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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How to minimize your carbon footprint using returnable and recyclable plastic packaging

The world economy stands at a pivotal point, where the interlaced goals of sustainability and economic prosperity are paramount. As the need to address climate change becomes more pressing, enterprises are actively seeking innovative measures that align environmental responsibility with financial success. Among these solutions, the implementation of a carbon-neutral circular economy, with a specific focus on returnable and recyclable plastic packaging, emerges as a promising path forward.

The importance of a carbon-neutral circular economy

The traditional linear economy is no longer sustainable. Its heavy reliance on finite resources and generation of waste contribute to pollution and climate change. Transitioning to a circular economy, which prioritizes the reuse, recycling, and recovery of materials, is vital for reducing CO2 emissions and mitigating environmental degradation. Our reusable packaging solutions are an important step towards a more efficient and sustainable usage of limited resources.

Returnable plastic packaging

Reusable circuit

Most Utz customers engage in modern operational, storage or transport logistics based on reusable concepts. Depending on the load, Utz products can handle hundreds of runs and therefore contribute to an improved reusable cycle. By implementing a closed-loop system, where the packaging is used many times, our clients significantly reduce the demand for single-use plastic.

Return for recycling

Utz products can be recycled almost 100 percent. As we grind products directly at the customer site, transport is reduced to the volume of granulate. As Utz products wear very slowly, it often takes many years before they reach their end-of-life.

Recyclable plastic packaging / UIC®

Recyclable plastic packaging, such as containers, trays, pallets and bins, can be processed and transformed into new products through recycling. Our clients actively engage in this process by using recyclable packaging materials such as UIC® (Utz Industrial Compound), a brand for recycled plastic with proven and documented properties and consistent quality. Products made of UIC® have the same technical parameters as those of primary raw materials and meet Utz's high-quality requirements while at the same time obtaining the optimal price of the plastic pallet.

Benefits of a circular economy

Adopting returnable and recyclable plastic packaging can result in substantial cost savings for B2B companies. Reusing packaging reduces the need for constant repurchasing, while recycling reduces waste disposal expenses. Additionally, the circular economy fosters resource efficiency and stimulates innovation, driving down production costs in the long run.

Collaboration and partnerships

Strategic partnerships streamline logistics and ensure the proper management of returnable and recyclable plastic packaging. Utz provides you with expert knowledge, resources, and best practices regarding packaging, leading your company to a more efficient and effective circular system.

The shift towards a carbon-neutral circular economy is a must

The shift towards a carbon-neutral circular economy is no longer an option. Embracing reusable plastic packaging not only reduces the environmental impact but also provides significant economic advantages. Through waste reduction, resource savings and cost optimization, your business can attain sustainable growth while preserving the planet for future generations.

Do you want to know more?

Here are fer interesting reads on the circular economy and the future of plastics:

Utz Group Sustainability Report 2022

Learn more about our understanding of sustainability and our climate strategy and discover the exciting success stories of the Utz companies.

Group Sustainability Report 2022

How to minimize your carbon footprint using returnable and recyclable plastic packaging

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