Container Research Corp

Assembly shop, Fabrication shop Pennsylvania, USA

CRC provides customers with a complete manufacturing service solution.

We provide initial design to full service production and testing of metal reusable shipping and storage containers, assembly/ maintenance platforms, and medium and large weldments for the aerospace, defense, transportation, nuclear, alternative energy and commercial industries.


CRC is a Small, Veteran Owned business, certified to ISO9001 and AS9100 and has been in business since 1956.


CRC’s design engineers use the latest techniques and software. CRC is a fully integrated manufacturer capable of producing prototypes through large production lots. There are three facility locations; Aston, PA, Glen Riddle, PA and Elkton, MD totaling approximately 390,000 square feet of manufacturing space. Should one of these facilities become unusable we have the ability to transition the production into one of the other facilities. CRC has a full array of manufacturing and quality related equipment to produce and test most prototypes and productions products in house.


250,000 SF Manufacturing space with welding, paint, machining, assembly and testing
100,000 SF Assembly and refurbishing facility
40,000 SF Waterjet cutting, cushion manufacturing


  • Welding
  • Design & Development / Engineering
  • Testing
  • Equipment List




CRC offers design, build to print, prototype, and full production of reusable metal shipping and storage containers made for military and commercial helicopters/aircraft, weapon systems, missiles, satellites and electronics. Some of our products include rotor blades, main gear boxes, transmissions, satellites, rotor hubs, engine modules, AUR Engine container, electronic pods, air to air refueling containers, fuel cell containers, and rotational molded containers with suspension systems.


  • Integration, Testing, and Analysis
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Structural Fabrication
  • Medium and Large Weldments
  • Aircraft Maintenance Stands
  • Engine Shipping Bucks
  • Jigs & Fixtures
  • Refurbishment of containers and military shelters
  • Cleaning, Alodine and Painting Services which include
    Enamels, Lacquers, and Polyurethane Coatings and CARC Paint


Industries Include: aerospace, military, satellite, nuclear, transportation, and general industry.



  • 55+ years in design and manufacturing of metal shipping and storage containers for
    aerospace and government customers
  • SolidWorks, Unigraphics, TeamCenter Express
  • Full design and engineering staff including finite element analysis
  • Full Quality Assurance staff including Quality Engineers and Inspection
  • Formally trained machinists, welders, assemblers, painters, and inspectors
  • Welders trained and certified to various AWS qualifications
  • Lean Manufacturing Manager and staff
  • Project and Program Management


Container Research Corp, Get quotes online for manufacturing services at from machine shops, fabricators, job shops and contract manufacturers. connects buyers and suppliers when the buyer has a need and the supplier has the right expertise and capacity. analyzes all engineered parts and RFQs for improved manufacturability and to ensure quality and a quick quoting experience.

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  • Pennsylvania
  • USA