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Pillar Winners of 2019

At the end of each year, Millwood holds an award ceremony to celebrate sales and operation achievements.  The pillar award is the most prestigious award at Millwood and is given to team members who exemplify Millwood’s four pillars – Trust, Servitude, Discipleship and Integrity.

Author: Paige Greene
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Changing Lives: Team Member Impact Vlog

In episode nine of the Millwood vlog host Josh Stipanovich takes us inside our North Haven, De Pere and New Hope facilities. You’ll get the opportunity to hear from a variety of team members at all levels of management as they share their experiences working in a Millwood pallet facility.

Author: Paige Greene
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Trade Show Tuesday: Modex 2020

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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DIY Christmas Gifts: with Pallets!

Christmas is just around the corner and gifts are on a lot of people’s minds. With retail stores busier than ever and gifts getting more and more expensive, holiday shopping can get overwhelming and hard on your wallet. One way to avoid this is by making gifts instead of buying them.

Author: Jessica Chizmar
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Tips & Tricks for Winter Pallet Handling

Facilities that operate in colder, wintry environments can face a variety of issues related to pallets. Because pallets are made from green wood, they have a high moisture content. When the weather gets cold, this can cause stacks of pallets to freeze together if left outside in the elements.

Author: Jessica Chizmar
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A Day in the Life of Millwood’s Techies: Vlog 8

In today’s vlog, Josh speaks with two members of the IT team at Millwood, Tom Kirk and Sheila Factor, to learn more about what it means to be a programmer for Millwood. They explain what they do on a day-to-day basis and specific projects they’ve worked on to help make the workflow at Millwood easier and more streamlined.

Author: Jessica Chizmar
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De Pere, New Hope Plants Give Back

This October, the De Pere and New Hope operations participated in fundraising and awareness initiatives for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Team members from each plant were enthusiastic about raising money for this cause since it has touched many of their lives. They pulled together as a team to make positive impacts in their respective communities and helped those in need.

Author: Jessica Chizmar
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Thankfulness Project Returns to Corporate Office

As the holiday season sneaks up on us, Millwood has a variety of events to celebrate; last month we hosted a trick or treating event and costume contest, last week we went Christmas gift shopping for area children in need, and now our annual thankfulness project is in full swing.

Author: Paige Greene
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A Day in the Life of Inside Sales: Vlog 7

Join us as we follow two of our inside sales team members, Kim Danessa and Janet Fleischer, as they walk us through their day-to-day process. These busy team members are the backbone of our company, and often the person our customers and vendors interact with the most.

“We’re responsible for data entry, putting on sales and purchase orders, talking to customers and vendors and solving their...

Author: Paige Greene
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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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