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Shipping Pallets

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial shipping pallet manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source shipping pallet manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These shipping pallet companies can design, engineer and manufacture shipping pallets to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these shipping pallet manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of shipping plastic pallets, international shipping pallets, stackable shipping pallets.

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Do you need shipping pallets that are highly durable and effective? Then PDQ Plastics is the place to go. Since 1969 we have been manufacturing durable and export grade pallets that can be used in the majority of industrial applications. If you want great customer service backed with respect and a knowledgeable engineering team, call us and tell us what we can do for you today!
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We have over 20 years of quality service and plastic manufacturing. We specialize in offering custom shipping pallets for all of our customers. We can fully customize your pallets for each of your needs- complete with your own logo design and choice of colors. Find out more on our website today!
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We take the time to do things right in our company. That is how we have remained in business for so many years. Combined, our company has over 120 years of experience manufacturing shipping pallets and other shipping products. You can trust us to find the best solution to your pallet needs. Look on our website for more detailed information on services and capabilities!
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Robinson Industries supplies tough, durable shipping pallets including single & twin sheet thermoformed & structural foam in varied sizes & styles. From light weight export pallets to heavy duty reusable pallets, we are the source for standard shipping pallets, used pallets, or stackable pallets. Putting your needs first, we can custom design pallets to fit your unique needs.
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We manufacture high quality shipping pallets from a variety of recycled plastic materials. Our manufacturing methods are both innovative and affordable. We believe in keeping customers happy, and we will go out of our way to meet your needs! Find out how we can help you when you visit us online today, or you can give us an old-fashioned phone call to speak with a representative!
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Our shipping pallets are custom designed for your exact specifications. As a result, they are built with the structural integrity to work as part of your material handling system for years to come. We are committed to creating outstanding solutions that are customized by size, number of stringers, number and thickness of deck boards, static weight capacities, use of casters and other accessories tailored to provide customized solutions, not a "one size fits all' pallet.
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Shipping Pallets

Shipping pallets are wooden or plastic pallets used exclusively for the shipping of products and materials, usually in bulk quantities. In some cases, shipping pallets are used for the transportation of a few very large or heavy products. A pallet's function is to provide a movable platform that can support and secure an item or items.

Pallets are excellent shipping resources because they can be easily moved with a forklift or pallet jack. Once they are placed they are unlikely to move by themselves, and their loads are unlikely to shift if properly secured. When a company ships its products on pallets, they trust their reputation and their customers' investment to the pallet materials; if a pallet fails in transit, it can damage or destroy an entire load of products. Many companies still use wooden pallets, which after frequent use can chip and become disassembled. Though some high quality wooden pallet constructions exist, many companies are realizing the benefits of investing in plastic pallets, which are generally superior in terms of durability, susceptibility to pathogenic contamination, resistance to corrosion and heat, lifespan and many other characteristics. Plastic pallets are often more expensive than wooden pallets, but that investment all but guarantees the safe transportation of goods, the long-term reuse of the pallet and fewer investments in new pallets.

Because plastic pallets are non-porous and generally much less hospitable to organisms like E. Coli and Listeria (which have been found in as many as 10% of surveyed wooden pallets in a study conducted by the National Consumers League), they can be exempt from bio-safety checks during customs inspections when shipped internationally. They are impervious to acids, fats, solvents and odors and are resistant to water absorption or the growth of bacteria, infestation, mold and mildew. All of the qualities that plastic pallets boast are possible because of the materials from which they are constructed. Most plastic pallets are made from high-density polyethylene, or HDPE, though other varieties can be made from V-PP, PE, PP or recycled PET plastic. Companies that export products to countries in Europe, Asia and in other markets have to take those markets' standard pallet sizes into consideration when shipping. Many European countries, for example, make use of a different pallet standard called the Euro pallet. The Euro pallet is much smaller than the American standard pallet, and because of recent laws in European countries intended to cut down on packaging waste, it can be costly for European importers to dispose of American pallets. Many exporting companies have adjusted their operations to accommodate this difference.

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