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Gold Level Members:


National Wooden Pallet and Container Association


National Wooden Pallet
& Container Association

The National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA) is the largest organization of packaging professionals in the world – with more than 670 company members in 28 countries who manufacture, repair and distribute pallets and wood packaging in unit-load solutions, or who supply products and services to the industry.

Our mission is to provide an environment for our members to succeed while promoting the wood pallet and wood packaging industry.

Kristen DeLack

Kristen DeLack

Kristen DeLack
Structural Engineer

CHEP, A Brambles Co.



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.  CHEP offers a wide range of logistics and operational platforms and support services that are designed to increase performance and lower risk while improving environmental sustainability.

CHEP’s 11,500-plus employees and more than 275 million pallets and containers deliver comprehensive coverage and exceptional value, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch points for global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco, Kellogg’s and Nestle.

Paul Melia

paul melia

Paul Melia
Director, Global Materials Technology


Silver Level Members:


Litco International, Inc.


Litco International, Inc.

Litco was established in 1962 and is the exclusive source of the Inca brand of Engineered Molded Wood pallet solutions for one-way domestic and export shipping. Litco’s pallets are designed to outperform conventional types of products and reduce supply chain costs. They also reduce the environmental impact of distribution packaging because they are certified sustainable by McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) and meet the requirements of the USDA BioPreferred program.

Gary Sharon


Gary Sharon
Executive Vice President

White and Company, LLC.

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White and Company, LLC

White & Company LLC is an innovative consulting and software development firm with over 35 years of academic and industrial experience in packaging and materials handling.  Consulting services focus on unit load optimization and creating new supply chains efficiencies.  Sophisticated CAD software includes Best Load™ for unit load design and structural analysis and Best Pallet™ for pallet design and structural analysis. Both of which are available for annual lease.

Marshall S. White

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Neopal, LLC.


Neopal LLC

Created in 1999 to deliver a higher level of performance, unequalled product quality, & exceptional client service, Neopal has grown to become one of the largest & most advanced pallet manufacturers in the U.S. Committed to continually raising the bar, Neopal serves a range of industries seeking dependability & product consistency. Neopal is dedicated to working closely with clients to design & implement solutions achieving the highest possible value and performance in shipping platforms.

Jeff Krug


Jeff Krug

Monoflo International


Monoflo International.

For over forty years, Monoflo has been driven to provide the most efficient and highest performing reusable transport packaging for businesses.  From design to manufacture, and from management to logistics, the constant leveraging of technology brings repeated value and performance.  Monoflo’s injection molded container, trays, pallets and totes are being used by leading companies in the Distribution, Durable Manufacturing, Food and Beverage and System Integration (AS/RS) channels. 

Ben Waterman


Ben Waterman
Business Development

Universal Forest Products, Inc.


UFP Packaging

UFP Packaging is the leading North American total packaging solutions provider. We leverage advanced materials and industry-leading engineering. Our offerings include custom pallets, crates, skids, lumber, corrugated, labels, films, OEM components, and more. We have more than 90 facilities worldwide in countries like Canada, Mexico, Spain, India, and Australia. This global presence allows us to meet the needs of regional, national, and global customers alike.

Jacob Stevens
Regional Design Manager

PTM Molding



PTM has over 35 years of expterience manufacturing plastic products and providing customized solutions that are tailored to meet individual needs for our customers. PTM is one of Mexico's largest plastic recycling companies and has a recycling line that can process over two tons of materials per hour. PTM integrates recycled materials into many of their products, preserving resin properties while enhancing quality.

Jose A. Fernandez-Garza

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Jose A. Fernandez-Garza
General Manager

Orbis Corporation



Celebrating its 25th year in 2021, ORBIS, powered by Menasha Corporation, is built on more than 170 years of material handling expertise. ORBIS helps world-class customers move their product faster, safer, and more cost-effectively with reusable totes, pallets, containers, dunnage, and racks. ORBIS experts analyze customers’ systems, design a solution, and execute a reusable packaging program for long-term cost savings and sustainability. ORBIS helps customers reduce their overall environmental impact. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to a better world for future generations. Headquartered in Oconomowoc, ORBIS has more than 3,000 employees and 55 locations throughout North America and Europe.

Bob Nussbaum

Bob Nussbaum

Robert Nussbaum
Director New Product Development


Bronze Level Members:


Nelson Company



Every packaging system has room for improvement. Nelson Technical Center finds it. Nelson offers a comprehensive program for the design, supply and recovery of wooden pallets, plastic pallets, crates, and packaging.

Polymer Solutions International


Polymer Solutions International, Inc.

Polymer Solutions International Inc. is a leader in manufacturing and selling material handling products. We specialize in designing innovative solutions that help improve supply chains, reduce costs, and protect products and equipment.