Grain Silos: What Are They and How Do They Work?

Grain Silos: What Are They and How Do They Work?

If you eat a bowl of cereal or piece of toast for breakfast, you are eating food made from grains. And, if you’re curious, you might have wondered how these grains made it to your table. Well, they originated from farms all across the world. Each year, farmers harvest millions of tons of grain and some of the grains are sold to food processors while others are stored f Continue reading →

Picking Pallets:  Wood v. Plastic

Picking Pallets: Wood v. Plastic

Millions of items, from your favorite snacks to electronic gadgets, made their way to American homes via numerous shipping and distribution channels. The factories which created these goods produce the items and ship them via containers. When businesses ship items in bulk, they either use wood or plastic pallets. Continue reading →
The 7 Main Plastics

The 7 Main Plastics

Plastics are everywhere! Anytime you open up a coke bottle or your favorite snack, you are using packaging made from plastic. Even the car you drive contains plastics. Plastic is preferred over many other alternatives because it is sustainable, lightweight, and shatter-proof. These prop Continue reading →

Are Metal or Plastic Drums Better?

Are Metal or Plastic Drums Better?

As you walk around your office or travel on the road, you may have noticed 55-gallon plastic drums that are either black or blue in color. Some of the drums are made of plastic while others are made from metals such as steel.

Usually, these drums are used for storage and shipment of toxic and dry materials. If your company ships liquids, fl Continue reading →

The History of Pallets

The History of Pallets

Chances are, like most people, you've bought many different things from many different stores. When you go to stores, especially warehouse stores, you may have noticed wooden pallets filled with your favorite items. Ever wonder how these pallets came about? If so, then you’re in luck. Continue reading →

Wood Pallets and How They Affect Your Health

Wood Pallets and How They Affect Your Health

Wood Pallets and

How They Affect Your Health

Over the course of the past few decades, consumers around the globe have become more conscientious of the health risks associated w Continue reading →