Milan Box Corporation

Milan Box Corporation has manufactured boxes and crates since 1927. The company expanded into military ammunition boxes during the Second World War, and now provides wirebound, wooden containers and boxes for ammunition, fuzes, grenades, artillery munitions, rockets, explosives and missile components.

Military Wirebound Ammunition Boxes - Crates and Containers
M2A1 and M19A1

Military Wirebound Ammunition Boxes - Crates and Containers - M2A1 and M19A1

Our military wirebound and nailed wood boxes are made to fit BWAY ammo can dimensions.

Throughout our history, Milan Box has maintained its excellent reputation as a high quality manufacturer of plywood and wood packaging.

Our customers include Ensign Bickford, ATK, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Picatinny Arsenal, United Defense, Pine Bluff Arsenal, Olin, BT Fuze, Federal Cartridge, DZI, and many others.

Milan Box is an approved US government SBA Hub Zone Qualified small business and currently it hopes to acquire more FMS customers (involved in the Foreign Military Sales program supported by the US government).

Main Military Box List - all made to U.S. Government Specifications:

Wirebound Boxes:Wood Boxes:
M2A1GMLRS
M19A1105mm
PA108Bradley Armor Tile
40mmStriker Armor Tile
60mm MortarHydra 70
81mm MortarM67 Grenade Box
120mm Mortar 

Milan Box Corporation manufactures a range of military products made to the following United States Government/Mil specifications:

  • MIL-DTL-2427
  • MIL-B-15011
  • MIL-DTL-46506
  • PPP-B-585
  • PPP-B-587
  • PPP-B-601
  • PPP-B-621

Military Wirebound Ammunition Containers

Milan Box Corporation's wirebound containers offer maximum protection, withstand rough handling, permit high stacking, occupy less cube, have a low tare weight, and keep packaging costs low.

Military Wirebound Ammunition Container M2A1 Military Wirebound Ammunition Container - 81mm Mortar Ammo Box Military Wirebound Ammunition Container 40mm M781 Transportation Box

Our M2A1 wirebound plywood container is used for the 5.56mm, 9mm, 45cal and 7.62mm cartridges. It is manufactured according to military specification designated PPP-B-585D. It is one of the most popular types used by the US Army and Marines, is per military drawing 7553347, and includes a special heat treatment and a preservative treatment.

Pricing normally includes various military markings prescribed by the customer and is largely governed by the availability of materials and quantities ordered.

Nailed Wooden Container Boxes

105mm Nailed Wooden Container Boxes M456 Nailed Wooden Container Boxes

The M6 reactive armor tile wooden container is available in several versions, including the M3, M4, M5 and M7, all designed to package various sizes of armor tiles for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Similar wooden containers will be used to package armor tiles for the new Stryker Amphibious Vehicle.

These containers are built to military specification designated Mil-B-2427 per drawing number 12590330.

Our wooden fuze box container is used for mortar and artillery fuzes and plastic cord explosives. It is manufactured according to military specification designated Mil-B-2427. It is one of the most common types used by the US Army and Marines and comes in various larger sizes.

Pricing normally includes various military markings prescribed by the customer.

Plywood Ammunition Containers

Our 120mm mortar plywood container is designed to hold two rounds, and is manufactured according to military specification designated Mil-B-46506. It is a popular type also used by international munitions manufacturers. It can be heat treated and preservative treated. It comes with two fiber-tube inner containers.

Wirebound Plywood M189 Ammunition Container Wirebound Plywood M112 Ammunition Container Wirebound Tow Missile Launcher Tube Container

The TOW missile plywood container is manufactured according to military specification designated Mil-B-46506. This container represents an integrated packaging effort to source various components including barrier bags, separators, foam inserts and corrugated pieces required per the military drawing.

Milan Box has also manufactured a similar missile box for the Stinger Shoulder Fired Missile.

Integrated Military Packaging Systems

Integrated Military Packaging Systems Wirebound M211 Crate US ARMY Warhead Transportation Box - Integrated Military Packaging System

In an effort to better serve our customers, Milan Box Corporation works in conjunction with United Ammunition Container, Inc, a packaging supplier for the armed forces, to provide a one-stop source for your complete packaging needs, including inter-pack requirements.

Whether requiring fiber containers, wooden boxes, wirebound boxes, or specialty skids, this association provides for customers' requirements.

 Franklin Dedmon, President and Owner, Milan Box Corp

Milan International as our exclusive international marketing representative.
Franklin Dedmon, President and Owner, Milan Box Corp.
Franklin holds a BA Degree from David Lipscomb College in Nashville, Tennessee. He has worked at Milan Box Corporation for over 30 years. He is married and has three children.

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