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Five Terms for Stretch Film Scholars

Unlike those of us in the packaging industry, most professionals hope to avoid (or at least find unnecessary) the unique details that go into designing the perfect unit load and packaging system. For many buyers, packaging lingo can be confusing, alienating or just plain frustrating. With a variety of pallet designs, stretch wrappers, shrink systems and stretch film, there's a lot to keep...

Author: Paige Greene
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#TBT: Say "I Do" to Pallet Weddings

When you think of pallets, you may associate them with words like strong, reliable or traditional. But have you ever considered them to be trendy, rustic or even romantic?

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Millwood Direct Offers Crafters a Solution

The Millwood team is excited to have pallet boards available for DIYers looking for new ways to get their creative juices flowing.

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Cudahy Facility Updates Repair Line

Our facility in Cudahy, WI recently implemented a new style to their repair line in an innovative move to improve quality and efficiency. Millwood started testing the new set-up in our Alburtis and Leetsdale plants with great success, and is now looking to update more plants.

Author: Paige Greene
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Introducing the Millwood Vlog!

We are pleased to announce Millwood’s newest customer tool, our vlog (or video blog)! If you are uncomfortable with social media or don’t have the time to read our blog, the vlog is a great way to get information on the industry.

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5 Tips for a Safe Summer in Manufacturing

The last month of summer is upon us, and the temperature keeps rising! School children may not want to see the end of August, but for laborers in manufacturing plants, it means a safer, more comfortable environment.

Author: Paige Greene
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#TBT: Millwood's Problem Solvers

Samantha Coie was met by unseasonably warm temperatures days before the close of another month.

She walked into the office with a smile and her head held high. The warm weather was the extra shot of espresso she needed to help her regional sales manager (RSM) meet their monthly sales goal.

But soon after preparing her first few orders of the day, she was met with a series of crucial dilemmas...

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Four Film Facts for Friends

While Millwood is well known for our expertise in wood products and pallets, we also have a team dedicated to our packaging systems and consumables product lines. Our consumables include a variety of products from bulk bags and hood wrappers to strapping and corrugated materials. Our most popular of all those products is our stretch film, so for the benefit of our loyal followers and curious...

Author: Paige Greene
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Happy Birthday and Happy Safety Record, Cleveland Operations!

On Wednesday, June 19th our Cleveland, TN operations celebrated its first year at Millwood! That is a cause for celebration all on its own, but even more exciting is that during that first year they had no accidents!

“Our success comes from having great team members to work with. We are a small operation but we are steadily growing,” said Lanny Lester, plant manager.

Of the 16 team...

Author: Paige Greene
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