Akriform Announces First Quickbox Solution Distribution in the U.S.
STOCKHOLM, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sweden-based Akriform recently announced the U.S. launch of the Quickbox scoop bin. Akriform is the developer and manufacturer of Quickbox. Its team of designers and engineers has developed products and solutions for retail, medical, entertainment, governmental and industrial industries and currently operates in Europe, Asia, Australia, Middle East and now the U.S.
Akriform is a profitable and growing company actively seeking distribution partners in emerging markets, especially in the U.S. Currently the Quickbox bin is in partnership with Tebo Store Fixtures and Lozier where the Quickbox bin has been adapted to fit Lozier fixtures.
“Quickbox has become one of the most popular bin solutions worldwide for confectionery, nuts, dried fruits, grains, coffee, tea, cereal, dog food, and many other bulk products,” said Robert Engstrom, director of sales, Akriform. “Quickbox has been in the market for a little over a year now and we believe that the innovative bulk merchandising features are driving the increase in demand across all major markets therefore prompting our launch in the U.S.”
Currently there are 100,000 Quickbox bins in the Scandinavia market, equaling 1,500,000 kg of candy on display daily. The high quality injection molded bin features first-in-first-out product rotation, sugar tray and angled front, individual slide-out feature, ridged walls and slow self-closing lid all within a compact display design.
“The Global Association for Marketing at Retail reports that in 2012, more than 75 percent of the purchasing decisions are made-in-store,” said Nikki Engstrom, director of marketing, Akriform. “With impulse shopping determining about three fourths of in-store purchases it is crucial to engage the customer and strengthen the shopping experience.”
Akriform is one of the largest manufacturers of bulk merchandising solutions from the Scandinavian region with over 30 years of experience in the plastic industry. Axfood, a Top 250 retailer in the world, is one of Akriform’s largest customers of Quickbox.
“Akriform offers truly the best in engineering and design,” said Lars-Erik Fogh, product manager, Pick & Mix, Axfood. “Akriform knows everything there is to know about plastic and they are always innovating the market. Our customers are happy, maintenance is easy and the bins are more hygienic. We have seen a 10-20 percent increase in sales with the introduction of the Quickbox bin in our retail chains.”
Founded in 1980 by Claes Engstrom, Akriform is a Sweden-based global manufacturer of plastic products. Akriform’s team of designers and engineers develop products and solutions for retail, medical, entertainment, governmental and industrial industries. As a qualified producer of plastic products, the company prides itself in being environmentally responsible by using state-of-the-art air filters and recycling all possible spillage material.
Akriform’s portfolio of clients include designers, merchandisers, artists, retailers, and engineers. The global manufacturer has provided top quality products to global brands such as Siemens, Coca-Cola, Adidas, Yves Saint Laurent, Swedish Government Agencies, Absolut Vodka, IKEA, and Samsung.
For more information visit www.akriform.com.