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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Packaging solutions for pharma and med tech

Bespoke and standard packaging solutions that will match the logistical needs of the precise and tailored processes of the pharma and med tech 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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Accessories

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 and reusable solutions

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

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Sustainable by conviction

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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Sustainable Growth

At Utz, we work economically, efficiently and profitably to invest from our own resources. In doing so, we attach importance to balanced, profitable growth with specific, environmentally friendly customer solutions at the forefront.

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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 Utz companies are locally rooted and globally networked. Our work is oriented towards long-term goals and we live a culture of trust and mutual appreciation.

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Sustainability report

Transparent and honest - Immerse yourself in the world of Utz and join us on our journey towards a more sustainable future.

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CO2 Calculator

Our CO2 calculator transparently shows you the footprint of our products. Configure your selection now using the predefined article selection or ask us for alternatives.

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Who we are

We are leaders in the production of customized reusable plastic packaging solutions. 1400 employees at 8 locations on 3 continents have been creating and manufacturing custom, sustainable, reusable logistics packaging and technical parts made from plastic for over 70 years.

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Our mission

We are committed to crafting high-quality, reusable, returnable, and recyclable plastic packaging solutions that meet the diverse needs of our clients while minimizing environmental impact. 

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Our organization

Decentralized and agile structures allow us to react quickly to customer enquiries, and family-like bond of cooperation enables promotes a lively corporate culture.

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75 years of Utz

Growth by our own efforts, striving for the highest quality and maximum customer benefit, combined with the family ethos and a high sense of responsibility towards employees and society.

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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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Do you have questions?

Write to us or call us! Our qualified employees are always available to answer your questions.

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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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Utz as an employer

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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Advantages of Plastic Pallets for Transportation and Storage

Sustainability has become a pressing concern for businesses across various industries. As companies strive to reduce their environmental impact, the adoption of eco-friendly practices has gained significant traction. One such solution that aligns with the principles of the circular economy is the use of plastic pallets for transportation and storage. The versatile and reusable products from Utz offer numerous advantages that contribute to a more sustainable and efficient supply chain.

Reusability: reducing waste and cost savings

One of the primary advantages of using plastic pallets is their reusability. Heavy duty plastic pallets from Utz can be reused hundreds of times. By doing so, you can reduce waste and save costs significantly. Through returning the products to us and our recycling, we can close the material cycle and our clients can efficiently manage the movement of goods and pallets throughout the supply chain, optimizing their logistics operations.

High quality plastic pallets from Utz have a longer lifespan than their wooden counterparts. They are engineered to be robust, ensuring they can handle the demands of various industries and protect the integrity of the products they carry.

Recyclability: a sustainable solution

To meet customers’ expectations in the long term and provide a sustainable solution we manufacture pallets using recycled material of strictly defined and constantly monitored technical specification. We call it UIC® (Utz Industrial Compound).

In addition to the customer’s end-of-life returns we also use post-industrial waste (PIR) from trusted external sources which guarantee the quality of the products they provide. Regardless of the material used we assure the highest quality of the products we offer.

At the end of their useful life, Utz pallets can be recycled and ground down in our own facilities. This material is used to produce new pallets or plastic containers. Embracing the circular economy principle, this closed-loop process reduces the demand for virgin plastic, minimizes energy consumption, and lessens CO2 emissions.

Ease of washing: ensuring hygiene and safety

Transportation and storage of goods often expose pallets to various contaminants, such as dirt, chemicals, and food residues. Plastic pallets from Utz are non-porous and ensure a high level of cleanliness and safety for the goods they transport. They are easy to clean, solving the hygiene and safety concerns, as well as potential cross-contamination. This characteristic makes plastic pallets an ideal choice for industries where hygiene is of utmost importance, such as pharmaceuticals, food and automotive.

Consistent tare weight: easier logistics planning

Utz pallets do not absorb water and moisture during transportation or storage and have a constant tare weight. This improves shipping costs and intralogistics planning, as well as potentially affecting the stability of the goods being transported. It also ensures predictability and simplifies load planning, providing a reliable and efficient solution for our clients to streamline their supply chain operations while embracing sustainable practices.

Conclusion

Our clients are increasingly looking for ways to minimize their environmental footprint while maintaining operational efficiency. The use of plastic pallets for transportation and storage made by Utz offers them a compelling solution that aligns perfectly with the principles of the circular economy.

The returnability of plastic pallets minimizes waste and reduces costs, while their recyclability ensures that they can be repurposed into new products, closing the loop and reducing the demand for new plastic production. Additionally, their ease of washing guarantees hygiene and safety for the goods they handle.

By adopting plastic pallets, our clients not only enhance their operational efficiency but also make significant contributions to a more sustainable and eco-friendly supply chain. Embracing these advantages will not only benefit individual businesses but also create a positive ripple effect on the environment and society as a whole.

Together with stackable containers and accessories we provide a sustainable transport solution which guarantees safe delivery of goods.

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