The Alternative Pallet Company, creators of PALLITE®, are delighted to announce that Kite Packaging, one of the UK’s largest packaging distributors, has adopted the PALLITE® range into their portfolio of packaging supplies.

With over 6 sites around the UK, Kite Packaging has quickly grown since its foundation in 2001 and has quickly become a household name for many companies. Kite Packaging were looking for an alternative to wooden pallets and entered discussions with The Alternative Pallet Company – it was quickly agreed that the innovation behind the PALLITE® range fulfilled their requirements.

By understanding, identifying, and supply chain issues, the PALLITE® range from The Alternative Pallet Company is designed to eliminate day-to-day difficulties faced by manufacturers and shippers with their complete range of transit packaging, all made from paper and glue using honeycomb-cell technology. Kite Packaging has adopted two products out of the PALLITE® range:

PALLITE® Pallet Feet

o Two laminated ‘U’ profiles glued together to encase load-bearing tubes tubes. PALLITE® Pallet Feet can be manufactured to suit all standard pallet sizes and requirements. The Standard height being 120mm, 90mm wide and lengths to suit the application.

PALLITE® Pallets

o The PALLITE® pallet, available in a range of configurations, is a honeycomb-board pallet made entirely out of paper and glue, with the capacity to hold a load of over 1.2tonne. As a strong, clean, light, and hygienic alternative to wood, ideal for export as well as the food, automotive and pharmaceutical industries.

The complete PALLITE® range features: pallets, pallet boxes, layer boards, insulated pallet boxes and pallet feet, all available in bespoke and standard sizes.

Gavin Ashe, Managing Partner at Kite Packaging added, “Kite believes that the PALLITE® range offers our customers great opportunities for savings both, hard and soft, and offers a unique alternative to traditional timber and heavy duty composite packs.”

The Alternative Pallet Company Ltd:

PALLITE® is a lightweight, strong and recyclable product range that includes pallets, layer pads, recyclable pallet feet and collapsible pallet boxes (including insulated options), available in standard or bespoke sizes.

As winners of The Northamptonshire Logistics Awards Innovation Award 2017, the range offers a genuine alternative to wood and plastic that is revolutionising the packaging industry by using a high-density honeycomb, laminated with quality Kraft papers and combined with the latest core winding technologies. As a British company, all manufacturing is based right here in the UK – strategically and centrally located in Northamptonshire.


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