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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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. 1350 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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Company

Press release

Circular Economy: Shaping a Sustainable Tomorrow

In today’s world of limited resources and environmental challenges, the concept of a circular economy becomes a promising solution for a sustainable future. The transition from a linear, "take-make-dispose" economy to a circular one is a fundamental shift that has the potential to transform industries, preserve resources, and protect our planet. Companies play a pivotal role in supporting this transition.

What is circular economy? 

The circular economy focuses on minimizing waste and making the best use of resources. It revolves around the idea of keeping products, materials, and resources in use for as long as possible and then recycling them at the end of their life cycle. For Utz, switching to a circular economy by closing the material loop is the way to go to contribute effectively to climate protection. Our packaging products are designed for durability and recyclability. They can be used hundreds of times without losing their original specification and after reaching the end of life they can be recycled and turned into new products by us.

Why is it important for the future?

The circular economy addresses the pressing issue of resource depletion. As the global population continues to grow and the demand for finite resources surges, the circular economy offers a path to reduce the strain on our planet. By maximizing the use of existing resources and minimizing waste, we can slow down the depletion of natural resources, which is essential for future generations. At Utz, we offer our clients products made of UIC® (Utz Industrial Compound), which contains secondary raw material grades from known and qualified sources.

How businesses support the circular economy

Businesses are well-positioned to be champions of the circular economy. They can support this transition in several ways:

  1. Eco-friendly product design: companies can design and manufacture products that are durable, repairable, and recyclable. By making products with a longer lifespan, they reduce the need for frequent replacements.
  2. Resource optimization: businesses can implement efficient resource management practices, including the use of renewable energy, to reduce their environmental footprint. 
  3. Closed-loop systems: companies can establish closed-loop systems where products are returned, refurbished, and resold. This approach not only extends the life of products but also reduces waste and supports the circular economy.
  4. Recycling initiatives: businesses can invest in recycling programs and promote the use of recycled materials in their production and logistics processes, reducing the demand for virgin resources.

How Utz complies with circular economy principles

Sustainable by conviction

Our most important principle is the careful use of natural resources. Modern plastics technology enables creative and sustainable solutions. Our products are designed with a circular economy in mind. They are durable, reusable and the plastics we utilize are 100 percent recyclable.

Utz climate strategy

The Utz Group has a clear climate strategy. By 2030, we will produce exclusively with electricity from renewable energies, and by 2035, we will be using mostly recycled and low-CO2e plastic. We want to be measured against these standards and will disclose our progress within the annual sustainability report.

Our sustainable vision

Our vision is a future with only sustainably produced reusable and recyclable returnable containers. Doing our job properly means our carbon footprint will be reduced to zero – "Zero Carbon" – and there will be no more waste – "Zero Waste".

Our partnerships

Together with our partners and their expertise, we achieve our ambitious climate goals.

Conclusion

The circular economy is not just a passing trend but a necessity for a sustainable future. We believe that companies like Utz and our clients have a pivotal role to play in this transition by adopting circular business models, eco-friendly practices, and collaborating with sustainability organizations. By embracing the circular economy and supporting sustainability initiatives, businesses can help build a more resilient and environmentally conscious world for generations to come.

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