EcoVadis Awards CHEP Canada Platinum Sustainability Rating

The company receives high marks for sustainability, ethics and human rights efforts TORONTO–June 29, 2020 – CHEP, a Brambles company and a global leader in supply chain solutions, has announced CHEP Canada received EcoVadis’ prestigious Platinum ranking –   ranking in the top 1 percent of sustainable businesses within its industry. This … [Read more...]

Virginia Tech Pallet Lab’s Lean Transformation

Lean Transformation Improves Efficiency of Virginia Tech Pallet and Container Testing Lab, Prepares Graduates for Industry  The William H. Sardo Jr. Pallet and Container Testing Laboratory is the most comprehensive pallet testing and research lab in the United States. Here, students can get real-world, hands-on experience in lean management … [Read more...]

Global Wood Pallet Demand to Reach 5.8 billion units in 2024

Like most industries, the global pallet industry faces a high degree of uncertainty due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, in the short term, the pallet industry is likely to be less impacted than many others, due to the essential nature of pallets, according to a market report from The Freedonia Group. Sustainability Among … [Read more...]

Pet projects: Inspired Pet Nutrition celebrates 10-year partnership with IPP Animal magic is the secret ingredient in the pet project between two expanding businesses that have demonstrated that decade-long loyalty and collaboration are proving to be a dog’s best friend. Inspired Pet Nutrition (IPN), the UK’s leading independent manufacturer of dry pet food, has marked a significant … [Read more...]

Global Tracks and IPP: joint project to develop an IoT solution for the ‘connected pallet’

Global Tracks,  a specialist in IoT,  and IPP, a leading rental pallet provider in Europe,recently announced the launch of a ‘Connected Pallet’ project; a bespoke IoT development initiative for IPP’s pooling system, one of Europe’s leading circular economy models. The project will underpin the development of greater insight into one of the most … [Read more...]

Millwood Waverly Operations Adds Heat Treat System

New Service Means Full Sustainability, Cost Savings Waverly, OH, June 2020 – Millwood, Inc.’s sawmill and pallet assembly plant in Waverly, OH has purchased a new heat treatment system. The purchase of this new system will be used to heat treat pallets for customers who will be using them for export purposes. “For us to become completely … [Read more...]

Wilmington Machinery Unveils New Dual Mold Pallet Molding System

Wilmington Machinery introduced the company’s first LUMINA Pallateer Series molding machine in 2010 because of the increased demand for plastic pallets. Today, Wilmington introduces the newest model of its popular LUMINA Pallateer Series of Plastics Pallet Molding Systems the Model PM-3S. The Model PM-3S is capable of molding two of the same or … [Read more...]

NWPCA and CWPCA announce exclusive PDS agreement for Canada

The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) has announced a new PDS marketing partnership with the Canadian Wood Pallet & Container Association (CWPCA). CWPCA has signed the exclusive agreement with NWPCA for its Pallet Design System™ (PDS). NWPCA President/CEO Brent McClendon noted, "We are very excited about this … [Read more...]

How true collaboration and passion for recycling paved the way for the UK plastic pallets market

CABKA, specialists in products made from recycled plastic, and, the UK’s leading independent supplier of plastic pallets, have paved the way for a healthy, growing plastic pallet market in the UK. This is all as a result of true partnership, mutual trust, and a passion for recycling. According to Tim Litjens, CEO at CABKA, … [Read more...]

Five Forgotten Pallet Management Tips from World War ll

One seldom tapped resource for reusable pallet and container management best practices is to look in the rearview mirror. Over the years I’ve talked to veteran and retired managers of in-house pallet programs who had the pallet management game mastered. Unfortunately, the management expertise reaped by these programs often ends up lost as … [Read more...]