Premium Ground Animal Bedding in Central Wisconsin

June 28, 2020

Animal Bedding Our bedding product is produced by grinding dry wood from old pallet wood and other wood waste. The wood is ground to a fine consistency by our RotoChopper wood processing machine, and any…

Hay Creek Expands Wood Waste Recycling

June 24, 2020

PITTSVILLE – A new electric wood waste grinder at a Pittsville pallet company will improve efficiency while keeping zero waste a priority. Wood pallets have been a vital part of the logistics industry in getting…

Commercial Pallets in Western Wisconsin

May 15, 2020

Our team at Hay Creek Pallet stays current with the latest innovations in the industry helps us deliver the best solutions and service to our customers. Our state-of-the-art Storti machine produces pallets faster, and with more…

Essential Link in the Global Supply Chain During Covid-19: Wooden Pallets

March 31, 2020

There are 2 billion pallets in circulation in the US at any given time. Without this critical piece of shipping and transportation of goods, commerce would soon come to a halt.

Study Shows Wooden Pallets Have Slightly Smaller Footprint Than Plastic

February 28, 2020

Plastic pallets are sometimes thought to be more eco-friendly than wooden pallets. But an extensive study conducted by researchers at Penn State shows that pallets made of wood edge out plastic when it comes to being environmentally friendly and sustainable. 

Reconditioned and Combo Pallets Provide Cost-Effective Solutions

January 28, 2020

One way that we’re able to help customers is by providing combo and remanufactured pallets. When a combination of new stringers and used deck boards are used, or vice versa, the pallet is known as a combo.

Why We Support Don Shire Ministries

January 25, 2020

We’re happy to give our customers an opportunity to be part of helping the orphans and widows in India. We are grateful for the support of our customers, which allows us to help others through a donation of a portion of each sale.

Team Assembles 90 Care Packages for Troops

December 10, 2019

To show their appreciation for those who serve our country, the employees at Hay Creek companies decided to collect items to make care packages to send to troops stationed overseas. Hay Creek operates with a people-centered focus, and one of the company initiatives is a caring team that supports fellow employees and also sponsors activities that benefit others in the community.

People Over Products and Profits

August 15, 2019

Any time we see a smile at work, someone enjoying what they do and enjoying the camaraderie with their team, it makes us smile too. People matter more than products or profits. We exist to provide products for a need in the marketplace. Yes. And we also want to grow profitably. But it is of no meaning or value if we don’t invest in people above those things. 

Wood Pallets: Sustainable and Friendly to the Environment

June 28, 2019

So many products travel around the world on a pallet. They move by truck, railroad, flight, and by water. Sometimes it’s a manufactured product that is shipped, and other times it’s a product for the food or agriculture industry. Wood happens to be one of the most eco-friendly materials that can be used to create a pallet. This is because it can be used multiple times, can be heat treated for a chemical-free way of shipping food products, and then when it’s no longer useful as a pallet, the wood can still be used for a byproduct to create new products, such as mulch, bedding, or bioenergy—wood pellets.