Pallets Really Do Move the World

February 18, 2018

There are more than 1.8 billion pallets in service in the United States each day. Ninety-three percent of these pallets are made from wood.

Why Some Hay Creek Pallets Have a Stamp on The Side

February 1, 2018

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…

Reasons to Burn Pellets for Heat

January 20, 2018

Sometimes, a little information can help consumers make a decisions about their heating needs. Often, people picture companies going into the forest and harvesting fresh trees to make wood pellets. The truth is quite the opposite!…

Pallets Made of Wood Beneficial for the Environment

January 18, 2018

According to the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association, the use of wood for making pallets is helpful for the environment.

The Natural CO2 Cycle of Trees

December 17, 2017

Contrary to what we might think, harvesting old trees and planting new ones can increase the absorption of carbon.

Biomass Sourced from US Forests Is Sustainable, Affordable, and Low in Carbon

November 28, 2017

This video from the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association, does a great job of explaining the reasons behind claims that burning wood pellets is actually helpful for forests. It also explains why it is better for the environment than burning fossil fuels.

Hay Creek Companies Marks Bioenergy Day with Student Tours, Community Open House

October 31, 2017

In honor of the Fifth Annual Bioenergy Day, Hay Creek Pallet opened its doors to local junior high and high school students, and community members, inviting them to come and learn more about an industry that provides significant local benefits. The event in Pittsville was one of dozens of events across the United States and Canada held to raise awareness about bioenergy.

Tom Gardner in AgriView Magazine On What Drives His Success

September 1, 2017

The mission statement on the wall of his office and business cards holds him accountable to fellow producers and his customers, employees and vendors. It boldly states Hay Creek’s focus as, “Honoring God in all we do, helping develop people, pursuing excellence, while growing profitably.”

Q&A with Tom Gardner in Pallet Enterprise Magazine

August 28, 2017

Tom Gardner, owner and CEO of Hay Creek Companies in Pittsville, Wisconsin, shares his insights on working in the pallet industry.

How should you store your pellets at home?

July 30, 2017

All wood pellets manufactured at Hay Creek Companies meet strict ash content, moisture content, heat output, and quality standards, and we want our customers to experience the best quality heat once they take our products home. Learn how to store them for the season.