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Environmentally friendly products a hallmark at Zuhlke & Associates

Demand is high for environmental packaging, and Zuhlke & Associates, which is headquartered in Bangor PA, continues to supply the produce industry with green packaging options.

Kurt Zuhlke Jr., the company’s president and chief executive officer, said that the company also will meet and exceed customer expectations when it comes to customization.

According to Mr. Zuhlke, 99 percent of all containers manufactured are made from recycled materials which have been cleaned and sanitized. The practice helps keep containers from making their way to overburdened landfills.

Simply put, he said, “We are green beyond green. We are using more and more environmentally friendly materials.”

An extensive list of packing options is available, including tomato trays, berry baskets, printed poly bags, corrugated boxes, trays and wrappers, pallet stretch film and roll stock film.

Customers can also take advantage of customized labeling. “We offer custom thermo-forming for people who want a custom look to clams,” Mr. Zuhlke said.

The company ships throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe. “We have capabilities around the world for manufacturers,” Mr. Zuhlke noted.

This year, Zuhlke & Associates is adding a bakery division and is currently building a packaging mold.