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aixsyd 16.05.2019 21:59

Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Title. Like the ones below:

http://morganhillpublishing.com/wp-c...g-for-food.jpg

Searched and searched, but I can't find a single thing. Looking to buy in bulk. Any ideas?

Jim2007 16.05.2019 22:27

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by aixsyd (Post 3068868)
Title. Like the ones below:

Searched and searched, but I can't find a single thing. Looking to buy in bulk. Any ideas?

China: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1000...AbTest=ae803_4

aixsyd 16.05.2019 23:48

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Jim2007 (Post 3068876)

I did see that, was hoping to find someone here in CH, shipping and import will make the price per item high if I'm not importing hundreds of thousands..

Jim2007 17.05.2019 05:14

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
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Originally Posted by aixsyd (Post 3068887)
I did see that, was hoping to find someone here in CH, shipping and import will make the price per item high if I'm not importing hundreds of thousands..

300 pieces for 265 francs including free shipping.... no company in Switzerland is going to be able to manufacture locally and give you a better deal.

aSwissInTheUS 17.05.2019 07:05

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by aixsyd (Post 3068887)
I did see that, was hoping to find someone here in CH, shipping and import will make the price per item high if I'm not importing hundreds of thousands..

Didn't you say you need "in bulk". :rolleyes: That's normally hundreds if not thousands.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jim2007 (Post 3068890)
300 pieces for 265 francs including free shipping.... no company in Switzerland is going to be able to manufacture locally and give you a better deal.

:eek: What a bad shitty deal. Here a local source which will deliver for a a tenth of that
https://www.rausch-packaging.com/ch_...e-speisen.html

aixsyd 17.05.2019 12:43

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Jim2007 (Post 3068890)
300 pieces for 265 francs including free shipping.... no company in Switzerland is going to be able to manufacture locally and give you a better deal.

So, I live in Ticino, and I actually found a manufacturer in Giubiasco at 0.20/per. :D:D:D:D

st2lemans 17.05.2019 13:16

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by aixsyd (Post 3068968)
So, I live in Ticino, and I actually found a manufacturer in Giubiasco at 0.20/per. :D:D:D:D

Who? :confused:

Tom

P.S. As you live in Cagiallo, do you know Leo?

Guest 17.05.2019 13:20

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Gaumann in St.Legier (Vaud)


http://www.gaumann.ch/

bowlie 17.05.2019 13:24

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
I hope you have plans how to recycle this single use plastic.

Not including throwing in the trash for incineration.

aixsyd 17.05.2019 20:02

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by st2lemans (Post 3068977)
Who? :confused:

Tom

P.S. As you live in Cagiallo, do you know Leo?

http://www.mplastic.ch/prodotti/reci...ica-e-aluminio

P.S. I might? Not sure...

aixsyd 17.05.2019 20:02

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by bowlie (Post 3068980)
I hope you have plans how to recycle this single use plastic.

Not including throwing in the trash for incineration.

Thankfully they're all PET :)

st2lemans 17.05.2019 21:23

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by aixsyd (Post 3069069)
P.S. I might? Not sure...

Guitarist for Gotthard, I've known most of them for 25+ years. He lives in Cagiallo, I run into him from time to time at Migros or the bar.

Tom

aixsyd 17.05.2019 21:38

Re: Where can I buy food-grade plastic clamshells in bulk?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by st2lemans (Post 3069081)
Guitarist for Gotthard, I've known most of them for 25+ years. He lives in Cagiallo, I run into him from time to time at Migros or the bar.

Tom

Ahh, ok! No, unfortunately, I don't! Wow, small world.


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