EPAL stands with the people of Ukraine
EPAL Euro pallets have been produced in Ukraine for many years. Today we count 35 companies in Ukraine that are partners of EPAL and a precious part of the EPAL family, together with their employees, families and friends. Our thoughts are with them, and all other people in Ukraine in these hard times.
SNAP THE PALLET: New month, new winners
January 2022 saw EPAL once again receiving many more photos of EPAL Euro pallets from all walks of life. More than 300 participants from a wide range of countries have taken part in the Snap the Pallet photo contest since it started in December 2021. Many participants have sent in more than just one photo.
EPAL Euro pallets are used enthusiastically, imaginatively and with a sense of fun in many…
EPAL Innovation Lab: investigation of European network coverage for LPWAN technology
The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL), together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML, and DACHSER, an international logistics provider, has been investigating the current status of network coverage for various LPWAN technologies in Europe.
Snap the Pallet: And the winner is …
Snap The Pallet, the EPAL photo contest, has been running since December 2021 and is becoming a great success. After just one month, EPAL has received more than 100 photos featuring EPAL Euro pallets, sent in by participants from all over the world. Now the first winners have been announced:
The top prize (€1,000) goes to a photo from Turkey (see picture), other prizes (€100) go to France, Italy,…
EPAL wins 2021 DIN user prize
Every year, the Deutsche Institut für Normung e.V. (German Institute for Standardization - DIN) awards prizes to special projects and initiatives which document the significance of standardisation and specification to the economy and society. EPAL won the DIN user prize in 2021: this prize acknowledges the showcasing of use of standards and specifications that benefit the economy and initiatives…
EPAL SUISSE elects new board and president
EPAL SUISSE, the Swiss member association of the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL), elected a new board and president on 15 December 2021. In spite of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 19 of the total of 26 members who produce or repair EPAL pallets or offer SBB exchange frames and SBB exchange lids in Switzerland took part in EPAL SUISSE's general meeting.
EPAL announces international anniversary photo contest
More than 600 million EPAL Euro pallets are in use worldwide: on lorries, in supermarkets or in warehouses. But they are also used to make furniture, to decorate shops, as fittings in cafés and clubs, or as stages at open-air festivals. EPAL Euro pallets are in plain sight everywhere and are part of an international sharing economy. EPAL is celebrating 30 years of EPAL and 60 years of the Euro…
EPAL board meeting November 2021
On 25.11.2021 the Board of the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) discussed current topics of the EPAL European Pallet Exchange Pool. Originally planned as a meeting of the Board members in Berlin, the Board meeting was held at short notice as a video conference for reasons of precaution due to the increase in Covid 19 infections.