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A Guide to GMA Pallet Grades and Specifications

Grocery stores, distribution centers and manufacturing plants all use pallets to handle food and beverages. To ensure moving products between locations is fast and easy, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has established a set of standardized guidelines for all food industry pallets. These guidelines contain detailed dimensions and specifications, as well as quality classification parameters. […]

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Plastic Pallet Industry Trends and Statistics

Plastic pallets offer several advantages over their wooden or metal counterparts. They are lightweight, easy to clean and affordable — for these reasons and more, the past few years have seen their adoption in an increasing number of applications. All indicators suggest that this trend will continue. Future Growth of Plastic Pallets A recent report […]

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A Brief Introduction to Pallet Washing

Pallets are used every day in warehousing, material handling and retail operations. Given the frequency with which they come into direct contact with your products, it’s worth thinking about how clean they are. Pallet washing is an important safety consideration in any operation that handles food or requires sanitary conditions. It’s also just good business, […]

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How Automation Improves Warehousing and Material Handling

As a business owner, making selective investments in new technology is key to growth. Automated material handling systems have been around for some time — so why make the switch now? Today’s automated systems are more sophisticated than ever before. In this article, we look at some of the ways they can streamline your business, […]

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Polymer Solutions International’s New Nestable Distribution Pallet Delivers Enhanced Benefits, Keeps Focus on Cost Reduction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  October 16, 2017   CONTACT INFORMATION Polymer Solutions International, Inc. 610-325-7500 – info@prostack.com ; Ryan Overcash – Material Handling Sales – rovercash@prostack.com  Plastic pallet improvements include stretch film anchors, anti-slip protection and superior stiffness to better ensure worker safety and product protection   Newtown Square, PA: When Polymer Solutions International (PSI) decided […]

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What Does Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods Mean for the Grocery Industry?

Summary Bringing Online Grocery Delivery Full Circle The End of Instacart? The Ascension of AmazonFresh? Amazon Dash Wand The “Amazon Life Bundle” Expansion of Organic and Grass-Fed Meats How Does the Rest of the Grocery Industry Respond? If you follow the grocery industry, by now you have surely heard of the blockbuster Amazon and Whole […]

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PACK Expo 2017

Polymer Solutions International to Exhibit & Feature Innovative products at Pack Expo 2017 in Las Vegas Schedule a 15 minute meeting now with our staff and get a FREE SignalVault Card($15 Value) as Featured on Shark Tank. Click on the button below to Schedule your Appointment.     Schedule an Appointment   Polymer Solutions International […]

PSI to Exhibit at ProMat 2017

  Polymer Solutions will be exhibiting at the ProMat show April 3rd – 6th 2017 in Chicago, IL ! BOOTH  – S3618 PSI will be showcasing the full product line of material handling products servicing the Food, Pharmaceutical, Retail Industries and beyond! Come by to see the NSF Independently Certified ProGenic – Market leading one […]

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Flint Michigan Tap Water Crisis

Summary Lessons Learned From the Flint Water Crisis Is Bottled Water Safer to Drink Than Tap Water? Trust Polymer Solutions International Timeline of Flint Michigan Water Crisis Flint Michigan’s struggle didn’t begin in 2014 when city officials discontinued using  Detroit’s water system and began sourcing public water from the Flint River as a cost-saving measure. […]

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Guide to FSMA Sanitary Food Transportation Rules

Make Plastic Pallets Your Secret Weapon in the Battle for Sanitary Shipping Recent government legislation has changed the standards for sanitary shipping. Since the passing of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), hygiene in the food transportation industry will undergo an overhaul. FSMA represents the biggest series of […]

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