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What should you consider when transporting liquid?

What should you consider when transporting liquid?

Industrial transportation is a hazardous business, whether it’s loading and unloading plastic barrels onto lorries or dealing with accidental spillage...

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Is a cardboard shipping barrel suitable for my product?

Is a cardboard shipping barrel suitable for my product?

With a wide range of shipping options to choose from, it’s important that you find the right product that’s suitable for your cargo. If one of your co...

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What Are the Key Industries That Require Protective Packaging?

What Are the Key Industries That Require Protective Packaging?

Protective packaging is an essential part of the world’s supply chain, allowing everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to televisions and smartpho...

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What is a UN Rated Drum?

What is a UN Rated Drum?

UN ratings are an essential mark of quality control that signifies whether a steel or plastic drum meets rigorous health and safety standards for stor...

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The Impact of Covid-19 on the Packaging Industry

The Impact of Covid-19 on the Packaging Industry

Covid-19 has changed the world we live in, and that’s probably an understatement. Not only have we seen the worst economic downturn in centuries, but ...

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Are steel drums food grade?

Are steel drums food grade?

Steel drums are one of the most commonly used industrial containers in the UK. But while you might see them as invaluable for safely storing hazardous...

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Are empty oil drums hazardous waste?

Are empty oil drums hazardous waste?

Plastic drums and steel drums are commonly used to store and transport a wide variety of oils. But what happens to your empty oil drums when they are ...

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Everything you need to know about reconditioned steel drums

Everything you need to know about reconditioned steel drums

Hardy, durable, robust and long lasting, steel drums are a mainstay of the industrial world. These versatile storage and transport containers can hold...

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What are the different types of Food Grade plastic?

What are the different types of Food Grade plastic?

Being able to safely store and transport food and drink is one of the most overlooked components of the modern world economy. Without safe storage con...

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Covid-19 November Lockdown Update

Covid-19 November Lockdown Update

Following the Prime Minister's announcement on Saturday, we would like to inform you that we are still operating as normal throughout the national loc...

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A Guide to Steel Drums

A Guide to Steel Drums

Steel drums are some of the most versatile and robust containers in popular usage throughout many industrial and commercial sectors. They can be found...

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The Importance of Protective Packaging in Transport

The Importance of Protective Packaging in Transport

Protective packaging is essential for the movement and transport of goods across the UK and the rest of the world. Without the means to safely protect...

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Is Polyethylene Plastic Safe for Diesel Fuel Storage?

Is Polyethylene Plastic Safe for Diesel Fuel Storage?

Polyethylene is one of the most common synthetic materials used in the production of plastic storage drums, including the classic blue plastic drum fo...

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How do you repair a damaged plastic barrel?

How do you repair a damaged plastic barrel?

A plastic barrel is one of the most durable, long-lasting and versatile industrial storage containers you can purchase. But at some point, even a trus...

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How heavy is an empty intermediate bulk container?

How heavy is an empty intermediate bulk container?

An intermediate bulk container (IBC) is a fantastic way to store industrial-size quantities of liquids and semi-liquids in a safe and secure way. IBC...

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How long will water stay fresh in a plastic drum?

How long will water stay fresh in a plastic drum?

A plastic storage drum is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to store freshwater for long periods of time. Plastic drums are the perfect ...

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The history of blue plastic drums

The history of blue plastic drums

The classic sight of the blue plastic drum is one found in warehouses and on industrial sites all over the world. Versatile, durable and dependable, ...

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Can you store fuel in a plastic drum?

Can you store fuel in a plastic drum?

Plastic drums are one of the most versatile and cost-effective containers suited to industrial storage and transport needs, because they are suitable ...

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How do you safely dispose of plastic barrels?

How do you safely dispose of plastic barrels?

Plastic barrels are one of the most popular choices for storage and transport of industrial goods. They’re cost-effective, highly durable and incredib...

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Why is industrial packaging important?

Why is industrial packaging important?

Packaging is everywhere. It’s an important component of the consumer-led lives we lead. Whenever we make a purchase online or in the shops, our produc...

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ITP Packaging on the move

ITP Packaging on the move

We have a new home. The reason for moving is straightforward; ITP Packaging continues to grow, and we need more room! However, we’ve not gone far – ...

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What substances can you store in a plastic drum?

What substances can you store in a plastic drum?

Plastic drums are one of the most versatile pieces of industrial storage and transport equipment found in a warehouse. Ordinarily coloured blue and s...

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Plastic drums for the food industry

Plastic drums for the food industry

Classic, blue plastic barrels are a common sight in warehouses, supermarkets and storage areas across the world. Blue plastic barrels are the perfect...

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A guide to transporting hazardous chemicals

A guide to transporting hazardous chemicals

Transporting chemicals is a key task that many companies with an industrial focus need to complete safely, on a regular basis. Transporting hazardous...

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What is the difference between an open-head and tight-head plastic drum?

What is the difference between an open-head and tight-head plastic drum?

Blue plastic drums are a classic sight in warehouses, storage containers and transport facilities across the world. These rigid, sturdy containers a...

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Double wall cardboard boxes: Uses and design guide

Double wall cardboard boxes: Uses and design guide

Double wall cardboard boxes are a great way to store and transport heavy loads, offering strength, durability, and versatility across a range of diffe...

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A guide to industrial packaging

A guide to industrial packaging

Industrial packaging is an important part of the production process, allowing industrial-grade goods and products to be protected while they’re shippe...

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The different types of drum liners: which should you choose?

The different types of drum liners: which should you choose?

Drum liners are a great way to protect your steel, plastic or fibre drums when you’re using them to store or transport goods and materials. They com...

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What is food grade plastic?

What is food grade plastic?

Food grade plastic is a broad term referring to the various types of plastic that can safely come into direct contact with food at any stage between t...

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Using IBCs for water tanks: What do you need to know?

Using IBCs for water tanks: What do you need to know?

Intermediate bulk containers, or IBCs, are commonly used to store industrial liquids or hazardous chemicals. But these heavy-duty containers are als...

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