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From Recycling to Upcycling – A Change in How People Look at Pallets
Upcycling is growing as a trend across the country, and wooden pallets are at the center of this emerging business opportunity. Learn how one new festival may change the way that people look at the industry forever.
Innovation Drives PRS to Develop Unique Solutions for All Recycling Challenges
Recycling Innovation: From its three-tiered conveyor system to custom lines for handling large, heavy pallets to high-speed pallet prepping, Pallet Repair Systems offers solutions to boost productivity and lower labor costs. Learn from these three case studies of how the right automation has paid for itself.
International Markets & Trends: More of the Same as China Continues to Dominate Export Markets
Learn about the international markets for our domestic hardwood and softwood logs and lumber.
How One Small Business Broke into an International Market with Zero Experience and Very Little Capital
Mark Morrison, the general manager of Cypress Creek Hardwoods in Austin, Texas, tells how the business broke into the global lumber market by meeting face-to-face with potential buyers in China, and driving throughout the Eastern U.S. to meet hundreds of sawmill operators in person.
Maintenance on the Competitive Edge: The Impact of Fresh Tooling on Wood Shredder Performance
Guidance on how to establish an effective maintenance program to ensure your grinders and shredders perform at peak levels and avoid unnecessary downtime.
Supplier Spotlight: Long-Term Relationships Guide Nailing Innovation at Metropolitan Staple
Howard Kastner, president of Metropolitan Staple in New Jersey, talks about the importance of building long-term relationships with employees, suppliers and customers.
BCS Wood-Burning Furnaces Help Pallet Facilities Stay Warm While Cutting Heating Costs
We talked to leaders at two pallet manufacturers that rely on wood-burning furnaces by Biomass Combustion Systems to stay warm in the winter, while keeping a handle on heating costs.
COMING INTO FOCUS: Brambles to Change Name of IFCO’s Pallet Division
The name change will only impact the white-wood division controlled by CHEP in the USA.
Safety Check: Handling Employee Safety Concerns and Complaints – Close Calls, Hazards, Injury and Illness Reporting
Safety expert, Jary Winstead, shares best practices for handling employee safety concerns and complaints. He also reviews how to avoid reporting mistakes that can cost you if OSHA visits.
Markets in Transition: Key Measurements to Consider When Developing a Reusable Pallet or Container Pool
Packaging user specialist, Rick LeBlanc shares his thoughts on asset management and the key measurements to effectively track and manage a reusable pallet or container pool. If you don’t get this one critical step right everything else will fall apart.
Back to Basics: Tips to Avoid Dispatching Errors and How to Handle Customer Complaints
Recycling guru, Clarence Leising, offers practical advice for how to avoid dispatching errors and improve responsiveness to customer complaints.
Tackling Some Common Myths about Forests & Wooden Products
We’ve compiled some interesting facts and quotes you can use when confronted with negative comments about the forest and wood products industry.
Idea Box: Get a Fresh Perspective
Avoid operating on outdated assumptions by finding ways to get a fresh look at what is happening in your company and industry.
White & Co. Announce Block Pallet Design Capabilities for Best Pallet™ and Best Load™ Software
With the introduction of version 2.1, customers can use Best Pallet to design almost any wood pallet and use Best Load for almost any unit load.
You Said It
Joe Campbell, co-owner of Steel City Lumber Company, answers questions from the Pallet Enterprise about working in the industry.