Gain space with the new "neck-in-bottle" stackable containers
In order to increase their market share, beverage bottling companies have to test innovative packaging solutions allowing substantial cost and energy savings and ensuring high levels of production efficiency.
For that reason, SMI has developped a new type of stackable container in PET called "neck-in- bottle", which, in comparison with a standard bottle, features a much deeper bottom hollow; that configuration allows to stack several layers of bottles without any space gap in-between, since, thanks to the innovative bottle bottom design, the neck of the bottles on a given pallet layer fully inserts into the bottom hollow of the bottles standing on the overlying layer.
Innovative solutions to optimise the output
For instance, 5-liter "neck- in-bottle" stackable containers allow to get 4-layer pallets; that means one layer more in comparison with the 3 layers composing a pallet of traditionally-shaped containers, with a 25% increase in the number of bottles palletised with no meaningful changes in the final size of the pallet.
The new "neck-in-bottle" container, manufactured either by Smiform's "stand-alone" stretch-blow moulding machines and ECOBLOC® compact systems of bottle blowing, filling and capping, is an innovative solution ensuring substantial benefits:
better use of space on the pallet: for every palletisation layer the space gap caused by the bottle's neck is saved, since the neck inserts into the bottom hollow of the overlying bottle;
packaging cost reduction: with the "neck-in-bottle" system containers can be stacked with no need for interlayer cardboard pads, thus reducing the cost of the packaging material;
transport and storage optimisation: thanks to the higher number of bottles on each pallet versus conventional configurations, transportation costs for each container are substantially reduced, as well as the storage room;
waste reduction: the "neck-in-bottle" system allows to remarkably reduce production waste caused by bottle necks breaking during the palletising process;
enhanced visual appeal of the pallet: the pallet is more compact and offers greater possibilities for product promotion by using eye-catching graphics.
If you would like to get further information on newer packaging solutions by SMI, please feel free to get in contact with our sales department or to send an e-mail to email@example.com
In compliance with the Italian Law no. 196 dated June 30, 2003 (Code concerning the protection of personal data), SMI S.p.A. informs you that your personal data will be used by SMI S.p.A. for purposes associated with marketing and business activity only. SMI S.p.A. will treat all the data you provided it with in the utmost secrecy and will be allowed to transmit them for the same purposes to its subsidiary or associate companies only, both in Italy and in those countries where SMI S.p.A. operates, it being understood that these subsidiary or associate companies will adopt equivalent criteria of security and secrecy.
The provision of your personal data is not compulsory; in case of denial, it will not be possible for you to send this form on-line. Moreover, you will be entitled to consult your data and to ask SMI S.p.A. to correct, update and, if applicable, to cancel or block them by writing to SMI S.p.A., Via Carlo Ceresa, 10- 24015 San Giovanni Bianco (BG) - Italy. Any communication is to be addressed to the attention of "the person in charge for the treatment of personal data".
With regard to cookies, our website uses exclusively technical cookies, whose utilization is not aimed at the collection of the user's personal data; it is limited to the transmission of session identification data. Technical cookies allow IT authentication, session monitoring and the memorization of specific information to let the user browse or get a specific service. Technical cookies allow to keep the identification of the user in the course of the session, their memorization is not enduring on the user's device and they are automatically canceled once the browser is closed.
You are kindly requested to attentively read the above mentioned information: by ticking the box below and clicking on the "send" button, you will give SMI S.p.A. your consent to use and transmit your personal data for the purposes related to the declared activity, in compliance with the Italian Law quoted hereinbefore. I have read and understood the above mentioned information and, hence, in compliance with the Italian Law quoted hereinbefore, I give my consent to the use and the transmission of my personal data for the purposes related to the declared activity.
SMI S.p.A. Sede amministrativa: Via Carlo Ceresa, 10 - 24015 San Giovanni Bianco (BG) - ITALIA Sede legale: Via Monte Grappa, 7 - 24121 Bergamo (BG) - ITALIA C.F. e P. IVA IT03942700166 - R.E.A. 421708 Capitale Sociale Euro 5.000.000 i.v.
This web site uses technical cookies; for further information click here close