Sep 7, 2016
Macro Plastics launches new MacroBin for apples

Macro Plastics has a new MacroBin designed for apples. This new bin is 48-by-48-by-28 and weighs 63 pounds. The MacroBin 29 is being made at Macro Plastics’ Union Gap, Washington, plant.

MacroPlastics_MicroBinMacro Plastics state of the art design technology has designed this bin to be lightweight yet strong and durable, according to the company. At 63 pounds, it is approximately 30 pounds lighter than comparable sized plastic harvest bins, while including features that out perform wood bins, according to Macro Plastics.The MacroBin 29 has a “bruise buffer zone” technology, interlocking stackable feature and large vents.

The MacroBin 29 was designed for the Washington State apple growers and other storage applications. Pre-sales of the new MacroBin 29 has been brisk with anticipated delivery in late September, according to the company.

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