Plastic Containers

    Corrugated Plastic Case Studies

    Case Study for Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation


    A major aircraft manufacturer switched from metal shelf bins to Melmat, Inc. corrugated plastic bins.

    One of the pioneering aircraft innovators from the 20th century has established a well-respected household name in the industry. This company was looking for a strong, durable, storage shelf unit with a minimum foot print. They wanted to replace their heavy metal bins with lighter more effective corrugated plastic bins. Their concerns were in finding bins that will serve their needs for long term hardware storage, have an environmentally better impact and be economically viable.

    Melmat, Inc. proposed a sonic welded shelf bin constructed of heavy duty, light weight corrugated “green” recyclable plastic. It was quickly realized that corrugated plastic shelf bins were cost effective, strong and could perform as well or better than standard solid plastic or metal bins.

    They contain and store hardware and component parts for assembly and service of their airplanes.

    As a result, the company ordered thousands of varying sizes, of the “Sonic Welded Parts Shelf Bins,” and these were distributed throughout their facilities and subsidiaries. Some of the sizes were custom fabricated due to their unique application requirements.


    Shelf Bins

    Shelf Bins work great for small inventory parts. They have a tab that locks over by folding over on both ends. It ships flat or already assembled.



    Case Study for Shelf Storage and Dispensing of Pharmaceuticals


    A national pharmacy chain uses Melmat, Inc. corrugated plastic bins and shelf boxes to help them provide pharmaceuticals to its nine million patients annually.

    Melmat, Inc. provided a replacement for the paper cardboard pharma-bins our client was using with a cost effective, corrugated plastic solution that is a perfect fit for them. Before using the Melmat corrugated plastic bin replacement solution our client was concerned because what they were doing at the time involved the use of corrugated paper bins (cardboard) that were often soiled and frayed since they were in constant daily use. We supplied bins the same sizes and configurations that solved their problems.

    Melmat, Inc. of Huntington Beach, California came to the rescue by providing corrugated plastic bins that were created in a sonic welded and folded configuration. These Melmat Pharma-bins provided an easy to clean and maintain storage system that is used for extended storage. They eliminate the costly bi-monthly replacement of the old style bins. Our pharma-bins have a long utility life and can be used for years to come. This in turn, takes care of the contamination issues and the longevity/replacement problems. Additionally, our pharma-bins are created and delivered in a variety of colors to enable color coding of medications, and enhance organizing in a cost effective manner. Because the bins are sized to closely match the old paper bins, no additional shelf space is needed, and thus no additional costs are incurred.


    Shelf Bins


    Corrugated Plastic Case Studies