Polymer Logistics' Wood-Look Returnable Plastic Crate named as finalist for United Fresh Produce Assn.'s 2014 New Product Awards

RIVERSIDE, California , May 29, 2014 (press release) – Polymer Logistics has announced that its Wood-Look Returnable Plastic Crate has been named as one of the finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association's 2014 New Product Awards.

The innovative crate will be among forty finalists that will compete in five categories for the title of Best New Products at United Fresh-FMI Connect, June 10-13, 2014 in Chicago. Polymer Logistics will be exhibiting at booth 620.

Polymer Logistics' entry is the world's first foldable, simulated wood crate. It features a fresh look and feel, while offering all the advantages of Retail-Ready Packaging, including the revolutionary "active-lock" mechanism (click here for photo).

"We are excited to be a finalist in this important awards program," said Susie Cuevas, Director of Sales. "Product innovation is top of mind at Polymer Logistics, and it's gratifying to be recognized for our efforts."

Tom Stenzel, United's President and CEO, said, "New products like these are an essential element of the success of the fresh and fresh-cut produce industry. Our member companies bring foresight about market trends and emerging technologies, and then apply creative ideas to capitalize on those trends, which contributes to the growth and profitability of our entire industry."

About Polymer Logistics:

Polymer Logistics is a global leader in Retail-Ready Packaging (RRP). We provide world-class plastic container and pallet pooling services, working closely with manufacturers, suppliers/packers and retailers alike to ensure cost-effective logistics solutions and maximum in-store product availability. Aligned with our pooling service is our innovative design and manufacturing capability. Our extensive range of returnable transport, storage and display products includes collapsible bins, folding, nesting and stackable crates, together with reusable dollies and pallets. These offer substantial costs benefits, are more environmentally friendly than traditional one-way transit packaging and are robust enough to withstand the rigorous demands of retail supply chain logistics for many years. For more information: www.polymerlogistics.com

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