Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association

Masthead’s experience in all types of crating and packaging services stems from over two decades of handling and moving heavy equipment for all types of industries, including 30+ years of installing process tools for owners of semiconductor facilities. Because of our crating experience in these specialized technologies, we have sustained long-standing relationships with most of our customers.


We have the latest equipment to build custom crates to meet sophisticated packaging requirements. Our laborers are reliable craftsmen with years of successful experience in crating and packaging almost any kind of tool, equipment or machinery in preparation for precision moves and riggings at various locations. This experience helps us minimize the risks for damage to tools and equipment during transit and their handling at the final destination.


Our Crating Services Include:


    Custom-fabricated crating and packaging for all types of

    objects requiring special handling and movement

    Crating services for fab and facility decommissionings

    Custom crating and packaging for semiconductor process


    Facility surveys and pre-measurement services for the

    manufacture of custom crates and packages

    Specially-engineered containers to ensure safe shipment of


    Complete labeling services including shock watches, tip-and-

    tells, humidity level indicators, etc.

    Cradles and skids

    Preparation of a comprehensive range of engineered crating

    specifications for domestic and international shipments

    “No Bug” fabrication compliance for overseas shipments

    On-site foam-in-place injection

    Moisture control

    Vapor bagging and vacuum sealing

    Protection packaging and cushioning supplies

    Shipping and coordination services

    Export Crates & Military Crating; ISPM15 Crates

    Trade Show Crates & Reusable Crates

    Floating Base Crate & Cushion Deck Crates

    Industrial Shrink Wrap & Shrink Film Services

    Crate Stamps, Labels & Export Documents


Call (602) 276-5373 for a custom quote.


ENR Top 10 Specialty Contractor


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Rigging and Crating Specialists


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Crating Services
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Our proven systems and programs are the best in the business.



Our documented programs and sign-off systems ensure the highest levels of tracking and documentation.



Our comprehensive experience allows us to identify cost-saving opportunities for the owner.



Pre-task planning ensures a smooth execution on-time, every time.