Associations:


  Letter from Ed: End of an Era – Beginning of Something New - Pallet Enterprise founder talks about the importance of fellowship with other Christians in the industry and ways that our staff can foster even more sharing and encouragement in the future.  (2/1/2014)

  Activities in the News - NWPCA Schedules Fall Meetings and Annual Meeting  (9/1/2013)

  Activities in the News: WPA Announces New Slate of Officers - Activities in the News: WPA Announces New Slate of Officers  (3/1/2013)

  Thinking Ahead–Letter from Chaille: First Impressions of the New NWPCA Leader - New NWPCA leader faces challenges, seems to be the right person for the job.   (1/1/2013)

  Jeff McBee to Speak at WPA Meeting in January 2013 - Jeff McBee to Speak at WPA Meeting in January 2013  (12/1/2012)

  NWPCA’s Annual Recycling Meeting Scheduled for October 11-13 - NWPCA’s Annual Recycling Meeting Scheduled for October 11-13  (9/1/2012)

  Pallet Industry Mourns Bruce Scholnick, Industry Warrior - NWPCA President and CEO Bruce Scholnick recently passed away. He is remembered by industry members as someone who fought on Capitol Hill against regulations that could threaten the industry.   (8/1/2012)

  Letter from Ed: End of an Era – Beginning of Something New - Pallet Enterprise founder talks about the importance of fellowship with other Christians in the industry and ways that our staff can foster even more sharing and encouragement in the future.  (2/1/2012)

  NWPCA Elects New Slate of Officers and Board Members - NWPCA Elects New Slate of Officers and Board Members  (10/1/2011)

  Letter from Ed: Pallet Industry Remains Dynamic – Excitement Comes Center Stage - The recent NWPCA annual meeting was abuzz with anticipation concerning issues of interest to our industry. Dr. Brindley shared a historic pallet meeting comparison with the now famous Memphis meeting in the 1990s.  (4/1/2011)

  Canadian Pallet Association Selects Bill Eggertson at New Executive General Manager - Canadian Pallet Association Selects Bill Eggertson at New Executive General Manager  (11/1/2010)

  Innovative Services Available Through Center for Unit Load Design Memberships - Package testing and design services from Center for Unit Load Design provide strategic advantage for leading pallet companies.   (4/1/2010)

  Pallet People - Wester Pallet Association Announces New Officer Slate - Western Pallet Association taps new board of directors including many well-known industry leaders.  (4/1/2010)

  Sobeys’ Henderson to Lead Canadian Pallet Council as Board Chair 2nd Year - Canadian Pallet Council: Brad Henderson of Sobeys is elected to a second term as chairman of the board of the CPC at the organization’s recent annual meeting.  (9/1/2009)

  Pallet Salute: Gordon Hughes – A Friend to Everybody in the Pallet Industry - After over 38 years, Gordon Hughes is stepping down as the leader and voice of the Canadian Wood Pallet and Container Association.  (9/1/2009)

  NHLA Unveils New Logo - New NHLA: World’s largest and oldest hardwood industry association launches new logo and branding focus.  (9/1/2008)

  Leading Trade Associations of the Forest Products Industry - Associations: As a service to subscribers, we publish a list of leading trade organizations with their contact information for easy reference.  (2/1/2008)

  Richmond Expo Set May 16-17 - he East Coast Sawmill and Logging Equipment Exposition will be held May 16-17 in Richmond, Va.  (2/1/2008)

  CWPCA Group Tours Pallet Plants And Supplier in Mid-Atlantic Region - Canadian Wood Pallet and Container Association sponsors tour of pallet plants in the Mid-Atlantic region.  (9/1/2006)

  Canadian Pallet Council Continues Growth - CPC Meets: Members of the Canadian Pallet Council gathered for organization’s 29th annual conference and general meeting; theme was ‘Partners in Progress.’  (8/1/2006)

  NWPCA Annual Meeting Draws a Large Crowd - NWPCA Annual Meeting: Members of the National Wood Pallet and Container Association gather in Florida for annual business session, program and networking opportunities.  (4/1/2006)

  Members of Western Pallet Association Hold Annual Meeting - Western Pallet Assn. Meets: Western Pallet Association enjoys stable growth as members meet in California for annual business session, program and leisure activities.  (4/1/2006)

  Canadian Pallet Council Members Gather to ‘Connect for the Future’ - Members of the Canadian Pallet Council gather for annual meeting; group honors two people with annual awards and elects leadership for the coming year.   (7/1/2005)

  Letter from Ed -- Center for Unit Load Design Expands Scope - In late May, I had the pleasure of attending the preliminary advisory committee meeting for the Center for Unit Load Design. Almost thirty people attended, many of whom will serve on the Center’s initial advisory board, which will probably meet for the first time this fall. Representatives attended from the pallet industry, machinery manufacturers, pallet users, and association leaders. Pallet users included representatives from IBM, P&G, Eastman Chemical, Seimens, and the U.S. Navy.  (7/1/2005)

  NWPCA Annual Meeting: Shared Vision United Goals - Today change would be a good single word to describe both the pallet industry and the NWPCA. Networking at association meetings continues to be one of the most popular characteristics.  (6/1/2005)

  Members of Western Pallet Association Gather in California for Annual Meeting - Regional Trade Organization Growing as Revitalization Efforts Pay Dividends   (3/1/2005)

  NWPCA Recycling Meeting Focuses on Turning Challenges Into Opportunities - Recyclers gather for biennial conference and expo  (11/17/2004)

  NWPCA Begins Regional Meetings - Southwest Regional Conference Slated Nov. 19-21 in Dallas  (11/8/2004)

