Current Members

Dr. Brad Gething

Technical and PDS Manager

National Wooden Pallet & Container Association

The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) is the largest international organization of wood packaging professionals in the world, with more than 625 company members in 28 countries who manufacture, repair and distribute pallets and wood packaging in unit-load solutions, or who supply products and services to the industry.

Our mission is to provide an environment for our members to succeed while promoting the wood pallet and wood packaging industry

Jose Antonio Fernández Garza Lagüera

General Manager

PTM Advanced Custom Molding

Founded in 1976, PTM has over 35 years of experience manufacturing plastic products and providing customized solutions tailored to meet the individual needs of our customers. We service a wide range of industries, including the automotive, material handling, food and beverage.

Paul Siebert

Director, Materials Technology


CHEP is a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing and retail sectors in more than 60 countries.  CHEP offers a wide range of logistics and operational platforms and support services that are designed to increase performance and lower risk while improving environmental sustainability.

CHEP’s 11,500-plus employees and more than 275 million pallets and containers deliver comprehensive coverage and exceptional value, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch points for global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco, Kellogg’s and Nestle.

Gary Sharon

Vice President

Litco International, Inc.

Litco is North America's leading source of International Pallet Solutions for export and domestic shipping. Litco was established in 1962 and ships from multiple locations. Litco's Inca Presswood pallets are pest free and therefore, do not need to be regulated by IPPC-ISPM 15. They are sustainable and have been Cradle to Cradle Certifiedcm Silver by MBDC.

Marshall S. White


White and Company, LLC.

White and Company LLC is a consulting and software development firm with over 35 years of experience in the materials handling industry. Headed by President Dr. Marshall S White, White and Co. partners with manufacturers and distributors of consumer and industrial goods to evaluate overall supply chain efficiencies by utilizing systems based design methodology. White & Co offers customers two innovative software packages; Best Load™ - supply chain simulation with unit load design and structural analysis and Best Pallet™ - pallet design and structural analysis.

Jeff Krug


Neopal LLC

Created in 1999 to deliver a higher level of performance, unequalled product quality and exceptional client service, Neopal has grown to become one of the largest and most advanced pallet manufacturers in the United States. Committed to continually raising the bar, Neopal serves a range of industries and high-volume pallet users seeking dependability and product consistency, primarily in the Texas Gulf Coast region. More than a supplier, Neopal is a true partner dedicated to working closely with clients to design and implement solutions achieving the highest possible value and performance in shipping platforms.

Fred Jones

Regional Industrial Specialist

Universal Forest Products, Inc.

Universal Forest Products, Inc. is a holding company that provides capital, management and administrative resources to subsidiaries that supply wood, wood composite and other products to three robust markets: retail, construction and industrial. Founded in 1955, the Company is celebrating its 60th year in business. It is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., with affiliates throughout North America and Australia. For more about Universal Forest Products, go to

Optimized packaging designed by Nelson Technical Center and pallet solutions from our plastic pallets sales team provide your company with perfectly load-balanced shipments that are lighter, better protected and more economical.

PECO Pallet is a North American leader in pallet rental services with an outstanding reputation for quality, service, and sustainability. Leading consumer goods manufacturers utilize PECO’s sturdy red wood block pallets to ship to over 95% of the top U.S. grocery and warehouse retailers. PECO Pallet maintains over 500 service centers and manufacturing plants throughout the U.S., Mexico, and Canada.