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Consumers Feel the Pain of Supply Chain Strain

Consumer goods are more expensive and harder to get than years past, yet demand continues to grow with no signs of slowing down, especially going into the holiday season. American shoppers, now accustomed to receiving their items in two days with one click, are growing less confident in the supply chain , with only 55 percent reporting they are confident that retailers will fulfill their...
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Millwood’s Virtual Halloween Parade 2021

Prior to COVID-19, Halloween was a favorite in-office experience for our corporate team members. When cubicle trick-or-treating was no longer a safe option, we celebrated virtually with a parade of costume and decoration photos. We’ve repeated that new tradition this year with photos of team members, their children, grandchildren and decorations, as well as celebrations held at our facilities...
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Five Terms for Filter Sock Scholars

Millwood may be known for the packaging side of its business, but our CORE Erosion Control Services brand carries an entirely different type of product. CORE manufactures and distributes products used to protect water from the harmful effects of the construction industry.  They’re made of natural, recycled materials and reduce environmental risk associated with erosion and sedimentation. 
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Former NFL Player Steve Grant Visits Glenwillow

The team at Millwood’s Glenwillow, OH facility recently had a visit from Steve Grant, a former NFL player who now works with Sports World, an organization that sends athletes to different locations to speak about their life experiences and the importance of making positive choices. 
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Millwood Management Meeting 2021: Make a Difference

Millwood held its annual management meeting on October 13-14 in Columbus, OH with a theme of “Make a Difference.” This was the first management meeting held in person since October 2019, and more Millwood team members were in cluded than ever before.
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How to Safely Burn Pallet Wood

Bonfires are one of the most quintessential autumn activities in much of the United States. Gathering with friends and family around a fire making smores or telling stories are a favorite pastime for chilly , fall nights. But what happens when you run out of firewood? Can you burn leftover pallets instead?
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Florence Facility Exemplifies the Millwood Mission

Our Florence, SC facility had a busy fiscal year of activities and outreach events. Chaplain Jeremy Plowden and Plant Manager Matt Rissman are always on the lookout for opportunities to serve their community, and many of the team members are also excited to participate. 
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Infrastructure Improvements Are Critical to the Supply Chain

President Joe Biden’s plan for infrastructure changes is slated to be one of his landmark initiatives as president. The $1 trillion bill, down from Biden’s original $2.25 trillion proposal, passed in the Senate last month after months of negotiations and is set to be brought to the House floor for a vote next week before it can head to the President’s desk. 
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Celebrating National Working Parents Day

Today is National Working Parents Day, a holiday to honor all those raising a family while juggling a career. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics , 60 percent of families had two parents employed in 2020. For these working parents, the onset of the pandemic presented significant challenges.
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Millwood Encourages Team Members to Give Back

At Millwood, our company culture is a top priority. That’s why our corporate office formed the morale team several years ago. The morale team’s purpose is to show team members that they are appreciated and foster a sense of community among coworkers. They do this through hosting events like Employee Appreciation Day , Dog Day , weekly lunches or little surprises as simple as free Starbucks
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