Wood Container and Pallet Manufacturers

Wood Container and Pallet Manufacturers

Overview

The 2,300 wood container and pallet manufacturers in the US produce pallets, shipping crates and cases, barrels, wooden boxes, casks, and parts for wood pallets and containers. Wood pallets used for shipping is the largest product category. Companies produce new wood pallets from raw lumber or recycled wood. Companies also repair and resell used wood pallets. Wood waste from the production process, along with used pallets that cannot be repaired, are typically ground up and sold as mulch, animal bedding, or wood shavings.

Raw Material Cost and Availability

Wood container and pallet manufacturers purchase industrial lumber from saw mills for production of new products.

Pallet Pooling Or Rental

In order to reduce costs and focus on their core business, some customers are opting to rent, rather than own, pallets.