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Uses of wood pallets: Setting the record straight

Wood pallets are standard in many workplaces. Despite that, we often need to clarify the facts with customers about this humble tool. Uses of wood pallets include stacking, storing and transporting merchandise. Yet we frequently hear complaints about wood pallets like, “They fill up our landfills.” Other stereotypes include attributing heavy carbon footprints to wood …

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Worker safety in the pallet industry

Worker safety in the pallet industry

Protecting workers with collaboration Making working conditions safe in the wood pallet industry is always good business. As a pallet manufacturer, you strive to protect workers from harm while they are building, repairing, lifting, moving and hauling products. At Hope Timber Pallet & Recycling, worker well-being is paramount, and we have a robust safety program. …

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How the pallet industry is handling labor shortages and staffing challenges

Like many businesses, the wood pallet industry is dealing with labor shortages and staffing challenges. But, it is not just the wood pallet market that is having staffing issues. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics many of the industries connected to wood pallets are also having significant labor shortages, including logging, transportation, and warehouse …

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Manufacturing Moving Toward Strategic Advancement in Appalachia

In June of 2022, The Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 377, a measure that will provide $500 million in grant funding for sustainable, transformative projects for the Appalachian region of Ohio. Earlier in 2022, Intel announced plans for an initial investment of more than $20 billion in the construction of two new leading-edge …

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Overseas Shipping: How to Prepare and Receive Wood Pallets

In today’s global economy, there’s a good chance your business will either be sending goods out of the country or receiving them from other countries.  If your company sells products internationally, there are a few key things that you will need to know in advance, especially when it comes to using wood pallets for shipping …

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Wood Pallets Minimize the Environmental Impact of Shipping

Are you worried about the environmental impact of shipping? It’s definitely on the minds of many people these days. The good news is that wood pallets are an eco-friendly product that can actually minimize the impact of shipping. In fact, wood pallets were given an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) a few years ago. This means …

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Wood Pallets: When is it Time to Remanufacture or Just Recycle?

Wood pallets are the number one most used pallet in the US. They are less expensive than plastic and easier to repair or rebuild. When a pallet is rebuilt, it’s considered remanufactured. However, it’s no secret that higher lumber prices and increased demand are keeping everyone on their toes to ensure that they have enough …

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