PRINCETON, W. Va. -- Use of plastic pallets is increasing, according to a survey that predicts the percentage of retailers and wholesalers using the alternative material will rise to 37.2% by 1997. 22% currently use plastic pallets in their distribution operations. That number will jump by 15.2% in three years, the survey reported, and although all respondents use wooden pallets for at least some of their operations, 6% plan to use plastic exclusively by 1997. Respondents interviewed for ...

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