Everything you ever wanted to know about new pallets and more!
A New Pallet Primer
If you are looking to purchase new pallets it is important to look for a vendor that has high quality standards, both in their construction methods as well as the material used.
New pallets used for international shipments are often heat treated. Heat treated pallets meet the IPPC ISPM-15 (International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) No. 15) standard. This regulation stops the spread and/or introduction of insects and pests that may be hiding in pallets or other wooden shipping products.
Why buy New Pallets?
How New Pallets are Made
Factors affecting Quality
There are many factors affecting the overall quality of a pallets such as:
material used wood type, plastic, metal, other
Experience and Sill
Fasteners and adhesives used
Thickness of wood used