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2014-05-26 12:30:18

The emerald ash borer (Agrilus plantipenis), a recent insect immigrant to North America carried in with the wooden packing material of imported goods, is projected to cause over a billion dollars in damages annually over the next decade.

2014-05-16 12:34:30

A new international standard for wood packaging material used in international trade is significantly slowing the inadvertent export of stowaway invasive bark- and wood-boring insects.

2011-05-12 07:10:00

VIENNA, Ohio, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Litco International, Inc., North America's leading source of presswood pallets, has developed a new white paper for companies concerned about mold on their pallets.

2011-05-02 06:45:00

VIENNA, Ohio, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightweight, space-saving, water-resistant and affordable, Inca presswood pallets are precision molded under high heat and pressure in a chemical-free process similar to the production of particleboard. The finished pallet has a moisture content of less than 9% and is free of any resident pests, insects, molds or fungi.

2011-04-06 06:45:00

VIENNA, Ohio, April 6, 2011 -- Lincoln Electric (http://www.lincolnelectric.com), a Cleveland-based manufacturer of arc welding machines and consumables, is using Inca presswood pallets from Litco International (http://www.litco.com) to comply with export shipping requirements for pallets to be free of bark and insects.

2011-03-15 07:10:00

VIENNA, Ohio, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new proposal from the U.S.

2009-10-26 13:59:00


2007-11-14 03:00:00

By Daly, Pete WALKER - Bernie Kamps is well aware of the battle with the emerald ash borer. Starting in August and continuing through October, the U.S. Forest Service, part of the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.