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Plastic Storage Container Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of plastic storage container manufacturers and suppliers. Find plastic storage container companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture plastic storage containers to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top plastic storage container manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the plastic storage container companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of plastic liquid storage containers, large gas storage containers, and bulk storage containers every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Cranbury, NJ 800-260-3786

    When thinking about quality manufactured plastic storage containers, turn to us. We offer a complete selection in stock. Our centrally located warehouse provides same day delivery and has over 200 trailers for supply and/or disposal for a variety of materials including petroleum, chemicals, paint, food products, specialty products, & hazardous materials.

  • Chicago, IL 800-760-3786

    Drums or barrels are one of the oldest types of containers. They were originally made by a cooper out of wood. These containers held food, liquor, wine, water, parts and various other materials. Our Company sells reconditioned and new fiber, plastic and steel drums in all sizes and types. For more information please log onto our website Information page or call us at 800-760-DRUM.

  • Clinton, IA 563-242-1801

    We take stewardship and recycling very seriously which is why we have been working hard to reduce our environmental footprint for almost 43 years. When manufacturing our plastic storage containers we produce zero waste. We have a commitment to the quality of our products and we strive to find methods to make the world a cleaner place. Our company is fully certified and we are an industry leader. We promise to provide you with the best plastic storage containers.

  • Venice, IL 800-366-5098

    Container Distributors offers a solution for all of your plastic container needs, including all sizes of new and reconditioned plastic containers, as well as steel and fibre drums. We also carry a wide range of cubic yard boxes and IBC/totes. We specialize in plastic containers for environmental hazardous waste and material disposal. For more information about our plastic containers, call us today or visit our website!

  • Mableton, GA 866-681-7048

    Since 1994, Advance Drum Service has focused on providing our customers with quality plastic containers and exceptional customer service. Our line of products include plastic barrels, pails, rain barrels, and many more. Our team boasts over eighty-five years of combined field industry experience and they are dedicated to putting all of that experience into each and every request.

  • Youngstown, OH 877-721-1264

    Youngstown Barrel & Drum Co. is your industrial container specialist bringing you an extensive-line of plastic containers, shipping containers and packaging containers all available with color and design options.

  • 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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Plastic Storage Containers

Plastic storage containers are plastic enclosures that are intended to store and protect something. Because the range of things that require storage and protection is vast, an equally wide range of plastic storage containers must be designed to accommodate them. That range begins with pencil boxes and ends with food storage containers on the International Space Station.

Plastics are a near-perfect storage material. Depending on how they are engineered, plastic containers can be relatively light weight, durable, corrosion and weather resistant, non-reactive, non-porous, sterile, reusable, recyclable, inexpensive, stackable, nestable. They can be constructed to fit the contours of the item they store, or they can be designed as multi-purpose storage products for items of any size. They can be used for safe disposal of medical waste or for organizing a coin collection. They can be described as bins, tubs or simply containers. The limits of plastic storage container design are only as strong as the limits of engineers’ creativity. Their uses are similarly unlimited, though within the context of a given industry their applications become more predictable. Industry tends to require durable containers that perform in demanding roles. High-Density Polyethylene is among the more popular materials for fabricating sturdy containers because of its natural resistance to heat and stress.

Plastic storage containers are manufactured by blow molding, injection molding or a combination of the two. Both kinds of molding are identical until the last phase of processing. They both begin with a collection of raw plastic resin (which is called stock) that is placed in a hopper. The hopper directs the stock into a long conveyance channel. A large screw in the channel forces the stock toward the mold as it turns. The friction and pressure created by the turning of the screw, combined with heating elements along the conveyance channel, heats the plastic to near-liquefication. At this point, methods of plastic molding diverge. In blow molding, the plastic would enter a mold cavity where it would take the shape of the outer mold. Compressed air would then be forced into the cavity, forcing the inside of the mold to become hollow. In injection molding, the plastic would simply be injected into the mold, which has been pre-shaped to give the liquid plastic its own shape. In both cases, after the plastic has taken the appropriate shape, it is allowed to cool and harden. The newly molded plastic is then ejected from the machine, cleansed of imperfections (if they are present) and either shipped or sent for additional processing.
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