Ask about special needs cases.
Artery builds packing and shipping cases for fine art.
And we do it in a way that is gentle on your budget as well as your
objects. We build cases for single objects, exhibitions or whole collections.
Our crate shop is located in Biddeford, Maine. We use the finest grade
of materials, starting with Baltic Birch plywood. 8-10 ply with very
stable exterior grade adhesives. No off-gassing problems. Cases are
sealed with waterbased varnish. Lids are gasketed and sealed with
through bolts & washers. All cases are fitted with appropriate
amounts of thermal and shock insulation: Dow Ethafoam, usually 1.7
density, is used to line the box, providing a thermal barrier, then
the interior is fitted with foam sized to the weight and shape of
the piece being shipped. Each box is custom built and custom fitted
with foam. We follow the guidelines established by the "Art in
Transit" conferences organized by the NGA, et al, several years
ago, and materials published by P.A.C.I.N.
We are happy to work with you on details of construction for your
Ask our references: We will visit your site and spend the day
measuring, checking the profile of frames and judging the weight of
individual pieces. We want to be sure that when we arrive to pack
your cases that there are no surprises.
Call us and we will provide a set of references from several
past projects, big and small. You will not be disappointed in the
quality, and you will be delighted by the price.
There are benefits to being located in Maine and sheltered from the
excesses of the metropolis.
A case designed for a traveling exhibition with multiple
small objects packed in individual fomecore cases.
Provides for ease of dispersal at the close of the tour.
Phone: (207) 283-0607
Toll Free 877 283-0607
Crates & Cases