Introducing

The world's smartest pallet

Environmental Sustainability

How We’re Different

Safer

  • Easy to Lift and Move
  • Reduced MSD Injuries
  • Eliminates Splintering & Nail Puncture Wounds
  • Patented, Non-Toxic, Fire Retardant Coating

Tougher

  • ISO 2,800 Lbs. Rating
  • Low Damage Rate
  • Resists Weathering
  • Excellent “Wear & Tear” & Abrasion Resistance
  • Hi/Lo Temp. Resistance

Cleaner

  • Easily Washed, Cleaned & Sanitized
  • Impervious to Insects, Bacteria, Mold and Other Organisms
  • IPPC Exempt

Lighter

  • GARD Pallets are almost 30% Lighter
  • Reduced MSD Injuries
  • Lower Fuel Cost
  • Improved Efficiency
  • Improved Customer & Employee Satisfaction

Smarter

  • 100% Asset Visibility
  • Intelligent Active RFID
  • Efficiency Improvements
  • Historic Reports
  • Data Mining
  • Non-Intrusive
  • Cloud Based

Greener

  • GARD Lives Resource Responsibility
  • Renewable Resources
  • Indefinite Life Cycle
  • Cradle to Cradle Stewardship
  • Zero VOC Coating
Technical Specifications

GARD’s Active Asset Management System

Outdoor Data Acquistion

  • TI CC1350F128RGZT Chip
  • Ultra Low Energy Rating
  • Ultra Compact Electronics
  • SigFox Connectivity
  • Sub 1GHz Radio Band
  • WiFi Enabled Board
  • RADIONOVA® RF Receiver GPS 1.575GHz
  • 7 Year Battery Life
  • SigFox – Range 100 miles
  • GPS – Range Unlimited

Indoor Data Acquisiton

  • Proprietary GARD Readers
  • Non-Intrusive to Customers
  • Flexible Communication: WiFi, Blue Tooth, 3G
  • Proprietary Electronics
  • Environmental Sensors
  • TI Tag in Every Pallet
  • Lowest Cost/Most Accurate Data in the Industry
  • Blue Tooth – Range 120yds
  • 3G Range – Unlimited
  • WiFi Use – Optional

Data Management

  • Immediate QA Reports/Data
  • Efficiency Improvements
  • Improves Communication
  • 100% Asset Visibility
  • Only Pallet Using SigFox
  • Live Asset Location
  • Historic Reports
  • Data Mining
  • All Data Resides on Cloud
  • Data Redundancy
  • Real Time Back-Up
  • Flawless Digital Exchanges
Pallet Performance

Why Choose GARD

GARD for Safety

  • Reduced Splinters, Nails or Sharp Edges
  • Light Weight — Eliminate MSD Issues
  • OSHA/NIOSH Compliant
  • Rated to 2,800lbs. Racking Load (-40° to 180°F)
  • Racking Load to Failure >5,600 Lbs
  • Meets All Flamability Requirements
  • Minimal Creep Under Load
  • Fatigue Resistant
  • Environment Stress Cracking (ESC) Resistant
  • NSF Compliance*
  • FDA Compliance*
  • Reduced MSD Injuries
  • IPPC/ISPM-15 Exemption

GARD for Performance

  • Manufacturing & Retail Efficiency Gains
  • Maximum Performance-to-Weight Ratio
  • Exceeds Every Industry Performance Criteria
  • AS/RS Compatibility and Capability
  • Performance from -40°F to 180°F
  • ASTM/ASME/ISO Compliant
  • Dimensional Accuracy & Consistency
  • 10 yr. UV/Weathering Resistance
  • Environment Stress Cracking (ESC) Resistant
  • Tare Weight Accuracy & Consistency
  • Useable in Any Environment
  • Can be Washed Down & Sterilized
  • Works Throughout the Supply Chain
  • Eliminates the Need for Slip Sheets

GARD for Value

  • Competitive Rental Pricing — Comparable to Wood
  • Automotive Technologies
  • Durability < 10% Damage Rate in Service
  • Elimination of Pallet Retated Product Damage
  • Complete Repairability
  • Rapid Retrieval & 24/7 Asset Management
  • Proproietary Pallet Tracking & Tracing Technology

GARD for Enviroment

  • Zero VOC Emmisions Coating
  • 100% Recyclable
  • Manufactured from Renewable Materials
Environmental Sustainability

GARD Lives Resource Responsibility

Renewable Resources

  • GARD Uses Managed Renewable Wood Sources
  • Nothing is Wasted
  • Every Piece of the GARD Pallet is Recyclable
  • Efficient Use of Wood Ensures Minimal Use
  • Engineered Wood Reduces Pallet Weight
  • It’s Resource Responsibility
  • Sustainability via Actively Managed Plantations

Indefinite Life Cycle

  • PUR Polyurea-Hybrid Material is Zero VOC Rated – 100% Solids
  • Damaged Components are Reground to Make Blocks2
  • Recycled Coating Blended with Bonding Agent
  • Engineered Wood Reduces Damage Rate
  • Old Pallets Reinforce New
  • PUR is Found in Many Everyday Products

Cradle to Cradle Stewardship

  • Rapid Growth Trees are Farmed for Purpose
  • Only Non-Toxic FR Used
  • Only Sustainable UV Stabilizers
  • No Hazardous Glass Fillers
  • Entire Pallet is Reused to Make New Pallets
  • Fasteners and Batteries Responsibly Recycled
  • GARD’s Goal is ZERO Landfilled Materials