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This page provides supportive research and expertise on the advantages of wood packaging in one-place. This section is intended for members, government decision-makers, end-users, universities and consumers to utilize information on wood pallet design and packaging, and unit-load solutions.

If you cannot locate a topic, try searching our site with a couple key words.



Educational & Marketing Resources

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• Data & Research
• Fire Code Compliance
• Insurance

• ISPM 15

• Issue Briefs

• Markets
• Mold

• Safety

• Standards

• Videos

Fire Code Compliance Manual for Outdoor Storage of Wood Pallets (NWPCA)

The complimentary manual for members and non-members was produced to assist industry in compliance with the new outdoor pallet storage provisions.

Data & Research

Statistics for the wood container and pallet manufacturing are accessible from the US Census Bureau. Industry Snapshot reports identify value of shipments, payrolls, population per establishment, etc, in the US or by state. Enter NAISC Code: 321920 at the U.S. Dataweb website here.

Industry research papers, articles are provided below:


NWPCA provides resources throughout this website on safety. Follow the links for worker safety (OSHA)forkliftfire code. Additional safety resources:

Markets for Pallets & Lumber

NWPCA posts and collects news articles on pallet and lumber markets, supply, and other pertinent information.


NWPCA collects documents and articles on business insurance topics.

ISPM 15 & Export Treatment

NWPCA and the wood packaging industry play a critical role in ensuring ISPM-15 remains the successful and effective program it is today. NWPCA shares critical information at "ISPM 15 & Export Treatment."

Issue Briefs

NWPCA provides issue briefs and resources on government affairs from our Advocacy tab.

Mold & Pallets, Wood Packaging Safety Measures
NWPCA provides resources for industries to have a better understanding and sharing of best practices when it comes to mold prevention (or when it's not mold).

NWPCA shares industry standards, specific wood packaging standards and more.


This section presents videos to widely share with your customers, policymakers and your sales team. 


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