Riggers vs. Millwrights vs. Packagers: What’s the Difference?
Riggers vs. Millwrights vs. Packagers: What’s the Difference? When a piece of large machinery needs to be de-installed, removed, transported and installed, several professionals must work in concert to make it happen. In general, these pr …[ READ MORE ]
Trees As A Cash Crop: The Crating Industry & The Environment
Trees As A Cash Crop: The Crating Industry & The Environment How can an industry based on making products from trees become environmentally friendly? Well, you might be surprised by the answer. Have you ever been to a southern yellow pine farm? If you’ …[ READ MORE ]
Help! It’s Raining Inside this Shipping Container.
Help! It’s raining inside this shipping container. “Container Rain” is a real problem when valuable items get shipped overseas. What is it and what can you do about? You pack and crate machinery or valuable components for overseas …[ READ MORE ]
Not Sold Until It Ships
Steve Jobs was famous for saying “It’s not done until it ships.” But we have a different take on this: It’s not SOLD until it ships. It’s easy enough to ship phones. Try shipping a 4-ton, 12-foot long piece of factory machinery. But ship it you must. A …[ READ MORE ]
When Less Is More: Using Foam To Protect Valuable Products In Shipment
When Less Is More: Using Foam To Protect Valuable Products In Shipment Sometimes too much of a good thing is a bad thing, like chocolate cake, Christmas decorations, cheese and… protective foam. That’s right – there IS such a thing as too …[ READ MORE ]
What is Mil Spec Packaging And Why Does It Concern You?
What is Mil Spec Packaging And Why Does It Concern You? Think back to the last time you sat in your car at a railroad crossing and watched all the shipping containers on a freight train roll by. While it may be an inconvenience for you, w …[ READ MORE ]
What Does Central Park have to do with Export Packaging?
What Does Central Park have to do with Export Packaging? If you’ve ever strolled down the main thoroughfares of New York City’s magnificent Central Park, then you likely remember the canopy of leaves that forms a beautiful cathedral-like ceiling above …[ READ MORE ]
Factory Relocation 101: What You Need to Consider Before Relocating A Factory
Factory Relocation 101: What You Need to Consider Before Relocating A Factory Crating is an important aspect of any large-scale factory relocation or closure. Are you ready for the task? When a factory needs to be closed or relocated it’s a huge task f …[ READ MORE ]
Everything you need to know about cardboard
Everything you need to know about cardboard Here at Reid Packaging we’ve done our fair share of high tech military and aerospace jobs. For example, we packed up two F-22 assembly plants for Lockheed Martin. But just because we’re packing up fighter jet …[ READ MORE ]
Just In (The Nick of) Time
Just In (The Nick of) Time 4 Benefits of Just In Time Packaging In the US, manufacturing is a cutting-edge affair. It happens in real time, and slicing minutes, even seconds, off of a product line’s production can sometimes mean the difference between …[ READ MORE ]