On May 18, 2015, “as the light was fading at the end of a bitterly cold day,” zoologist Tony Martin dropped his last rat bait pellet onto a peninsula at the western tip of an island near the South Pole. “We had finished. We had really finished,” Martin wrote in his final transmission. It was the […]
Production Supervisor – Full-time with Benefits Location: Amsterdam, NY Click Here to email a resume or Click Here to fill complete online application Join a team within a growing, dynamic manufacturing company, who strives to be the #1 industrial recycling company in the great Northeast. Power Pallet Recycling Center is one of the largest recycling companies in […]
This is the third article of a five-part series on industrial energy efficiency. This month we cover Part Three of the series: Weeknight Setbacks. This is the practice of reducing or eliminating an industrial facility’s energy usage during weeknight off-periods. Energy is complex. With so many moving pieces, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to improve efficiency. […]
In 2010, police in Dubai intercepted a container from a Liberian-registered ship that had originated from Pakistan. Suspecting narcotics smuggling, they searched the container’s cargo—heavy bags of iron filings—but found nothing. Almost as an afterthought, they then decided to check the pallets on which the bags had rested. Inside each pallet was a hollowed-out section containing 500 to […]
Power Pallet Recycling Center, located in Amsterdam, NY, is hiring full-time production team members. This is an hourly position with benefits available. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, and some occasional Saturdays, with two different shifts available. 1st shift is 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 2nd shift is 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Overtime work is possible at times.
Did you ever wonder why wood pallets are heat treated? What’s the purpose of the heat treatment, and when did it all begin?
Help Wanted – CDL Class A Truck Drivers for both Regional & local positions. Full-time drivers are eligible for benefits. Casual “on call” Class A Commercial Truck Drivers positions are also available. Location: Amsterdam, NY
Remarkably, plastic can be made by simply polymerizing air pollution. Introducing Newlight Technologies Newlight Technologies, founded in 2003, is a company that began by posing the simple question: “Why not use greenhouse gas emissions as a resource to make materials?” Per Mark Herrema, company co-counder and CEO, “After a decade of research, Newlight discovered how to combine greenhouse […]
Just outside the small central Chilean city of Curacaví, situated between the hills of a coastal mountain range, sits a most unusual dwelling. Built in 2009 as a concept project for construction company Infiniski, this home is primarily comprised of three large shipping containers and numerous wooden pallets. Dubbed the “Manifesto House,” the house is a modular and eco-efficient structure designed by Jaime […]
Smart pallets are revolutionizing the way we work with our supply chains and move product. What Is a Smart Pallet? With smart pallets, a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) microchip is placed inside the central plank of the pallet, for purposes of collecting information in real time. Smart pallets offer a solution for product tracking, asset tracking, and […]