Consequences of Brexit for wooden packaging industries
Thursday September 3rd, 2020
Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a “third country”, with the exception of Northern Ireland which will continue to apply EU rules for another four years and have to establish its own Competent Authority. The Withdrawal Agreement provides for a transition period ending on 31 … Continue reading Consequences of Brexit for wooden packaging industries
Wooden pallets: Safest choice for Food Industry!
Monday May 25th, 2020
A Recent Study of Institut für Holztechnologie Dresden (IHD) compared both wooden and plastic used pallets. Results have shown once again that wooden surfaces have an antibacterial activity 13 times higher than plastic ones. Particularly rough sections on plastic pallets – caused by wear – represent an ideal place for the development of bacterial growth, … Continue reading Wooden pallets: Safest choice for Food Industry!
Sacchi Pallets supports Latina Health Authority in an effort to combat the COVID-19
Wednesday April 1st, 2020
Sacchi Pallets donates thirty thousand euros to Local Health Authority to fight against Coronavirus. The donation has been announced through a video-chat between our Franco Giacomo Sacchi, Dr. Casati (Chief Officer of Latina Health Authority), and Dr. Malagola (Chief Officer of Federlazio Latina, whose President is Mr. Sacchi himself ) . “Our family decided to … Continue reading Sacchi Pallets supports Latina Health Authority in an effort to combat the COVID-19
IMPORTANT COMUNICATION ON COVID-19 EMERGENCY
Tuesday March 24th, 2020
Italian Government decree issued on March 22nd 2020 regarding COVID-19 emergency stated that pallet manufacturing companies (ATECO code 16.24) are considered strategic industrial activities, which are not subject to limitations of any kind. Thus our company is open, working regularly, and our team is always available for any info or request.
Once again wood is more sustainable than plastic
Tuesday March 3rd, 2020
An independent research by Pennsylvania State University compared wooden and plastic pallets focusing on nine factors including: influence, global warming and carbon-footprint levels. Such indicators have been evaluated during pallets’ entire lifecycle. Results have confirmed once again wooden pallets to be greener than plastic ones. Credits: https://news.psu.edu/story/606589/2020/02/03/research/wooden-or-plastic-pallets-which-are-more-eco-friendly
Expansion of factory site
Friday February 28th, 2020
Enlargment of SP’s logistic area is now completed. The first step took place in 2018 with the acquisition of a 7.000 sqm plot of land adjacent to the original factory site. Then it has been paved, fenced and equipped with all necessary infrastructures and it is used as raw material storage area.
Another Christmas supporting Amref
Thursday February 20th, 2020
Sacchi Pallets once again supports Amref for 2019 Xmas holidays. This year SP contributed to “SASN” project that trains medical staff of Wau Refugee Camp in South Sudan and provides them with medical equipment for door-to-door operations.
ADDITIONAL CEMENTED AND COVERED AREA OF 5.600 SQM!
Monday January 20th, 2020
Finishing works, on covered warehouse located in our main Plant, are concluded! The 5.600sqm area is fully cemented, and meets the best standard of safety (sprinkler) and is equipped with wirings for utilities. It is now possible to stock under this covered area more than 215.000 pallets! Watch a short video at https://youtu.be/YZMZkZP70KI
22nd of November 2019: 60 years of business!
Monday December 23rd, 2019
On 22nd November 2019 Sacchi Pallets celebrates 60 years from its foundation. It was 60 years of growing successful activity for the company which during these years was able to switch from an artisanal dimension to an industrial level, known in his own and logistic branch all over Europe. It is a great occasion to … Continue reading 22nd of November 2019: 60 years of business!
