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Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design

The Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design

The Pallet Lab

the pallet lab

 

Our vision is to be the hub of packaging innovation
where researchers, students, and industry professionals
work together to improve the efficiency of the supply chain.

 

Member Spotlight:

CHEP Logo

CHEP is a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing, and retail sectors in more than 60 countries.

Student Spotlight:

Nicolas Navarro

Mary Paz Alvarez

Mary Paz Alvarez, Graduate Student

Mary will conduct research to investigate the interaction between pails, drums, and pallets. This research will investigate the potential load bridging and unique stress distribution caused by pails and drums, and also explores how a pallet affects the strength of pails/drums; this could offer significant cost reductions to the industry.

 

Center Members:

CHEP

CHEP

NWPCA

NWPCA

PTM

PTM

Monoflo

Monoflo

Litco

Litco

White and Co

White and Co

Neopal

Neopal

UFPI

UFPI