  Interpal, Cruise Planned for 2005 in Canada - Sixth Interpal-World Pallet Congress Set Aug. 30-Sept. 2 in Victoria, BC  (11/8/2004)

  NA 2004 Draws Global Visitors, 400 Exhibitors - ProMat Coming Up Jan. 10-13 in Chicago  (11/8/2004)

  British Group Backs New Test Standard - 1989 Standard Considered Too Rigorous, Revised  (11/8/2004)

  Wood Container Technology Coalition Program - A Little Different but Very Valuable  (8/1/2004)

  Pallet Industry Continues to Adjust to Change - NWPCA Annual Meeting Focuses on Important Issues  (5/3/2004)

  NWPCA Must Grow By Involving More People, Says New Chair - Enterprise Interview: Pat Sherry, NWPCA Chairman   (5/1/2004)

  Canadian Pallet Council Rebounds; Membership and Market Share Up - New Web-Based Pallet and Container Tracking Software Much More Advanced   (4/5/2004)

  Canadian Pallet Association Gathers for Annual Meeting; - U. S. Program Smooths Way for Border Shipments During Alerts  (9/2/2003)

  Canadian Pallet Council Meeting Highlights Strategic Initiatives - Members of Canadian Pallet Council gather for annual meeting and get a look at new Web-based computer software for managing pallets and containers.  (7/1/2003)

  Western Pallet Assn. Has Winning Blend of Business and Pleasure - Group Continues Informative Program Coupled with Leisure  (3/1/2003)

  NWPCA Leader Keen on Increasing Members’Role in Governing - A Pallet Enterprise Interview  (2/3/2003)

  NWPCA Recycling Meeting Earns High Marks, Covers Hot Topics - Conference Offered Strong Program, Legal Insights into CHEP  (12/2/2002)

  CWPCA/ACMPC Western Meeting: Pallet Group Hooks Onto Big Ones at April Point - Canadian Pallet Trade Group Holds Regional Gathering in B.C.  (12/2/2002)

  Wood Container Technology Coalition — Part II - Wood Containers Plan for Tomorrow  (10/1/2002)

  Give Back to the Pallet Industry; It Is Much Easier Than You Think - Pallet Foundation Provides a Way to Make a Positive Impact, Continue Important Research  (9/3/2002)

  CPC, Still Focused on Quality, Costs, ‘Stands Proud and Stable’ - CPC still seems to be putting up numbers like an organization that plans on continuing to provide effective competition to CHEP.  (6/26/2002)

  Western Pallet Association Annual Meeting - Like Napa Valley Wine, Association Improves with Age  (6/4/2002)

  Pallet Summit Drew Solid Interest In Spite of 9/11 - Networking Is Strong Element of This Year's NWPCA Event  (12/1/2001)

  New NWPCA Chair Focuses on Providing Members Information - New NWPCA Chair: Pallet Enterprise interviews Monte Lewis, president of Preferred Pallets in Cookeville, Tenn., who recently was elected chairman of the board of directors of the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association.  (5/1/2001)

  NWPCA Leadership Conference Focus on Change - NWPCA Meeting: An executive summary of the latest ideas and topics discussed by industry leaders at the NWPCA's annual meeting; story also covers new officers and changes at the NWPCA.  (4/1/2001)

  NWPCA to Focus on Customers In Delivering Value to Members - NWPCA Vision: Leadership of the National Wooden Pallet & Container Association approves blueprint for progress in the face of dynamic change in the industry and economy.  (2/1/2001)

  Pallet Recycling Continues Its Growth and Significance - NWPCA Recyclers: Pallet recyclers gather for annual NWPCA Recycling Seminar, Exposition and Plant Tour to share information and visit L&R Pallet Services.  (2/1/2001)

  Recyclers Move to Reduce Nails in Repair Standard - National Wooden Pallet and Container Association’s Recycling Council moves to change standard related to number of fasteners for pallet repairs.  (8/1/2000)

  Atlanta Recyclers Form Association - Association of pallet recycling companies in the Atlanta area hopes recyclers in other states will follow their example and form local or state groups.  (8/1/2000)

  Letter from Ed - Is Bruce the Man? - Bruce Scholnick becomes only the fourth person to hold the position of NWPCA president in over 50 years.  (7/1/2000)

  NWPCA Names New President/CEO - National Wooden Pallet and Container Association names veteran of glass packaging industry and association management as its new president and CEO.  (5/1/2000)

  Associations - Directory of major trade associations, including forest product trade groups, pallet organizations, and others.  (2/1/2000)

  Successful Pallet Summit Helps Industry Leaders Find Their Own Winning Formula - Pallet Summit: This important pallet meeting was packed with useful information and networking opportunities. Read some of the meeting highlights here.  (12/1/1999)

  Letter From Ed - Take Me to Your Leader - PE publisher presents characteristics that are desirable for the new NWPCA president.   (12/1/1999)

  Reusable Pallet and Container Coalition Holds First Meeting - Wal-Mart executive addresses first annual meeting of the new Reusable Pallet & Container Coalition; he forecasts explosive growth for RPCs.  (11/1/1999)

  Latest CPC Interest in U.S. Could Launch New Episode - Rick LeBlanc's Markets in Transition  (10/1/1999)

  An Industry with a Future and a City with a History - Annual meeting of CWPCA is full program  (10/1/1999)

  New President’s Focus On Defining NWPCA, Accreditation Initiative - Enterprise Interview: The Enterprise interviews Joe McKinney, newly elected chairman of the governing board of the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association  (6/1/1999)