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ProWest Shipping & Packaging warehouse.

ProWest Shipping & Packaging opened in May of 2006 with a commitment to provide superior packaging and shipping solutions. It is with that commitment that ProWest has become an industry leader in Northern Alberta.

ProWest is an Alberta family-owned organization operated by Derrick and Kim Smolski, and Chad and Natalia Goforth. Our previous experience is in the oil and gas industry and operating co-generation power facilities in Cuba. That experience provides technical knowledge of much of the material packaged at ProWest, as well as a unique understanding of the end user.

We participate in the Canadian Wood Products Certification Program (ISPM 15); function under the ISO 9001 Quality Management System, maintain a Certificate of Recognition for our Health and Safety Program and are an approved Regulated Agent for the Air Cargo Security Program.

ProWest services hundreds of clients through our 16,000 sq ft warehouse, 5,000 sq. foot reel shop, and 6 acres of yard space. Our facility is equipped to handle even the biggest load with 30,000 lb. capacity loaders and specialty equipment, three overhead cranes, loading dock, and portable loading ramps.

ProWest offers a host of shipping solutions including custom, industrial wood packaging for land, sea and air, hood crates, specialty crates and packaging solutions, reels, container loading and destuff, poly wraps, Dangerous Goods packaging, a diverse compliment of services including Inventory and Logistics, and much more.

We are genuinely client focused and continually seeking improvement in our products so we can supply our clients with the highest quality product for the most competitive price. We are committed to providing advanced custom wooden packaging solutions to maximize shipping success. Our staff is knowledgeable, skilled and innovative people who are determined to succeed and draw inspiration from challenges. We ensure superior effort to provide our client with appropriate knowledge, accurate timelines, and a quality product. Our goal is to provide an experience that will earn our clients confidence and respect.

We appreciate any opportunity to discuss how we can customize products and services to meet a company’s exclusive needs. To receive a quote or further information, contact our office through this site or phone 780.455.5026.