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Metal Detectable Boxes & Trays

Large plastic trays are useful in the food industry for their versatility, durability, and ease of use. Metal detectability adds a critical layer of food safety by allowing companies to detect and remove potentially hazardous fragments, ensuring regulatory compliance and protecting both consumers and brand reputation.

  • Versatility: Plastic trays can be designed in various shapes and sizes to meet specific needs, whether for storage, processing, transportation, or serving.
  • Durability and Lightweight: These trays are durable enough to withstand regular use but are lighter than metal, making them easier to handle and transport.
  • Easy to Clean and Sanitize: Food safety is critical in the food industry. Plastic trays are generally smooth and non-porous, making them easier to clean and sanitize, reducing the risk of contamination.
  • Cost-effective: Plastic trays are usually more cost-effective than metal alternatives, offering a good balance between price and durability.
  • Resistance to Corrosion and Chemicals: Plastic trays are resistant to corrosion, rust, and various chemicals, making them ideal for environments where food and cleaning agents are used.

Given these benefits, it's also crucial to consider the following reasons for making plastic trays metal detectable:

  • Food Safety and Contamination Prevention: The food industry is heavily regulated to ensure food safety. Metal-detectable plastic trays help reduce the risk of contamination from broken pieces. If a plastic tray breaks, the metal additives allow metal detectors to identify even small fragments in the food production line, preventing contaminated products from reaching consumers.
  • Quality Control and Regulatory Compliance: Using metal-detectable plastic trays can help businesses comply with food safety regulations and industry standards. It demonstrates a commitment to quality control and provides an extra layer of security in food production.
  • Reduced Risk of Recalls and Brand Damage: Food recalls due to contamination can be costly and damage a brand's reputation. By using metal-detectable trays, companies can reduce the risk of contamination and subsequent recalls, protecting both their products and their brand image.
  • Detectability in Automated Systems: Many food production and packaging lines use automated systems with metal detectors to ensure product safety. Metal-detectable trays ensure that if a piece breaks off and finds its way into the production line, it can be detected and removed, maintaining a safe manufacturing process.
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  1. Detectable Stackable Storage Tray with Lid
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