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Fun Fact Friday: Hardwood vs Softwood

Wood is generally separated into two categories: hardwood and softwood. But why is balsa wood, one of the softest woods of all, considered a hardwood? Why is a yew tree classified as softwood even though it’s much harder than many hardwoods?

Author: Paige Greene
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Top 10 Reasons to Join the WPA

The Western Pallet Association (WPA) recently held their annual meeting in Rancho Mirage, California. Almost 200 people were in attendence for the "Get the Edge: Stay Sharp in 2018" conference. The meeting is open to both members and nonmembers alike, so Millwood (a member of the WPA) posed the question: why should someone become a member? 

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Trade Show Tuesday: Guest Speakers at Modex

Modex hosts a variety of guest speakers, as well as featured entertainment for registered attendees.

Trade shows are opportunities for customers, vendors and suppliers to either network with new faces or reconnect with old friends. However, there's more to the shows than booths, demos and meetings with product managers; it also serves as an opportunity to learn more about the industry.  

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Flashback Friday: How to Prevent Pallet Mold

This post was originally published in 2015. Interested in learning about industry topics from industry experts? The Millwood Blog is starting a guest author series doing just that! For the series debut, we invited Ralph Rupert, Manager – Unit Load Technologies, to discuss the lecture he gave at this year’s Western Pallet Association meeting.

Author: Paige Greene
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New Year's Resolutions

It happens every New Year's Eve; we make big plans for exercising more, eating better, spending more time with family and other resolutions that become difficult to commit to by the time February rolls around.

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Christmas at Millwood

Millwood was especially dedicated to the Christmas spirit this December and hosted several events for team members to enjoy with each other and their families.

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Trade Show Tuesday: Modex 2018 is just around the Corner!

Trade shows are opportunities for customers, vendors and suppliers to either network with new faces or reconnect with old friends. However, there's more to the shows than booths, demos and meetings with product managers; it also serves as an opportunity to learn more about the industry. 

Author: Paige Greene
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Ladies of Millwood Shop 'Til They Drop

About 430,000 children are in foster care across the U.S. More than 2,500 are in Ohio, and that number continues to climb. Millwood, Inc.’s mission, each year, is to make the holidays special for many of these children.

Author: Paige Greene
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Ralph Rupert Presents Findings at AMI Conference

AMI (Applied Market Information) hosts several plastics-related conferences all over the globe every year. The North America Stretch and Shrink Film conference we recently held in Miami, Florida, and was attended by approximately 75 film industry professionals from raw materials, resin, film manufacturers, and film brokers.

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Celebrating Kindness Day

It's easy to get caught up in negative new stories, but since today is National Kindness Day, we thought it was important to highlight some of our team members who received an act of kindness, however big or small, that changed their attitude and helped them tackle the day. It's the perfect holiday season to thank those who have made us feel special, but National Kindness day also serves to...

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