz 75 years Jubilee

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75 years of tradition

It all began in 1947 in Höngg, a district of Zurich. Georg Utz was 32 years old and founded "Georg Utz Werkzeug- und Apparatebau". He came into contact with plastic at an early stage and soon became the most important manufacturer of injection moulds in Switzerland.

He achieves his first successes primarily with the production of zigzag apparatus for sewing machines. The premises in Höngg quickly become too small so the young entrepreneur rents a building in Bremgarten, Aargau.

The first injection moulding machine - originally purchased so that the company could produce the packaging for the zigzag apparatus itself - created the basis for another important mainstay for the company. This pays off, as sales of zigzag apparatus abruptly collapse after the advent of new sewing machine models with integrated zigzag stitch.

The plastics industry is growing rapidly, the market is expanding, and Georg Utz focuses its business on storage and transport containers at an early stage.

With the RAKO container, the company launches a successful product in 1965, which can be found not only in logistics, but also in many households. At the same time, the standard range is continuously expanded.

At the beginning of the 1970s, the development of customer-specific containers was added – the foundation stone for today's core business.

In Bremgarten, the first plastics recycling plant is put into operation during this period. The sustainable use of limited resources, the focus on reusable products, and recycling at the end of the product life cycle have been part of Utz's DNA from the very beginning.

The first step towards internationalization began in 1971 with the opening of the site in Schüttorf (Germany). The requirements in logistics and transport are becoming increasingly complex. Utz is increasingly evolving from a producer for standard products to a manufacturer and service provider for customized logistics solutions and, in the course of accelerating globalization, follows its customers to their locations.

Over the next almost 50 years, seven more subsidiaries will be added, most recently the site in San Miguel de Allende (Mexico) in 2017.

The automation of logistics has become a megatrend in recent years. Processes have to function faster and more efficiently. E-commerce is booming, the Internet is becoming a shopping mall, and huge fully automated warehouses are being built. And Utz is part of it, because the load carrier is at the beginning of the solution when it comes to automating a warehouse. Today, millions of containers are used in warehouses equipped by Utz.

Throughout the years, Utz has managed to adapt to external influences, often staying one step ahead of developments. The challenges for the future remain diverse and the speed at which things change continues to increase.

We are confident and well equipped to meet the challenges ahead. In doing so, we can rely on our strengths and look forward with excitement to the road ahead in this anniversary year.

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