2014 News & Events
PECO Welcomes Spero Moukas
Spero Moukas just joined us a few weeks ago, but he’s already working hard for PECO at CPMA, Canada’s leading produce convention and trade show.
Everybody Loves Red!
PECO Pallet attended Modex in Atlanta, GA, March 17-20 and we loved seeing red everywhere! Our distinctive red pallets were on display in many other booths throughout the show. Can you spot them in the photos?
PECO Loves Watermelons!
In March 2014, PECO attended the Illiana Watermelon Association's 25th annual convention in French Lick, Indiana. The Illiana Watermelon Association is an association of watermelon growers, brought together for a common goal: the promotion of Watermelons. We agree that watermelons are a perfect match for PECO Pallets!
2013 News & Events
Powered by Pallets
PECO Pallet was proud to participate as a sponsor and host for the 12th Annual Watermelon Industry Reception, held October 12th as part of the Produce Marketing Association Trade show in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Powered by Pallets
Team PECO showed their colors during the Sleepy Hollow Halloween 10K run along the Hudson River. Great job, everyone!
PECO Pallet is Proud to Support the Chiquita Classic
Join us in cheering on Adrian Potgieter, Jeff Euritt, Dave Casarez and Paul Kamholz, who are playing in the Chiquita Classic Pro-AM in Charlotte, NC at River Run Country Club. It should be a great time, for a great cause!
We are proud to be supporting the Chiquita Classic. Click here for more information.
New Depot in Hazleton, PA
This state-of-the-art facility opened on January 2, 2013 and will be used to sort, repair, store, and reissue PECO’s high quality pallets. We invite you to stop by if you’re ever in the area – we’re proud to show it off!
2013 Wal-Mart Sustainable Packaging Expo
On May 7-9, 2013, PECO Pallet attended the Wal-Mart Sustainable Packaging Expo in Rogers, AR.
2013 Mid-Atlantic Food Trades Organization Golf Outing
On May 6, 2013, representatives from PECO Pallet attended the Mid-Atlantic Food Trades Organization Golf Outing at the Commonwealth National Golf Club in Horsham, PA. Pictured left to right: Rob Melfi of Mrs. T’s Pierogies, Anna Johnson, Director of Sales PECO Pallet, and Mike Di Febbo of Melitta.
New PECO Pallet Headquarters
In March 2013, PECO Pallet moved into it's newer expanded headquarters in Irvington, NY.
2013 Food Shippers of America
On February 24-26, 2013, PECO Pallet attended the Food Shippers of America show in Phoenix, Arizona. PECO Pallet also provided several event sponsorships.
2013 National Watermelon Association Hole Sponsor
In February 2013, PECO Pallet was a hole sponsor at the National Watermelon Association. Pictured are: David Casarez, Director of Sales PECO Pallet, Adrian Potgieter, Senior Vice President of Sales PECO Pallet, and Dave and Carol Genecco of Genecco Produce.
2013 Supply Chain Conference
In February 2013, representatives from PECO Pallet attended the fourth annual Supply Chain Conference, jointly hosted by the FMI-GMA Trading Partner Alliance in Orlando, Florida. Pictured left to right: David Lee, President/CEO PECO Pallet, Michael Weinstock of DSC Logistics, and Jeremiah Newton, Director Service PECO Pallet.
Past News & Events
Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC)
In April 2012, PECO Pallet attended the 91st Annual WAFC Convention of the Western Association of Food Chains, whose mission is "Advancing the Food Industry through Education and Leadership." The WAFC Convention, widely anticipated as the best event of the year, brings together top executives from companies of all sectors of the food industry. Shown left to right are Paul Kamholz, Director of Sales at PECO Pallet, and David Casarez, Director of Sales.
International Warehousing & Logistics
In March 2012, representatives from PECO Pallet attended the IWLA Convention + Expo in San Francisco, CA. As a leading warehouse trade association with over 500 member companies, PECO Pallet attends this conference annually to meet and network with clients associated with logistics services including warehousing and transportation services. Shown left to right are David Casarez, Director of Sales at PECO Pallet, and Adrian Potgieter, Vice President of Sales, meeting with IWLA members.
The National Watermelon Conference
In February 2012, representatives from PECO Pallet attended the 98th Annual National Watermelon Association Conference in Amelia Island, Florida. This conference brings together grower, shipper, packers and vendors that support the watermelon industry. Shown left to right are Jim Schmidt, president for 2011 and chairman for 2012 and David Casarez, Director, Sales PECO Pallet.
2012 Supply Chain Conference
In January 2012, representatives from PECO Pallet attended the third annual Supply Chain Conference, jointly hosted by the FMI-GMA Trading Partner Alliance in Orlando, Florida. This conference is a unique forum where both retailers and manufacturers come together to collaborate on solutions that foster supply chain efficiency. In attendance were David Lee, Adrian Potgieter, Marc Kennedy, Jeremiah Newton, James Meehan, Al Siekerman and Ashley Petty.
Progressive Packaging & Supply Chain Congress
PECO Pallet CEO David Lee spoke at the Progressive Packaging & Supply Chain Congress held November 9-11, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Lee's presentation highlighted the environmental benefits of pallet pooling and showed how PECO's business model is based on the fundamental principles of reusing and recycling pallets to conserve resources and reduce waste.
Monterey Mushrooms to Ship Nationwide on PECO Pallets
The PECO Pallet team enjoyed attending the Monterey Mushrooms President's Invitational Reception on Friday, October 15, 2010. Shown left to right - Adrian Potgieter, Vice President Sales PECO Pallet, Shah Kazemi, CEO Monterey Mushroom and David Casarez, Director Sales PECO Pallet.
PECO Pallet Honored to Support Important Charity Event
At a recent charity event to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, PECO Pallet executives David Lee and Tom Boehme helped raise more than $20,000 for the worthy international organization. This third-annual fundraiser included a day of golf at the famous Ashridge Golf Club in Hertfordshire, England. Despite suffering a bit in the wet, chilly weather, our faithful PECO duffers say they felt honored to participate and help raise funds for such an important cause!