Why Choose a Custom Steel Pallet?

Pallets are available in three basic materials, steel, wood, and plastic. Steel pallets offer specific advantages over wooden or plastic units based on situational factors, including the weight and type of materials being stored; environmental factors like temperature and moisture; as well as the amount of abrasion and impact from normal use.


Safety: No nails or splinters thus reducing safety issues.

Flexibility: Customizable and build-to-suit preferences.

Durability: Compared to wood or plastic, steel can withstand everyday abuse like fork lift strikes, heavy loads, and abrasive or impact contact typical of an industrial workplace. Steel can also support heavier loads without defection.

Temperature adaptive: Steel can adjust to a wide range of temperature changes compared to wood or plastic which may become brittle or stiff, resulting in material structural failure.

Low maintenance and easy to clean: Steel’s non-absorptive material is resistant to chemical contaminants and can easily be pressure washed. Compared to wood, this will also reduce mold or mildew growth. 

Fire and pest resistant: Metal can withstand heat and fire better than wood or plastic and will not emit toxic gases when burned. Steel also offers better resistance to insect infestation like ants and termites when compared to wooden pallets.

Steel-the original green material: Steel can be reused and remanufactured and does not deplete natural resources as much as wood or plastic pallets.

Custom Options & Features

  • Solid sheet deck
  • Corrugated sheet deck
  • Perforated deck
  • 2 or 4-way fork access
  • Spill containment edges
  • Adjustable pin locations to secure parts
  • Fixed, hinged or removable stacking posts
  • Tie-down locations


Matcon Manufacturing designs and makes custom steel pallets to your specifications resulting in pallets that go beyond simple storage platforms and offers realistic solutions that impact and improve your business operations.  Call 309-654-9031 or Contact Us to discuss your specific requirements or challenges and to find the solution that best meets your needs.





The Matcon Advantage

Matcon provides solutions to our customers rather than simply mass produced products. We specializes in designing custom solutions for packaging and material handling applications. Our design and engineering staff work with you to understand the specific requirements needed to provide the right solution. Honesty, Trust, and Dependability are why so many of our clients have used Matcon repeatedly.

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How may we help you?

Matcon specializes in designing custom solutions for packaging and material handling applications. We invite you to contact us with your requirements, questions, and quotation requests. A representative will be in contact with you quickly to assist you.

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