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Here you can find recent news publications about a variety of topics concerning the Craemer Group - from company press releases, product information to product application stories. 


Good wine thanks to hygienic pallet boxes from Craemer

Whether red or white wine – the winemaking family of a small winery in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, uses the Craemer CB3 High pallet box for their hand-picked “connoisseur wines” and sparkling wine from their own vineyards. Utilised since the fantastic grape harvest in autumn 2023, this large-volume grey plastic box has provided “reliable support for a smooth and gentle process”. An Austrian winery in Styria also relies on a Craemer product – the SB3 pallet box with closed walls.

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Environmentally friendly containers for every type of application and waste scenario

Robust and sustainable – large waste containers from Craemer meet these requirements. Since the 1980's, the Craemer Group has been manufacturing plastic containers for the waste and recycling industry, for municipalities and industrial applications. The wide range of products is made from up to 90% recycled plastic and is 100% recyclable.

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Durable plastic pallets made by Craemer

Durability, sustainability, environmental friendliness: new standards apply to (intra-)logistics processes relating to production, transport and storage – including load carriers. High quality, durable, hard-wearing, versatile, maintenance-free and recyclable: These are the features of pallets and containers that ensure sustainable and economical (warehouse) logistics. As one of the world's leading manufacturers of durable logistics solutions with more than 60 years of experience in plastics processing, the Craemer Group develops and produces high-quality reusable load carriers with exactly these characteristics. A prime example is the EURO L1® plastic pallet – made of plastic instead of wood. In the production of its plastic products, the Group is increasingly focusing on self-made recycled materials and on renewable energies.

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Robust And Nestable: The NP1 Pallet From Craemer

A sustainable and optimum utilisation of storage and transport space requires space-saving load carriers that are also robust and durable. With the NP1 Euro pallet, the Craemer Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of logistics solutions with over 60 years of experience in plastics processing, has expanded its range to include a nestable, lightweight, and robust plastic pallet made of high-quality polyethylene (PE) that fulfils the highest logistical requirements.

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Craemer In Oelde, Germany: District Administrator Presents Permit

At the end of 2023, Craemer GmbH (Craemer Group’s headquarters) had a good reason to celebrate:  District Administrator Dr Olaf Gericke, Head of the Building Department Dr Herbert Bleicher and Mayoress Karin Rodeheger presented the company’s Managing Directors and one of their Managing Partners with the planning permission to build a company-owned wind turbine at their site in Oelde. The approval in accordance with the Federal Immission Control Act was granted about five months after the complete application was submitted to the district building authority. “It is important for us to process applications quickly and issue planning permissions promptly. This is also a form of supporting economic development,”, says Dr Gericke. Craemer Managing Director Siegbert Geldner emphasises: “This was also made possible by bringing together all involved parties in a close-knit project group, which –under the leadership of architect Dr. Mathias Eisenmenger – met every two weeks.”

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Containers for every type of application and waste scenario

Durable, easy to fill and empty, safe to handle, resistant to aggressive substances and completely weatherproof: large wheelie bins and disposal containers have to meet many requirements. The Craemer Group, which has been manufacturing plastic containers for the waste and disposal industry since the 1980s, offers a wide range of products available for both, municipal and industrial use.

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Robust load carriers for extremely high trip rates

The quality, durability and robustness of the pallets and containers used in load carrier pooling are particularly important. Due to the often strenuous daily handling and extremely high trip rates, they must be extremely resistant to breakage and impact in order to prove themselves in the long term. The Craemer Group, the world's leading manufacturer of durable logistics solutions, offers suitable polyethylene (PE) load carriers such as the CR pallet, which are highly reliable in use.

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EURO H1 - hygienic, food-safe and durable

In many industries, the storage and transport of raw materials and products require the highest level of hygiene. Especially in (intra-)logistical processes in the food, pharmaceutical, chemical and cosmetics industries, the use of load carriers that meet the strictest hygienic requirements and legal specifications is essential. The Craemer Group's food-safe plastic products make an important contribution to meet these challenges: They are easy to clean, extremely robust and durable. The EURO H1 plastic pallet is particularly suitable for the logistics and hygiene sector – it carries the GS1 stamp of approval for transparency in the supply chain and greater safety for users.

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Automotive: New development from Craemer as an alternative to the metal grid box

In the automotive industry, a smooth internal material flow is one of the essential factors for efficient production. The Craemer Group is one of the leading international automotive suppliers with its large-scale production of metal automotive modules and plastic load carriers. To ensure smooth (intra-)logistics in the industry, the plastics pioneer is launching a new development: Kubo, a robust four-way box made of high-quality polyethylene (PE) as an alternative to the metal grid box (gitterbox).

