Understanding the Fibre Drum Manufacturing Process

Fibre drum with fibre lid

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 […]

Benefits of Fibre drums for Businesses

Fibre drum with fibre lid

Fibre drums are one of the most beneficial industrial packaging solutions your business could choose to invest in. Produced from hardwearing industrial strength cardboard, fibre drums are lightweight but robust, and they’re incredibly versatile and environmentally friendly. Perhaps most importantly, fibre drums are a cost-effective alternative to traditional types of industrial packaging, offering excellent value […]

Can Fibre Drums Be Recycled?

Fibre Drum

Fibre drums are a cost-effective yet surprisingly robust form of industrial packaging. Manufactured from sturdy cardboard material, fibre drums are able to withstand bad weather and tough conditions, and they’re entirely recyclable. If you’re concerned about your company’s environmental footprint, then fibre drums could be the environmentally friendly solution your business needs. In this article, […]

How Durable Are Fibre Drums?

Fibre drum with fibre lid

If you’re looking for a hardwearing yet cost-effective industrial storage and transport solution, then fibre drums could be the perfect option for your business. They might be manufactured from cardboard, but fibre drums are UN rated, weatherproof and fantastically protective. That makes fibre drums surprisingly durable and well suited to meeting an impressive range of […]

When Can You Not Ship a Barrel?

Metal Storage Drums

Barrels are one of the most effective forms of industrial packaging, and they’re perfect for shipping goods and materials from one country to another. But shipping internationally isn’t quite as simple as filling up a barrel before having it sent overseas. If you’re transporting industrial goods in shipping containers, then you need to make sure […]

How to choose the right packaging materials

ITP Packaging

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 […]

Packaging for the Manufacturing Industry

ITP Packaging

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 […]

Is a cardboard shipping barrel suitable for my product?

Fibre Drum

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 concerns is budget, then the cardboard shipping drums may be a great place to start, as they are extremely versatile and great value for money.  WHAT ARE CARDBOARD […]

What is a UN Rated Drum?

Storage Drums

UN ratings are an essential mark of quality control that signifies whether a steel or plastic drum meets rigorous health and safety standards for storage and transport of hazardous materials. UN ratings are set by the United Nations. If you’re planning on working with hazardous solids or liquids, then it’s essential to purchase storage materials that are UN rated and approved. But […]

The different types of drums and their benefits

storage drums

Drums are a fantastic way of storing and transporting several different types of materials and resources. They are used widely across industries including waste management, healthcare and food services.  However, their function in such a broad range of sectors means there isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ solution. Instead there are several types, each made […]