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Published on January 16, 2012 by Christian George Francisco Acevedo If you are saving money but you are still willing to shop for pallets, it is important that you choose plastic pallets to save more while still enjoying a certain … Continue reading

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Mar
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By: Michelle Hopkins Pallets are flat structures that are used in transporting things when they have to be lifted and carried from one place to another on things like a fork lifter, front loader or jacking device. It forms the … Continue reading

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Sep
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Plastic Products, Inc.
September 17, 2012

Plastic Products, Inc. Company History Plastic Products, Inc. (PPI) involvement with Plastic Pallets began when Mr. William DeGironemo, the companies current president, conducted extensive market research of the pallet industry. The research reveled both the vastness of the market and … Continue reading

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Sep
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November 3, 2011 By Rick LeBlanc IKEA is phasing out the use of wood pallets across its global operations. The leading international retailer is converting to the use of paper pallets and the Optiledge for a number of reasons, outlined … Continue reading

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January 17, 2012 By Rick LeBlanc Press Release COLUMBUS, Ohio – Jan. 17, 2012 – Steel shipping pallets offer a more sustainable alternative for vehicle glass transportation than the commonly used wood or corrugated pallet, and over the next three … Continue reading

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When it comes to specialty pallets for niche applications, there are more money-saving pallet alternatives than ever. By Bob Trebilcock, Executive Editor, Modern Materials Handling September 01, 2010 When it comes to versatility and cost, wood, plastic and steel pallets … Continue reading

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If pallet rental continues to grow, what will be the impact on the overall pallet industry? A must-read report covers the future of the industry and market changes that will affect everyone. By Dr. Ed Brindley Date Posted: 11/1/1999 People … Continue reading

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Dimensions (mm) Dimensions (inches) Wasted floor, ISO Container Region 1219 x 1016 48.00 x 40.00 3.7% North America 1200 x 1000 47.24 x 39.37 6.7% Europe, Asia; similar to 48×40″. 1140 x 1140 44.88 x 44.88 8.1% Australia 1067 x … Continue reading

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Feb
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Wood2Plastic
February 10, 2011

Visit Wood2Plastic! Welcome to Wood2Plastic (W2P), your source for the latest innovation in the pallet industry, Repairable Plastic Pallets. These are not those ordinary plastic pallets that every other producer presently offers that are useless once they have been damaged. … Continue reading

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Dec
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By: Jim Round Whether to use wood or plastic pallets has long been a debate in the logistics industry. Both have advantages, depending on the circumstances. Some argue that wood, the traditional favourite, is far more cost effective. Others say … Continue reading

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