Material  handling equipments- Plastic crates  in  Bakeries























Plastic crates  are now integral part  of  material handling in any  bakery plant . Wide applications  can
be found   for plastic crates  from storage to transportation .


Major developments have been in bread transportation from era of metallic crates the bread industry
has switched over to plastic crates


Metallic  crates  were made up of metallic strips  which used get damaged  easily  and  a team of
welders were to be kept to repair these metallic crates .Products were damaged  frequently while
transporting resulting in market returns and defective.


Bread  could be arranged in different configuration in horizontal and vertical way . These plastic
crates  can be  stacked easily  even transported  through conveyors.


Advantages of Plastic crates


* Tough  suited for  long destination while transporting fragile bakery products such as Breads
* Same plastic crates can be used many a times for transportation called returnable transit packaging
* These can be used for a longer period  and are cost effective in a sense that damages in transit to
the product and crates itself are minimal .
* Hygienic  ie It can be cleaned  easily  .
* Could be palletised  easily


Types of Plastic  Crates available with  manufacturers



* Bread Baskets
* Snack Cake & Sweet Goods Containers
* Low Profile Single Layer Bun Containers
* Double Layer Bun Containers
* Bread Trays
* Bun Trays
* Snack Cake Trays
* Plastic Dollies



Major manufacturers of these plastic crates in India are


* Neelkamal Plastic
* Supreme
* Brite




Read more articles on  bakery manufacturing


Industrial flooring in bakeries

Personal Protective equipments - safety shoes

Food handling gloves

Plastic  crates in bakeries

Solar energy  and its application in bakeries

Lighter oven bands to save energy

Gasifier could save fuel cost

Local vs  Imported spare parts

Production planning and its importance


Alternate heating  by  thermic fluid

Ventilation  for bakery production hall

Racking solution  for bakeries

Increase production  output in bakeries

How to  increase labour productivity in  a bakery plant

Energy balance of biscuit  oven

Racking solution  for large bakeries

Alveograph

Automation in bakeries

Radio  frequency dryers

Pu  conveyor vs Cotton

Wooden Pallets vs Plastic Pallets

Hybrid Oven

High Pressure burners

Food grade lubricants  application in bakery

Waste heat  recovery from biscuit oven stacks

Air pollution norms  for  bakery  Industry

How to  select oven
Custom Search
Useful  Link s  On  Bakery  
Industry
[
Jobs  ]    [Buy & Sell]