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Meat processor relies on space-saving miracle from Craemer Group for many years 

Large-volume plastic containers are indispensable aids in the internal and external logistics of the meat industry. Space- and cost-saving solutions such as the Economic Transport Box from the Craemer Group are particularly in demand. Thanks to the ingenious stacking system, these sturdy 300-litre stack-nest containers can be stacked easily and safely. And when the empty boxes are nested, they take up around 70 percent less space. A large Polish poultry processing company has been relying on the many benefits of the ET box for many years.

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Polish manufacturer relies on load carriers with anti-slip deck from Craemer

Like many other sectors, also the furniture industry needs safe logistics systems. A Polish company relies on the TC1 Palgrip® pallet with full-surface anti-slip deck: This completely closed plastic pallet proves its worth – even with high trip rates – and reliably protects sensitive furniture parts. The sturdily constructed, durable load carrier from the German Craemer Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of (intra-)logistics solutions, is made of high-quality polyethylene and will now be used to gradually replace wooden pallets.

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Craemer TC plastic pallets with or without Palgrip coating

Perfect reliability is essential in logistics, especially in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. The Craemer Group, a pioneer in plastics processing, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of durable logistics solutions made from high-quality polyethylene (PE). With the completely closed TC pallets, Craemer offers versatile load carriers with a sturdy design, durable and resistant, making them ideal for logistics or intralogistics applications. Equipped with an optional full-surface Palgrip® anti-slip deck, their use ensures reliable load securing – even in extreme situations.

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Inauguration of a modern plastic injection-moulding plant near the A2 motorway

Craemer, specialist in metal forming, plastics processing and toolmaking with headquarters in Herzebrock-Clarholz, has set up a future-oriented plastics injection-moulding plant at the inter-municipal Aurea Industrial Park close to the A2 motorway. In the presence of around 200 guests from the worlds of politics, business and society, together with business partners and employees, the management inaugurated the new production facility on Friday, 10 February 2023. For the family-owned company, founded in 1912 and now in its fifth generation, this new site is a commitment to Germany, and in particular to North Rhine-Westphalia as a business location, as well as to sustainability.

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Hygienic PE pallet boxes for careful grape harvesting

Whether for juice or wine production: grapes must be harvested with care, since any impact will lead to bruising. The Craemer Group, a pioneer in plastics processing, offers food-safe and extremely sturdy collection containers that permit hygienic and careful harvesting of grapes. Particularly suitable: the CB3 High and SB3 plastic pallet boxes.

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Action plan to reduce CO2 emissions

Statement of the management: The European Green Deal aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union to zero by 2050 (net zero emissions). This has far-reaching consequences – also for the Craemer Group.

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Perfect for dangerous goods: Craemer UN pallet boxes CB1 and CB3 made of PE

Accumulators and batteries containing lithium require highly sensitive handling. Strict laws limit the risks deriving from these potentially flammable components. For logistical processes surrounding production, storage, transport and disposal of accumulators and batteries, the plastics pioneer Craemer has designed robust pallet boxes made of high-quality polyethylene (PE). Perfect: the UN pallet boxes CB1 and CB3 for dangerous goods.

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Plastic – an advantage in sub-zero temperatures

Construction work in cold, ice and snow – the winter months are a great challenge for the building and civil engineering sector. Advances in technology as well as the development of new materials and products mean that construction sites can now run smoothly almost without interruptions, even during the winter months. With more than 60 years of know-how in plastics processing, the Craemer Group is actively contributing to this trend – with its range of high-quality products made from injection moulding. For the construction sector, the family-owned company offers a robust range of pallets, boxes and containers made of pure polyethylene (PE). All products are easy to handle, load and fill, empty and clean.

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Sturdy Craemer CB3 box for animal by-products to be converted into animal feed

Proving to be extremely robust – even at high trip rates: the CB3 pallet box, a combination of pallet and box made by Craemer. A large German-Polish meat processing company discovered this plastic pallet box by chance. It left such a good impression that the company immediately placed an order with the Craemer group's German headquarters via its representative office in Poland. Besides being durable, these resistant boxes have to meet the highest hygiene requirements of the kebab producer: They are used to transport animal by-products which are converted into animal feed. After successful test runs, the company is now gradually replacing its entire stock of containers from a competing company whose boxes were previously used and have proven inappropriate for this demanding task. 

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Plastics instead of wood: Hygienic, non-slip, safe and sustainable pallets

In addition to hygiene and safety, durability and economy also play a significant role in producing, filling and packaging of beverages. Craemer Group, a world leader in plastic logistics solutions, has developed a new generation of sturdy, hygienic, non-slip beverage pallets. Also interesting for the beverage industry: pallet boxes from Craemer.

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First completely closed plastic pallet box: the new HB3

Hygiene is a crucial factor in technical and logistical processes involving pharmaceutical and chemical products, food and cosmetics. Craemer, pioneer in plastics processing, has developed the new HB3, a pallet box entirely made of PE: hygienic, robust, ideal for this sector.

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