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Staying green with Somerlap

Staying green with Somerlap

We've spoken about our mission to lower our energy consumption and the impact it has on the environment before, but with Environment Day and Green Week rapidly approachin...

My pallets need repairing, can you help?

My pallets need repairing, can you help?

Pallets are an important part of your supply chain and when looked after properly will last you for years. Occasionally however wooden pallets can become damaged after ...

How long do wooden pallets last?

How long do wooden pallets last?

Incredibly sustainable and durable, wooden pallets are used for a variety of different purposes. This can directly affect the lifespan of a wooden pallet and how long i...

What is a pallet collar and why should you use them?

What is a pallet collar and why should you use them?

When used in combination with pallets, a pallet collar can help keep goods safe and protected during transportation. But what exactly are pallet collars and what are th...

Is MDF sustainable?

Is MDF sustainable?

MDF stands for medium-density fibreboard. It has become a very popular building and construction material with a wide variety of uses. From doors and cupboards, to floo...

What are the benefits of a heat treated pallet?

What are the benefits of a heat treated pallet?

If you’re in the market for wooden pallets, it’s important to know what kind of pallets are best suited to your needs. Understanding the difference between heat tre...

Investing in our staff

Investing in our staff

In the same year that Somerlap became an Employee Ownership Trust, we have further invested in our staff with an extensive training programme which is reaping rewards. ...

Which should you choose: new or reconditioned wooden pallets?

Which should you choose: new or reconditioned wooden pallets?

When it comes to buying pallets, there are a few options to consider. One of these is whether you should be buying brand new wooden pallets or reconditioned wooden pall...

Somerlap shortlisted for 'Made in the South West' Award

Somerlap shortlisted for 'Made in the South West' Award

We have always been conscious of our environmental responsibilities, and our work in this area has now been recognised by the organisers of a prestigious awards program...

A guide to timber treatment: heat treated vs. kiln dried wood

A guide to timber treatment: heat treated vs. kiln dried wood

When it comes to timber treatment, there can be some confusions on the differences between heat treated and kiln dried wood. Wooden pallets are used to transport millio...

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