Sacchi Pallets awarded again from Chep EU
Wednesday October 16th, 2019
Sacchi Pallets has been once again awarded from Chep. this time it was an extra-ordinary award on the european scenary: not a bronze, silver, or golden medal as targeted in the past either with great satisfaction, but a special award as “EU outstanding supplier fiscal year 2019” for the “consistently superior quality and service … Continue reading Sacchi Pallets awarded again from Chep EU
Franco Giacomo Sacchi elected President of Federlazio – Latina
Monday July 22nd, 2019
On July 10 Federlazio – Latina (Association of Medium-Small Enterprises from Latium area) assembly unanimously elected as President our CEO Franco Giacomo Sacchi. In his welcoming speech the President remarked its goal at the head of Federlazio – Latina “Business Associations must have the power and courage to transform themselves in an ever-changing world, as … Continue reading Franco Giacomo Sacchi elected President of Federlazio – Latina
Sacchi Pallets achieves BS OHSAS 18001 certification
Tuesday November 20th, 2018
Sacchi Pallets’ continuos effort to improve its Safety and Health in its organization has led to gain BS OHSAS 18001 certification. This standard specifies the requirements for an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) to enable an Organization to control its OHS risks and to improve its performance. All of the Team is satisfied for such … Continue reading Sacchi Pallets achieves BS OHSAS 18001 certification
Sacchi Pallets has been certified ISO 14001
Monday September 17th, 2018
Sacchi Pallets is, and always been, committed to enhance its Environmental Management System, that has now been certified ISO 14001. Staff and Ownership are proud of it, and are constantly working to improve sustainability practices in the Company. sacchi pallets_14001_ita_18
New technique of nailing
Monday January 15th, 2018
In 2017 we developped a new technique of nailing to assemble pooling-pallets mm 800×1200 . In corrispondence of the 9 blocks mm 145x100x78 we use now n. 4 nails from the top and 4 from the bottom in place of the usual 3 + 3. Both upper and lower nails are fixed into wood fibres … Continue reading New technique of nailing
Pallet production costs are increasing
Monday December 18th, 2017
An extraordinary wave of price increases is affecting the timber market. HPE –German association of pallets and packaging manufacturers- gave the data collected among the associated companies, and they found out that on annual basis, costs have increased of 9,7%. “Timber increses haven’t been so heavy since years and years” Jan Kurt –CEO of HPE- … Continue reading Pallet production costs are increasing
Saturday December 16th, 2017
Sacchi Pallets since many years registers among its Customers two of the most prestigious pallet pooling operators who utilise pallets painted to be personalized: the MULTINAZIONALE “CHEP” (blue pallets) and the Italian “CPR SYSTEM”(green pallets). During 2017, we have been proud to include among Customers two further important pallet pooling operators: the French “LPR” (red … Continue reading Customized pallets
Chep European Supplier Award 2017 – Silver medal !!
Wednesday September 27th, 2017
For the third time in a row Sacchi Pallets is on the podium of Chep Suppliers. Our excellent product carried out with commitment and expertise achieved from almost 50 years of activity, has lead to gain the Silver medal at Chep (worldwide leader in pooling pallet solutions) European Supplier Award 2017. All the Team is … Continue reading Chep European Supplier Award 2017 – Silver medal !!
Friday March 3rd, 2017
Last 1st March our father, Livio Sacchi, is dead. In the far 1958 he founded the actual Sacchi Pallets. In facts he started with this activity on the base of the experience matured in the company of his own father, Sacchi Giacomo, producing railway wooden sleepers in the native region of Abruzzi. We would be … Continue reading Sacchi Livio
Sacchi Pallets and Amref together for the 6th year
Thursday December 29th, 2016
Again this year the Company cooperated with Amref Health Africa, East Africa’s main NPO. With such enthusiasm Sacchi Pallets has contributed to build a Dam in Kitui Department in Kenya. This will allow local community to have access to sanitaion.
Sacchi Pallets completes successfully its first Internal Custom Clearance
After achieving the proper authorization from Italian Customs Agency, on Monday December 19th the Company successfully realized its first Internal Custom Clearance. Both Staff and Ownership are content with this.
Golden medal winner at CHEP European Supplier Award 2016
Friday September 9th, 2016
The superb quality of our products and services provided to Chep – our customers from more than 25 years – grant Sacchi Pallets golden medal as European Supplier Award in Fiscal Year 2016. On September 7th European Procurement and Quality Management came to visit our plant and gave us the Award. The Staff and Ownership … Continue reading Golden medal winner at CHEP European Supplier Award 2016
Research strenghten once again wood antibacterial properties
Monday June 6th, 2016
Recent research published on peer review journal Food Protection Trends confirmed, once again, wooden pallets’ anti-bacterial properties, especially if compared to plastic. This study conducted by Boersig and Cliver (M.R. Boersig, D.O. Cliver, The Role of Pallets In Microbial Food Safety, Food Protection Trends, October 2010, Vol.30, No.1, Pages 576-579, International Association for Food Protection) states that the number of … Continue reading Research strenghten once again wood antibacterial properties
Sacchi Pallets certified AEO
Thursday May 5th, 2016
Sacchi Pallets’ obtained the acknowledgement of AEO, Authorized Economic Operator from State Customs Agency. This achievement attests the company exemplary conduct in managing customs procedures.
Sacchi Pallets rewarded by Amref Italia
Thursday April 7th, 2016
Considering the continuous dedication during these years from Sacchi Pallets to Amref Inetrnational, starting this year Amref Italia has decided to enter the company in the exclusive club Companies for Africa, that includes companies proactive in supporting Amref initiatives in Africa.
