Making loads "palletable"
Uniform Standard for Wood Pallets that offers users and suppliers a common language to discuss quality has been adopted by ANSI. It can be used as a baseline to define what constitutes a safe, reliable pallet.
Uniform Standard for Wood Pallets that offers users and suppliers a common language to discuss quality has been adopted by ANSI. It can be used as a baseline to define what constitutes a safe, reliable pallet. By specifying that pallets must meet or exceed the standard, users can be sure they are communicating a solid set of recognized requirements.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey