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Case Studies

Every project is different. Every item is different. Every journey is different. We know how important it is to understand exactly what we are packing, and exactly where it is going – and how it is getting there. We hope that these case studies will help you to appreciate how important this knowledge is, and to understand the standards that we insist upon in every aspect of our work.

Flight Cases for Demo Hubs

When a major distributor of electronics products and services needed to pack and transport 7 demonstration Microsoft Surface Hubs to destinations across Europe, they asked P&M Packing to protect the items for shipment.

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Automotive Production Line Packing

Our client needed an entire automotive production line to be packed for shipping from the UK to Mexico. This had to be done in the Christmas window – packing on 27th December with the vessel sailing on the 30th.

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Helicopter Gearbox and Main Rotor Head Packing

Our client asked us to pack a helicopter gearbox, plus a gearbox and main rotor head. We were to design and manufacture the specialist cases off-site before delivering them and ensuring the items’ complete safety and security.

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Flight Case for TF3 Mixer Console

Our client had a requirement for a bespoke flight case that would allow the safe transit of a TF3 mixer console, incorporated 16U rack sleeve, drawers to house mics and cables, and, if possible, a detachable desk to house a separate lighting console.

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Helicopter Blade Packing

One of our clients needed a helicopter’s main rotor blades and tail rotor blades to be packed on-site ready for transportation. We were able to respond quickly and have our experts on-site promptly to analyse the requirement.

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ITV Surface Hub Flight Case

ITV contacted us with the requirement for a bespoke flight case for their new 84-inch Surface Hub. It had to be strong, naturally, but also lightweight for manoeuvrability.

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Yacht Mast Packing

When the private owner of a multi-million pound 1936 classic yacht needed the masts to be packed, they naturally asked P&M Packing to undertake the delicate operation. Arriving to find 5 masts rather than the expected 3 only increased the pressure of the looming deadline on our team.

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ABB Offshore Packing

When ABB, the global leader in power and automation technologies, needed to ensure that their multitude of vital cabinets and components were transported securely to an offshore platform, they asked P&M Packing to deploy our expertise to prepare the items for shipment.

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Microsoft Surface Hub Flight Case

Microsoft needed a special case to protect and present their new Surface Hub in its pre-launch UK-wide tour around their reseller network. They needed a flight case that would ensure that the Hub would not be damaged on its extensive travels.

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Guitar Hero Tour Flight Cases

Our client asked us to manufacture a set of flight cases for a worldwide tour to demonstrate the new Guitar Hero Live game. The cases not only had to be strong enough to withstand the challenges of multiple journeys but also cope with significant heat.

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AptART – Dangerous Goods Packing

Awareness & Prevention Through Art (AptART) aims to give vulnerable children an artistic experience with an opportunity to express themselves, as well as an outlet to build awareness and promote prevention about the issues that affect their lives.

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Race Yacht Workshop Fit-out

Our yacht racing team customers needed a mobile race workshop, which was to contain all that they needed in competition, and which could be transported, opened up and used anywhere.

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20 tonne Machine Packing & Relocation

Our customer needed to ship machinery for the construction of seat tracks for the automotive industry to Detroit. The main challenge was the fact that the heaviest piece was 20 tons.

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Wind Turbine Blade Packing Project

Our customer needed to ship 22 wind turbine blades, each 12 metres long, to the United States. The challenges included not only the size of the items but also the logistics of where and how to pack them.

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Our biggest ever case

A mould for a wind turbine blade had to be protected in storage. P&M’s biggest ever case, it was 40 metres long by 4 metres wide by 3 metres high. It had to be packed on a Southampton dockside, moved and stored.

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U2 World Tour – Specialist Flight Cases

When U2 go on a world tour, a lot of equipment goes with them. P&M were asked to make flight cases for their instruments, and for their light and sound systems. We met with the road crew to understand exactly what we were packing and their preferences for the type of cases required – a hinged or removable lid, with or without drawers for accessories, and so on. The ergonomics of each case can make a big aggregate difference when you are setting up a concert from scratch.

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33 metre Mast Packing Project

When a Hong Kong businessman bought the Titan racing yacht in La Spezia, Italy, he needed a way of getting it home. The boat itself was not too much of a problem, but the mast – worth almost as much as the boat – caused real headaches. This mast was 33 metres long, very light and quite vulnerable.

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Elephant Packing Solution

Ripley’s, the global entertainment consortium with over 90 attractions in 10 countries, wanted a full-scale model elephant shipped from Stratford-upon-Avon, England to Miami, USA. The challenges included the fact that it occupied two floors of a museum, that there was a gallery surrounding its top half, and that, although everyone knew that it could be dismantled, no one quite knew how.

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