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Phone GWP Protective - 01722 416 440
01722 416 440

Mon - Fri 08.30 - 17.00

Email GWP Protective - protective@gwp.co.uk
protective@gwp.co.uk

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Reduce packaging costs

A range of strategies and ideas to reduce your ongoing packaging costs

Protective packaging

Protection for your products to prevent them being damaged in transit

Improve packaging efficiency

Strategies to streamline your operations, enhance efficiency and boost productivity

Packaging design service

Custom packaging tailored to your exact requirements by a team of experts

Environmentally friendly packaging

Help and advice in minimising the environmental impact of your packaging

Packaging Audit

Get a full, honest and no obligation review of your packaging and processes

Corrugated cardboard packaging

Cost effective cardboard transit packaging, cartons, boxes and shippers

Foam inserts and packaging

Protection from impact and mishandling for delicate items in transit

Correx packaging and handling products

Durable corrugated plastic packaging, including totes, bins, boxes and dividers

Anti static and esd safe packaging

Advanced protection for static sensitive items and electronic devices

Retail packaging and POS

Visually striking consumer packs and point of sale displays to boost your sales

Protective cases

Waterproof, aluminium and custom built cases for protecting your equipment

Returnable packaging and multi trip

Durable and long lasting returnable, line-side and multi use plastic containers

Corrugated board coatings

Specialist coatings to enhance performance of corrugated cardboard

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A range of guides, tips and detailed articles on ways to improve your packaging

Case studies

Examples of successful packaging products, and how your business can benefit

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Specific industry knowledge and packaging expertise relevant to your business

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Custom Built.

Design your own flight case with foam

Designing and manufacturing custom flight cases in house ensures that your exact requirements are met and exceeded with every case produced. From large transit cases to smaller equipment cases, all with or without foam lining or inserts, your items will be kept safe and secure.

Widely used in broadcast / performance industries, the wide range of configurable options, plus complete flexibility in terms of size, means that your case is perfect for the intended application.

01: Key Benefits of GWP Protective Flight Cases.

Bespoke flight cases & waterproof flight cases designed & manufactured in house

There are numerous reasons to use a custom built flight case, especially when combined with foam inserts tailored to your products, tools or equipment.

In summary, these are as follows:

Features and benefits of Flightcases at a glance

  • Designed and custom built to your exact requirements
  • Wide range of fixtures and fittings available
  • Customisation options including coloured panels and printing
  • Foam inserts designed in conjunction with flight case for best fit
  • Over 20 years of experience
  • Dedicated in-house design team to drive or assist projects
  • Just In Time delivery system for ongoing requirements
  • Tried and tested solution, at a low cost

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Originally, flight cases were designed based on an airplane parts packaging specification. Designed by airline packaging engineers, the ATA 300 Category I specification – agreed by Boeing, Airbus, Fed-Ex, American, United, Delta and others – specifies that cases are designed to withstand at least 100 round trips.

02: Why Use Flight Cases?

Traditional flight cases designed and manufactured in house by a team of experts

GWP Protective is one of the leading UK manufacturers of waterproof flight cases, rack mount cases, and bespoke, custom flight cases.

As flight case manufacturers, each case we supply is custom designed to provide an exact fit and precise level of protection in any given application. We also pride ourselves on producing each and every one of our bespoke flight cases to very exacting quality standards.

We have been manufacturing cases since 1988 and, with our design and manufacturing teams working hand in hand, we have manufactured flight cases for use in a huge range of applications in shipping our customers’ products across the world safely.

Speak with a member of our team for advice, a no obligation quote, or continue reading below for more info.

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Download: 15 Crucial Considerations...

…when protecting your high value, fragile or business critical tools, products or equipment. Find out how you can eliminate transit damage and reduce costs too

03: Applications / Images.

Image gallery highlighting typical applications / uses for custom flight cases

From large transit cases to smaller equipment cases, your items will be kept safe and secure with custom flight cases.

Please see below for typical examples and applications of flight cases. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.

04: Additional Advantages.

Extra reasons to use custom built flight cases

As flight case manufacturers, GWP Protective have no minimum order quantities so our clients can order anything from one-off, completely bespoke flight cases to several thousand per year.

To enable short manufacturing lead times, we also carry a wide range of materials in stock, including catches, handles, hinges and various styles of panel materials.

Case manufacturers
Rather than being simple case manufacturers, GWP Protective have invested considerable resources in order to be able to offer your business a wide range of supporting services

Another of the major benefits of GWP Protective’s service is that with both flight case and foam insert being manufactured under one roof, we provide a genuine “One-stop-shop” for customers with any form of protective case or packaging requirement.

As such, our flight cases with foam inserts offer a truly bespoke level of performance. We are also able to manufacture flight cases with mechanisms for the housing of 19” rack-mounted electronic components.

05: Flight Case Manufacturers.

Flight case manufacture and design process

With a highly skilled and experienced team of designers and production staff, we can design and create bespoke cases for almost any application.

By firstly creating a three-dimensional model using the latest design software, we can ensure that the protective case and foam inserts will be a perfect fit with our clients’ products before a finalised specification is sent to our production team.

The cases are then created at our Salisbury factory using either plywood (with leather textured, plastic or even aluminium layers) or one of several types plastic panels which are fabricated into a rigid structure using aluminium extrusion profiles and rivets.

We will then add a range of hardware, generally made from galvanised steel, which can include handles, locks, catches and castors.

Custom case components
There are a large number of components that make up a custom case, giving you even more control over the performance and appearance of the finished design

Often, an “off the shelf” injection moulded case can offer a better option in terms of water-resistance and cost for a particular application, please talk to a member of our experienced sales team will be able to advise on the best solution.

Whatever your choice of case, GWP will then be able to further customise it with engineered foam inserts to create the optimum level of product protection against mishandling.

For more information on our protective case foam inserts, please use the links at the bottom of the page.

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07: GWP Protective.

More than a flight case manufacturer

GWP Protective have over twenty-five years experience in the design and manufacture of custom flight cases.

Quite simply, this means the quality you can expect is higher than from other suppliers.

However, and also unlike many other flight case suppliers, GWP can also provide you with the widest range of branded protective cases from a single supplier as well. This includes Peli, Zarges, SKB, Nanuk, Hofbauer, Explorer, Rose Plastic, Hardigg and many many more.

What this means for you, is that you can be certain your business is getting the most suitable protective case for your specific requirements.

Foam insert manufacture
Custom foam insert being added to a case - by sourcing case and foam together the fit and compatibility will be much better.

Any case that you source from GWP can also be enhanced in a number of ways.

Custom foam inserts can be added for the highest levels of protection. Cases can be branded with print and / or labelling. Bezel kits can be included to house sensitive electronics. and bespoke cases can have wheels, castors, handles and so added however you wish.

Add to this a focus on customer service and an extensive design capability, and it guarantees you a protective case that exceeds your expectations.

Contact.

Find out more about custom flight cases

One of our external sales team will be pleased to visit and discuss your individual needs before providing a detailed quotation and design proposal for any type of bespoke flight case.

Phone GWP Protective

01722 416 440

Mon – Fri 08.30 – 17.00

Email GWP Protective

protective@gwp.co.uk

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Think your business could benefit from using custom flight cases? Then please get in touch...

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