Export Crating

Your checklist for overseas cargo shipping

Having a custom engineered packaging solution will help assure that your product is transported to its destination with minimal risk of damage.   For overseas shipments, there are a few other items that need to be considered.  Here are a few of the major considerations to go into your packaging/crating...

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New product announcement by ShockWatch™

ShockWatch™ has introduced a new product called “ShockWatch 2”.  Packnet is a distributor of ShockWatch™ products, which are monitoring and detection solutions for impact, tilt, temperature, vibration and humidity.   These products may be single use or reusable indicators set at various thresh hold levels.   ShockWatch 2 indicators help assign...

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ISPM 15 updates and modifications

ISPM 15 is a global standard for packaging wood used for international shipments.  The standard requires that wood be either heat treated to 56 degrees C to the core for 30 minutes, fumigated with Methyl Bromide to the schedule in the ISPM15 document or dielectric heated with microwave or...

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Shipping cases with EMI/RFI shielding

Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) is any electrometric transmission that can potentially interfere with the proper functioning of an electronic or electrical device.  Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) has a similar definition,  but the frequency of the transmissions is in the range dedicated to radio transmissions.  This is usually in the...

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Protecting overseas cargo from the elements

In order to safely ship delicate electronic equipment overseas, one must address several factors.  The product must be secured and properly cushioned; one must use proper crating materials.  Another very important issue is keeping the equipment free from any corrosion or contamination.    Packnet understands that even the slightest hint...

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Updates on ISPM 15 Standard

ISPM 15 is an international standard for wood packaging material that specifies treatments to eradicate the wood from infestation by insects.   The purpose of this standard is to prevent the transfer of invasive species by international shipment. Up until recently there were two approved methods for treating wood packaging material: Convectional...

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