Protective Cases: What are they, and why are they important?

Protective Cases: What are they, and why are they important? | PottertonPacs

Protective cases are an important tool for businesses of all sizes, as they protect valuable samples or equipment. From small business owners to large corporations, a good protective case can help tremendously in keeping your valuable products protected in transit, during storage, and even in use. In this article, we’ll be discussing what protective cases are, why they’re important, and how businesses can benefit from them.

What are protective cases?

As a business owner, you know that your equipment or products are valuable. You’ve worked hard to source the best materials and craft them into products that your customers will love. But what happens when you need to transport those products from one location to another? Or when you need to store them for an extended period of time? That’s where protective cases come in.

Protective cases are designed to safeguard your products from damage during transit and storage. They come in a variety of sizes, styles, and materials so that you can find the perfect case for your needs. And if you’re worried about your equipment being damaged in use, there are even cases designed for that.

So why are protective cases so important? 

In short, they can help you avoid costly repairs or replacements. If your product is damaged in transit, you may not be able to sell it as-is. And if it’s damaged in storage, you’ll have to waste time and money fixing it before you can sell it. But with a good protective case, you can rest assured that your products will arrive at their destination in perfect condition.

There are many different types of protective cases on the market, so it’s important to do your research. To help make your research process easier, let’s take a look at some of the protective cases we offer here at PottertonPacs.

Types of Protective Cases

Peli Cases

With Peli cases, you get one of the most well-known products on the market, with heavy-duty, waterproof, crush-proof, and dustproof properties, complete with a lifetime guarantee from the manufacturer. The Peli Protector, Peli Air, and Peli Storm Cases are designed to provide total protection for your equipment in virtually any situation.

PottertonPacs also offer a custom solution that enables us to create bespoke foam interiors in order to create recesses that can be die cut, CNC routed, or waterjet cut in order to protect your products and equipment. 


The NANUK case are another brand of hard case that is also designed and built for the protection, organisation, and safe storage of your equipment and products in harsh environments and conditions. With 27 standard case sizes to choose from and a large range of colour options, NANUK cases can easily represent your brand image or company colours.

We also offer custom-cut foams and branded cases so you can create a bespoke protective case that’s perfect for your products or samples.

In addition to pick-and-pluck foam sets, PottertonPacs supply TSA combination locks for additional security with NANUK cases and accessories.  NANUK offers several types of protective cases, including small, medium, large, long, and wheeled cases.

AluZone Flight Cases

All our AluZone flight cases are custom-made and built to your specific size and requirements. You can choose from a range of different sizes and colours, or you can add custom interiors or foam inserts, along with branding options such as silk screen printing or full digital printing. 

Consequently, they can be used for a variety of purposes, including sales demonstrations, presentations, and transportation cases for protection.

In the same way as the other protective cases, the AluZone Flight Cases can also be branded in silk printing, digitally printed on the panels, as well as having custom cut foam interiors to suit your own requirements.

Industry application for protective cases

When you have something that needs to be protected to the highest degree, protective cases are a great choice. Due to their usage and applications, protective cases are more common among certain types of professionals.

  • Professionals in Industrial Engineering, Electronics, Mechanics, and Maintenance

Engineers and maintenance professionals use special protective cases to protect their tools from shocks, heat, dust, and chemicals. Pressure gauges, tachometers, calibrators, and data loggers are among the equipment that could be placed within a protective case.

  • Professionals in event lighting and broadcast industries

Photographic and electronic gear are extremely well protected when stored in protective cases. Flexible interior arrangements and foam inserts allow storage of sensitive cameras, flashes, lenses, as well as cables and cords.

  • Scientists and medical professionals

You can trust protective cases to protect sensitive laboratory equipment, scientific instruments, and heavy-duty communication systems. Any important equipment will arrive fully functional due to the customisable interiors of a protective case.

  • Sales representatives and marketing professionals

Protective cases are important for travelling sales representatives as they help to safeguard company samples and products in transit to sales meetings. In addition to being an excellent marketing tool, professional protective sales bags are also a great way to store sample items when travelling on a regular basis.

For any business planning to take its products and services mobile, the selection of protective cases is a critically important consideration. With so many types of cases available on the market, it is essential to know the benefits and features of each type and to determine which cases are best suited for your specific needs.

If you’d like to talk to our experienced team regarding our custom protective cases or interior foam options that could offer a solution to your requirement, we would be happy to help. Get in contact at 0116 276 7562 with any queries or concerns you may have.