Trays & Baskets(14 companies)
Trays are shallow, rigid or semi-rigid containers made from a variety of materials that support and contain food as well as non-food products. Examples include microwavable polypropylene trays for frozen dinners, clear trays for rows of cookies or crackers. Baskets (sometimes known as punnets) refer to open or mesh containers, typically plastic, that are designed for holding fresh fruit or vegetables. Note: this category is distinct from corrugated shipping trays (see Paperboard & Corrugated). Considering switching to a new container, material? If you need a new package or consumable, explore these articles to help guide your next purchase.
In addition to its line of sealing machines, Algus Packaging designs and supplies thermoformed blisters, clamshells, bifolds, and trays that help increase shelf impact and brand awareness. Using the latest design and programming software, Algus Packaging engineers create packages for almost any application from basic rectangle face-seal blister to complex three-dimensional bifolds.
Amcor Rigid Packaging
Amcor produces a wide range of rigid and semi-rigid plastic containers including cups, cup stock, portion packs, bottles, vials, jars, trays, blisters, foil tubes, and more for food, beverage, healthcare, home care, pet care and beyond. Featured products include pre-made rigid thermoformed trays, cups, blisters and lids in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and thicknesses. Cup stock products include Evolution® PVdC-free sheet, which increases compression strength up to 30% for reduced source applications. Other products include EasyPortion, a single thermoformed portion pack with a unique, colorful appearance. Featured bottles include the 300 ml (10 oz) HDPE Cylinder Bottle with 24-410 SP neck finish, used for a range of home and/or personal care products.
Aripack offers a wide range of stock or custom-made rigid containers for various products and barrier requirements for the dairy, dips and spreads, and coffee markets. Pre-formed trays and baskets are designed for meats, cookies, and bakery products. Other products include single serve white and black coffee pods, which are available with or without a pre-applied filter.
Be Green Packaging
Be Green Packaging delivers custom, molded fiber containers that are recyclable and compostable for food service, personal care, home goods and other markets. Recent applications of Be Green Packaging’s packaging solutions have included developing sustainable, eco-friendly packaging pieces and a molded fiber tray for razors. Another application replaced plastic packaging with molded fiber boxes for water-free face wash swatches that decreased shipping costs and reduced the package’s overall carbon footprint by 70%.
Berry Global Group, Inc.
Berry Global Group supplies a vast range of containers across multiple markets, including sustainable and recycled content containers. Product line includes: safety vials for pharmaceuticals; canisters for automotive products; tubs and euro tubs for dairy and other food applications; HDPE and PET bottles for drinks, household products and personal care; trays for food and deli applications; rigid tubes and much more.
Evanesce Packaging Solutions
Evanesce Packaging Solutions supplies 100% compostable, 100% plant-based eco-friendly food packaging products that are designed for strength, affordability and performance. Molded starch- and biopolymer-based cups, drink lids, bowls, containers and food service items are designed as a replacement for expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam products. Products include Evanesce® Molded Starch trays, in addition to being fully compostable, are leak-free, sturdy and grease-resistant. With a shelf-life of 2 years, these trays look like Styrofoam™, but decompose in 90 days or less.
Klöckner Pentaplast of America (kp) supplies thermoformed trays, rigid films for form, fill and seal applications as well as flexible films to protect products, operating across a vast range of fresh food categories. kp aims to ensure consumer packaged goods companies get the most sustainable, total food packaging solutions that not only protect food products while extending shelf-life and reducing food waste, but that can also be recycled.
Mercury Plastics, Inc.
Mercury Plastics manufactures custom thermoformed packaging including blisters, clamshells, multi-folds, two-piece units, set-up boxes and insert trays. Mercury leverages varying materials and gauges ranging from .010 to .250 with draw capacity up to 30-in. deep. Mercury supports client projects in a number of industries such as: cosmetics, electronics, medical, home goods, health and personal care products, and consumer packaged goods.
ORBIS containers, plastic bins and plastic totes -- including bakery trays and baskets -- are designed to help improve efficiency throughout the supply chain. When full, these plastic reusable baskets stack securely for easy transport and merchandising. When empty, they cross-stack and nest for back room and truck space savings. These bun trays can be integrated with automated systems and offer smooth surfaces and contoured corners to prevent product damage.
Printpack’s rigid plastic packaging portfolio includes thermoforming rollstock, precision controlled multi-layer co-extruded sheet and thermoformed cups and other containers for on-the-go packaging applications. Printpack supplies containers with a special focus on food applications, designing features for barrier solutions and easy-peel barrier lidding. Stock or customized design options are available, and Printpack offers printing, embossed logos, and custom colors for differentiation. Products are suitable for hot-fill, retort, in-package pasteurization, aseptic, Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP), and ambient fill applications. Containers for nonfood applications such as household supplies, lawn and garden and medical packaging are also available.
SDPBC Acquisition LP dba Pemcor Packaging
Manufacturers of paperboard containers, folding cartons and related materials including sealed end, tuck top, reverse tuck, straight tuck cartons. Company also makes four- and six-corner beer trays, display top containers, auto-bottom packages, sleeves, book flaps, simplex trays and end caps.
Spartech offers hundreds of formulations and flexible, semi-rigid, and rigid packaging solutions to meet the needs of its customers in medical packaging, food, beverage and beyond. Spartech provides solutions for barrier and non-barrier rollstock applications that deliver market differentiation and enhanced brand image. Featured products include DuraGard Consumer Solutions, available as roll stock or formed parts. DuraGard materials are customizable to meet performance requirements for consumer goods packaging.
TekniPlex Consumer Products
Grupo Phoenix, now part of Tekni-Plex, supplies a vast range of cups and trays used for food service and disposable consumer products. Product range includes barrier polypropylene cups and coextruded polypropylene cups used in packaging applications such as soup cups, single-serve and domed-cup yogurt, multipacks of HPP or retort salsa cups and others.
Winpak Lane, Inc.
Winpak’s rigid container product offering includes cups, trays, food containers as well as films for semi-rigid thermoforming films for blister applications. Highlights from the Winpak product line include the MAPfresh® barrier tray, used primarily for case-ready packaging applications such as animal and plant protein, seafood, cheeses, pre-made meals, and other items. Recyclable trays are suitable for freezing as well as reheating in a microwave. Other products include S-Series thermoformed flat rim cups with a 37mm top diameter, designed for high-speed fill/seal machines for applications including margarine, butter, spreads, and many other liquid and semi-viscous products.
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