Internal Technology
Thinking "Inside" the box

Although most exterior boxes are really similar in design, it is what is going on inside that really provides the protection.
Placing your product into a box and shipping it without adequate internal protection may lead to extensive payload damage due to vibration, impact or environment conditions during transport.
The Valley Box packaging design team can provide customized solutions for securing your product internally. Planning the internal bracing streamlines your pack time and creates an easy to use component


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Saddles & Tie Downs

Custom made wood and steel saddle components connect directly to the container's base and support your product's payload during shipment.


To prevent abrasion to the product while in transit 
addles can be lined with:

  • Foam
  • Carpet 
  • Rubber neoprene  

Tie down devices or ratchet straps hold your product in-place
can easily be installed into the shipping container. 
Tie downs work particularly well in conjunction with saddles. 
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Cushioning Products:
Foam, Bubble, Loosefill

Poly foam prevents damage from vibration and shock from impact during transit. Our engineers understand the strengths and limitations of foam densities and the load-bearing characteristics. We offer several methods for fitting your product into foam, each method has its own strengths and selection depends on your product's

packaging needs. 


Water jet - Molded - Die cut


Bubble cushioning is a great solution for electronic components, glassware and spare parts. Choose from regular to anti-static. Available in three bubble sizes, 3/16", 5/16" and 1/2". 


Loose fill or "Packing Peanuts" easily fill in and around the contents of a shipping box, providing a cushion of protection on all sides. Made of moisture-proof material, peanuts are a lightweight packing alternative that saves on shipping costs, yet are durable enough to be reused. Types available: 

Regular, Anti-static & Biodegradable

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Paint, Carpet & Neoprene

Painted containers experience reduced damage from moisture and rain. This is a cost effective way to increase the lifespan of your wood shipping container in harsh environments and unpredictable weather.


Carpeting or Neoprene are often utilized as a low cost solution to surface abrasions. By applying at the contact points of saddles, blocking and bracing, delicate finishes and materials are protected.


Truck bed liner is an industrial strength coating sprayed directly onto the surface and helps to extend the life of your container. It is an environmentally friendly product and offers long term adhesion to your container. Learn about other environmentally friendly products in our Green Business section of our website.

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Blocking & Bracing

Blocking and bracing is the practice of using pieces of wood to reinforce your product's support in its packaging.


Dimensional lumber is custom sized during a pack job to strategically hold your product in place during transit.


Valley Box prides itself with the ability to properly block and brace items in anticipation of rough handling during transportation to its destination.

Packaging Examples

Packaging Examples

Helpful Downloads

Motorcycle Pack
Motorcycle Packing job
Cushioning Chart
Cushion Packaging Master Chart
Corrugated & Foam
Corrugated & Foam
Internal Technology
Internal Technology
Vibratuon Dampening Case Study
Vibration Dampening