The History of Pallets

  How long have pallets been moving the world? Well according to Packaging Revolution’s article What Came First, the Pallet or the Forklift, “Pallet-like structures have been used as bases for at least a few hundred years for applications such as the safe stacking and...
Wooden Pallets and Food Safety

Wooden Pallets and Food Safety

It is important that food remains safe and unadulterated during transportation. Wooden pallets play a critical role in the delivery of food, but is it safe? According to a 2015 article in NWPCA’s Pallet Central magazine, “The good news is there is no documented...
What is ISPM-15?

What is ISPM-15?

General Pallets, Inc. is ISPM-15 certified. But what does that mean? ISPM-15 stands for International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures No. 15. Its purpose is discussed in the article An Overview of ISPM-15 by The Balance; “The main purpose of ISPM-15 is to prevent...
Transport Fragile Products Safely with Pallets

Transport Fragile Products Safely with Pallets

Pallets are used to transport all kinds of products- even fragile items, like bottled wine. Transportation and packaging is an important factor to consider for all kinds of products, but even more so for fragile products. Thanks to wood pallets and modern equipment,...
Easy Ways to Recycle Pallets

Easy Ways to Recycle Pallets

What should you do with used pallets you don’t need anymore? Recycle them! There are several easy ways to recycle your pallets that can be beneficial both to you and the environment. Instead of sending them to the landfill, use discarded pallets to produce products...
Pallet Mold Prevention

Pallet Mold Prevention

Wood and cardboard make great pallets. Unfortunately, they are also susceptible to mold growth. According to an article in Pallet Central Magazine, mold can grow in any environment that has 1) a food source (such as wood and paper products) 2) a temperature between 41...