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The Rise in Popularity of Industrial Furniture

In recent times, there has been an increasing trend in industrial furniture. It seems that society has gone ‘back to basics’ when it comes to furnishing  one’s home or commercial space, with people preferring simplicity and functionality over extravagance and style. This minimalistic movement has seen furniture being stripped back, where it is now popular […]

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Vivid Sydney is back

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It was great to be a part of the Vivid Sydney Festival back in 2012. Our pallets have never received such attention. Im looking forward to seeing the new attractions this year. You can read up about our involvement here.newsletters/july-2012/

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AUSTRALIAN HARDWOOD: SO TOUGH.

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Maybe you’ve driven through the country and seen an old hardwood timber bridge still being used or the remains of a davit over a long-abandoned mine shaft? They are testament to the amazing strength and durability of the 20 or so types of Australian hardwood timber. Hardwood has incredible strength due to its denseness and […]

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STRENGTH V COST

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You want an extra-tough pallet designed for heavy products which range in length from 6-11 metres, and you have a set budget. This is a typical challenge presented to Pace Pallet Services and one which we happily met after having received a request from our sheet metal customer. To keep the cost down meant relying […]

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PALLET TECHNOLOGY

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Don’t think for a moment that our industry is without innovation and online technology. And we’re not talking about the CAD design of custom pallets, skids and crates. Pace Pallet Services has developed a revolutionary holistic system which is radically changing the way companies use their pallets and crates. The combination of on-site services as […]

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The Basics about Timber Boxes and Crates.

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Using the correct packaging terms can be important, when discussing about your requirements. Box dimensions are quoted as the internal dimensions of the box in the following sequence: first the length, as the longest dimension of the opening, followed by the shortest dimension of the opening (width), and the dimension from the top of the […]

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BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

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We call it a hybrid pallet because it features both pine and hardwood timber. The premium hardwood is attached to the pine bearers to produce pallets capable of accepting heavier loads than all-pine can. During the assembly of the pallet we skew the nails a certain way so that they penetrate deeper into the hardwood […]

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A LOOOOONG STORY.

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Our Sheet Metal customer needed heavy duty pallets to carry loads which varied a lot in length and weight – from 6 metres in length to more than 11. The loads of steel products used for rail carriages weighed up to 2 tonnes and were shipped all the way to Western Australia. Pace Pallet Services created special “Extreme Oversize” timber pallets […]

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EXCLUSIVE SOFTWARE MAKES LIFE EVEN EASIER

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Our Pace Pallet Management (PPM) customers are able to order quantities of timber pallets and crates using a software package which we developed. The dashboard shows stock levels and locations of stock. They instantly know if they have enough timber pallets available to cope with fluctuating orders. Each type of pallet and crate is coded […]

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THE GREEN FRIENDLY CHOICE

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VELCRO® Brand LOGISTRAPS® are a smart alternative to Shrinkwrap. By attaching the self-gripping tape around the top row of cartons the whole pallet load is prevented from collapsing or spilling. The re-usable straps maintain tension and don’t cut into the corners of cardboard boxes. At the same time, VELCRO® Brand LOGISTRAPS® can be applied to […]

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