Sacchi Pallets reaches fourth generation involved in our activity
Friday October 23rd, 2015
We are proud that Ms. Cecilia Sacchi -CEO daughter- graduated on October at Bocconi University obtaining an MsC in Management. The newly graduated Ms. Sacchi has already joined our staff that welcomed her. With such new entry, the company has now reached the fourth generation of the Sacchi family so involved for almost 100 years … Continue reading Sacchi Pallets reaches fourth generation involved in our activity
Partecipation to the Forest Stewardship Council Exhibition “LE SALVI CHI PUO'”
Friday October 2nd, 2015
As we are certified as FSC pallet manufacturer, We attend FSC exhibition providing our pallets for the settlement. The exhibition held from September 23 to 25 at the gorgeus Aranciera Del Semenzaio di San Sisto was aiming at raising awareness of forest sustanaibility particularly in students.
Chep European Supplier Award 2015
Tuesday September 22nd, 2015
We have been awarded with the bronze medal of the ” Supplier Award Europe for fiscal year 2015″ by Chep, our customer for over 25 years, because of the high quality products and services we perform. On September 14 we received the Award directly by the major Managers of Procurement and Quality of Chep in … Continue reading Chep European Supplier Award 2015
FSC certification achieved
Friday March 13th, 2015
Sacchi Pallets reached another milestone: the FSC certification nr. C-124632 which joins the Certification PEFC 18-31-191 (achieved for over five years now) and that reinforces our commitment to environmental protection. The environmental sustainability of production processes is a constant element of our work and for this we thank everyone, customers, suppliers, staff employed, for the … Continue reading FSC certification achieved
Environmental CONAI contribution – reduction starting from 01.04.2015
Monday February 2nd, 2015
We advise all our Customers that starting from next 01.04.2015 the environmental contribution “CONAI” for timber will decrease from the current 8 Euro/tons to 7 Euro/tons. A small sign that the recycling and reuse works by allowing cost savings for the benefit of the environment!
2014: Fourth consecutive Year with AMREF
Wednesday December 24th, 2014
For the 4th Year we support the AMREF association dedicated to the promotion and management of health development projects in six African countries.
Half pallet 60×80+quarter pallet 60×40 ready to use and cheaper
Monday June 23rd, 2014
Increasingly we see in supermarkets exhibitors of goods supported by half pallets (dimension mm.600×800) or by quarter of pallets (dimension mm. 600×400). Sacchi Pallets has prepared the solution for those Companies that want to pack their merchandise for a prompt sale. Consult us and we will help you in making your product more visible!
Sacchi Pallets gets authorization as ISPM repairer
Friday May 30th, 2014
Sacchi Pallets has been approved as a subject repairer ISPM-7.2rp. This means that from now and go on we are able to manage and repair used pallets ISPM marked in conformity to FAO rules.Thus, Sacchi Pallets expands its ability to provide services to businesses increasingly qualified and environmentally friendly. Contact us immediately with confidence: we … Continue reading Sacchi Pallets gets authorization as ISPM repairer
AMREF & Sacchi Pallets: 3rd year together
Friday November 15th, 2013
Sacchi Pallets certified to produce pallet EPAL 1000×1200
Tuesday November 5th, 2013
Sacchi Pallets has recently been approved as a manufacturer of EPAL pallets dimension mm. 1000×1200. This model adds to previous models -have long been authorized by EPAL-size mm.800×1200 and mm.1200×1000. Contact us for more information!
CAC facilitated: only on branded pallets EPAL
Thursday October 31st, 2013
We remind all customers that the 60% reduction of the Environmental Contribution CONAI (CAC) applies only to the EPAL. On the pallet label EUR facilitation does not apply. This relief is in fact granted only to users who buy from companies participating in the PerEpal. Sacchi Pallets in responding to the demands of its customers … Continue reading CAC facilitated: only on branded pallets EPAL
Plastic pallets … no thanks!
Tuesday October 15th, 2013
Dear Customer, when You decide to buy plastic pallets, You have also to consider the impact on the environment at the end of their cycle of use. Just look at these pictures … are more eloquent than a thousand words. Before You buy plastic pallets, please contact Sacchi Pallets with confidence. We can help You … Continue reading Plastic pallets … no thanks!
