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Tools of the Trade - Tooling for Custom Crates

phs Teacrate has been involved in crate tooling ownership for over 20 years. Working with preferred UK based, plastic injection moulding partners to produce high quality products and high volume orders, phs Teacrate has in the past commissioned bespoke crate tooling specifically to serve the retail and logistics industries. Now, as our business has grown, our products are typically used in the FM, retail, storage, relocation, warehousing, logistics, pharmaceutical, automotive, engineering, manufacturing and food industries.

We are the owners of the original ‘10082’ tool, which set the standard for others in the removal business both here in the UK and abroad, and is now the preferred moving crate of choice, known commonly in the industry as the ‘LC3’, or the standard lidded crate. Once the process of moulding the crate is complete, samples are quality tested and inspected, shrink wrapped and delivered to phs Teacrate.

As the leading service provider for crates, handling equipment and packaging products, we now own 16 crate moulds capable of producing different sizes, varying capacities, lidded and non-lidded crates, as well as desk ‘mini’ crates.

Our crates are made from either tough virgin or recycled polypropylene and provide a high level of protection for their contents. They may be stacked when full and nested when empty for space saving. All our crates are 100% recyclable at the end of their life, therefore fully adhering to the waste framework directive and helping the environment.

We can also produce bespoke colours *and logo branding*, and can accommodate the production of large volumes if necessary. We welcome all trade enquiries, and experienced sales advisors are on hand to discuss your individual requirements. Overseas and shipping orders are also welcome, as we have shipped our crate products all over the world including the USA, Australia, Europe, Scandinavia and Benelux. We help our customers find the right crate and size for their specific requirements and then deliver on time, every time.


* Subject to minimum quantities. Lead time will also apply.