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PalletOne is the largest new pallet manufacturer in the United States. We are committed to providing quality products and customized services that make us the high-value supplier that customers call first when looking for pallet solutions. We offer unparalleled expertise with over 40 years experience in the pallet industry. PalletOne is focused on continually improving its ability to produce pallets at the lowest possible cost and strives to be the best at meeting the customer’s expectations.




The Advantages of Repairing Wood Pallets

Wooden pallets are used in nearly every type of shipping, especially in the agricultural industry. Whether the goods are delivered by plane, truck, boat or train, they are usually stacked on top of pallets to help make them easier to move. As a result,  many of the pallets experience wear and tear throughout the process. They can break, become damaged, or just become unsuitable for ongoing use. Fortunately, wood pallets are recyclable and repairable.

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PalletOne Announces Formation of SunOne Logistics

Purchase of Tractor-Trailer Fleet Will Expand and Enhance Service To Customers

BARTOW, Fla., July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — PalletOne, America’s largest new pallet manufacturer, has announced the formation of a new transportation subsidiary, SunOne Logistics, in conjunction with the acquisition of a trucking company inHazlehurst, Georgia.

“With the purchase of Dirt Movers, Inc. and additional assets, PalletOne has gained a fleet of more than 50 tractor trailers that operate throughout the South and that specialize in the shipment of lumber and other wood-related products,”

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Why Wood is the Most Sustainable and Durable Material for Pallets

In this era of global warming and the exhausting natural resources, the chief concern in any industry is sustainability when it comes to building and construction materials. The construction of packing and shipping containers should be sustainable. Shipping pallets actually make the world go round. Agricultural products and the goods that travel by rail, wing, or wheel are moved on pallets. Although pallets can be constructed from various other materials, wood remains the best choice by far in terms of sustainability and longevity in the field.

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SUNBELT FOREST PRODUCTS ADDS PRESSURE TREATED WOOD FACILITY

Acquisition of plant will allow market expansion and continued growth

BARTOW, FL, June 15, 2016 –Sunbelt Forest Products of Bartow, Florida has announced the purchase of a pressure treated wood facility in Athens, AL from Georgia-Pacific (GP).

Sunbelt is one of the largest pressure treaters in the Southeast, with plants in Bartow, Florida, Rockledge, Florida, and Louisville, Alabama. The acquisition will increase the company’s manufacturing capabilities to over 600 million board feet of pressure treated wood a year.

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Export Pallets to China: Mosquito Fumigation for Zika Virus Compliance

In response to the growing spread of the ZIKA virus, China and South Korea have developed preventative measures and issued updated ZIKA Virus Prevention and Quarantine Guidelines. Both countries are requiring certification for container shipments coming from affected regions validating effective measures were met to eliminate mosquitoes. As a result of these new regulations, pallet customers have been inquiring whether export shipments on wood pallets from the U.S. require fumigation treatment for mosquitos to protect against the ZIKA Virus.

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Howe Q. Wallace Named To NWPCA Board Of Directors

Bartow, FL, March 4, 2016  — The National Wooden Pallet and Container Association today announced that Howe Q. Wallace has been elected to the Association’s board of directors.  He will begin serving immediately for a full three-year term.

Mr. Wallace is currently Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of PalletOne, Inc., positions he has held since the company’s formation in 2001.  The company is the nation’s largest producer of new wooden shipping pallets,

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Sunbelt Forest Products Adds Pressure Treated Wood Facilities

BARTOW, FL, November 5, 2015 –Sunbelt Forest Products of Bartow, Florida, a wholly owned subsidiary of PalletOne, Inc., has announced the purchase of two pressure treated wood facilities from Southeast Wood Treating of Montgomery, Alabama.

Sunbelt is already one of the largest pressure treaters in the Southeast, and its pressure treated wood plant in Bartow, Florida, is currently operating close to capacity. The two additional plants, located in Rockledge, Florida, and Louisville, Alabama,

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No Date Yet for New U.S./Canada Wood Pallet Rules

No Date Yet for New U.S./Canada Wood Pallet Rules

Our customers who ship to Canada have asked us when the agreement allowing non-heat-treated pallets for shipments between the U.S. and Canada will end. The short answer is we don’t know yet.

Here’s the story. For many years, the U.S. and Canada have allowed companies to make shipments between their countries using wooden pallets that weren’t heat treated. That applied as long as the wood used for the pallets came from the U.S.

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Reheat and Re-Stamp: Rules for Recycled Export Pallets

Reheat and Re-Stamp: Rules for Recycled Export Pallets

Our customers who export products often ask if they can reuse a repaired pallet without going through the whole heat treatment (HT) and certification stamping process again. For exporters in the U.S., the answer at present is no.

At PalletOne, we follow the HT and stamping standards for export pallets as outlined in ISPM-15. (In case you’re wondering, that stands for the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures Guidelines for Regulating Wood Packaging Material in International Trade.) In the U.S.,

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What’s the Best Solution for Pallet Mold? (Part 2)

Mold may not look nice, but in reality it doesn’t have an impact on most goods shipped by pallet; the product packaging shields them from direct contact with the fungus. But we’re finding that more of our customers today need or prefer pallets that have been treated to boost their mold-resistance.

We want to be sure we’re using the best treatments, so PalletOne’s corporate team in Bartow recently conducted a test of four different mold-inhibiting fungicides –Borate,

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