The history of blue plastic drums

Blue Plastic Drum Family

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, the blue plastic drum is an essential component when it comes to safe and secure storage and transport of many different industrial goods. Oils, foodstuffs and even dangerous chemicals and hazardous waste can all be safely contained within a blue […]

Can you store fuel in a plastic drum?

Drum Liner in drum

Plastic drums are one of the most versatile and cost-effective containers suited to industrial storage and transport needs, because they are suitable for a wide range of different materials, including harmful chemicals and hazardous waste. However despite their versatility, plastic drums aren’t always appropriate for storing fuel, such as petrol or diesel. Fuels are commonly needed on industrial sites, […]

How do you safely dispose of plastic barrels?

Blue Plastic Drum Family

Plastic barrels are one of the most popular choices for storage and transport of industrial goods. They’re cost-effective, highly durable and incredibly versatile. Plastic barrels have a long life span, but at some point your trusty barrel will need to be disposed of. You can’t just throw unwanted plastic barrels in the rubbish, because the industrial nature of their prior contents as well as the barrels themselves need proper care and attention. In […]

Why is industrial packaging important?

ITP Packaging

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 products are contained in some form of packaging. But while we are all too familiar with packaging in supermarkets, industrial packaging is often overlooked – and it’s one of the most important links in the supply chain. Industrial packaging includes everything from blue plastic […]

ITP Packaging on the move

ITP Warehouse

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 – just up the road. You can now find us at: 31 Slaidburn Industrial Estate, Slaidburn Crescent, Southport, PR9 9YF. It is bigger – 23,000 sq ft to be […]