Essential Applications of Crates for Industry Use

Hello, my name is Ian and this is my industrial manufacturing blog. I do not work in the manufacturing business myself, but I have always taken a keen interest in the industry. I subscribe to International Industrial Manufacturing Magazine. I also like to visit my friend Ted who runs an industrial plant on the outskirts of Perth, Australia. He lets me walk around the place and explains what is going on. I have learnt lots of cool and useful things about manufacturing so I decided to write a blog so I could share my vast knowledge with the rest of the world.

Essential Applications of Crates for Industry Use

28 December 2016
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog


Crates are a necessity for modern industrial sectors. They have become an important factor for every industry with packing and moving needs. Manufacturing industries use crates to pack their finished products and send to their buyers. Agricultural and commercial industries use crates for proper packaging of their products for safe delivery. Crates are built with different types of materials such as wood and plastic. They come in several sizes and shapes as required by different industries. Some come with lids while some are built with no lid. Wooden crates have been the most efficient means for safe storage and delivery of varied goods. They have a self-supporting structure that is perfect for carrying heavy-duty items. Here are some essential applications of crates for industry use.

Food Packaging

The food production industry uses packing crates for storing fresh products or fruits and vegetables. The crates have become an efficient method of transporting the products to the buyers. Plastic crates are popular in the food production industry. For the reason that plastic crates have a smooth and even surface, and can keep the food fresh for a long time. This boosts fresh delivery of the food products to the markets. But, some of them still make use of wooden crates.  Generally, crates are easily stackable and this makes it easy to transport many products at once.

Manufacturing Industry

Most manufacturing industries use crates for packing and storing heavy-duty and delicate manufactured goods to prevent them from getting damaged. The crates are also used to ship the manufactured goods to other international destinations. Sometimes, the crates are built based on the requirement from the manufacturing industry. Some may require crates that can be used to package, store and ship high-tech equipment and valuable products to other countries. Due to their vibration control and durability, shipping crates for manufacturing industry are mostly made with wood. For the reason that they are ideal for transporting bulky loads in large quantities.

Logistics Industry

In the world of logistics, crates have become indispensable when it comes to easy packaging and shipping of heavy items. The usage of crates in the logistics industry makes it easy to ship the items conveniently. Most international logistics companies ship heavy cargoes across the globe. The best way to store items when shipping between regions is by using crates. Wooden crates are mostly used for shipping because they are durable packing containers. They are designed for safe stacking and delivery.

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Hello, my name is Ian and this is my industrial manufacturing blog. I do not work in the manufacturing business myself, but I have always taken a keen interest in the industry. I subscribe to International Industrial Manufacturing Magazine. I also like to visit my friend Ted who runs an industrial plant on the outskirts of Perth, Australia. He lets me walk around the place and explains what is going on. I have learnt lots of cool and useful things about manufacturing so I decided to write a blog so I could share my vast knowledge with the rest of the world.

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