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James Jones & Sons is supplying the pallets for distribution of millions of doses of Covid-19 vaccines across the UK. The company is sole supplier of EPAL pallets to the manufacturer of one of the three new vaccines, which are currently being rolled out across the country.

Gil Covey, Executive Chairman of James Jones & Sons (Pallets and Packaging) Ltd said: “This is an excellent example of the vital role that wooden pallets and packaging play in keeping supply chains of essential products, including food, drink and pharmaceuticals moving. During the pandemic, supply chains and government have come to understand this better, which was evidenced by employees involved in the production, treatment, repair and transport of wooden pallets being designated essential workers.

“Pharmaceutical and other high-value goods need to be given protection while in transit by robust, high-quality pallets such as EPAL, which are kiln-dried for additional strength and durability.

“James Jones & Sons is proud to play its part in these essential vaccine deliveries and the country’s fight against the pandemic.”

• James Jones & Sons Ltd is a leading forest-products group whose activity encompasses forest planting and harvesting, sawmilling, engineered timber products for the UK construction sector, pallet and packaging manufacture and repair and the supply of pallet collars and protectors.
• James Jones & Sons (Pallets and Packaging) Limited is a major shareholder in UPALL Limited, a joint venture company, which supplies protected pallet with an enhanced lifespan.

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