Material use and production changes in the U.S. wood pallet and container industry: 1992 to 2006

Author(s): Bush, R. J.; Araman, P. A.

  • Date: 2009
  • Source: Pallet Enterprise 29(6): 38,40-43.
  • Station ID: JRNL-SRS-29

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A series of five studies conducted by the Virginia Tech Department of Wood Science and Forest Products, in collaboration with the USDA - Forest Service (Blacksburg, Virginia), have tracked activity in the U.S. wood pallet and container industry between 1992 and 2006. The studies documented trends in wood use and pallet production with in the industry, both new and recovered. This article focuses on the production of new pallets and the use of new wood materials.

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