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Milk Crates - Revolutionary Milk Crates Design Saves Millions

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Revolutionary new patented designs of milk crates, food crates, and beverage crates can save dairy, beverage & food industries millions of dollars. Watch video now to find out how! Call Joe Laurita at 908-451-6377 for more information or a free consultation. Joe Laurita has been involved with milk crates for over 55 years relative to the design of milk crates, building molds for milk crates, and seeing milk crates through the system at many dairies. During these 55 years, Joe Laurita has gained much knowledge at to the related problems and deficiencies of the current designs of milk crates. The biggest problems related to milk crates are pilferage, distortion, trucking, material restrictions, warehousing, and molding costs. Joe Laurita's three patented revolutionary designs eliminate many or all of the above mention problems related to milk crates and can save the dairies a tremendous amount of money -- literally millions of dollars. In short, his designs will solve all milk crate problems that currently exist. Design # 1 -- US Patent Received: This design changes the milk crate mold and design. The milk crate is molded flat with five pieces: bottom, two ends and two sides. This milk crate design eliminates distortion, increases cycle time, allows more milk crates per trailer load, eliminates hand loading trailers, reduces milk crate rate, reduces milk crate mold cost and milk crate overall cost to dairies. When the dairy receives the milk crates, they are hand loaded onto the line. The first step is to fold the cases into milk crate form and then stapled to form the crates. The milk crates then continue into the flow, blending with existing milk crates, stacking and nesting as required. Milk crates are reusable as they are now. However, while this design substantially decreases costs it does not resolve the pilferage problem. Design #2 -- US Patent Received: This milk crate design is an improvement of design #1. The milk crate consists of three parts: a bottom and two ends. Mold cost and part cost are reduced because cycle is increased, weight of milk crate reduced, and trucking can have a much larger load in a comparable amount of space. While the milk crate parts are being molded and placed on a table near the operator, they are then assembled by two plastic pins, one for each end piece. The assembly is placed on a pallet for trailer loading, plastic material for the molded parts can be virgin or regrind, since distortion is no longer a concern. When the dairy receives the milk crates, an operator places them on the line. The first step is folding and applying a plastic strap forming the milk crate to accept product. It continues into the system blending, stacking and nesting with existing milk cases and also minimizes spillage during the process. This design allows milk crates to be disposable because of significantly reduced costs. Although it is not biodegradable it would, however, be much desired by a recycling company. The design eliminates pilfer costs, large warehousing space, washing and picking up of milk crates by customer facilities. Prototypes shown are made of plastic materials. Design #3 -- US Patent Pending: This design takes the milk crate away from plastic materials and is completely biodegradable. Material being used is a coated (water resistant) corrugated material. The wall thickness is 3/16" to ¼" and forms a milk crate that will support five cases of product in stacking. It will have two corrugated rails on its bottom to allow movement along diamond plate in trucks. The milk crate will be received by the dairy from its manufacturer. Eliminating truck costs, when received, flat it will go onto the line where it will be folded and stapled forming a milk crate ready for product. It will nest and blend with existing milk crates allowing them to be phased out. This milk case is disposable. However, one concern is its durability within the flow and must be tested proven. Another concern is...