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PLA Founder Series - Rick Story

At PLA, we partner with Founders that align culturally with PLA, are market leaders, and share the same vision and outlook on the future as PLA. Our Founders are critically important to the identity of PLA and have helped shape what PLA is today. These leaders put their employees and the communities they serve first, have a passion for their customers and are humble in their approach.

Rick Story founded Pallet Repair Services (PRS) in Dallas, TX in 1992, while working full time for the Dallas Morning News. For several years, Rick ran PRS during the day and worked at the newspaper at night. Not only was he the company's owner, he was its sole salesman and driver for six years. By 2019, the year the company was acquired by PLA, Rick's hard work and dedication had grown PRS into an ~$18 million revenue business with 90 employees. 



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