Export Crating

ISPM 15 helps preserve the environment

Packnet is a strong advocate of environmental stewardship.  We try to encourage 100% reusable packaging when possible and also try to use recyclable materials.  We advocate materials and processes that minimize air and water pollution. Another way to be good stewards of the earth is to help prevent the spread...

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Description of HT lumber markings for ISPM 15 certification

  All wood that goes into wood packaging materials for international shipment should be ISPM 15 certified.   There are different markings depending on the use or stage of that lumber.    Lumber Designation Mark This marking indicates that the raw material has met the minimum core temperature requirements.   This is Not recognized as...

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What is ISPM 15 and why do we need it?

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 or fumigated with Methyl Bromide to the schedule in the ISPM15 document.   A licensed ISPM 15 mark...

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Top 5 problems to avoid when exporting

There are numerous issues to consider when designing your export crating and planning the transport.  Below are four common roadblocks to transporting your product overseas: Wrong Crate Size:  A difference of just a few inches in outside crate dimensions can make a difference in what aircraft can transport your crate. ...

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Precision Cutting Options

Packnet has a variety of options when it comes to precision cutting; volume, tolerances and material are some of the factors that determine the best choice in cutting technology.   Waterjet Cutting:  Ultra-high jet stream of water positioned by a precision x-y head.   Waterjet technology is very versatile and can accurately...

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Reasons to Use On-site Packing and Crating Services

There are multiple reasons why you should consider using a third-party crater to package your equipment for shipping. Several common reasons include: The equipment is large and sensitive and requires precision for crating, beyond your standard day-to-day processes of packaging. The equipment needs to be vacuum sealed and/or protected with...

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