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Millwood Team Members Attend Rescue Mission Benefit Dinner

On February 18, the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley held its annual benefit dinner . In keeping with tradition, several Millwood team members from our corporate office and Vienna, OH facility attended.
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Sustainability Drives the Future of Supply Chains

The best time for companies across the globe to focus on environmental sustainability was about 20 years ago, but the second best time is now. For the past decade or so, many companies’ sustainability efforts have gone from being an afterthought to a priority. “Going green” is no longer a bonus for business es but an expectation.
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Tips to Prepare Your Construction Site for Spring

Each change of season presents its own set of challenges on construction sites. As the weather begins to get warmer in late winter and early spring, melting snow runoff can lead to issues on your site and must be addressed. 
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Trade Show Tuesday: Top Tips for Modex 2022

It’s been a long two years since Millwood has attended an in-person trade show, and we are thrilled to be getting back to it at Modex 2022 from March 28-31! If you’re gearing up for your first trade show (or you’re just a bit rusty after the pandemic) and aren’t sure what to expect, these tips will help make your experience a success.
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Growth in Millwood’s CORE Division

Millwood’s CORE Erosion Control Services division recently welcomed two new team members and hopes to expand even further as the year progresses. Darryl Main and Thomas Agee were brought on as sales managers to help CORE best meet the needs of their growing customer base. They will also help the team manage new customers in new markets as the division grows and develops.
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New Year, Same Supply Chain

Now a month deep into 2022, many of us are wondering what the next eleven months will hold for the supply chain industry. High prices of materials like wood and steel , a complicated labor market, pandemic restrictions, transportation issues and more all pressed against one another in such a way that the world was launched into a global supply chain crisis seemingly overnight. 
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Millwood Team Members Speak on Westminster College Supply Chain Panel

Millwood’s Tom Slaters, regional sales manager, and Tiffany Greene, inside sales specialist, recently had the opportunity to speak on a virtual panel hosted by Westminster College for the Westminster College Analyst Program’s Winter Speaker Series. The panel discussed the global supply chain crisis and how the pandemic, low supply of materials , steady or increasing consumer demand and lack...
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Top Five Pallet Terms

Unlike those of us in the packaging industry, most professionals hope to avoid (or at least find unnecessary) the unique details that go into making a pallet. For many buyers, basic packaging lingo can be confusing, alienating or just plain frustrating.
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Trade Show Tuesday: Modex 2022

Millwood is excited to announce that we will be attending our first in-person trade show since the onset of the pandemic in 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...
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Flashback: Proper Winter Pallet Handling

Facilities that operate in colder, wintry environments can face a variety of issues related to pallets. With the scarcity of pallets since the onset of the pandemic, most buyers can’t afford a loss of pallets to improper handling in the winter months. Millwood’s own pallet expert, Ralph Rupert , weighed in on the dangers of improper pallet care and how to prevent losing your pallets to cold...
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