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High School Graduates a Hot Commodity

With high school graduation around the corner, many students may be wondering the overwhelming but inevitable question: What's next?

Author: Paige Greene
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The Hardwood Market's Balancing Act

Have you heard about the hardwood market struggles? The delicate balance between supply and demand is facing challenges that pallet suppliers across the U.S. are fighting to overcome. 

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Giving Thanks for All our Mothers!

"Your love was like moonlightturning harsh things to beauty,so that little wry soulsreflecting each other obliquelyas in cracked mirrors . . .beheld in your luminous spirittheir own reflection,transfigured as in a shining stream,and loved you for what they are not.You are less an image in my mindthan a lusterI see you in gleamspale as star-light on a gray wall . . .evanescent as the reflection...

Author: Paige Greene
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A Company for Christ

Millwood, Inc. has always been loyal to its roots in Christian ministry, and continues to incorporate Biblical teachings into everyday operations. While normally we prefer to display our Christian identity with quiet humility, on this National Day of Prayer we'd like to share our faith and fellowship with our readers.

Author: Paige Greene
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Celebrating Earth Day 2018

Millwood team members all across the country celebrated Earth Day this Sunday. Some helped their children with school projects, others tried their hands at gardening, a few cleaned up their local parks but almost all took the opportunity to spend the day in nature!

Author: Paige Greene
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Millwood Employees Return Home from MODEX

After a week of meeting potential customers, visiting with vendors and catching up on industry news the Millwood team has returned home from their trip to Atlanta. 

Author: Paige Greene
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10 Tips for a Succesful Tradeshow

Wonder how Millwood does it, year after year? Here are the golden rules of the trade show business:

Author: Paige Greene
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Pallet Black Market

Because of the complexity of supply chains, it is easy to lose sight of a single pallet. Unfortunately, the occasional disappearance of a single pallet can cost the pallet industry millions over the course of time. In fact, many pallets, especially plastic pallets, become absorbed into the pallet black market.

Author: Paige Greene
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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? 

Author: Paige Greene
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