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