By Josh Bond · September 1, 2015
Experts make the case for elevating the humble roles of pallet and packaging design from a fragmented race for savings to a central part of an optimized supply chain.
By MMH Staff · January 29, 2014
Headed by Ralph Rupert, former director of the Center for Unit Load Design at Virginia Tech, the lab includes equipment to conduct ISTA, ASTM and ISO compression, vibration and shock tests, materials handling equipment and pallet and packaging design software applications.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 6, 2013
Sure, conveyors, AGVs and AS/RS systems are the stars of ProMat. But wooden and plastic pallet companies were also exhibiting the latest innovations in unit-load handling with pallets. Wood pallet manufacturers emphasized new services for their customers.
<p>John Wylie, director of sales and applications for SafeFlo, showcasing the SafeFlo technology for the storage and controlled gravity flow of slip-sheet and other pallet-less load applications.</p> By MMH Staff · January 21, 2013
Millwood (Booth 3657) is highlighting its Unit Load Test & Design Lab.
By MMH Staff · January 10, 2013
Alliance offers a unique combination of unit load products and dynamic storage technologies.
By Sara Pearson Specter · November 1, 2012
To determine how changes in packaging will impact unit load stability, many companies are turning to a transport test lab.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 23, 2012
The pallet and packaging industry is embracing science to save money
By Bob Trebilcock · October 23, 2012
The pallet and packaging industry is embracing science to save money
By MMH Staff · February 29, 2012
Millwood, a leader and innovator of unit load and packaging systems, has acquired National Packaging Specialists, a national distributor of engineered packaging films, tape, hoods, air bags and other industrial packaging products to the U.S. and Canada.
By MMH Staff · February 29, 2012
A round-up of packaging news from the recent materials handling tradeshow, Modex 2012.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 7, 2012
Taking a systems-based approach to unit load design will reduce costs while boosting sustainability, said Ralph Rupert, manager of unit load technology at Millwood (Booth 2305) in a press conference yesterday.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2011
Acquisition expands Millwood’s capabilities in the Southeastern U.S.
By MMH Staff · September 21, 2011
Ralph Rupert brings systems based approach to unit load design
By Josh Bond · August 4, 2011
On-line portal leads to greater visibility of available inventory and fewer new pallet purchases.
By MMH Staff · October 1, 2010
A stainless steel mat top conveyor is ideal for food and beverage production use.

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