PECO Pallet Implements Vision-X System for Automated Pallet Inspection - Apr 27, 2023 

This is a sophisticated, custom-built new technology system, employing machine learning and artificial intelligence to improve inspection speed and accuracy by using 3D imaging, high-resolution cameras and lasers.; Vision X can conduct a full pallet inspection and convey it to its designated location within 6 seconds whereas a manual inspection could take up to one minute.; USDA Announces Plan to Eradicate Asian Longhorned Beetle in Certain States: This year, the ALB program will focus on inspecting trees in quarantined areas in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio and South Carolina, and removing infested trees at no cost to property owners. The program will not apply insecticide treatments this year.; Southern Pine Lumber Shipments Hit 107-year Record High: The 2022 total also marked the third straight year of shipments above the 20 billion board feet (Bbf) mark, starting with 20.8 Bbf in 2020.; RPA Seeks Input on Packaging Survey: The focus is to seek insights into the trends shaping the reusable transport packaging industry. Respondents are users of reusable packaging, manufacturers and service providers/poolers.