PHILADELPHIA -- Responses coming in to date on the common packaging footprint indicate some commodities are making faster inroads than others, according to the joint industry committee formed to examine the issue. A study gauging acceptance of the standard -- 40 centimeters by 60 centimeters, or roughly 16 inches by 24 inches -- is not designed to measure the advantages of the two primary containers used, returnable plastic containers or corrugated cardboard, so much as the dimensions, said ...

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