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Quick Recap About Pros and Cons of Using Wooden Pallets

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There are instruments provided by various organisations involved in the woodworking and inspection industries that can make this an easy task for individuals within your organisation working with the pallets, crates, or dunnage intended for export of your organisation. You can find them by searching for a “bark measurement tool.” online. Click more info here. While I have your attention, other important questions that usually come up regarding the subject of WPM export restrictions are sampled here – but please do not hesitate to contact me directly if I can be of further assistance. One of several International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures adopted by the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures Guidelines for the Regulation of Wood Packaging Materials in International Trade (ISPM15). The IPPC is an international treaty to ensure action to prevent the spread and introduction of pests from plants and plant products Wood packaging material or WPM is also referred to as Non-Manufactured Wood Packing (NMWP), Solid Wood Packing Material (SWPM) – hardwood and softwood packaging other than that consisting entirely of wood-based products such as plywood, particle board, oriented strand board, veneer, wood wool, etc. that have been manufactured using glue, heat and pressure or a combination thereof used to support, protect, protect Pallets, crates, containers, boxes, reels, drums, and dunnage are just some of the WPM examples. Another tricky part of the standard is that it is still necessary to treat and label any WPM comprised of exempt BUT materials combined with solid wood components. So, if all that is shown on your crate is plywood, it doesn’t matter – if there are lumber parts (a frame) inside the assembly, then you need to handle and properly stamp the assembly in order to avoid expensive shipment problems (quarantines).

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