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Frequently Asked Questions regarding plastic pallets, crates, mobile garbage bins, pallet boxes or any material handling products.

In the current situation where in wooden pallets and metal pallets are costlier, plastic pallets are comparatively the same price of wooden pallets but of course costlier compared to used wooden pallets. That isn't the whole tale though, plastic pallets offer a longer lifespan and thus a cheaper lifetime cost. Crateco is offering plastic pallets from the range of AED 50

Plastic pallets made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) or Polypropylene (PP).

Plastic pallets, on average, cost two times as much as wooden pallets at the time of purchase. That isn't the whole tale, though. Plastic pallets offer a longer lifespan and thus a cheaper lifetime cost.

Plastic pallets are hygienic and there is a variant of plastic pallets which is called Hygienic pallets. Hygienic pallets are non-porous and are designed with especially smooth surfaces even in the bottom of the pallet, legs and runners of pallets leaving nowhere for bacteria to accumulate or grow.

The food and beverage Industry is the most common industry using plastic pallets, or in another way, we can say this industry uses only plastic pallets. The pharmaceutical industry is another industry that is using plastic pallets mainly hygienic pallets have been used in pharmaceutical companies. Other common industries using plastic pallets are:

  • Electronic Industry
  • Retail Stores
  • Chemical Products
  • Exporting Products
  • Store Displays
  • Airfreight Shipping

Moreover, almost all industries these days prefer plastic pallets because of their durability, and hygienic features. 

A timber pallet's lifespan is typically 3-5 years, whereas plastic pallets have a long-lasting design that can last up to 10 years.