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Why Do We Heat Treat Wooden Pallets and Crates?

Wooden pallets, crates, and wood dunnage are all considered wood packaging materials (WPM). Any products shipped overseas accompanied with WPM will require to be certified and accompanied with an approved IPPC stamp (International plant and protection convention) in accordance to the ISPM 15 standards.
Why is it important to heat treat wooden pallets and crates?

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By |May 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog||0 Comments

ISPM-15 Requirements for International Shipments

ISPM-15 compliance refers to the requirements when pallets are crossing international boundaries. ISPM refers to the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures. These standards were adopted by the International Plant Protection Convention, an international agreement that deals with wood packaging materials. It is important to understand that for your international shipments; new pallets and or […]

By |June 9th, 2015|Categories: Blog||0 Comments

Will it be refurbished or will it be new?

During the past two to three decades recycled pallets have become an increasingly popular choice for transporting and distributing products/consumer goods. From the transportation business to warehousing to packaging and manufacturing, today the recycled pallet has become the pallet of choice. Customer perception about the use of pallets has definitely changed.
This change is due […]

By |May 28th, 2015|Categories: Blog||0 Comments

Used Pallets and Material Handling Equipment Upgrades

A common issue when companies look to improve or upgrade material handling equipment in their operation is that consideration into the type of pallet that will be utilized with this equipment is often overlooked. This can lead to very disappointing results in the overall efficiency, return on investment, and success of the intended upgrade. […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Categories: Blog||0 Comments

Pallet Rack Systems

Pallet racks are shelves where pallets are stockpiled. Each of these racks can efficiently cater hundreds of pallets contingent on the size. These pallet racks are exceptional in managing the space inside a store or warehouse. Pallet rack systems have different types and configurations; they can be heavy or light duty, closed or open […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Categories: Blog||0 Comments