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Flashback Friday: Nominal vs Actual Lumber Sizes

Years ago, home improvement stores were in hot water as a result of customers insisting the lumber they purchased was falsely advertised. The stores, however, argued that the size of the lumber sold was properly marketed even if the wood was smaller than labeled. How can that be? The difference is in nominal vs actual lumber sizes. 
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Debunking Pallet Superstitions

On Friday the 13th, it’s easy to get caught up in superstition. We avoid ladders, mirrors and the paths of every black cat we see in hopes of warding off bad luck, and we keep rabbits feet, pennies and four-leaf clovers to attract good fortune.
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Meet Millwood’s 2022 Pillar Award Winners

Millwood’s P illar Award is the most prestigious award given by the company. The award represents our four pillars: trust, servitude, discipleship and integrity. All of Millwood strives to act in accordance with these pillars to the best of their ability. For those who go above and beyond, we acknowledge them with the P illar Award .
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Millwood's Year in Review

This past year was a big one for Millwood. We added five new facilities, celebrated team member milestones and got involved in our communities. To our Millwood family and our customers, thank you. We could not have achieved all that we did in 2022 without you. 

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Celebrating Christmas with Back Side of the Cross

Guided by prayer and a desire to meet the spiritual needs of our team members, Millwood introduced a new Bible study called Back Side of the Cross this past year. The lessons are publicly available on our YouTube channel and associated Facebook group for anyone to learn from, whether they are part of the Millwood family or not. 

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Millwood is Now a Member of ARMA

Millwood , Inc. is proud to be a new member of the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) . ARMA is a trade association representing North America’s asphalt roofing manufacturing companies and their raw material suppliers. The asphalt roofing industry is a major consumer of pallets, and Millwood’s packaging and unit load expertise will be an asset to the members of this...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

"Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

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Throwback Thursday: Winter Pallet Handling

November is upon us, and with it comes the beginning of winter. As we eagerly anticipate snowball fights and cozy nights by the fire, we must also be mindful of how cold weather can affect our pallets.
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Halloween at Millwood

After two years of pandemic-related restrictions and safety measures, Millwood’s corporate office reinstated its cubicle trick-or-treat event for the first time since 2019. 
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Millwood Holds Annual Management Meeting

On October 19-20, Millwood held its annual management meeting at Waypoint 4180 in Canfield, OH. The meeting is an opportunity for the Millwood team to come together from across the country to reflect on the company ’s activity over the past year and present goals
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