If what you are looking for is the best option to protect your merchandise during transportation, the wooden crates of the Alps offer you the best quality at the best price.
The wooden crates are an excellent choice for transporting and storing merchandise. Its use is necessary because there is merchandise and machinery that cannot or should not be exposed and placed on a wooden pallet. The crates are the best low priced, lasting and robust packaging option for products such as:
- Laboratory, medical and appliance equipment
- Perishable products
- Industrial products
- Heavy machinery
- Fragile machinery
Los Alpes offers advice, design and manufacturing of wooden crates to satisfy your specific needs maximizing the performance and minimizing the manufacturing costs.
Some of the services we offer are:
- Thermal treatment for export, free of charge.
- Free delivery in Monterrey and its metropolitan area.
- Country wide shipping.
- Payment flexibility.
- Large inventory and high production capacity.
- Completely custom design.
- Personalized assistance.
- Check-plus service.
- We accept emergency work.
Available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. We have the facilities, equipment, and trained personnel to respond to you emergency requests, no matter day or time.
It is important to point out that our crates fit the merchandise that will be transported and they adapt to it, considering its weight, its volume, its frailness, foreseen manipulations, the destined location’s climatology and the national and international special treatment requirements.
Our Priority is the commitment with the customers, in all aspects; therefore we are completely available to give you advice and assistance to help you choose the best option in the market.
Types of Crates
Los Alpes offers two types of wooden crates classified according to the materials used for its assembly:
It´s the most common and it offers great protection.
Its structure is fixed and the boards are stapled or nailed together.
It allows its sides to be hinged, which makes the crate flexible. The boards are linked by wires to provide the required flexibility. This type of crate is ideal for irregularly shaped products.
Due to the fact that all merchandise has different needs for their packing, at Los Alpes
we design and manufacture crates specifically for every product; you just have to contact us
and we will design the crate that best fits the merchandise’s specifications.
- High resistance to different movement and the water and humidity effect.
- There are no construction limitations in regards of their volume and shape.
- High buffer condition, because of its high impact and flexibility resistance.
- Its manufacturing procedures are not contaminating.
- Keeps the freshness of the food for longer periods of time. (In case of perishable merchandise)
Do you want to transport your merchandise abroad? If that is the case, it is important that the wood used for the manufacturing the crate meets the international phytosanitary standards.
To assist this need, the company implemented the thermal treatment, which consists of the wood being exposed to heat to help eliminate pests and parasites, prior to the export.
At Los Alpes, we are authorized to apply the international phytosanitary measures for the wood assembly that is used in the international market of goods and merchandise, as it is established by the Norma Oficial Mexicana (Official Mexican Standard) NOM-144-SEMARNAT-2004.
Commitment to the environment.
When selecting our crates to place your merchandise in, you can rest assure that the environment is not being harmed, because the wood we use is extracted under the strict control of forest production.
We emphasize in our commitment to the environment through a careful selection of international suppliers located mainly in The United States, Chile and Canada; who have the adequate programs for the sustainable production of wood.
This is why we guarantee you that the wood used by Los Alpes for wooden crates manufacturing is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, a council in charge of making sure that the wood logging is performed in a sustainable and responsible way. This way we contribute in planting and care of new forest land, improving the quality of life in the global forest environment.