Crating & Shrinkwrapping

We crate everything from small boxes to large tanks, columns, drives and machinery. We’ve the skills – and stamps – to prepare your equipment for international shipping or even long-term storage. When it comes to building boxes, our crews work magic.

Our in-house crating crew will build the exact custom enclosure your project needs. We've built, stored and shipped just about everything imaginable so we've got the experience, expertise and equipment to make sure your assets are protected.

Experience Where it Counts

The IRH Crating Crew has over 15 years of combined experience in custom crate building including domestic and international shipping.

Local, Mobile and Nationwide

We have offices—in Salt Lake City, Utah but also conduct work nationwide. IRH has 1 dedicated heat shrink crew, 1 dedicated off-site crating crew, and a full-time in-house crating crew.

No Obligation Bid

IRH crates everything from small boxes to large tanks, columns, drives and machinery. Get a free no obligation bid on your next project.

From Start to Finish

IRH can take your project across the finish line. We provide stock inventory of crates and skids. IRH has the logistical means to ship truckloads anywhere in North America.

Building a better box

We are the crating pros you need. Our crating crew has the HT Stamps, and certifications required for export shipping.  We do heat shrink, container loading unloading and have the custom crating experience needed to handle jobs of all sizes.

If you need something crated, we’re happy to give you a no-obligation bid. Our crating team is quick, professional and they know their stuff. If you having crating needs, we can handle it.


It's What's Inside that Matters

IRH can custom build all kinds of crates. Our Crating employees have over 15 years experience. We ensure your asset is packaged and shipped with the proper packing to protect it. Some of the materials used are:

  • Floating Base
  • Foil Seal
  • Vacuum Seal
  • Desiccant
  • Foam and Expanding foam
  • Cardboard
  • Bubble wrap
  • Corner Protectors
  • Nylon and Heavy-duty plastic banding
  • Steel Banding
  • Ratchet Straps
  • Bump and Tilt Sensors


Heat Shrink Your Asset

IRH has a full time Heat Shrink crew. We have 8 mill, or 10 mil white plastic Heat Shrink with a 2 yr. UV warranty. 6 mil Blue V.P.C.I. plastic (Vapor Protection Corrosion Inhibitor) and offer Foil Seal for vacuum sealing. We have experience heat shrinking the following items.

  • Sensitive Materials
  • Electronics
  • Valuable Machinery

Trained and Certified

IRH Crating employees are certified, experienced riggers. Safety is our top priority.

Our crating crew is certified in:

  • Forklift Operations
  • Slings
  • Lifting Lugs
  • Shackles
  • Spreader Bars
  • OSHA
  • MSHA
  • International Packing

How We Do It: Building a Better Box

The IRH crating team is quick, professional and they know their stuff. If you have crating needs, we can handle it. While our crates our custom to your needs, building a better box comes down to six simple steps:

Step 1—Customer contacts IRH
Step 2—Project details are discussed, Dimensions and weight of the item or items.
Step 3—IRH Crating Team makes a site visit to view the item and assist with item pick up if needed.
Step 4—IRH Crating Team reviews the crating process with the customer.
Step 5—We crate and ship your item.
Step 6—Follow up review with customer for feedback on performance.

Crating Services FAQ

How long does it take to build a custom crate?

The IRH In-house crew can begin building your crate within days.

Can a crate be reused?

YES! All our crates are screwed together. This ensures that the crates open easily, can be taken apart, stored and used at a later time.

What materials are used to build a crate?

IRH only uses Heat-Treated Lumber. Heat Treated lumber is required to be used to any international shipping. We are audited monthly by an independent agency to oversee that we are following and meeting all regulations.

Contact us

IRH Crating & shrinkwrapping services

Whether your project is big, really big, or just a bit too big for your company to handle, we’re here to help. Let us know who you are and we’ll get right back to you.

(800) 334-2409

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