Government Contracting

As a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Crate Pros knows takes great pride in supporting those who serve with our custom crating, packing, shipping, and other logistics products and services. We are actively seeking our prime contractor and government agency partners who need competent packaging, crating, and wood product manufacturing partners to support their manufacturing and/or shipping operations.

Below is a listing of our company information for your reference as well as our primary NAICS and FSC codes:

Legal Name: Birk Industries LLC DBA Crate Pros
DUNS#: 081278023
Cage Code: 89VA9
NAICS: 321920 (Wood container and pallet manufacturing)
488991 (Packing, Crating)
483111 (Shipping freight to and from foreign ports)
483113 (Shipping freight domestically)
481112 (Air transportation)
493110 (General Warehousing)
FSC: 8145 (Specialized shipping containers)
8115 (Boxes, cartons, crates)

Packing and crating methods and standards we use are:

Common Plywood Box Standards
Light-duty – to about 1,000 pounds: ASTM D6251 (Standard Specification for Wood-Cleated Panelboard Shipping Boxes), PPP-B-601 (Cleated Plywood Box)
Medium Duty – to about 2,500 pounds: ASTM D6256 (Standard Specification for Wood-Cleated Shipping Boxes and Skidded, Load-Bearing Bases), MIL-B-26195 (Boxes, Wood-Cleated, Skidded, Load-Bearing Base)

Common Plywood Crate Standards
Heavy Duty – to about 30,000 pounds: ASTM D7478 (Crates, Wood: Lumber and Plywood Sheathed, Nailed and Bolted), MIL-C-104 (Crates, Wood: Lumber and Plywood Sheathed, Nailed and Bolted)
Open Crates – various weights: ASTM D6039 (Crates, Wood, Open and Covered), MIL-C-52950 (Crates, Wood, Open and Covered)

Common Lumber Box Standards
Light-duty – often much less than 1,000 pounds: ASTM D6880 (Standard Specification for Wood Boxes), PPP-B-621 (Lumber Box)
Medium Duty – to about 1,000 or more pounds: ASTM D6880 (Standard Specification for Wood Boxes), PPP-B-621 (Lumber Box)

Common Lumber Crate Standards
Heavy Duty – to about 30,000 pounds: ASTM D7478 (Crates, Wood: Lumber and Plywood Sheathed, Nailed and Bolted), MIL-C-104 (Crates, Wood: Lumber and Plywood Sheathed, Nailed and Bolted)
Skid Standard to about 140,000 pounds: MIL-HDBK-701 (Blocking, Bracing and Skidding of Industrial Plant Equipment For Shipment and Storage)

Blocking & Bracing
MIL-STD-1186 (Cushioning, Anchoring, Bracing, Blocking and Waterproofing)
MIL-HDBK-701 (Blocking, Bracing and Skidding of Industrial Plant Equipment For Shipment and Storage)

Cushioning
MIL-HDBK-304 (Package Cushioning Design)

Wood Quality
MIL-STD-731 (Quality of Wood Members for Containers and Pallets)

Commercial Crating

From one-time factory relocation projects, on-site crating, packaging, rigging arrangements to international shipping, Crate Pros will provide high-quality and cost-effective crating solutions for your business crating needs. We use ISPM-15 Certified materials to help you ship anywhere anytime without worrying about custom clearance at your international destination.

Commercial Crating Services

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Federal Government Contracting For Prime Contractors & Government Agencies

Crate Pros is capable of building to custom specifications for crating and all associated packaging and cushioning components. We pride ourselves in tremendous quality products with attention to detail and customer service that is second to none.

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