Making a Case!

A blog about packing and packaging.

Flat Pack!

Flat Pack!

We’ve been working with our sister company, Alban Moves, to design and manufacture the packing for a pair of scale-models of housing developments. You can find out more about the job here, but below we’ve provided some images of the models and a further example of our expert packing solutions.

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Sometimes, less is more

Sometimes, less is more

Sometimes, the best form of packing is a little as possible. This proved to be the case when we were asked to pack an unusual piece of artwork made from plastic soldiers.You can read about how we tackled the job on the Alban Shipping website.

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War Horse Puppets Packed by Alban Cases

War Horse Puppets Packed by Alban Cases

The hit show War Horse has been seen by over 7 million people worldwide. The show is an absolutely fabulous combination of storytelling, puppetry and stellar theatre design, based on the original story by the award-winning children’s writer, Michael Morpurgo.

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Making the Perfect Packing Case

Making the Perfect Packing Case

With over 50 years of hard-won experience in the business of packing and wooden case-making, we like to think we know a thing or two about the craft. So, what better way to celebrate the launch of our brand new blog, ‘Making a Case’ (in which we plan to add regular features of interest about our industry) – than by sharing with you an in-depth look at the process of making the perfect packing case. There is a great satisfaction to be had in watching a true craftsman busy at work in their chosen field, and with over thirty years of box-building experience in the bag, our in-house casemaker Nick Oakley is one of the best in the business. He kindly allowed us to follow and document his progress as he set to work on creating a bespoke packing case for one of our clients, the specialist instrument maker, The Horiba Group.

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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

Anyone following our progress over the years will know that in partnership with our sister company, Alban Shipping, we’ve been asked to pack and transport a huge range of objects – from scale models of the Titanic and Pete Waterman’s train collection, to McLaren sports cars and a valuable Chinese Dragon Clock. We thought we’d share some of the more unusual projects we’ve undertaken as part of our ‘Making a Case‘ blog. First up, a high-value bronze horse that needed a temporary – but robust – ‘stable’ for its journey from the UK to its new home on the east coast of the US.

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