What is an IBC water tank?

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An IBC water tank is a versatile, long-lasting, yet cost-effective storage container designed to store and protect large quantities of water or other liquids. An IBC tank (intermediate bulk container) can be used to safely store and transport a range of liquids, but is most commonly found storing drinking water. Given its UN ratings however, […]

How to reduce Protective Packaging costs

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Protective packaging is an essential component in the supply chain; without a practical way to safely store and transport goods, businesses could never fulfil their orders and keep their customers happy. But protective packaging adds extra costs to any delivery, and given the competitive nature of business, profit margins are being constantly squeezed. It’s no […]

How to Safely Handle and Store Oil Barrels

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Steel drums and other barrels are an excellent choice of container for industrial oils and lubricants. But to avoid contamination, you need to ensure that an oil barrel is safely handled and carefully stored. While an oil barrel is robust and long lasting, improper storage can cause the products inside to become contaminated with dust […]

How to Protect Your IBC From UV Damage

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Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) are long-lasting industrial storage containers designed to hold large quantities of liquid, in storage or in transport. But while IBCs are great for storage and transport, on their own they only offer your products and goods minimal protection against harmful UV rays that can easily penetrate the outer layer. This leaves […]

Is Plastic Packaging bad for the environment?

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‘Plastic is bad for the environment.’ At least, that’s what we’ve been led to believe in recent years. There are noble campaigns to stop plastic-use, to halt the sale of single-use plastics, and to promote more awareness of the environmental impact of the waste we produce. However it’s not quite so simple as saying ‘all […]

How to choose the right packaging materials

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Protective packaging is essential. It’s the only way to ensure that your products safely and securely reach your customers, without being broken or damaged while in transit. In an industrial setting, protective packaging is also essential for health and safety. But transporting chemicals is going to require very different protective packaging in comparison to shipping out electrical […]

Why choose ITP Packaging as your steel drum supplier?

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Steel drums are durable, long lasting, cost effective and reusable. They’re a classic industrial transport and storage unit, and they’re perfectly suited for safely holding everything from spices and powders to chemicals and hazardous waste. But as a business owner, you need to know that your steel drums are the best option for moving and storing […]

How to clean chemicals out of plastic barrels

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Blue plastic barrels are one of the most enduring sights in the industrial packaging industry. Walk into any warehouse or inspect the cargo of any lorry, and you’ll find blue plastic barrels being used to safely store and transport everything from food to pharmaceuticals. One of the most popular uses for blue plastic barrels is carrying chemicals. UN rated plastic barrels are safe […]

Packaging for the Manufacturing Industry

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The packaging industry supplies manufacturers with protective packaging solutions for the safe transportation of raw materials across sectors. Whether it’s boxes for car parts or barrels for oil and barley, packaging comes in all shapes and sizes and there isn’t one industry in the world that doesn’t rely on it. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY Manufacturing […]

What should you consider when transporting liquid?

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Industrial transportation is a hazardous business, whether it’s loading and unloading plastic barrels onto lorries or dealing with accidental spillages, the risks are high. Before you even think about the journey, there are a number of considerations that must be made in order for the safe transportation of liquid goods.  WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON […]