CARTONPLAST GROUP 
ACQUISITION OF GREEN PLATE

Combination as highly complementary and beneficial for the clients
of Green Plate and Cartonplast, as well as for all industry stakeholders

cARTONPLAST
aND GREEN plate

Fusion of asset pools and the logistic networks
of Cartonplast and Green Plate

Cartonplast Group
acquisition of Green Plate

Cartonplast and Green Plate are combining their
returnable transport packaging solutions
via plastic layer pad pooling operations

History
THe history Of Glass Packaging
Stacked

Initially, glass bottles were simply stacked during transportation. Scratches and dirt on the bottles were unavoidable.

History
THe history Of Glass Packaging
Strapped

Bottles in stacks were strapped under pressure - a first step toward palletisation. The approach was correct, although implementation was difficult with the machines that were available at that time.

History
THe history Of Glass Packaging
Boxed

The bottles were placed in boxes. So they could be stacked and loaded on pallets.

History
THe history Of Glass Packaging
Bagged

Firmer "Case Packs" and the addition of shrink bags will not only allow pallets to be placed on top of each other, but also the use of forklifts.

History
THe history Of Glass Packaging
Enhanced

By stacking the bottles on a vertical surface and reducing the horizontal compartment sides, the number of bottles accommodated could be increased enormously. Each layer being identical to the dimension of the pallet.

History
THe history Of Glass Packaging
Reduced

Reduce to the max: The packaging has been reduced to a minimum. A simple sheet of cardboard with lip has replaced the boxes thus reducing the space consumed by the packaging several times over.

History
THe history Of Glass Packaging
Established

In the 80s, Benno Hasenfratz invented the so-called pool system and founded the company Cartonplast. He helped the glass industry in Europe to switch from cardboard packaging to plastic layer pads.

History
THe history Of Glass Packaging
“TODAY, ALL THAT EXPERIENCE AND KNOW-HOW IS GREENPLATE”

A management owned company that prides itself in being the innovator and benchmark of the industry by building on decades of involvement.

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Cartonplast Trading GmbH

The company has evolved over the years into a global company: The pool system became indispensable for the packaging of food product industry. The company was sold in 2008.

Green Plate GmbH

The cmpany was founded in 2012. The hygienically cleaned polypropylene reusable layer pads were leased by means of a pool system to container producers. Green Plate layer pads are food-safe and offer the highest product safety.