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Florence Facility Holds Cookout for the Homeless

Homelessness is a major issue across the country, and Florence, SC is no exception. The House of Hope has been serving and sheltering those facing homelessness in the Florence area since 1990. Jean and Bill Fryar opened the community shelter after seeing the troubling number of homeless people being turned away from other shelters. They served more than 50,000 meals in 2019 alone.

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Millwood Sales Team is Growing Rapidly

Several new team members have joined Millwood, Inc. in recent months. We have increased our sales team by 20 percent. Due to disruptions in the supply chain, Millwood was able to fill the need for customers who needed a more reliable supply.

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Fun Fact Friday: Why Do We Say "Knock on Wood?"

Most of us are familiar with the superstition of knocking on wood for good luck. After making a statement about our good fortune or an optimistic prediction, we tap our knuckles on the nearest wooden surface to prevent our luck from turning. In situations where wood is not physically available to ward off misfortune, a verbal expression of “knock on wood” will suffice.

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Five Pallet Terms for Packaging Pupils

When you’re purchasing or researching pallets, you might come across a lot of terms that you don’t recognize. This can easily become overwhelming, so we want to help shed a little light on some unfamiliar terms.

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Millwood Adjusts to the New Normal

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in March 2020, we had no way of knowing the scale or magnitude of the issue we were about to be faced with. Not only were we about to experience a global public health crisis, but an economic one as well.

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Team Members Jump at Opportunity to Help Community

One week after tragedy struck the surrounding Nashville area, Claudia Anguiano, plant administrator at the Millwood, Inc. location in Smyrna, TN, hosted a meeting with the rest of the team to determine how they could provide aid to the surrounding communities. A tornado outbreak in early March left many residents without power, water and in some cases their homes and personal belongings. Dozens...

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Meet Millwood's Creatives: The Internview

For this week's blog, join Josh as he interviews the marketing team interns and learns what it's like as young members of the Millwood family.

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Breaking Stigmas with the Women of Millwood

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, Millwood, Inc is celebrating women for the entire month of March. The women of Millwood make an impact every day in and out of the workplace, and we are honored and blessed to call these women part of the Millwood family. Today we honor three international women who have chosen to become part of the Millwood team in Tunkhannock, PA. We are...

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Tradeshow Tuesday: Millwood Team Preps for Modex

It’s almost time for Modex 2020, and the Millwood team is buzzing with excitement. If you’re attending the trade show on March 9-12 in Atlanta, GA, you’ll be able to find their friendly faces at booth #3613.

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What it Means to be a Millwood Chaplain – Vlog 11

As a faith-based company, Millwood prioritizes spiritual wellness (along with our physical and mental well-being). One of the resources offered to assist in this priority includes  a dedicated chaplain at each facility location. In today’s vlog, Josh meets with some of our chaplains and discusses what it means to be a chaplain for Millwood.

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