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2014-07-09 23:10:34

The price of plastic pallets has been rising since 2011 and can be attributed to rebounding demand from users and higher plastic materials and resin prices; plastic pallet prices are anticipated to increase in the three years to 2017 due to further improvements in economic activity and expected increases in input costs. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of...

2014-05-26 12:30:18

ESA Risk analysis finds savings for homeowners and local governments of excluding invasive pests like the emerald ash borer outweigh added cost to imported goods 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. International standards now require expensive fumigation or heat treatment of wood pallets...

2014-05-22 08:35:55

VICTOR, N.Y., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retrotech has been placed on the 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 list, which recognizes the country's "100 great supply chain projects" of the year. This distinguishes the company as a leading solution and service provider responsible for helping supply chain executives achieve excellence in supply chain management. Retrotech's inclusion on the coveted list was based on an entry it submitted detailing the modernization and...

2014-05-16 12:34:30

USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station Report says as much as a 52 percent reduction in infestation rate 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, according to a study by the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS). Lead author Robert Haack, a research entomologist with the U.S. Forest Service's Northern Research...

2014-05-07 23:06:04

Next Level Storage Solutions reaches collaborative agreement with Ken Klimas for custom engineering of material handling storage products. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Next Level Storage Solutions, manufacturers of FlexRack™ Pallet Rack, today announced that they have entered into a collaborative agreement with Engineer Ken Klimas, an Associate of Hillman & Miley Consulting Engineers, for custom engineering services for pallet rack, wire decking, and additional product lines to...

2014-05-01 12:21:54

VICTOR, N.Y., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Savoye/Retrotech have been rated as the 19(th) best systems supplier in the world for 2014 by Modern Materials Handling (Modern) magazine. The company, which serves Fortune 1000 companies in the material-handling industry, earned its coveted position amongst the world's top 20, by recording $131 million in revenue. This is the second time in the last three years that they have made the coveted ranking. Remy Jeannin, CEO of Savoye commented, "Making...

2014-04-22 23:12:53

Queen City Angels Invests $325,000 Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 OneMorePallet, a discount freight shipping web site received an investment of $325,000 from Queen City Angels (QCA), an angel investment group based in Cincinnati, OH. The investment will increase customer acquisition efforts, and further improve the customer experience on the site. “OneMorePallet has built an online marketplace to help small businesses reduce freight shipping costs; make the trucking industry more...

2014-04-08 12:20:55

Industry Leading Warranty & Same Day Quotes Highlight New Product Offering RENO, Nev., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following closely behind the launch of FlexRack(TM) Pallet Rack, Next Level Storage Solutions announced the release of welded wire mesh decking and accessories in April 2014. Production orders are being taken immediately for wire decking, with welded wire containers and welded wire panels soon to follow. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140213/CL64567LOGO Next Level's wire...

2014-03-27 23:02:28

MHE, one of the country’s largest suppliers of used material handling and warehouse storage equipment, introduces its own line of teardrop pallet racking systems. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 This October, pallet racking supplier Material Handling Exchange (MHE) will celebrate 25 years in business. Although MHE is well known as a supplier of a wide variety of quality used material handling equipment, the company has gone a step further by manufacturing its own Teardrop Pallet...

2014-03-21 23:00:33

Flow-Rite Inc. (http://www.flowrite.ca), a North American supplier of industrial storage systems, warehouse shelving, new and used pallet rack systems and equipment, has added a forklift safety tips article to their website. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Flow-Rite Inc. (http://www.flowrite.ca), a North American supplier of industrial storage systems, warehouse racking, new and used shelving systems and equipment, has worked with companies to equip and operate safe and...


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