Know How to Get Green by Refurbished Custom Wooden Crates

When people hear the word “refurbish” the first thing that may come to mind is a refurbished product is inferior to a new one.

The truth is, a refurbished product is often equal to its “brand-new” counterpart. 

If you control your current inventory of custom wood crates you should consider reusing them. It pays to repair and maintain your investment to maximize a wooden container’s value.


JSX Lab recycles wooden crate and wooden pallet we help to repair old pallet.

Read: Here Are Some Tips for Taking Care of Your Wooden Pallets

The Refurbished Wooden Crates

First, let’s discuss what refurbished custom wood crates are and are not in the world of crating.

  • Most likely the crate has been used
  • May have suffered damages
  • They May have succumbed to harsh weather conditions
  • Most likely can be brought back to “as new” condition
  • Can be re-purposed for a different use

Refurbished custom wood crates are usually elevated to the current standards of a brand new wooden crate design. This could be the latest and greatest latch, hinge, foam, steel forklift guards, lighter weight technology, and more.

This means the customer will still get the same protection as a new crate and the same quality to boot.

Further, a refurbished wooden container may be enhanced or customized to make it an even better fit for the customer.

Read: Reuse Recycle of Old Wooden Crate

View JSX Lab video guide to the refurbishing process with before and after pictures and more details about refurbishing the process.

3 Steps for the Old Wooden Crate

JSX Lab 16 years of Manufacturer experience and know how to repair old wooden crates or if they needed to be replaced. The company wanted the most cost-effective option.

Step 1 – Evaluate: JSX Lab technicians evaluated each wooden container and noted all the materials needed to do the repairs. In the end, the repair costs were less than 50% of the price of a new crate, so the customer opted for refurbishing.

Step 2 – Repairs: Technicians removed the steel pieces on the crates, cleaned any corrosion, and repainted the steel. Wood was replaced in sections that needed it to restore structural integrity. Upgraded hardware was added in place of old technology and the interior was carpeted and re-foamed. Finally, fresh paint brought the box back to its original luster.

Step 3 – Reap the Rewards: Refurbishing the reusable crates rather than buying new ones offered the following benefits:

  • Saved money. Cost savings of 50%
  • Short turnaround on repairs led to valuable time savings
  • Eliminated waste and the need to use more materials and resources to build new crates, which fit well with the company’s Green business practices.

JSX Lab No.1 Wooden Box supplier in Malaysia Johor and Singapore.

We offer the best quality wooden crate, wooden box, plywood cases and shipping boxes online at the best price to our Malaysia Johor Bahru and Singapore customers. We also provide onsite packing services. Simply visit our Shop section to access our secure checkout. To speak with our team, you can call us at +6012 727 0188. Because we understand that each customer has a different budget, we work closely to find the best solution.

To learn more about our prices, request a quote today. Simply fill out the contact form to send us your details and specifications. We will get back to you as soon as possible with a custom price.

All JSX Lab wooden box, wooden crates, plywood cases and shipping boxes have been Heat Treated with ISPM 15 certified. You can browse our entire range of box sizes and types to find the right one for you. Secure delivery is available for all orders. We deliver to Singapore and Malaysia. If you need bulk orders or have questions, please feel free to contact our team.

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