Woodpecker Nailing Machines

Manufactured in Millersburg, Ohio, Woodpecker Pallet Nailing Machines have been built with quality, experience, service, and innovation since 2000. All Woodpecker and Woodpecker Junior Pallet Nailing Machines are built on our industry-leading platforms.

  • All machines feature several standard features and benefits designed for high-quality pallets and fast and easy changeover.
  • All machines are built for our customer’s needs – NOT one-size-fits-all.
  • Do you build a unique pallet? We can design and manufacture a machine with options, fixtures, and jigs specific to your pallet.

With over 400 machines throughout the USA, Canada, and Mexico, our customers will tell you there is only one genuine Woodpecker Pallet Nailing Machine.

Midwest Machinery & Automation is proud to be the exclusive distributor of Woodpecker Pallet Nailing Machines.

Woodpecker and Woodpecker Junior machines are not affiliated with any other machine manufacturers or their representatives. All machines designed and manufactured in Ohio.

Woodpecker Pallet Nailing Machine (full size)

The Woodpecker Pallet Nailing Machine is a high production pallet nailing machine that’s built in the USA. The Woodpecker has proven itself to be one of the best machines in the pallet industry.  Many Woodpecker customers produce 1,200 pallets or more in an 8-hour shift with 3 operators – machine can be operated with 2 operators.

Woodpecker Nailing Machines are built in these sizes:

  • 60” L x 60” W
  • 84” L x 64” W
  • 108″ L x 64″ W
  • 126″ L x 64″ W
  • All accommodate up to 4 stringers as standard
  • Pallet width can be modified to 96″
  • Up to 6 stringers can be added to certain models

We build with the pallet business in mind:

  • Simple and easy-to-use controls 
  • We INCLUDE the features and benefits we know you need to build a quality pallet, plus perform quick changeovers.
  • No complicated electronics.
  • Inexpensive parts and components that are readily available or easy to source.
  • No expensive and time-consuming maintenance routines.
  • Our maintenance-friendly logic is durable, safe, and inexpensive to maintain.

Woodpecker Junior Standard

The Woodpecker Junior is a highly efficient, single-operator pallet nailing machine. Many of our customers produce 500 or more pallets per shift running the Woodpecker Junior Pallet Nailing Machine with the optional pallet stacker and rollout conveyor.

The Junior is a great fit for manufacturers building 48″ x 40″, 24″ x 20″, and more. The Junior is often used to build combo pallets (new runners / reclaimed deck boards), or new soft and hard wood pallets. 

Standard Junior Nailing Machines are offered in these sizes:

  • 50” L x 56″ W
  • 56″ L x 56″ W
  • 50″ L x 72″ W
  • 56″ L x 72″ W
  • All machines include 4 runner holders – standard
  • Up to 6 runner holders can be added on wide machines
  • Electronic nail gun firing system includes 2 unique firing devices.
  • All machines come with the ability to build top and bottom, or top only wing pallets, including the needed change parts.

We build with the pallet business in mind:

  • Simple and easy-to-use controls 
  • We INCLUDE the features and benefits we know you need to build a quality pallet, plus perform quick changeovers.
  • No complicated electronics.
  • Inexpensive parts and components that are readily available or easy to source.
  • No expensive and time-consuming maintenance routines.
  • Our maintenance-friendly logic is durable, safe, and inexpensive to maintain.

Woodpecker Junior Right-Angle

Like the Standard Junior, the Right-Angle Junior is another highly efficient, single-operator pallet nailing machine from Stutzman Manufacturing. 

This machine is a great fit for those that don’t have room for the Standard Junior orientation, or those that build single-face skids and are required to flip and nest the skids during the stacking process.

Our optional flip and nest feature is easily setup and turned on and off so this machine can be utilized for pallets and skids with little changeover time. 

Many of our customers produce 750 or more single-face skids per shift running the Woodpecker Junior Pallet Nailing Machine with the optional flip and nest right-angle stacker

Right-Angle Junior Nailing Machines are offered in these sizes:

  • 50” L x 56″ W
  • 56″ L x 56″ W
  • All machines include 4 runner holders – standard
  • Up to 6 runner holders can be added on wide machines.
  • Electronic nail gun firing system includes 2 unique firing devices.
  • All machines come with the ability to build top and bottom, or top only wing pallets, including the needed change parts.

We build with the pallet business in mind:

  • Simple and easy-to-use controls 
  • We INCLUDE the features and benefits we know you need to build a quality pallet, plus perform quick changeovers.
  • No complicated electronics.
  • Inexpensive parts and components that are readily available or easy to source.
  • No expensive and time-consuming maintenance routines.
  • Our maintenance-friendly logic is durable, safe, and inexpensive to maintain.