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Litco International Inc. Company Profile

Litco International Inc., based in Vienna, Ohio, is North America’s leading source of presswood pallets. Made from pre- and post-consumer wood chips in a patented molding process, presswood pallets offer shippers a number of advantages over traditional wood pallets, including lower cost and lower weight. Litco also provides plastic pallets and a variety of other shipping products, including separator boards, core plugs, dunnage bags and void fill, as well as pallet management, leasing and other services. Litco was established in 1962 and ships from facilities in Warren, Ohio; Wellford, S.C.; Dover, Ohio; and Sardis, Miss.

News from Litco International Inc.:

Litco International Announces Addition of Core Plug Sizes, with Seven Diameters Providing the Ultimate in Flexibility for Roll Protection

New tooling expands choices for paper, film and foil manufacturers and converters
VIENNA, Ohio, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Litco International is offering new sizes of molded wood (presswood) core protection plugs to manufacturers and converters of paper, plastic film and metallic foils…

High Visibility Pink Supply Chain Plastic Pallets Available from Litco International

USDA and FDA-approved pallets offer theft deterrence; benefit breast cancer awareness
VIENNA, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Plastic pallets are often utilized in closed loop supply chain networks due to their rugged yet light-weight construction and extended service lives, but these…

Litco’s New 48″ x 45″ Presswood Automotive Pallet is Cost-Effective Alternative to Plastic

VIENNA, Ohio, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Litco International, Inc., North America’s leading source of Inca® presswood pallets, today announced the launch of nesting 48″ x 45″ automotive pallets. This new product offering is specifically designed to meet the needs of T…

Pharmaceutical, Food Companies Find Presswood Pallet Ideal for BP-Free Transit Packaging

VIENNA, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2012 — The use of BP-free export pallets is particularly important to ensure product safety in the food, produce and pharmaceutical industries.
Although banned in the U.S., many of the materials used by overseas pallet manufacturers to prevent mold, insect infestations, a…

Tips on Mold Prevention in Pallets: A White Paper by Litco

Report details best practices to source and handle wooden pallets to prevent the growth of mold
VIENNA, Ohio, May 12, 2011 — Litco International, Inc., North America’s leading source of presswood pallets, has developed a new white paper for companies concerned about mold on their pallets…

Litco’s Inca Presswood Pallets: Free of TBP, Mold and Ready for Export

VIENNA, Ohio, May 2, 2011 — Lightweight, space-saving, water-resistant and affordable, Inca presswood pallets are precision molded under high heat and pressure in a chemical-free process similar to the production of particleboard.
The finished pallet has a moisture content of less than 9% an…

Avoid Costly Landfill Disposal Using Recoverable, Recyclable Presswood Pallets

Litco’s presswood pallets complement corporate sustainability initiatives with environmentally friendly products and recovery services
VIENNA, Ohio, April 13, 2011 — Last year, Litco International, Inc. (http://www.litco.com), North America’s leading source of presswo…

Lincoln Electric Meets European Export Requirements with Inca Wooden Pallets

ISPM 15 approved pallets guaranteed free of bugs; shipments flow through customs
VIENNA, Ohio, April 6, 2011 — Lincoln Electric (http://www.lincolnelectric.com), a Cleveland-based manufacturer of arc welding machines and consumables, is using Inca presswood pallets from Litco Internati…

New Restrictions on Wood Packaging Materials Shipping Between Canada and the U.S. Is Proposed per ISPM 15 Requirements by APHIS

If adopted, shipments containing bug-infested wood packaging materials could be refused as soon as summer 2011
VIENNA, Ohio, March 15, 2011 — A new proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) would remove the exemption from ISPM 15 on woo…