Wood pallets earn favored status for federal purchases

The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association earned USDA Certified Biobased Product status for wood pallet manufacturers that use its Pallet Design System. The label shows the pallets to be 100-percent biobased products, and federal agencies are required to buy them.

Europeans see 10.9% rise in wood pallet production

European wood manufacturers say that after the excellent annual result in 2015 with an increase of 10.9% and in total over 100m EPAL pallets, 73.6m of which were newly produced EPAL Euro pallets, the upward trend is continuing in the first quarter of 2016.