About Butler & Baird Ltd.

Butler & Baird Historical picture
Where it all started in Richmond Hill.

With our more than 75 years of experience and hard work we are proud of what we have achieved and are committed to our goals.

Butler & Baird Ltd is well known for our total commitment to customer satisfaction with fast, efficient service, very competitive pricing, excellent communications state of the art equipment and specific attention to detail.

Our Routes led to Aurora, ON in 1970

In 1989, during the recession, Brian Butler designed a new product that would be an explosion in sales and double his staff and was manufacturing these compost Bio Bins the tune of 300/day.

These bins sold across Ontario and into the USA, Butler & Baird Ltd. won business of the year awards with the Aurora Chamber of Commerce for their achievements and contribution to the local economy.

Bio bin
Bio Bin

Our core business now focuses on the design and production of quality Custom Shipping Crates, Custom Pallets, Specialty Export Packaging and Moving Style Storage Containers.

The Export Crating division provides ISPM 15 Onsite Packaging, Preservation Packaging, Block & Bracing of Containers & much more!

Some of our products include but are not limited to:

  • HD Export Crates
  • Cleated Plywood Crates
  • Frame Crates
  • Reusable Crates
  • Tradeshow Crates
  • Storage Containers
  • Furniture Vaults
  • Foam Lined Crates

We work with our customers in various ways ranging from building custom project orders to Just-In-Time inventory for blanket order commitments.

All our products meet and exceed all general accepted industry standards for workmanship quality, materials and if needed meet all ISPM 15 export regulations.


Our Facility

Our 21,000-sq. ft. facility located in the heart of the GTA, is complete with modern production equipment with an enviable plant safety record.

Aerial Photo of Butler and Baird
Aerial Photo of Butler & Baird Ltd

Our company relies on our employee’s dedication & commitment to our customers needs.

Butler & Baird is continuously investing in their safety, training & state of the art equipment.

We hold weekly shop staff meetings and have a Quality Task Force which meets monthly.

This company maintains a quality plan and are constantly improving our quality management system.

Make us your choice to take care of your product to have it shipped safely & efficiently with a high-quality outcome.

Special thanks to Becca Usher
for Drone images and video!

With our more than 75 years of experience and hard work we are proud of what we have achieved and are committed to our goals.

Our Export  Packaging consultants are here to help you succeed with your overseas, air or land shipments.

Contact Us! We have it all!