Dereham Designs & Packaging

Bespoke Military Packaging Solutions

Dereham Designs & Packaging are the UK’s leading designers and manufacturers of bespoke military packaging solutions. For over forty years we have been at the forefront of this industry and we currently hold, jointly with the Ministry of Defence, the design rights to over 500 packaging designs.

Our technical office are widely regarded as the most knowledgeable in the defence packaging industry so you can be sure that we can solve any problems you have when packaging and through life transit of your explosives, electronics, weapons and munitions are involved.

Military boxes cases and containers

We manufacture bespoke timber boxes, plywood cases, tri-wall containers, plastic mouldings, steel and aluminium ammunition containers, CNC routed foam inserts, Bomb pallets, countermeasure and missile shipping containers as well as being an authorised Peli products distributer for their range of plastic cases for weapons, electronics and equipment.

Timber military packaging

Our wood shop has been producing timber military packaging for over four decades. We specialise in the design and manufacture of high quality timber and plywood cases, crates and boxes for the ministry of defence and other major worldwide defence contractors. We also have in-house facilities for marking, stencilling and painting of cases to defence standards.

We are an ISPM15 approved manufacturer and have the knowledge and capabilities to gain full MoD pack approval on new designs. All of our packaging has undergone full testing to ensure it meets with all current regulations and all the timber we buy is FSC sourced and heat treated ready for export. Our modern fully equipped wood shop operates the latest machinery including three table saws, two CNC routers and numerous lathes, bench drills, band saws and chop saws.

Metal ammunition container and bomb pallet design and manufacture

We supply all current ammunition containers including but not limited to PA60’s, PA120’s, H82’s, H83’s, A480’s and A980’s as well as aluminium containers such as the N34 and N54. Our bomb pallets for the MK82 and Paveway bombs have become the bench mark in pallet design and are currently in use throughout the world.

Cylindrical metal cases for military equipment

We also supply cylindrical containers for various countermeasures, rockets and missiles as well as their associated pallets and pallet adaptors. Our metal cases are individually designed for each product and can be supplied with internal fittings including fabricated moulds and cnc routed foam. Our metal containers can also include a unique blast protection material in order to reduce the hazard classification therefore reducing costs, increasing safety and easing transit problems associated with transporting explosives.

Protective foam case inserts

Dereham Designs and Packaging are specialists in supplying custom CNC routed foam internal furniture. We operate state of the art CNC routing machines with automatic 8 tool changers and workable beds of 10’ × 5’. This coupled with cutting speeds of up to 40 meters a minute allows us to produce the highest quality work in the fastest possible time .Our knowledge of working with foam is second to none. From LD45 to LD70, from polyethylene to polyurethane, we know what works. Some of our machines have the capability to machine to depths of up to 300mm, ideal for complex foam case inserts.

CNC routing of military packaging

We can either work from an existing drawing you supply or you can let our design department operating the latest CAD/CAM software create the design for you. Whether your routing needs are for a prototype, small batch or a high volume production run, we are able to offer a fast, accurate and flexible service to meet your exact requirements.

Due to the quantity of materials we buy we are also able to supply panel products including MDF, Plywood and various foams at very competitive rates enabling us to offer the complete service from sourcing and design through to manufacture. We also offer a collection and delivery service to ensure a hassle free solution in the fastest possible time.

Durable military cases

We are an authorised Peli dealer supplying the company's full range of unbreakable, waterproof and dustproof cases. We have a wide knowledge of their products and suitable applications and we are specialists in the manufacture of custom foam internal fittings. We frequently choose Peli cases for military applications thus showing our confidence in their products and also offer a lifetime ‘you brake it we replace it’ guarantee on their cases meaning your sensitive equipment will never be without protection again.

Fibreboard military containers

Dereham Designs and Packaging manufactures various Fibreboard military containers utilizing many different types of boards. From a standard FEFCO code to a bespoke tri-wall container we have the knowledge and expertise to meet your requirements. We are also able to offer more specialist boards if required including wet boards, barrier boards, black conductive ESD and coloured boards and have a vast knowledge of their suitable applications.

Miliary plastic moulding

Our state of the art plastic moulding machines are able to produce bespoke plastic components for any application. From small packing components to quarter turn catches , our dedicated moulding team have the expertise to meet all your requirements. Our machines are able to run 24hrs a day and can produce parts at a rate of up to 200 per hour.

Blast mitigation and protection

TABRESHIELDAIGIS is the world leader in all forms of blast protection and designs, tests and manufactures explosion mitigation solutions for airports/airlines, defence/police, governments and businesses in order to help protect people and assets against specific explosive threats.

Our patented blast mitigation "TABREShield™" technology is integral to all our well-established products and has the unique capability to absorb and attenuate the lethal effects of explosions. AIGIS products are tested and certified to highest available standards and are in use in over 50 countries, with offices in the UK and the USA.

Extremely versatile Aigis TABREShield™ technology covers a wide spectrum of solutions ranging from bomb containment and blast-resistant litter bins, ready-use ammunitions containment units and anti-mine boots, to vehicle anti-mine armour and building blast protection. Other Aigis TABREShield™ Applications are also continually developed to meet clients specific needs.

Contact Details

Dereham Designs & Packaging
Hall Lanes
Greens Road
Dereham
Norfolk
NR20 3TQ
United Kingdom
www.ddpackaging.co.uk