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Our Core Values

Integrity: Dependable Does the right thing Always treats others with respect Positive Attitude: Enjoys being here (at least most of the time) Can Do Attitude Helpful Team Player: Understanding team success is their own success Adaptable: Will fill in where needed...

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Wood Pallet Design: The Key to Safe and Secure Shipments

In the United States alone, it's estimated that 1.9 billion pallets are hard at work each day. Essential to supply chains, these unassuming platforms are busy transporting everything from your morning coffee to the high-tech components that help lift rockets into...

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Decoding Pallet and Crate Industry Terminology

Wood is the preferred packaging material globally due to its most sustainable manufacturing materials. If you’re new to the pallet and crate industry, it can be a challenge to make sense of words you’ve likely never heard before. To help, we’ve compiled a list to help...

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Mike Pennenberg

Milo’s positivity, kindness and humility will always leave you with a positive taste in your mouth.  Mike has been working for FVWP since 10/31/1988.  He is our most tenured employee.  Mike is a skilled operator responsible for running high throughput pallet machine....

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Hoping for a Better 2021

Changing the Narrative of our Nation's Political Divide   How did we get here? I think we are all culpable to some degree. We consume social media to what suits our political view. We don't bother to see the other sides position & rather ingest everything...

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Brian Pennenberg

Teacher, Trainer, Leader As we begin to add blogs to our site, I'd like to dedicate a series of writings celebrating our employees. The gentleman photographed to the right is Brian Pennenberg. Brian is married and lives in Greenleaf, WI. His wife's name is Mary. Brian...

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Designing for Success

Designing a cost effective crate that checks all the boxes (excuse the pun) is both challenging and rewarding. Strategic placement of cross members to adequately support our customers precious cargo is the first thing I consider. Next is getting an understanding of...

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