Timber Packaging

Acorn Packaging is a family-run business based in Essex, which has amassed over 40 years of experience in the timber packaging industry. Here at Acorn Packaging, we are renowned for our excellent reputation for creating and supplying a superior standard of custom timber packaging. Established in 1982, we are experts in manufacturing and distributing custom timber packaging. Due to the bespoke nature in which we work, we can easily meet the needs of a wide range of companies in many different industries. In addition, we also manage our own transport and offer a FREE local delivery service with no minimum order.

    Why Choose Us?

    40+ Years of Experience 
    For over 40 years, we at Acorn 
    Packaging have supplied, 
    manufactured, and exported 
    bespoke wooden packaging in 
    Essex for a range of clients. 
    Range of Packing Crates 
    We have a range of wooden 
    packaging in Essex that suit the 
    needs of companies, businesses, 
    and individuals in several 
    Affordable Prices 
    Our wooden packaging in Essex 
    are affordably priced. What’s 
    more, we have no minimum 
    order, so whatever you need, we 
    can help! 
    Export Crates | Acorn Packaging

    Who is Acorn Packaging?​

    We have a longstanding reputation both locally and nationwide for exceeding expectations with our timber packaging, pallets and export packing. All our timber packaging is ISPM 15 compliant and so too are our pallets. Plus, all our timber used for packaging, is sourced from legally well-managed forests, minimising our impact on the environment.

    We are very proud that the entirety of our manufacturing is carried out in-house in the UK. As our timber packaging is designed, cut and assembled entirely by us, we can ensure a continuity of our outstanding standards. This also guarantees that your item is packed as securely as possible, as your packaging will be created to order. If you are interested in custom timber packaging, please call our highly experienced team for more details on how we can help you.​

    At Acorn Packaging, we take great pride in being a company that you can trust. All our packaging is renowned for being strong, secure and of the highest quality. In addition, much of our packaging is made from heat-treated timber making it ISPM15 compliant, ensuring it conforms to the latest IPPC Regulations. Plus – if requested – our timber packaging can also include your company branding. If this is of interest, please call our friendly team for more details on how we can personalise your timber packaging.


    Timber packaging available​

    Acorn Packaging is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and distributors of high-quality timber packaging. As such, we ensure that we always stock large amounts of heat-treated timber in an array of sizes and thickness levels. We can also create custom timber shelving, plus internal fittings.

    • Collapsible metal-edged packaging ​
      This collapsible riveted metal-edged packaging is ideal when your packaging needs to double as storage. Due to its design, it is typically used for a singular shipment.
    • Reusable metal-edged packaging​
      This strong type of packaging is mainly used for repeat transportation. It can be expanded if needed or used for storage purposes, making it an economic choice for many.
    • Reusable clip-together packaging​
      This type of packaging is reusable as it can be assembled and dismantled with ease. It can also be created in a variety of sizes to best suit your requirements. They are also a great storage option.
    • Export timber packaging​
      We can create custom timber packaging specifically in line with export requirements. Here at Acorn Packaging, we understand the many elements that must be factored in to ensure safe delivery. Not only can we design your export timber packaging, but we are also able to offer a full packing and shipping service. Alternatively, we can offer a free local delivery service or free collection. Plus, we offer a discount on bulk orders for export packaging – please call us for more information.

    Plywood Packaging

    • Recyclable partitioned plywood packaging​
      As we are a leading manufacturer and distributor of partitioned wooden packaging in the UK, we design recyclable plywood partitioned packaging for many different industries. All are designed with easy handling in mind. Plus, our recyclable partitioned plywood packaging is heavy-duty and resistant to moisture.
    • Batten round plywood packaging ​
      These cases are one of the most popular choices for wooden packaging in the UK. Our standard measurements are as follows:

    -8 mm exterior grade plywood

    -16 X 75 mm battens

    -50 X 75 mm framed base​

    However, the above will vary depending on the weight of the item.
    We offer a wide variety of packaging, however, if you require a custom design that you cannot see on our website, please contact us. Our expert team will be happy to discuss your wooden packaging requirements in detail.

    Frequently asked questions:

    Are you looking to export your timber packaging from the UK?​
    Not only can we design and create your timber packaging, but we can also provide a full shipping service. Here at Acorn Packaging, we factor in the necessary considerations and requirements for exporting your item, such as being ISPM 15 compliant. Some of these may determine the design needed for the timber packaging to ensure the safe delivery of your item. Please call our specialist team today to discuss exporting in more detail.

    How much does our timber packaging cost?
    The cost of our timber packaging will vary depending on your requirements. However, you will be pleased to note that we have no minimum order and offer FREE local delivery. Please contact our expert team to discuss your timber packaging requirements and they can provide you with a tailored quote.

    Acorn Packaging

    We guarantee that our professional team can assist you with any queries regarding timber packaging. Our expert team is available Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, so please call us today to find out how we can help you with your timber packaging.