EPAL, only EPAL
Thursday August 1st, 2013
Starting from August 1, 2013, the double-marking EPAL-EPAL will protect not only the superior quality of EPAL stock, but also the reliability, in full compliance with all the standards required by the system of interchange most famous in the world. The new branding EPAL-EPAL born from the desire of the European Pallet Association to ensure … Continue reading EPAL, only EPAL
President of Pallet Producers in Italy defends “Epal system”
Tuesday June 5th, 2012
Our CEO Mr. Franco Giacomo Sacchi, as Chairman of the Italian Pallet Manufacturers, has published an article on the italian newspaper “Il Sole 24 Ore” of 05/06/2012. See below the article
Thursday March 22nd, 2012
Contribution to the AMREF Association
Saturday December 17th, 2011
This year’s Sacchi Pallets decided to donate a small contribution in support of humanitarian efforts in Africa. AMREF is involved in major projects such as building wells and water systems for the use of potable water, medical carethrough training of local medical staff, school construction and recovery of street children so that they can study and growhealthy. … Continue reading Contribution to the AMREF Association
Prototype of a new “half-pallet”
Saturday March 12th, 2011
Basing on the 50 years experience in the branch of wooden packaging and pallets, we invented -and later developped together with Corali spa of Carobbio d.A. (Bg)- some prototypes of “half-pallets” mm 600×800. On the base of proper commercial Agreements, it was agreed that Corali got legally patented for such “half-pallets” provided they will correspond our company a certain … Continue reading Prototype of a new “half-pallet”
A new assembling equipment to increase the production
Tuesday April 27th, 2010
By next September a new assembling line by a french manufacturer will be fully mounted and run. It is a line composed of 3 fully autimatical machines respectively duputed to the nailing of tops, bottoms and to the final assemblage of the whole pallet. The line is equipped with robots for the conveyance of components into masks, as well as with smaller devices for the finishing operations for … Continue reading A new assembling equipment to increase the production
Obtained PEFC Certification !!!!
Friday February 12th, 2010
Our Company has obtained PEFC Certification in order to certify the origin of wood used as raw materials coming from forest eco-sustainable. See the certificate
Use of chemicals and fungicides on wood. Important pharma manufacturer affair
Sunday January 31st, 2010
Many of the consumers of a well known type of fills pills were affected by serious sicknesses; consequently the famous USA pharmaceutical Company had to recollect a big quantity of such product from International markets The pharma-Company discovered that the pills had been contaminated by tri-bromo-anisole and by tri-bromo-phenol whose presence was afterwards detected on pallets … Continue reading Use of chemicals and fungicides on wood. Important pharma manufacturer affair
Pallets certified in max. weight capacity as per PalOk!
Sunday October 18th, 2009
The Company is allowed to mark “PalOk” its pallets. FitOk is a Project by Assoimballaggi (main Association of pallets and packaging producers) in cooperation with CRIL-Centro Ricerche Imballaggi e Logistica. Practically, , the Company will certify the max. weight capacity according to ISO 8611 rules and hot-stamp it on each pallet eventually provided. The max. weight capacity certified … Continue reading Pallets certified in max. weight capacity as per PalOk!
Control on radio-activity
Wednesday June 3rd, 2009
Since the time of Chernobyl explosion, our wooden materials are regularly submitted to random controls about radio-activity contents. Controls are done by a specific detector of beta and gamma radiations. No over-dose of radioactivity has ever been detected exceeding the normal ground-limits. A segregation-plan was however implemented to store material whenever radio-active at controls.
In a short while ISPM 15-FAO treatment on all Epal pallets
Monday April 13th, 2009
It seems sure that starting next 01 Jan. 2010 all Epal pallets on continental scale will have to be obligatory treated upo ISPM-15 FAO standards. Therefore it is progress the enlargement of the kiln-drying plant to encrease the capacity from 2.200 up to 4.000 pallets.
A new Client for painted pallets
Friday October 17th, 2008
A new Client for painted pallets was acquired. It is the CPR System scarl of Gallo (Fr) shared -among others- by Coop and Conad. Subject of the supply was a quantity of more than 220 thousends pallets green painted, whose building was ruled by very strict parameters imposed by the Client self : absolute repetitivity … Continue reading A new Client for painted pallets
Opening of a new department
Friday October 10th, 2008
Firstly, iI was bought a near area of approx. 3000 sm. It was then floored with concrete and partially covered with an open building to host the new plant for the sawing of long-packets timber. This plant has a real capacity of 200 m3/day and is also equipped with an automatic pallettizer. The goal was to become totally … Continue reading Opening of a new department
Our Chief now President of Pallets-Group
Friday July 11th, 2008
As result of an almost unanimous votation of collegues, our Chief was elected President of Pallets Manufacturers-Group in Assoimballaggi. This new rule -that surely adds importance to our company- was assigned him not only for his well known and long time managing capacity in this branch, but also for his capacity to run a strong activity for the group while planning … Continue reading Our Chief now President of Pallets-Group
Great benefits by the new Epal pallets mm 1000×1200
Sunday April 30th, 2006
Finally the Epal Board has adopted the new standars for pallets mm 1000×1200 under the UIC 435-5. Compared with the usual Epal mm 800×1200, the use of such new Epal mm 1000×1200 will surely bring enormous benefits to its wider base area. For example: – they have higher capacity: practically they can be loaded with a 25% … Continue reading Great benefits by the new Epal pallets mm 1000×1200
Friday December 9th, 2005
Agreement achieved for exclusive rights of distribution of PEHD pallets for food and pharmaceutical products on all the territory of Lazio with ALLIBERT Contenitori SpA.