Pallets Move the World and Make it a Better Place

“Pallets Move the World.” That tagline belongs to The National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA), and as wood packaging professionals, we know how important it is to be part of an organization whose mission is to provide an environment for its members to succeed while promoting the wood pallet and wood packaging industry. NWPCA is…

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Hay Creek Companies Pursues Excellence

Our mission and purpose at Hay Creek Companies is: Striving to honor God in all we do, helping people develop, pursuing excellence, while growing profitably. Have you ever wondered what it means to “pursue excellence”? Pursuing something is more than just being. We want to pursue excellence, not just be excellent. This means, we will always continue to strive…

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Production Records Increase with Storti Freedom Machine

Since installing the new Storti Freedom nailing machine, our crew has been working on building up to the rate the machine is capable of. On a great day, that machine can make up to 300 pallets per hour, which means Hay Creek Pallet can meet the needs of customers even faster than before. Storti Freedom…

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Pellets Edge Cut Wood in Convenience

Pellet stove or wood stove. If you’re considering both for your home, you may be looking for some concrete input to help with your decision. Overall there are good reasons for both, and your situation will determine which is best for you. If you don’t have access to standing wood to cut and split, or…

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Make Life Matter: How Missions Changed My Purpose

They eat the same curry and rice every day, they own only a handful of possessions, and they sleep on a concrete floor with a thin sheet-like blanket for covers. Many don’t have shoes, and they have only a few clothes. Yet, they are grateful beyond words for having it, and they are some of…

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Wood Pallet Industry Supports Healthy Forests

We’re proud to be part of the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA). The wood pallet industry is working to advance the health and resiliency of forests. This video from the NWPCA demonstrates how the wood used for pallets and containers is part of an overall focus to support healthy forests and strong local communities. The North American wood…

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Spring Cleaning: Have you cleaned your pellet stove?

It’s the end of the winter heating season, a time when many home owners are eager to get outside and begin yard work. As the weather warms up and spring fever hits, it’s easy to forget to give your pellet stove an end-of-season cleaning, especially if you live in Wisconsin and you’ve been waiting in case…

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New Machine Improves Production at Hay Creek Pallet

We’re excited to introduce a new, state-of-the-art machine to our customers. We have added a Storti mechanical nailing machine to our pallet production line and we’re thrilled with the opportunity to continue to provide the latest technology to serve our customers better.  Our team at Hay Creek Companies is committed to solving the material handling needs…

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Why Some Hay Creek Pallets Have a Stamp on The Side

Ever wonder why some pallets have a code and a wheat stamp on the side? Some Hay Creek Companies pallets have that stamp, too. Here is a little more information about why. The international transport of solid wood packaging material is regulated by the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), which is a subdivision of Food…

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