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Wood Crating Industry Terminology

Standard Terms for Crate Components and Processes


The terminology currently presented here is not all inclusive and does not match all wood box and crating standards. Different standards, countries and segments of the crating industry within the US use various mismatched and sometimes conflicting terms. These terms listed here are believed to be the most commonly used, non-conflicting terms possible. If you have additions to or opinions about these terms, please post in the Standards and Regulations forum.