SOURCE: Millwood, Inc.

November 28, 2007 16:40 ET

Millwood, Inc. Announces Expansion Into Southern Regions of the U.S. With the Opening of New Nashville Plant

Manufacturing Site, Part of Growing Network of Wood Pallets and 3PL Warehousing Facilities

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - November 28, 2007) - Millwood, Inc., a Girard, Ohio-based industry leader and innovator of unit load and packaging products and services, is proud to announce the opening of their Nashville (La Vergne), Tennessee facility, part of their beginning expansion efforts into the Southern Regions of the U.S.

Millwood operates both sawmills and 22 manufacturing and recycling facilities throughout the United States, providing a complete line of new, reconditioned and recycled pallets to its customers. The new Nashville facility will focus on wood pallets and third party logistics (3PL) warehousing operations. The Nashville facility will further enhance Millwood's wide range of services which have earned the company a "one-stop connection" reputation for pallet management, packaging and logistics solutions. Ron Ringness, Executive V.P., Sales, Marketing & Technology, states, "By combining recycled and new pallets with 3PL Warehousing Services and our technologies related business, we will create the new Millwood model providing a single source solution to customers' packaging and material handling requirements."

Dave Scala, Senior Manager for Warehouse and Logistics Development, further states, "This facility is one of the few, if not only, whitewood Class A pallet storage space operations in the nation. It will provide our customers with some of the most advanced pallet production and warehousing operations available in the market."

The 117,000-square-foot facility, located in Prologis Park, is managed by Jimmy French, plant manager, and will employ over twenty highly trained individuals who will enhance Millwood's growing presence in the unit load and packaging materials and services industry. Chip Trebilcock, President of Millwood, states, "This new facility demonstrates Millwood's growing dedication to providing superior products and is certain to be a true asset to businesses both locally and nationwide, seeking to fulfill pallet and warehousing needs."

Millwood Incorporated is a worldwide industry leader and innovator of unit load and packaging systems, materials and services as well as a leading supplier of new, used and reconditioned pallets. Both small-to-midsize businesses and Fortune 500 companies have relied on Millwood's pallet management expertise, material handling solutions and logistics services to provide strategic sourcing initiatives for over 40 years.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Mr. Ron Ringness
    Executive V.P. of Sales, Marketing & Technology
    Millwood, Inc.

    Media contact:
    Katie Flemming
    Marketing Programs Coordinator
    Hilty Moore & Associates, LLC