In a world where quality assurance measures are becoming increasingly stringent, mold endures as one of the greatest challenges facing companies in managing their wood pallet and packaging stocks. And yet it seems like mold should be easy enough to keep in check. In order for fungi to attack wood, a combination of oxygen, adequate temperature, a food source (the wood) and free or liquid water are all needed. By controlling moisture exposure, mold problems can largely be held at bay. With that in mind, here are some quick tips toward preventing mold.
By following the steps above, you can go a long way toward limiting your pallet mold challenges. In the next installment, we offer more crucial tips toward your mold-free pallet program. Be sure to read Quick Tips for Mitigating Mold on Pallets (Part 2)
PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace
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