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Category Archives: Government regulations, health concerns, infestation, green movement, Recycling

Government regulations, health concerns, infestation, green movement, Recycling

Pallet Wars: Wood vs. Plastic for Food Safety By LAUREN COX ABC News Medical Unit Feb. 11, 2010 They’ve carried your food, they’ve carried your clothes, your medicine, and probably part of your house. But unless you work with those … Continue reading

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Welcome to the definitive guide to international import and export regulations. It is our aim to gather and provide you with the latest news and most up-to-date information available from national government departments; international regulatory bodies; trade associations; plus other … Continue reading

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December 19, 2011 by Rick LeBlanc More timber pallets and packaging than ever are being reused, repaired or recycled, according to a comprehensive new study of the timber packaging industry. Nick Moore of Timbertrends told members of the Timber Packaging … Continue reading

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To make this short and simple….I had a phone call about an incoming shipment (DHL) for my office at Ramstein. They would make the delivery (as they did), but we had serious issues with the pallets used for a rack-shipment. … Continue reading

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A collaborative project that involves wood-products, engineers and entomologists from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is looking for the next big thing when it comes to pallet and packaging treatment to stop the spread of invasive pests. Existing control … Continue reading

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As the world becomes smaller, the packaging decisions of one country easily can become a headache for others. Europe has discovered this to be the case as it strives to enhance its primary exchange pool of 800 x 1200 mm … Continue reading

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The acquisition of Ply-Pak adds another tool to the EnviroServ range of services as it focuses on the use of waste plastic/polymer material in the manufacture of various types of products.  Ply-Pak is now referred to as EnviroServ Polymer Solutions. … Continue reading

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Low-cost wood is still king, but plastics’ reusability is a growing attraction among manufacturers looking for sustainable material-handling options. The one major hurdle is today’s high resin prices The iconic wood pallet remains an omnipresent force in transportation, distribution, and … Continue reading

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Pallet logistics guru Rick LeBlanc covers some of the top trends in logistics and ways that smart pallet companies can take advantage of these industry shifts. Whether labeled as logistics or not, successful pallet companies pay close attention to the … Continue reading

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VINELAND, N.J., June 10 /PRNewswire/ — Most people believe change starts at the top. But when it comes to greening your supply chain, change really starts at the bottom — with your choice of pallets. That’s what Michael Smith, C.O.O. … Continue reading

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