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Close-up side view of a string pallet showing the end of a wooden stringer and two deck boards.

The Impact of Deck Board Thickness and Density in New Pallet Manufacturing

Deck boards are the wooden (flat) boards that comprise the top and bottom of a wooden pallet. They are usually fastened to the wooden stringers using heavy duty industrial nails. Deck boards serve as the primary support for products being shipped on pallets. Because the importance deck boards play in the pallet’s composition and unit ...
Bernie & Mitchell Kamps with Kevin Bailey

Kamps Announces Executive Team Changes

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, Jan 4, 2024 – Kamps, Inc. (“The Company”), a portfolio company of Freeman Spogli & Co. and one of the nation’s largest pallet companies, is pleased to announce three executive role changes - effective immediately. Mitchell Kamps, 28-year veteran of the company, will be promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Kevin Bailey, ...
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EU Proposal for Packaging | Everything You Need to Know

In November 2022, the European Commission proposed a new legislation called the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). The PPWR’s rules apply to all packaging placed on the EU market - including transport packaging such as wooden pallets. Outline of the Orginal PPWR for the proposal The goal of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation ...
Automotive Case Study - Car manufacturing plant

Recycled Pallets Offer Millions in Cost-Savings

Subject of Case Study: Global Automotive Manufacturers The Case Study: This case study highlights the impact Kamps’ expertise, resources, and innovative spirit can have on even the most complex supply chains to bring about cost savings, time savings, and increase transparency. This case study highlights Kamps’ comprehensive approach to pallet solutions. The analysis and problem-solving ...
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Kamps EcoVadis Score: Our Sustainability Rating

Kamps is pleased to be an EcoVadis partner, the world’s most trusted business sustainability rating platform. Our partnership with EcoVadis helps us manage our Corporate Social risk and compliance and meet corporate sustainability goals. Kamps and/or our subsidiaries have been partnered with EcoVadis since 2021 – showcasing our long-term dedication to sustainability and transparency.   ...
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