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May 16, 2016
Buckhorn, Inc. joins Indiana’s Environmental Stewardship Program
INDIANAPOLIS – Buckhorn, Inc. joined Indiana’s Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP). Jim Weingart, office director of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s (IDEM’s) Northern Regional Office, presented Rick Singer, Plant Manager, with a commemorative plaque and flag, signifying t... more
February 24, 2016
Buckhorn and IPSA Scholarship Application
Buckhorn is teaming up with the Independent Professional Seed Association (IPSA) to offer a $2,000 scholarship. This scholarship was created to benefit the future of Agriculture. Preference will be given to active college students pursuing ag-related fields. Selection will be based on a combinati... more
February 4, 2016
Hot Stamping available for new Distribution Pallet
You asked for it, and we listened!  Buckhorn's new Distribution Pallet is now able to be hot stamped.  This product also qualifies for quick shipment, shipping in 14 days or less.  Place your order today!  For more information: more
January 13, 2016
27th Annual IPSA Conference
Stop by Booth 36, and learn more about Buckhorn Services and the Winter Box Program today at the IPSA conference in St. Louis, Mo! more
December 29, 2015
1st Annual Fresh Start 5K
Buckhorn's Springfield, Missouri Plant is a sponsor for 1st annual  Fresh Start 5K Run/Walk supporting Reentry and Resources.  R&R is a non-profit organization that serves the Southwest MO area. It provides referrals, creates and maintains a network of agencies for support, and provides financial... more
December 21, 2015
Toys for Tots Campaign
Buckhorn's Springfield, MO plant participated in the Toys for Tots campaign. Each year Springfield employees fill two boxes of toys to be distributed to kids locally. This year we also received two bikes which were donated from Focus Workforces temp services, one of our vendors. We always look forwa... more
December 16, 2015
Bluffton Employees Support Local United Way
We're pleased to report the Bluffton, IN employees have once again demonstrated their ongoing support of the United Way of Wells County. The 2015 campaign was recently completed with employee pledges totaling $10,738.18. The United Way provides support to various programs and agencies to meet the... more
December 9, 2015
Bringing the Washing Station to You
For years, Buckhorn has been referring its CenterFlow seed box customers to third-party companies to wash their containers for the upcoming season, which resulted in additional freight charges. Some seed customers opted to wash the containers in-house. Unfortunately, this caused various labor cha... more
December 3, 2015
Buckhorn Introduces Industry’s First Mobile Washing Service
Buckhorn Inc, innovators of the first reusable plastic bulk box for seed, has found a way to help seed manufactures service their fleet by introducing the industry’s first mobile washing service. For years, Buckhorn has been referring its CenterFlow seed box customers to third-party companies t... more
November 10, 2015
Buckhorn Inc. Introduces Industry’s First Mobile Washing Service
Buckhorn Inc, innovators of the first reusable plastic bulk box for seed, has found a way to help seed manufactures service their fleet by introducing the industry’s first mobile washing service.  For years, Buckhorn has been referring its CenterFlow seed box customers to third-party companies to ... more
October 15, 2015
Humantech 2015 Find It - Fix It Challenge
Congratulations to the Buckhorn Bluffton and Springfield locations on being top entries in the Humantech 2015 Find It - Fix It Challenge! In total, Humantech had 173 ergonomic improvement process project entries from 35 companies in 19 different countries. Projects were evaluated in the “Simple” ... more
September 1, 2015
Canadian Packaging September 2015
View the attached article in Canadian Packaging to see how CenterFlow containers are being used at Trophy Foods to store cashew nuts prior to processing. more
July 1, 2015
MM&D July 2015
MM&D's Equipment Roundtable looks at how to ensure you get the right goods for your operation! Stan Dunton, International Sales Manager for Buckhorn, weighs in! Read more or view the attached article for more information!.  more
March 20, 2013
IPSA/Buckhorn Scholarship Award
The Independent Professional Seed Association (IPSA) has developed a scholarship program to benefit the future of the Agricultural industry by supporting and encouraging the education of future Ag professionals.  This year, Buckhorn announces its own scholarship as part of the program.  The IPSA Bo... more
January 19, 2013
Buckhorn donates attached lid containers to Operation Gratitude
For more information, check out this video to see our attached lid containers in action! more
January 1, 2013
Collapsible drum, tight footprint
A new, collapsible 60-gal. plastic drum has a 24x20x40-in. footprint, is recyclable and is designed specifically for the food, powder and liquid handling markets. It includes three main components — a base, sidewalls and lid – all designed with offset surfaces and interlocking flanges so that no cra... more
December 1, 2012
Material Handling Product News Editor's Choice
Engineered for the food, powder and liquid handling markets, the collapsible 60-gallon plastic drum is offered as an alternative to steel and fiber drums for cost savings through a better return ratio.  Recyclable, the drum features a 40 x 24 x 20-inch footprint and is composed of three components -... more
April 5, 2012
Forbes names Myers Industries, Inc. One of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies
In the fifth annual survey for Forbes magazine and announced recently on, Myers Industries, Inc. was recognized as one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.  The analysis was conducted for Forbes by GMI Ratings (GMI), a leading independent provider of global corporate governance ra... more
January 1, 2012
Behind the Scenes: BN4845
What led Buckhorn to develop this particular container? Buckhorn’s BN4845 extra-duty bulk box is a consumer-driven innovation. The value point in the market was shifting and so were consumer expectations. We recognized the need to create a cost-effective container, while at the same time, deliveri... more
November 1, 2011
Sustainability: Green trends growing in material handling
Once upon a time, a company measured its success using two colors: red or black.  Today, there’s a third color making its way to a company’s bottom line: Green. Environmentally friendly practices and products are becoming increasingly important to companies and trading partners on a global level.... more
October 20, 2011
Containers improve productivity in the field
When Clarks Ag Supply in Clark, Neb., received its first shipment of seed containers in 2000, owner Tom Beck thought he had simply purchased a shipping and storage solution. But soon he designed a patented device to capitalize on the unique capabilities of the seed containers. The result allowed ... more
June 21, 2011
Buckhorn donates containers and pallets in wake of tornados
Buckhorn Inc. recently donated more than 1,800 plastic totes and pallets to community outreach programs in Northwest Alabama and Joplin, Missouri in the wake of the tornadoes that devastated those regions. First, Buckhorn joined forces with TNT Fireworks, based in Florence, Alabama, to donate more t... more
March 1, 2011
Buckhorn introduces Maximizer™ Collapsible Container System
Buckhorn Inc., a leading provider of reusable plastic packaging systems, is introducing a new class of pallet-sized, collapsible containers featuring an integrated pallet and lid system. Maximizer™, a revolutionary alternative for corrugated bulk container users, is an ideal solution for shipping a... more
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