Plastic Bin Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of plastic bin manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source plastic bin manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate plastic bin companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture plastic bins for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading plastic bin manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for plastic storage bins, plastic mail bins, or stockable plastic storage bins.

  • Cranbury, NJ 800-260-3786

    We supply a wide variety of precision manufactured products to be used for regulated & non-regulated liquid & solid packaging. Choose sizes from 1 quart to 330 gallons. We have been a distributor of lightweight, space-saving, bulk-containing equipment. For 60 years we have been the leader in the plastic bin industry.

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  • Chicago, IL 800-760-3786

    Jakacki Bag & Barrel, family owned and operated, is a plastic bin reconditioner. Their employees’ extensive experience and know-how can satisfy your needs and help put your company on the right track. Come to Jakacki for all your containing needs. They are the largest dealer of new and reconditioned drums in the nation.

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  • Venice, IL 800-366-5098

    For all your container needs, trust Container Distributors, Inc.! We offer many types of plastic bins and other plastic containers! We specialize in plastic bins for environmental use, hazardous waste, and material disposal. We also ship buckets, barrels, plastic totes, and more! To learn more about our products, call us today or visit our website!

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  • Clinton, IA 563-242-1801

    Let us supply all your blow molding manufacturing needs. We provide the molds and manufacturing tools for plastic bins, boxes, crates, buckets, and many other shapes. Since the 1970s, our goal has always been to make our customers the happiest in the world. Our unique innovative designs and technical development help our work stand out from the competition. Visit our website today to find out more!

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  • Santa Fe Springs, CA 562-941-7700

    Customers can rely on Rios Containers to fulfill their most stringent demands for plastic containers. Our containers are available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and can be used for numerous applications such as storing food and cosmetics. Other products include plastic pails, cylinder rounds, and spray bottles. Tell us about your application, and we will find the right container for you!

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  • University Park, IL 800-776-3786

    The plastic bins that we offer are guaranteed to stand up to the rigorous wear and tear of the everyday to ensure a long lasting value. Our talented teams of designers and engineers will work with you from design to delivery in order to ensure a product that fits all of your unique specifications. We want to show you why we are number one! Visit our website or contact us via telephone or email to learn more about what we may do for you!

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  • Winfield, KS 620-221-9464

    For the past 30 years, Western Industries has been manufacturing plastic containers for a variety of industries, and fulfilling the needs for businesses large and small. At our 350,000 square-foot manufacturing campus, we have the technology and the expertise to manufacture plastic containers of all shapes and sizes, defect-free. We are a customer-centric company, and we aim to make a positive impact on our clients’ applications by working with them from the designing stage to the final product.

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Color-Coded Bin System Increases Efficiency

Quantum Storage Systems was featured in the October 20011 issue of Modern Materials Handling Magazine. The article featuring the company explains how a manufacturer of earth-moving equipment had a rapid increase in demand of their products and was looking for a heavy-duty plastic bin system and supplier. They needed this system to consist of large bins in a variety of colors to help organize, sort, and transport millions of small parts. The supplier had ordered more than 250,000 bins over a two-year period. By using these bins, the customer saw... Read More

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Plastic Bins

Plastic bins are medium to large-sized plastic containers. They are typically used in the storage or transportation of large objects or large collections of objects. Plastic bins differ in their design and function from plastic bottles and plastic food containers in that they are generally not used for food storage or distribution, and they are generally not disposed of unless damaged.

Plastic bins are very similar to plastic tubs and storage containers, both of which are also used for long term storage or distribution of large objects. Plastic bins, tubs and storage containers are typically made of sturdier materials than other plastic products; this is because they must be able to protect their contents and resist damage caused by contact with extreme temperatures or with other objects while in transit or storage. Polypropylene and sometimes polycarbonate and PVC are used for heavy-duty plastic storage materials because of their strength and durability. Because the average shelf life of a medium to large-sized plastic storage container is intended to last as long as possible, they are not generally designed or marketed as disposable products. To extend the longevity and improve the marketability of their plastic bins, some companies offer post-purchase bin cleaning services.

Plastic bins are often produced by a process called blow molding. Blow molding machines begin with a collection of raw plastic resin, which is called stock. The stock is loaded into a hopper, and it then travels into a conveyance channel. A long screw in the conveyance channel moves the stock toward the mold as it turns. As the stock approaches the mold, it is heated by heating elements along the conveyance channel. The combination of that heat and the pressure and friction caused by the turning screw helps to liquefy the plastic. At this point, the liquefied stock is forced into the mold cavity, which in the case of plastic bins is shaped like a large, empty bin. Compressed air is then blown into the cavity, which forces the plastic up against the walls of the mold and creates a hollow recess in its middle. The plastic is allowed to cool and harden and is then extracted from the mold, cleansed of imperfections (if they are present) and either shipped to the customer or sent for additional processing.

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