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Throwback Thursday: 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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Millwood Sales Team is Growing Rapidly

Several new team members have joined Millwood, Inc. in recent months. We have increased our sales team by 20 percent. Due to disruptions in the supply chain, Millwood was able to fill the need for customers who needed a more reliable supply.

Author: Jessica Chizmar
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Celebrating Voter Registration Month

Turn on the TV or radio and you’re sure to hear political ads from politicians asking for your vote. The election season is upon us, and the messages are impossible to avoid.

Author: Paige Greene
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Never Giving Up: The Story of Cliff Owen

In vlog 14, host Josh Stipanovich introduces us to two very special team members at our Cleveland, TN location.

Author: Paige Greene
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CORE Erosion Control Services Filter Socks Approved for Use in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has approved the use of CORE filter socks for erosion and sediment control. The approval means the CORE Erosion Control Services team can now bid on and accept TDOT projects moving forward.

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Millwood Adds Sock-Knitting Machines to Manufacturing Line

As our CORE Erosion Control Services sales team continues to grow their territories and expand the business, Millwood is looking to new ways to serve our customers and adapt to the growth. As a result, we are now the proud owners of a small army of sock-knitting machines.

Author: Paige Greene
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Fun Fact Friday: Why Do We Say "Knock on Wood?"

Most of us are familiar with the superstition of knocking on wood for good luck. After making a statement about our good fortune or an optimistic prediction, we tap our knuckles on the nearest wooden surface to prevent our luck from turning. In situations where wood is not physically available to ward off misfortune, a verbal expression of “knock on wood” will suffice.

Author: Jessica Chizmar
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Millwood Adds Heat Treatment System to Offerings

Millwood, Inc. recently became the exclusive distributor of a uniquely designed pallet heat treat system.

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American Manufacturing Begins Healing

It is no secret that businesses (large and small) are suffering from the effects of COVID-19. The virus challenges our communities and economy. We shared in a previous blog how the increase in medical supplies and needs of other related supply chains also increased the need for pallets. We have been working diligently through the pandemic to bring those customers their packaging equipment.

Author: Paige Greene
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Five Pallet Terms for Packaging Pupils

When you’re purchasing or researching pallets, you might come across a lot of terms that you don’t recognize. This can easily become overwhelming, so we want to help shed a little light on some unfamiliar terms.

Author: Jessica Chizmar
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