Crate Liner

Line crates and boxes used to pack furniture with protective linings.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Crate Liners do?

Lines crates and boxes used to pack furniture with protective lining to protect furniture during shipment: Spreads wrapping paper in crate box. Cuts corrugated paperboard and fits paperboard in crate. Lays excelsior pads in crate for packing specified units. Glues cardboard pads in corner of crate to make cushions for furniture. Assists PACKAGER, HAND to place furniture in box or crate. Transfers packed crates and boxes to loading platform, using handtruck.

Should I be a Crate Liner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Case Liner, Cellophaner, Egg Crater, Hogshead Liner, Line Operator

    How to become a Crate Liner

    Most Crate Liners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9raaaa&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2822%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
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