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 […]

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

Fibre drum with fibre lid

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

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 […]

How to Package Your Products Safely in Fibre Drums

Fibre Drum

Fibre drums are a cost-effective and environmentally friendly industrial packaging option. Surprisingly robust and long-lasting, fibre drums can be used to store and transport everything from food and drink to chemicals and hazardous waste. But while fibre drums are hardwearing and protective, it’s important that your goods and products are always packed and stored safely. […]

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 […]

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 […]