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Lean Manufacturing and Operations in the Wood Pallet Industry

By | January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

“Lean manufacturing” refers to the method of reducing the amount of waste produced during the manufacturing process. Waste can be defined as both material waste, as well as any activities that don’t add value to the product from a customer’s perspective. Lean manufacturing and operations have been very important within the wood pallet industry. Here [...]

Common Wood Pallet Storage Mistakes

By | December 30th, 2016|Wood Pallets|

Wood pallets can take up a lot of space in your work environment, and finding storage options that are both efficient and safe can sometimes be a challenge. Maybe you’ve never considered your wood pallet storage methods before, but proper wood pallet storage is important to any workplace—not only can it help to keep your [...]

What To Do With Your Unusable Wood Pallets

By | November 14th, 2016|Wood Pallets|

If you’ve been in the storage and transportation industry for many years, you may have a large number of broken and unusable wood pallets. These pallets can take up a lot of space in your work facility, causing disruption, disorganization and accidents. How can you get rid of or reuse these wood pallets in a [...]

Wood Pallets in the Global Market: Past Reflections, Future Predictions

By | September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Wood pallets have been a viable competitor in the global market for many years now. Due to their durability, ease-of-use, and versatility, wood pallets have become one of the most in-demand products for companies responsible for transporting large quantities of goods. Despite the uncertainty of the global economy, the wood pallet industry doesn't show any [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Heat Treated Pallets

By | September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Heat treating is a method of sterilizing wood products to prevent insect infestations and other natural contaminations. Heat treating is critical for the protection of wood products as well as all materials and people who interact with wood products. Having your wood pallets heat treated is the best way to ensure a safe and hygienic [...]

Wood Pallet Storage Options

By | August 8th, 2016|Wood Pallets|

Wood pallets help make the transportation of your products easier and more efficient, but their large size often makes it difficult to find space-conscious storage solutions for them. Wood pallet storage is more than just a matter of space conservation—improperly stored wood pallets can be a fire hazard as well. Save some space and keep [...]

Three Awesome Ways to Recycle Your Wooden Pallets

By | July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

You might have heard that Canada’s forest products industry is the world’s greenest, so that means we are dedicated to reducing, reusing, and recycling! When it comes to old pallets, we need to see them as more than just leftover timber to wasted. You could recycle them with a big company, but there are also [...]

How to Stop Mold from Growing on Your Wood Pallets

By | July 5th, 2016|Wood Pallets|

When dealing with natural materials such as wood, mold is always a possibility. Fungal mold can affect the structural integrity of your wood pallets and contaminate the material being transported on them.  Mold can also trigger asthma and other respiratory conditions. Here are some tips to prevent mold from growing on your wood pallets. Causes [...]

How to Protect Your Wood Pallets

By | June 9th, 2016|Wood Pallets|

Pallets are fundamental for any business or company that has to transport large items. Making sure your wood pallets are in good working condition is the best way to ensure that your products can be transported safely and efficiently. Damaged wood pallets are not only a nuisance; they can damage your products and potential cause [...]

Benefits of Having Your Wood Pallets Recycled

By | May 25th, 2016|Wood Pallets|

As we’ve previously discussed, wood pallets are an eco-friendly choice for material transportation. However, older pallets can break down after prolonged use, taking up unnecessary space in your work environment. Hanging on to broken, useless wood pallets can lead to disorganization and even safety concerns. If you’re not sure what to do with a surplus [...]