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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Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a “third country”, with the exception of Northern Ireland which will continue to apply EU rules for another four years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!

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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

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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:

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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.

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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


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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Customized pallets

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 !!

Sacchi Livio

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!



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


AMREF Certificate

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

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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

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Plastic Pallets

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.