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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REVERSE DISTRIBUTION

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PPC or Pace Pallet Collection is all about “reverse distribution”. Pace Pallet Services has a fleet of trucks which cover the whole Sydney area and recover discarded and damaged stocks of timber pallets and take them to the Wetherill Park-based workshop area for repairs (PPR). When pallets and crates are beyond repair they still have […]

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THE CIRCLE OF LIFE

Ever wondered what happens to timber pallets and crates when they are damaged beyond repair? Our Pace Pallets Waste (PPW) service collects tired, old standard pallets from all over Sydney and gets them recycled. The timber is shredded and used as bedding for animals – chicken and egg farmers really like it – and it […]

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