Buying Export Pallets – Focus on Plastic and Presswood

Export pallet buyers increasingly turn to the benefits of plastic and presswood pallets for international shipment. While the market for export pallets continues to be dominated by heat treated wood units, one trend has been the growing interest in alternative materials, predominantly plastic, presswood and paper pallets. In a 2003 academic … [Read more...]

Top 10 Export Palletization and Pallet Selection Tips

Attention to pallet selection and palletization practices for export can make all the difference in acheiving a superior experience for the customer when receiving your product. Here is a list of tips to consider when choosing the right pallet and palletizing your load for international shipment: Prepare your shipment for extreme conditions. … [Read more...]

Plastic Pallet Manufacturing Processes: Injection Molding, Structural Foam, Thermoforming, Etc.

Here is a basic introduction to the manufacturing processes commonly associated with plastic pallets, including rotational molding, injection molding, structural foam, compression molding and profile extrusion. High Pressure Injection Molding An injection molder includes a heated barrel with a rotating screw. Virgin plastic and colorant are … [Read more...]