Shipping cases are typically meant to be reused to increase efficiency. They may be constructed from wood, aluminum, steel or plastics such as high density polyethylene (HDPE), fiberglass reinforced polyester (FRP), carbon fiber, rotationally molded polyethylene or linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE). Shipping cases have traditionally been fairly simple in design although custom and specialty cases are also widely used. Read More…
Princeton Case WestSanta Maria, CA | 805-928-8840
One of the top carrying case suppliers, Princeton Case West provides quality carrying cases, custom cases, shipping cases, plastic cases, aluminum cases, tool cases, computer cases, instrument cases, transit cases and ATA cases. Princeton Case West offers custom foam inserts for varying applications. From design to delivery, Princeton Case West offers the complete package at affordable pricing.$$$
Packaging Strategies, Inc.Baltimore, MD | 410-547-7877
Packaging Strategies is a leading foam fabricator with over 30 years experience in the design and manufacturing of flexible foam packaging solutions and products. With state of the art in house engineering and computer controlled fabrication machinery PSI has become one of the leading suppliers in the industry. Services are inclusive of engineering and design, prototyping and sampling, CNC die cutting, CNC routing, CNC sawing tables, CNC laminating equipment as well as a host of conventional equipment. Foams products include flexible polyethylene’s, polyurethanes, cross linked. Specializing in case and container inserts and cushion and vibration analysis PSI is an excellent choice for your next project.$$$
Midwest Case CompanyPickerington, OH | 800-515-1055
For over 30 years, Midwest Case Company has been a leader in delivering high-quality, affordable custom-carrying cases in any size or configuration. Our expert team works with our customers to ensure our products fit their needs and that they receive the personalized service they deserve. We specialize in distributing all major brands of carry cases like Pelican, SKB, Storm and Nanuk and we manufacture ATA Cases under the brand name of Cabbage Cases. Give us a call, we will treat you like family.$$$
Custom Case Company, Inc.Chicago, IL | 773-585-1164
Our cases come in various configurations such as soft sewn cases, hard cases, model cases, exhibit cases, and more. We are experts in contract sewing and there is no project too complex for our experts. With manufacturing experience dating back to 1994 we are confident we can provide you with a top of the line custom carrying case.$$$
Gemstar ManufacturingCannon Falls, MN | 800-533-3631
Gemstar Manufacturing has been an innovative manufacturer of a wide variety of custom carrying cases, like plastic cases, transit cases and shipping cases that are watertight and chemically resistant. Call us today for the most durable and reliable cases available!$$$
Fuerte CasesEl Cajon, CA | 619-660-5200
Fuerte Cases is a supplier of waterproof protective cases. We offer the highest-quality products, competitive-pricing and industry expertise to ensure procurement of the most appropriate products for military, telecommunications, sports, travel and electronic applications.$$$
Many are boxlike and have packing material inside such as packing peanuts, heavy foam, special racks, shelving or a lining made of paper, foam, rubber, wood shavings, plastic or other materials. Most industries use shipping cases because the majority of consumer, commercial and industrial products needs to be transported to a retail location or customer.
Shipping cases are commonly used for electronic instruments, computers, monitors, screens, individual parts and tools as well as many other products. This type of case is particularly useful in safeguarding fragile items, such as medical, electronic and computer equipment.
Shipping cases can range from large basic crates to very customized and specific to the product. For sensitive, delicate or expensive items, the packing material inside is often custom cut foam that is specially made to fit securely around the item. Other available features include heavy duty swivel casters, twist latches, spring loaded handles, rubber gaskets around the doors for water resistance, recessed latches to meet military standards, molded lugs for secure stacking, shock mounts, enhanced and fortified steel or aluminum framing, buckles, straps, molded tracks for easy stacking or many other options.
Because of the variation in materials, many different fabrication methods are used to create shipping cases. Wooden cases are formed using wooden slats that are fastened into the frame. This style of shipping case usually does not have a door that can be easily opened and closed; instead, a top or side panel is nailed shut after the product has been loaded.
Metal shipping cases are made from thick sheets of metal that have been fastened onto a metal frame. The corners are often reinforced with steel to counteract pressure applied during transportation. Plastic shipping cases are molded through a number of processes; FRP plastics have fibers that are first woven, knit, braided or stitched together before bonding to the surface of the matrix, a tough plastic.