sustainable & innovative crating solutions

August 1, 2023

Custom Made Boxes

At Rebul Packaging, we are a South African based manufacturer of custom made honeycomb boxes. Honeycomb paper packaging and boxes offer more protection than ordinary cartons and cardboard boxes. They are also used as shipping crate alternatives to those made from wood and plastic.

The unique internal honeycomb structure of the boards used to make the boxes makes them robust, lightweight, and impact resistant. Providing custom packaging solutions and boxes ideal for packing, storing, transporting, and shipping unique shaped, fragile, and valuable items.

custom made  boxes stacked in truck

Made to Order Custom Boxes

All boxes are made using biodegradable honeycomb paper boards, recycled paper, and water based glue. Making Rebul boxes the ideal sustainable and eco-friendly packing and packaging solution compared to other offerings.

Each box is custom made to fit the volume of the item(s), hold the weight, and endure the demands of each journey. We have a zero minimum order size or quantity. Our custom made box solutions are available in three types: Freight Crates, Interlock Crates, and Hybrid Crates.

Custom Made Box Types

Freight Crates

Lightweight and eco-friendly alternative to wooden boxes and crates. They are designed to provide the user with maximum protection. Are up 70% lighter in weight compared to wooden and plastic boxes. Made using 35mm honeycomb boards. Ideal solution to protect and transport heavy and fragile items. Have been used extensively to pack and transport furniture, art, electronics, sculptures, machinery and other valuable, odd shaped, bulky and high value objects.

Rebul Freight box example
custom made boxes at Rebul Cape Town Factory

Interlock Crates

Offer more protection than normal cardboard boxes. Can be made using either 10mm, 16mm, 22mm, or 35mm boards. Depending on weight of the items and desired level of protection required. Ideal for those looking for custom boxes to pack and transport fragile, and valuable items whilst being weight sensitive. Used extensively to pack and ship ceramics, art, furniture, electronics, and machinery around the world.

stacked custom interlock boxes
interlock shipping boxes

Hybrid Crates

Unique combination of Rebul Freight and Interlock Crates. Designed to provide maximum protection and packing heavy, bulky and fragile items easy. Ideal for packing and shipping items such as glass, ceramics, furniture, and other fragile, uniquely shaped, and valuable items.

hybrid box with wrapped object

Box Customization Options

Due to the unique needs of each item, weight, shape, and or journey, we can customize each box. For easy handling, loading/packing, opening, and improved security and protection. Depending on each item's uniqueness. Custom made box customizations include adding handles, honeycomb pallets, reinforced bases, different lid openings, dividers, plywood base integration, and timber pallet integration.

We try as best possible to cater to each individual need and are always keen to find the best possible solution to pack and protect in a cost effective manner.

freight box for heavy machinery

Why Choose Rebul Custom Boxes:

  1. Recyclable and Biodegradable: all boxes are made using recycled paper, biodegradable honeycomb boards and water based glue.
  2. Customization: each box can be individually needs to the item's needs and your specifications.
  3. Stackable: the unique honeycomb structure within the boards used to make the boxes gives them a high weight to strength ratio. This allows the boxes to be stacked one onto another and helps optimize space.
  4. Versatile Options: Choose from a variety of box types, material thicknesses and various integrations to meet your specific needs.
  5. Less Weight: We offer custom boxes made from different board thicknesses. Honeycomb packaging and boxes are lighter compared to wood and plastic whilst providing similar protection.
  6. Zero Minimum Order Size or Quantity: Whether you need one box or a hundred no matter the size. We've got you covered. No minimum order amount means you get exactly what you need, when you need it.
  7. Convenient Delivery: We offer flexible delivery options. Making sure that your boxes reach you when and where you need them.

Common usage

Our custom packaging boxes are used to ship, pack and store a wide range of fragile, odd/uniquely shaped, sensitive, and valuable items. Such as ceramics, bicycles, art, furniture, decor, sculptures. surfboards, mirrors, pianos, displays, chandeliers, equipment, machinery, wines, umbrellas, tents, solar panels, drones and electronics. We serve and services individuals, small to large companies from logistics, arts, design, manufacturing, agriculture, and pharmaceuticals. We have a zero minimum order size or quantity for all boxes.

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