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Friday, August 30, 2013

Greencoat® at PMA Fresh Summit 2013: Strong & Cost-Efficient Fresh Produce Packaging

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Interstate Container, manufacturer of the pioneering Greencoat® wax-free boxes, will exhibit at PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo 2013 on October 19-20, 2013.

Interstate Container representatives will meet with key players in the fresh produce industry at Booth 447 during PMA Fresh Summit 2013, held in New Orleans, LA. The corrugated packaging manufacturer will exhibit Greencoat® wax-free boxes for effectively packing and shipping fresh vegetables and fruits.

Cost-efficient Greencoat® corrugated boxes remove expensive wax disposal costs for growers and their customers, while offering the strength and water-resistance needed for fresh produce packing and shipping. Interstate Container booth visitors can save on months of costly trial-and-error by scheduling Greencoat® box trials customized to their exact needs.

At the annual event, Interstate Container will track the latest industry trends, technological developments, and customer needs, as well as connect with decision makers and meet with customers.

Greencoat® Wax-Free Corrugated Boxes

Compostable Greencoat® boxes are FBA-certified 100% recyclable and repulpable. The eco-friendly corrugated box packs fresh fruit and vegetable produce, stone, as well as all fresh and frozen products that require durable water-resistant packaging. Greencoat® boxes can withstand shifts from cold-to-hot environmental conditions, long storage and transportation, and rough handling.

Learn more about Greencoat® sustainable corrugated packaging for produce:
Greencoat® Wax-Free Boxes: Get Better Performance and Pricing for Your Produce Packaging

Get to know why…
8 Reasons Why Greencoat® Boxes Meet Your Sustainable Packaging Needs 

PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo

PMA Fresh Summit is an annual event that brings together key decision makers in the fresh product industry from around the globe. The event aims to provide a platform for players in the industry and across the supply chain to connect, as well as present new business opportunities for exhibitors and attendees.

PMA Fresh Summit consists of a convention and an expo, gathering foodservice operators and distributors, grower-shippers, importers/exporters, processors of value-added products (bagged salads etc.), retailers/wholesalers, as well as suppliers of equipment, packaging, technology, transportation, food safety programs, financial services, marketing.
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About Interstate Container 

Interstate Container’s manufacturing plants in Columbia, SC and Cambridge, MD produce 100% of the pioneering Greencoat® corrugated packaging in-house without sourcing from third parties. FBA-certified Greencoat® wax-free corrugated boxes are 100% recyclable, repulpable, and compostable. Interstate Container’s sustainable packaging solution can withstand shifts from hot to cold, and offers the same strength as wax curtain coated cartons without the carbon footprint. Greencoat® boxes can pack fresh produce, poultry, meat, seafood, stone and other fresh and frozen products that require durable water-resistant packaging.

Interstate Container also produces corrugated retail ready packaging, point-of-purchase (POP) displays, protective packaging and industrial packaging in Lowell and Westminster, MA; Brunswick, NJ; and Reading, PA with sister companies in Asheboro and Greensboro, NC and Greeneville, TN.

www.interstatecontainer.com |www.greencoat.net


References:
[i] http://www.freshsummit.com/attend/who-attends-why

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