Pathway Solutions Inc. is the marketing & sales company behind the Unitized Packaging System™ (UPS) and Retail-Ready-Packaging System™ (RRPS) systems and owns the proprietary “heat-sealable” board lid technology utilized in the Unitized Packaging System™.
Unitized Packaging (The Advantage System™) Features & Benefits
Fewer packaging steps: (3) three step (tray, board lid, corrugated) vs. (4) four step (tray, film, carton,corrugated) packaging process
Removes the need for secondary packaging (carton)
Packaging material minimization; up to 40%
Eliminates an entire manufacturing process (Cartoning) as well as preliminary capital requirement and ongoing maintenance capital requirements
Allows maintenance and line operators to focus on the quality of the primary package; not the operation and/or downtime caused by the cartoner
Frees up valuable production floor space (no cartoner)
Less warehouse space required for board lids vs. cartons
Fewer production line operators
Total board caliper of board lid and tray is comparable to tray, film, and carton
UV coating provides high-resolution and eye catching graphics
Shelf Management Systems deliver the capability for Unitized Packaging to stand on it's own
75% of Americans believe many products are over-packaged! Food & Beverage Packaging, March 2012, NMI Solutions, the global market research and business consulting firm announced one of the “key insights” derived from its annual U.S. LOHAS Consumer Trends Study – “When asked about packaging, 75% of Americans believe consumer products are over-packaged and about 25% will look elsewhere. Minimal packaging is most preferred among consumers, followed by recyclable packaging and use of packaging materials that are environmentally friendly.” This is up from a March 2008 Nielsen Company study, where 58% of the U.S. consumers polled would give up "over-packaging" for the environment. The report went on to state that as U.S. consumers become more "eco-aware" there will be an increasing expectation of packaging with minimal environmental impact.
What consumers want and expect is packaging that provides an added 'feel eco-good factor' by minimizing packaging's environmental impacts. The Unitized Packaging System/Retail-Ready-Packaging System delivers this 'feel eco-good factor'. The Unitized Packaging System/Retail-Ready-Packaging System eliminates “prepared food” packaging, up to 40%, vs. the traditional tray, film, and retail/foodservice carton package.
Pathway Solutions provides a “total system” solution:
Custom printed trays
Custom printed lids
Heat-sealing Equipment from a manual table-top start-up to fully automated production equipment
Retail Shelf Management Systems or performed Self Merchandising Stands
An all-inclusive packaging & equipment solution for your "unitized packaging" project start-up to full commercialization.
Call Pathway Solutions today and find out how we can help the environment and save on packaging costs at the same time.
Pathway Solutions Inc. is a registered business partner of the heat-sealing equipment listed. The Heat-sealing Equipment information is provided for general information purposes only. Pathway Solutions Inc. is not responsible for omitted or restated information. Please consult a Pathway Solutions Inc. Project Manager with your individual project needs and requirements.
Pathway Solutions Inc. is a registered business partner of the packaging materials listed. Pathway Solutions Inc. is not responsible for omitted or restated information. Please consult with a Pathway Solutions Inc. Project Manager with your individual project needs and requirements.