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Forklift Safety During The Winter

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Many jobs within the pallet industry become harder to perform in the cold and inclement weather winter is known for, but forklift operating can be especially challenging. Thus, it is important for management to repeat and re-acquaint staff with safety measures when the cold and snowy weather hits. What are the specific challenges forklift operators…

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Common Myths About Forests And Lumber

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Companies that rely on products harvested by the lumber industry continually face criticism for perceived bad environmental practices. But do the construction, flooring, and pallet industries contribute to deforestation or the degradation of wooded areas and other ecosystems?   Here are two questions we routinely hear about lumbering and the manufacturing of lumber-based products: Doesn’t…

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Pallets are Being Reclaimed to Make Modern Lifestyle Products

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The simple product that revolutionized shipping and makes much of our modern lifestyle possible – is now more than a pallet for many gardeners, artists, and builders. It’s a starting point for an endless array of ideas and projects. You’ve probably heard of using pallets for backyard or patio gardening. The spaces between the pallet…

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The Importance of Calculating Per-Pallet Cost

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Any successful pallet business must keep a careful eye on the bottom line, calculating a per-pallet cost to remain competitive. Kamps is no exception. Our company continues to identify key performance indicators and measure precise costs in economies with rapidly fluctuating prices, including the costs of: Labor Supervision Lumber Fuel Equipment Machine costs Rent and…

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Kamps is Expanding its Indianapolis Operations to a Second Facility

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Kamps is pleased to announce an expansion of our Indianapolis operations to a second facility this month! With the growth of our customer base, and the addition of some new key accounts, the current Indianapolis facility has been bursting at the seams for the last 12 months. Kamps has a great team in this geographical…

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