CORRUGATED STANDARD NEARS FINAL APPROVAL

PHOENIX -- The Fibre Box Association has announced it is prepared to adopt the 5-10 down configuration as the new standard for corrugated cardboard boxes used in the produce department. The new standard would accommodate the 24/16-inch or 16/12-inch box footprint, and includes specified tab and receptacle sizes and an open top/removable lid, as well as numerous customization options [see "Paper or

PHOENIX -- The Fibre Box Association has announced it is prepared to adopt the 5-10 down configuration as the new standard for corrugated cardboard boxes used in the produce department. The new standard would accommodate the 24/16-inch or 16/12-inch box footprint, and includes specified tab and receptacle sizes and an open top/removable lid, as well as numerous customization options [see "Paper or Plastic?," SN, Feb. 14, 2000]. The trade association, based in Rolling Meadows, Ill., made th

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