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Returnable Packaging

Black EPP (Expanded Polypropylene) is used extensively within the packaging industry to protect products and parts through the supply chain.

Dunnage and material handling is a crucial part of the supply chain to ensure high value components are protected in transit between warehouses or even continents. The biggest advantage being that most returnable packaging can be used for the lifetime of production and recycled for future use.

Accredited to ISO/TS1649

Our expertise can help in the design of an application-specific handling system to keep parts secure and protected. Accredited to ISO/TS16949, DS Smith Foam Products is committed towards continued improvement in working practise and product quality.

Improve Quality

A tailored returnable pack will protect valuable components which could otherwise be easily broken or scratched during handling.

  • Less damage coursed by packaging faults
  • Improved container loading and reduced unit cost
  • Cost of packaging can be spread over its life
  • Reduce pack volume on return journey
  • Reduced reject rate
  • Less waste

Turn breakages into a thing of the past, save time and money and help prevent stoppages in production.


Moulded foam dunnage has many benefits compared to other solutions.

  • Supply chain damage minimised
  • Lightweight
  • Durable
  • Reduced transport costs
  • Impact protection
  • End of life recyclable