Buffalo Niagara Crating Service | Box Crating Hardware


Packing and Supplies

Crating Options

Phone: 716-536-4343

Buffalo Niagara Crating

New USA Location
1557 Military Road, Suite 2,
Kenmore, NY 14120



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Mississauga, Ontario Location
2755 Thamesgate Drive.
Mississauga ON,  L4T 1G5
Phone: 905.677.7066

Wooden Crate Options

Access Door

Access Door can be used to provide access to areas of a wooden crate that would otherwise be difficult to reach.


A-Frames are used to stand the crate up during shipping. These are commonly used for artwork and TV crates.


Casters are placed on the bottom of the crate allowing it to roll. There are several different types and sizes of casters. Optional swivel caster allow for turning the crate. Locking casters are also available. Our typical 3" caster has a 250 lbs rating and our 5" caster has a 750 lbs rating.


Cleat - Removable

When in place, removable cleats are used to secure items during shipping. Removing them allows for easy packing and unpacking.



Doors are used to provide tool-less entry to the interior of of the crate.



D-Rings are used with straps to secure items during shipping



E-Tracks provide multiple locations to attach straps, rings, and or hooks to secure and item while transporting.



Completely foam lined or foam strips in strategic areas.



Gussets are either boards or triangular shaped pieces of plywood used to strengthen joints. They can also be used as a bumper to help protect any hardware on the crate.



Handles can be use to to help facilitate the lifting of small wooden crates or removable panels. They can also be used to ease the opening of doors.


Inspection Window

Inspection Windows let you look inside the crate without having to open it.


Link Locks

Link Locks are a type of rotary action latch. We use link locks to keep doors closed or to attach removable panels


Link Locks for Padlocks

Link Locks for Padlocks are used when you would like to use your own padlock to secure the crate.


Load Bar

Load Bars hold themselves in place with tension. The are used to help prevent items from moving during shipping.


Locking Link Locks

Locking Link Locks work the same as link locks but are keyed for security


Piano Hinge

A Piano Hinge is used on crate doors and typically run the full length of the door. 4 inch piano hinge for ramps.


Protection Straps

Protection Straps are used to restrict the movement of items. They can be used at the interior of doors to prevent items from falling out of the crate when the doors are opened.


Ramp - Internal

Ramps are used to wheel heavy items into a crate.


Safety Hasp

A safety hasp are used with padlock to securely close crate doors


Shelves and dividers provid separate storage areas inside the crate.


Shock Watch Labels




Skid-Mates look like donuts that are bolted on to the bottom of the wooden crate. They can provide some cushion to the bottom of the crate as well as provide fork lift access.


Strap Hinges

Strap hinges are used to allow a panel or part of a panel to open. Typically used on doors, lids or ramps of crates.