Belisha Beacon packaging saves 3,500m of single-use plastic a year

Simmonsigns recently contacted Maxpack, a packaging design company based in Shrewsbury, and asked them to review how our Modustar & Midustar Belisha Beacon globes are prepared for delivery. We are delighted to announce that we are now using 3,500m less single-use plastic a year.

After consideration of how the pedestrian crossing globe is packaged, Maxpack designed a new, robust cardboard solution. The new box has streamlined the process of packing the item and we are pleased to see the dramatic reduction in our reliance on the plastic wrapping. This reduction in plastic waste has also had a positive response from our contractors on site who have to manage its disposal.

The new box design has a die cut cardboard chock enclosed within a tray to be used on the top and bottom of the box to support the base of the beacon globe which stops any movement.  This removes the need for any additional bubble wrap and the product is now shipped in a vertical position.

The robust packaging has been drop tested 10 times from a height of 1 metre on all edges, corners and flat faces and meets all requirements.

Simmonsigns is continually developing safer solutions for our roads and an important part of our commitment to providing high quality service is to ensure that each item is securely and safely delivered to its destination without getting damaged in transit.

If you would like to find out more information about any of our road safety products, please contact us today call on 01952 293333.

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