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crate

n. a dilapidated vehicle. This crate gets me to work and back. That’s good enough.
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Randy Haapala, General Foreman with MEI Rigging and Crating, who coordinated the packing and moving was equally enthusiastic, "This was an exciting project for MEI Rigging and Crating, as this was a one-of-a-kind move where we were moving something priceless and they had spent ten years working to get the dinosaur off the mountain.
MEI Rigging and Crating provides rigging, machinery moving, factory relocation and crating services for industrial and commercial clients.
If you have more than one dog, Bob strongly recommends crating each one separately.
Silvers, general manager, MEI Rigging and Crating, Houston.
A newer yet similar set of standards has been available for a fee from ASTM International, but because of the fees, many packing and crating companies have opted to simply avoid following the protocol altogether.