Basic Nailess Solution

The Basic Nailess Solution is a Sturdy, Long Lasting packing option made of metal and plywood. This combination of materials produces a Light and exceptionally strong box for your shipping and packaging needs!.

Premium materials used in the crate’s construction ensure durability. Birch plywood keeps the paneling lightweight without compromising integrity. Steel chamfered edges offer superior safety during handling. Galvanized metal corners, lid band, and joint fasteners provide the strength of a standard cleated plywood crate.

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Advantages of the Basic Nailess Solution

• Ease of assembly and dismantling without special tools
• Collapsible walls provide overall reduction of shipping, storage and handling costs
• Reducing labor while increasing onsite production space generate maximum customer value

Key Features

• Built for extended usage lifetime for maximized ROI
• Reduced weight and transportation costs
• No banding, nailing, stapling or adhesives required for repeated uses
• UN Boxes are specially designed and certified to UN standards for the transport of dangerous goods
• Exceptional protection against troubled transport conditions, long term storage, and climate shifts
• Compliant with international phytosanitary regulations for export deliveries (ISPM-15 certified)

BNS Closure Systems

There are several options available for closing the BNS. Basic Crating will recommend the
best system based on the features that will provide the most benefit to their supply chain.

The Standard Tongue

• Standard tongues are pressed into
  the plywood during production
• High grip bonding between lid/base frame
• Hammer and pincer required for accesses and locking
• Ideal for low/ single usage
• No loose parts

The Spring Clip

• Highest durability latch for extended reusage
• The spring clip is hooked into a steel slot, then mounted to the steel locking plate and snapped in place
• Decrease of labor time, no special tools required
• Spring clips supplied loose for modular assembly

The Loose Tongue

• Detachable, tongues are mounted through steel locking plate
• Requires steel mounting plate, can be used in conjunction with spring clips
• Detachable tongues supplied loose for modular assembly

BNS Configurations

BNS-3

Consists of 3 parts : lid, bottom and foldable frame – delivered flat to save the storage space and minimized shipping cost. The fixed
tongues locking into corresponding slots providing easy, quick and efficient packing and unpacking . The box can be reused several times. Optional closures in the steel springs enable reusage of the crate.

BNS-6

Consists of 6 parts : lid, bottom and four loose sides – delivered flat to save the storage space and minimized shipping cost. The fixed tongues locking into corresponding slots providing easy, quick and efficient packing and unpacking . This open construction allows full access from all sides for loading , unloading and offering maximum flexibility at all stages packing / unpacking . The box can be reused several times. Optional closures in the steel springs enable reusage of the crate.

BNS-4LL

Consists of 4 parts : lid, bottom and foldable frame divided into 2 equal parts – delivered flat to save the storage space and minimized
shipping cost. The fixed tongues locking into corresponding slots providing easy, quick and efficient packing and unpacking . The special
construction allows easy access for loading of products. The box can be reused several times. Optional closures in the steel springs enable reusage of the crate.

BNS-4L

Consists of 3 parts : lid, bottom and foldable frame – delivered flat to save the storage space and minimized shipping cost. The fixed tongues locking into corresponding slots providing easy, quick and efficient packing and unpacking . The box can be reused several times. Optional closures in the steel springs enable reusage of the crate.

BNS-UN

Basic Crating & Packaging, Inc. provides a variety of dangerous goods certified box sizes for packing groups I (X), II (Y), III (Z), both solid and liquid substances. Our UN Boxes are specially designed to be certified to UN standards for the transport of dangerous goods by Road, Rail, Air and Sea

BNS Returnable

BNS Returnable is a durable and easy-to-handle returnable packaging box made of steel, six hinges and birch plywood. This allows our boxes to withstand the rigors of multi-use and return transports. This box has the option to be returned collapsed in order to save the costs of return transportation. Under regular operating conditions, a single BNS Returnable replaces more than forty one-way packaging boxes.
This box can be collapsed to optimize space in return shipments and storage. A use of returnable boxes can bring huge cost savings compared to expandable boxes. BNS Returnable boxes are very cost-effective especially when customer material flow is high, and they have few distribution points.
The boxes are manufactured in several standard sizes but also can be made up to customers’ sizes.

Benefits of returnable plywood boxes

• Easy to assemble
• Delivered disassembled so boxes are easy to stack and store
• Material used in boxes production provide superior product protection
• Smaller weight comparing to other traditional nailed wood products
• Long lasting, highly durable
• Ideal for returnable packaging
• Can be returned as one box (collapsed)
• Can be made up to customer requests regarding dimensions and features (handles, gates, surface treatment etc.)
• Meet international phytosanitary regulations for export-compliant wood packaging

A Total Value Approach

The Basic Nailess Solution BNS is a lightweight, folding, stackable, expendable packaging system built for the most demanding of transport conditions. The combination of material offers superior performance in durability, weight and volume utilization within the industrial supply chain.

The BNS allows outer and inner packaging options to provide customers with a complete cost-effective solution tailored specifically for them.
BNS adds value to any industrial supply chain.
Currently the BNS is benefiting several customers, across a variety of industries.
• Telecommunications
• Healthcare
• Energy
• Automotive
• Mining
• Aerospace
• Wholesale distribution

A Case of Cost Savings

60% Less time to assemble
40% Reduced volume of unassembled crate for transport, receiving and warehousing
8% Reduced volume of assembled crate
30% Less tare weight
**This is based on a comparison with a traditional nailed crate and pallet