Alternative Materials (Plastic, Corrugated, etc.)




  Pallet Buying Guide Provides Insight into Non-Wood Pallet Markets - Comprehensive guide to various pallet providers including plastic pallets, corrugated pallets and metal pallet options.  (11/19/2010)

  Wood or Plastic Pallets: Which Options Are More Eco Friendly? - Wood or Plastic: Sustainability has become a hot topic, and it can be hard to separate fact from spin; the Enterprise explores some of the arguments behind which material is really “greener.”  (11/1/2008)

  Green Biz 2.0: NextLife Develops 100% Recycled Pallet for Major Retailer - NextLife Launches 100% Recycled Plastic Pallet: NextLife helps retailers turn their plastic waste into products they either use or sell; it has designed a new plastic pallet made entirely from 100% post-consumer waste.   (11/1/2008)

  Plastic Pallet Makers Respond, Adapt to Market Opportunities:ISPM-15 Spurs Interest; Manufacturers Launch Edge-Rackable Versions - Plastic Pallets: Manufacturers of plastic pallets and containers have made a number of improvements and changes to their products in recent years as they adapt to new market conditions.  (11/1/2006)

  Alternative Pallet Materials 101 - Alternative Materials 101: A guide to the wide variety of pallets available today that are made of alternative materials. Covers things to consider when looking for a new supplier.  (11/1/2006)

  Rehrig Pacific Launches New Business, Looks to the Future - Leading manufacturer of plastic pallets and containers enters the pallet services arena; Rehrig Pacific acquires portion of Penn Pallet and its interest in Penn-Alliance.  (11/1/2005)

  Airdex Seeks to License Wood Pallet Suppliers to Produce Its Foam Pallets - Maker of light-weight foam pallets for air freight and export applications begins offering its patented manufacturing system to pallet suppliers.  (11/1/2005)

  Some Shippers Look for Wood Alternatives to Handle Exports - Phytosanitary rules steer some shippers to materials other than wood.   (11/17/2004)

  Analyst Projects ‘Nice’ Growth for Plastic Pallets Next 5 Years - Markets in Transition: Consultant predicts growth, reports on plastic pallet trends.  (11/3/2003)

  Metal Pallets Are A Durable Packaging Solution - Overview of metal pallet trends, technologies and products.   (10/1/2002)

  Technological Advances Making Plastic Pallets More Attractive - Plastic Pallets: Dr. Mark White gave an exceptional overview of the plastic pallet industry at this year's Canadian Pallet meeting; its like a Plastic Pallets 101 in an easily understood form.  (12/1/1999)

  Plastic Pallets Keep Evolving - Plastic Evolution: Plastic pallets continue to evolve in performance, variety, as well as the marketing approaches by manufacturers and vendors.  (5/1/1999)
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