- Wood Packaging Material Requirements to the United States
Import requirements for wood packaging, including dunnage, for all species to the United States (US).
- Implementation of ISPM No. 15 (2009) for Wood Packaging Moving Between Canada and the United States (U.S.)
Canada and the United States continue to work on implementing the International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) 15, the standard that affects treating packaging material made of wood. The specific date for full implementation of requirements has not been established to date.
Wood is a natural and renewable resource. The following links provide some facts and figures on environmental attributes of a wood pallet.
read more about wood packaging and the environment
read more about packaging from nature
Canadian Wood Pallet & Container Association (CWPCA)
CWPCA is a Canadian association dedicated to promoting the welfare of the wood packaging material (WPM) industry in Canada. It services a membership base that spans across Canada and Woodbridge Pallet holds a seat on the Board of Directors of the CWPCA.
CFIA Heat Treatment Program for Export of Wood Packaging
Pallets and wood packaging for export shipments are regulated through the CFIA. Woodbridge Pallet is registered under this program to provide certified heat treated pallets that meet the international phytosanitary ISPM no.15 standard.
National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA)
NWPCA is the largest organization of wood packaging professionals in the world. Located in Alexandria, Va., NWPCA is an international trade association with more than 600 company members in 28 countries who manufacture, repair and distribute pallets, containers and reels, or who supply products and services to the industry.
is a North American initiative to develop and deliver sound, fact-based materials on the environmental opportunities associated with your wood packaging selection decisions. It is our firm belief this information will lead to your expanded use of wood packaging, and collectively we’ll improve the environment while addressing the growing needs of global distribution.