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    Get to Know Meta® Pail KD8

    Bulk Packaging Designed for the Needs of Low- to Medium-Volume Producers

    Many of our customers have depended on CDF for their packaging needs through the years and are familiar with our dependability—and ability to be out ahead of the curve. A responsive, forward-thinking company, we innovate when we see a need or have a transformative idea that will change the status quo—always for the better. For those of you who may not already know of our latest revolutionary product that requires no box erector, we’d like to introduce you to it: Meta® Pail KD8 with Smart Pail Inside.

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    Meta Pail with Smart Pail Inside is a semi-rigid, vacuum-formed, plastic pail insert with a hermetically sealed peel-reseal laminated film lid, housed within an 8-sided corrugated Meta container. No box erector means no glue, simple set-up and break down, and space-saving storage! It allows you to package and ship efficiently; as well, your end customer can store, handle, minimize contamination, and recycle easily. Created with food processors, co-packers, and end-use customers in mind, it is perfect for the food industry, and so versatile it can be used for industrial uses such as adhesives.We partnered with Westrock and integrated two technologies to create one versatile solution for diverse applications. It’s such an industry-wide disruptor, it is replacing 5-gallon plastic pails! The Meta Pail KD8 is a packaging solution for semi-viscous, solid, and most liquid products that was designed specifically for low- to medium-volume producers.

    Products that are a great fit for Meta Pail KD8:

    • Pickles
    • Mayo
    • Cream
    • Sauces
    • Frostings
    • Purées
    • Granular goods
    • Liquid/powdered eggs
    • Baking glazes
    • Pet food
    • Ink
    • Adhesives

    The Quick Overview:

    • Knock-down, 8-sided corrugated container saves space and resources—from storage and handling to transportation costs; easy assembly with or without mandrel
    • 33% savings on transportation costs: 16,200 inserts per truck vs. typical 6,500 plastic pails incoming
    • Improve storage: 48 filled units per pallet in same footprint on 40 x 48” pallet (typical 36 plastic pails); weighs approximately 60% less than a plastic pail
    • Ensure absolute purity of your product; unique tamper-evident lidding film
    • Lid film has excellent oxygen barrier and is easily peeled and resealable for storage—reduces lid cost and contamination; lidding options available

    But there’s more—and we have videos and a brochure with all the details!

    The bottom line: it saves on your bottom line. Take a closer look at how Meta Pail KD8 with Smart Pail inside is the right fit for your volume requirements—because it was designed precisely with your packaging needs in mind.

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