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When Standard Sizes Just Don’t Fit: Custom Pallets!

When Standard Sizes Just Don’t Fit:


Custom Plastic Pallets!

By now you know about molded plastic pallets in all their forms (nestable, stackable, and rackable) and functions (export shipping, closed-loop use, racking, etc.). Quite often however, a need arises for a plastic pallet that is not available in a standard molded size. Constructing a pallet mold is cost prohibitive for most of our customers. Fortunately, custom plastic pallets have been available from Plastic Pallet & Container for more than 20 years, and there have been some positive advances over that time. Continue reading When Standard Sizes Just Don’t Fit: Custom Pallets!

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Rackable Plastic Pallet Attributes

rackable palletAttributes of Rackable Plastic Pallets

Rackable plastic pallets, unlike nestable pallets and stackable pallets, have 2 primary attributes: intended racking type and rackable load capacity. Rackable load capacity is simply how much weight the pallet can hold when placed in a rack. The type of rack used can have a major impact on pallet performance.

Continue reading Rackable Plastic Pallet Attributes

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Stackable Pallet Attributes

Stackable Pallet Attributes

All rackable pallets are stackable, but not all stackable pallets are rackable.

Probably the biggest misconception when looking at a stackable pallet is that it is the same as a rackable pallet. This confusion may stem from the fact that all rackable pallets are stackable but not all stackable pallets are rackable. Continue reading Stackable Pallet Attributes

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Nestable Plastic Pallets Attributes

In our last post we discussed the three different styles of plastic pallets: nestable, rackable, and stackable. In today’s post we will explore the attributes of nestable plastic pallets, which are typically made utilizing a nine leg design with nine corresponding recesses in the top deck of the pallet to accommodate the feet of the next pallet allowing them to “nest” together when empty. Continue reading Nestable Plastic Pallets Attributes

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Are All Plastic Pallets the Same?

Are all plastic pallets the same?

In a word: “no.”

Different Pallets for Different Applications

are all plastic pallets the same Plastic pallets are typically made using a mold that has been custom-designed for a specific application, and they typically are made for a specific application or purpose. Plastic pallets generally fall into one of three categories, Nestable, Stackable, or Rackable. Identifying the right pallet for your job is the necessary first step to taking advantage of all plastic pallets have to offer. Do it right and realize a return on your investment; do it wrong and waste time, money, product, and maybe customers. Continue reading Are All Plastic Pallets the Same?

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Custom Containers Available

Custom Containers are available to fit your specific requirements when standard bin or containers sizes do not match up with the needs of the application.  Through cut and weld technology we can increase or decrease the height, length and width of the container as well as add features such as stackable casters, drop doors, drain plugs and removable walls.  Call us today to see what we can do for you.


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Custom Plastic Pallets for Specialty Applications

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custom plastic pallet mattressCustom Plastic Pallets in PVC or Plastic Lumber

Plastic Pallet & Container offers custom plastic pallets in any size for specialty applications. Mattress manufacturers and distributors benefit from the naturally fire resistant PVC plastic pallet that can be built to meet the unique footprint requirements of various mattress sizes.

Plastic Lumber Pallets are also available for applications requiring a more robust custom plastic pallet. Like PVC, Plastic Lumber can be used to construct a plastic pallet to fit the unique requirements of any industry, such as tire manufacturers and steel coil producers.


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Warehouse Products for Improved Safety and Visibility

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The Warehouse Products below can enhance safety conditions for Employees and Customers.

Plastic Pallet and Container offers more than a wide range of reusable shipping products like nestable, stackable, and rackable pallets, and plastic bulk bins and totes. We also offer a comprehensive set of warehouse products for added safety and visibility in and around the warehouse.

bollard covers

Bollard Covers are available in a range of standard colors, with custom colors also available. Flexible Bollards and temporary bollards may be a good fit for high traffic applications and special events.


Clearance GuardParking BlocksClearance Guards are available from Plastic Pallet and Container to improve vehicle safety in the warehouse and garage, while Plastic Speed Bumps, Column Protectors, and Parking Blocks improve safety in the parking lot.

Perhaps we should consider changing our name to Plastic Pallet & Container & Bollard Covers & Clearance Guards & Speed Bumps & Column Protectors & Parking Blocks. It’s got a nice ring to it.

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Featured Product – Refurbished Containers

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Plastic Pallet & Container is pleased to offer used and refurbished containers to save on cost when factory fresh containers are not required. Our reconditioned containers are inspected, cleaned and repaired (if necessary), and missing parts are replaced. They are guaranteed against defect, although color variations and cosmetic imperfections should be expected. A wide range of sizes are available. Contact our sales team today for price and availability.

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Video: Heavy Duty Plastic Pallet

Heavy Duty Plastic Pallet

The punishment these pallets are put through in the video below graphically shows just how tough a heavy duty plastic pallet can be!

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