6 Key Lean Manufacturing Principles

Did you know that most lean manufacturing concepts were developed from the philosophies of Benjamin Franklin? In his 1758 essay, “The Way to Wealth,” Franklin stated the following: You call them goods; but, if you do not take care, they will prove evils to some of you. You expect they will be sold cheap, and, perhaps, […]

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Now Hiring: Full-Time Safety Assistant

Safety Assistant

Safety Assistant – Full-Time with Benefits Location:  Amsterdam, NY Click Here to email a resume or Click Here to complete an 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 […]

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Energy Efficiency: Battling Start-Up Spikes

This is the fourth article of a five-part series on industrial energy efficiency. This month we cover Part Four of the series: Start-Up Spikes. This occurs whenever energy-consuming equipment and systems are started simultaneously. Start-up spikes are an all-too-common occurrence in most manufacturing and distribution facilities. When energy-hogging equipment is started up at the beginning of a shift, it can […]

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How New Green Packaging Is Saving Endangered Species

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 […]

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Now Hiring: Production Supervisor

Female Manufacturing Supervisor

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 […]

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Energy Efficiency: Are Weeknight Setbacks Worth the Trouble?

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. […]

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The Humble Pallet…Where Would We Be Without It?

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 […]

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Now Hiring: Production Team Member, Full-Time with Benefits

Production team

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.

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