March 8, 2019 – A collaboration of allied wood packaging organizations and representatives from around the world are proud to announce a new website launch, globalwoodpackagingforum.org. The Global Wood Packaging Forum website offers a clean, modern design, easy navigation, and helpful tools and resources for wood packaging professionals and their affiliates worldwide.
Membership in The Global Wood Packaging Forum includes Fédération Européenne des Fabricants de Palettes et Emballages en Bois (FEFPEB) – the European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers, based in Tilburg, Netherlands; The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) based in Alexandria, Virginia, United States; The Canadian Wood Pallet and Container Association (CWPCA) based in Ontario, Canada; in addition to wood packaging professionals from Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Brazil and South Africa.
“This website for the Global Wood Packaging Forum properly aligns with our vision for global collaboration, allowing us to share and address regional and international issues our industry faces that affect trade,” said Fons Ceelaert, FEFPEB Secretary General.
CWPCA General Manager Scott Geffros said, “We are excited about the ability of the website to collect and share important resources and connect the global industry. Wood packaging professionals will be able to access numerous research studies, articles, web sites and other tools addressing frequently requested topics related to wood packaging with ease and convenience.”
“The international wood packaging community is working closer together than ever before, and this website is another clear symbol of that cooperation. We are thrilled to work with our international colleagues on this website,” noted Brent McClendon, NWPCA President and CEO.