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Lean and Green Export Ready Pallets Are Perfect Fit For Lincoln Electric

By partnering with Litco International, Lincoln Electric is meeting European export requirements, streamlining its pallet inventory, and receiving an added sustainability benefit too.    “In the past, our shipments to Europe were sometimes held up for inspection,” says Tom Soster, manufacturing engineering manager for Cleveland-based manufacturer of arc welding machines and consummables. “Now, the presswood pallets flow right through.”

Lincoln began investigating presswood export pallets several years ago as part of a cost reduction program.  At the time, the manufacturer was purchasing construction-grade pine and fabricating export pallets in-house.   In addition to maintaining an inventory of nine different sizes that took up valuable dock space, the pallets had to be bark free and manufactured from heat-treated lumber to meet European regulations for export pallets.Continue Reading…