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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...

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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...

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Remembering our Service Members

Independence day is tomorrow! While many of us celebrate with fireworks, parades and picnics it's equally important to consider our country's history and the way we received our independence.

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Five Terms for Packaging System Students

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 stretch wrappers, shrink systems and ergonomic equipment, there's a lot to keep track of and...

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#TBT: The Dangers of Dehydration

Tomorrow marks the first day of summer, and manual laborers across the country are preparing for the changing work conditions. Though not everyone has an interest in working in an office environment, air conditioning and indoor temperature control is a luxury that many Millwood team members don't have. 

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Millwood Team Assists in Dayton Recovery Efforts

A group of Millwood, Inc. team members from our Columbus and Hamilton locations came together last week to assist in tornado recovery in Dayton, Ohio. It was especially important to the team members from those plants, as Dayton is close to them and part of their community.

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Hardwood Industry Suffers Under China Trade War

Everywhere you look, news of the United States’ trade war with China is blasted across newspapers, radios and television. The negotiations and current news cycle leave most Americans waiting and wondering what will happen next. While costs may rise for a variety of goods and services, the hardwood industry is one of many looking at a disconcerting future.

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5 Pallet Terms for Packaging Pupils

Unlike those of us in the packaging industry, most professionals hope to avoid (or at least find unnecessary) the unique details that go into making a pallet. For many buyers, basic packaging lingo can be confusing, alienating or just plain frustrating. 

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Millwood Employee Challenges Ex-Convict Stereotype

The United States has one of the highest incarceration numbers in the developed world; numbers vary, but studies estimate around 1 in 38 people in the U.S. are under some type of correctional supervision. The numbers extend well into the millions for current prison populations. With so many people incarcerated, there are thousands joining society each week looking for a fresh start. But how...

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#TBT: Top Four Ways to Recycle Used Pallets

How can you create treasure out of something you thought was trash?

Some pallet companies (Millwood included) have pallet recovery programs to help recover, recycle and re manufacture pallets. These are generally for large orders or big customers, but what if you’re a small business with only a dozen or so pallets? There are still plenty of ways to get more use out of pallets, with or without...

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