What Is an IBC bund?

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An IBC bund is designed to be placed directly beneath an IBC (intermediate bulk container), in order to catch and contain any spills. An IBC bund helps to prevent cross-contamination and avoid potentially dangerous chemical reactions in the event of an accident. Most importantly, an IBC bund helps to keep storage areas safe and spill-free. […]

What Damage Can Moisture Cause Inside a Container?

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Moisture damage is one of the biggest causes of concern when cargo is being stored or shipped around the world. Moisture, including humidity and condensation, can lead to damaged containers, contaminated goods and unhappy customers. However with the help of moisture protection packaging, desiccants and a few handy storage tips, you can minimise the chance […]

How Do You Keep Moisture Out of a Shipping Container?

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Shipping containers can be prone to moisture build-ups when in storage or transit, and this moisture can cause damage to cargo if not dealt with. Humidity and moisture can be caused by a number of different factors. With forward planning and an effective storage and handling system, you can keep shipping containers free of moisture. […]

What Happens When a Shipping Container Is Contaminated? 

Industrial shipping drums are the most effective way to safely store and transport goods and products across the world. Plastic shipping drums, steel shipping drums and increasingly, fibre shipping drums, are all robust industrial shipping solutions. But it’s important to follow safety procedures in order to prevent contamination. In this article, the experts at ITP […]

How to Fill Your Plastic Barrels

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Plastic barrels are one of the world’s most popular industrial storage options, and for good reason. The classic blue plastic barrel is a common sight in warehouses and storehouses, because they’re durable, reusable and cost-effective. But in order for them to be as long lasting as possible, it’s important to learn how to fill your plastic […]

When Should You Choose an Open Head Steel Drum?

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Steel drums are one of the most effective, durable and versatile industrial storage solutions, but with multiple types of steel barrels on the market, it’s important to select the most appropriate design for your business requirements. The most important consideration is choosing between an open head steel drum and a closed head steel drum. An […]

How to Repurpose Industrial Packaging

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Industrial packaging is an important part of the supply chain, allowing businesses to safely store and transport large quantities of goods across the world. But with so much demand for industrial goods, it’s also important to understand where all this packaging ends up. Rather than being thrown into landfill, the most common forms of industrial packaging – […]

What You Need to Know Before Buying from a Fibre Drum Company

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Fibre drums are one of the most sustainable industrial storage solutions on the market, but it’s important to choose a reputable, dependable and cost effective supplier to meet your business needs. Not all fibre drums are made equally, which is why you need a supplier you trust to provide the best quality products available. If […]

Understanding the Fibre Drum Manufacturing Process

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Fibre drums are surprisingly robust and long lasting. When handled and stored correctly, they have a long lifespan and can be reused time and time again. But looking at a fibre drum from the outset that can sometimes be hard to believe, particularly if your business is more accustomed to using heavy-duty steel or plastic containers […]

What Are the Benefits of Using Steel Barrels for Storage?

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Steel barrels are one of the most popular industrial storage options on the market today, and that’s because they come with so many excellent benefits for businesses. Steel barrels, or steel drums, are long-lasting, resilient and cost effective. Most importantly, steel barrels are incredibly effective at protecting the goods stored inside from damage or contamination. If […]