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Care and Feeding of Your Packaging System

Tips to Keep Your System Running Smoothly

 
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Camp Carl Decorates with Millwood Pallet Wood

In 2019, Millwood's Vienna, OH Regional HR/Safety Manager, Dave Stewart, donated lumber to a nearby summer camp to use for remodeling and decorations. 

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Talking Supply Chain Podcast: What’s Up With the Crazy Pallet Market?

Millwood, Inc’s own Doug Gaier, d irector - procurement/sales support , was the most recent guest on Supply Chain 24/7 , a podcast hosted by Bob Trebilcock, to discuss the state of the lumber market.
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Cleveland Team Celebrates 3-Year Anniversary, Accident Free Days

The Cleveland, TN facility opened its doors three years ago, and a s of June 19, the team there has avoided accidents for th at entire duration . The team celebrated their three year anniversary and safety milestone with a party, including food, cake and fellowship. Going this long without one accident is no easy feat, but the Cleveland team makes safety a priority each day.
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Summer Heat Safety Tips

Summer is in full swing, and many parts of the country are experiencing heat waves. While summertime makes many of us think of family barbecues, vacations and fun at the pool, the heat also poses a significant health risk to manufacturing employees who often don’t have the luxury of air conditioning. Heat-related illnesses , and in some cases even death , can occur when safety measures...
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Education and Training Trends in 2021

Over the past several months, many industries in the U . S . , including the transportation and supply chain sectors , have been facing labor shortages . Among the many reasons for these shortages is an education gap for new recruits. At the same time, technology is changing so rapidly that current workers are at risk of falling behind. Education and training are more crucial than ever,...
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Top 5 Pallet Projects for Summer

Summer is upon us, and for those that get the itch to DIY, pallet projects can be a perfect outlet. Pallets that have reached the end of their life cycle and can no longer be used to carry goods are often cheaper than other building  . For anyone who happens to have a few spare pallets lying around, these project ideas are sure to spark your creativity. These projects will work whether you’re...

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Lumber Prices Continue to Soar

Over the course of the past year, our economy has endured a wide variety of shortages. Cleaning supplies, PPE, food items and most famously toilet paper have all been hard to come by at certain points of the pandemic. Some of these are expected; of course a global pandemic would increase demand for cleaning and medical supplies. However, even as the country recovers from COVID-19 and its...
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MHI Spring Meeting Features Economic Update

Last week, MHI held its annual spring meeting virtually. Several Millwood team members attended the meeting in an effort to maintain a finger on the pulse of the materials handling industry and serve as industry leaders. Their keynote speaker was Jason Schenker , president of Prestige Economics and chairman of the Futurist Institute. His speech was titled, “Policy and Economy: Risks,...
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Interview Tips for 2021

Finding a job has never been easy, and the rapid workplace changes brought on by the pandemic haven’t helped. After COVID-19 left many jobless and changed operating procedures at nearly every workplace, job-seekers are facing unique challenges. While many of the traditional interview tips still apply, potential employees need to keep in mind the new circumstances they may face.

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