AFP WBENC WBE Certificate

Custom Crates & Pallets

At AFP, Inc., our custom designed and fabricated protective packaging has been a mainstay for companies in various industries for close to 40 years. For our ATA cases, custom crates and pallets, all of our capabilities come together to offer clients the best quality products in the industry. We provide all varieties of crates and pallets; custom constructed to meet our customers' exact requirements and to the most stringent industry standards. Whether our clients need design, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, or supply chain solutions, we deliver with efficient operations, fast lead times, and highly competitive prices.

We are equipped with a wide range of equipment to produce our pallets, including a CNC router, automated saws and fixturing equipment. With this top level machinery, we can provide virtually any type of crate or pallet. AFP, Inc. also has the ability to build crates on-site/on location. These include collapsible, shock and reusable pallets, as well as heat treated pallets and crates for international shipping. We can utilize materials such as plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), birch plywood, softwood, white pine, and much more. AFP, Inc. follows guides set by ISPM15 Regulations for exporting packaging containing wood products.

Custom Crates & Pallets
Crates And Pallets

Custom Crates & Pallets
Custom Crates & Pallets

Our custom crates are available with a complete range of characteristics and are able to meet the most detailed customer specifications. We offer barcoding, casters, cradling, dunnage, handles, and hinges for our crates. Other options include lift handles, lock latches, ramp doors, sheeting, shock absorbers, and stenciling. Vacuum sealing, vapor barriers, and water-tight construction is available as well.

As an alternative to wood pallets, AFP can also provide corrugated pallets, which can be a good choice in the right conditions. Corrugated pallets are lightweight, durable, reusable, and fully recyclable. The significant weight difference (corrugated pallets weigh approximately 1/5 of what wood pallets do) can net sizable savings in freight costs.

Many different packaging options are available to ensure that all products shipped in our crates reach their destinations in the best possible condition. We pack with polyethylene, polyurethane, EPS, corrugated, and Hexacomb® materials, along with barrier bags. Our ATA cases, custom crates and pallets have been used to transport material for some of the market's most demanding industries. These have included communications, electronic components, medical, military, optical, and pharmaceutical applications, among many others.

We take quality very seriously and provide a complete range of tests to ensure our crates and pallets meet the industry's most stringent standards. Our service-oriented operations deliver some of the most competitive prices and lead times in the industry, all while never compromising on quality. Rush and emergency services are available, with lead times quoted on a job by job basis.

To learn more about our ATA Cases, custom crates and pallets, please see the below table or contact us directly.

Custom Crates & Pallets Highlights

General Capabilities
Design
Engineering
Manufacturing/Assembly
On-Site or On Location Build
Supply Chain Solutions
Customer Services
Global Operations
Custom Stenciling
Crate and Pallets Types
ATA Cases
Shock Pallet
Birch Plywood
Collapsible
OSB (Oriented Strand Board)
OSB W/ Steel Bands
Plywood
Reusable
Softwood
White Pine
Heat Treated for international shipping
Crate Characteristics
Barcoding
Casters
Cradling
Dunnage
Handles
Hinged
Lift Handles
Lock Latches
Ramp doors
Sheeting
Shock Absorbing
Stenciling
Vacuum Sealing
Vapor Barrier
Water-Tight
ISPM15
Packing Materials
Polyethylene
Polyurethane
EPS
Corrugated
Hexacomb®
Barrier Bags
Equipment used
Automated Saws
Automated screw guns with bowl feeders
CNC Router
Lifts
Jigs
Production Volume
Specialty Production Shop
Large Scale Production Volume Run
Lead Times Available
Determined on job by job basis

Additional Information

Industry Focus
Defense
Commercial Products
Oil and Gas
Nano Technology Manufacturing
Solar Product Manufacturing
Aerospace
Automotive
Biomedical
Food and Beverage
Communications
Electronic Components
Medical
Military
Semiconductor Equipment
Agricultural
Architectural
Construction
Chemical
Optical
Pharmaceutical
Retail
Testing Capabilities and Standards
Vibration Testing
Shock Testing
Compression Testing
ISTA/ASTM Product Package Test Procedure
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