Hoyer integrates two new small containers into the product range

Dec. 16, 2015

International liquid bulk logistics specialist Hoyer in Hamburg, Germany, has expanded its fleet of intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) by adding two new container types. The product range now also includes a steam-heatable IBC and a cube-shaped IBC that is particularly space-saving in storage and during transport.

The steam-heatable 1,000-liter (264-gallon) container gives customers in the chemical industry and food sector the ability to use steam, water, or oil as the heating medium, thus ensuring heating that is quick but gentle on the material. It is also suitable for use in explosion-hazard areas and is designed for temperatures up to 150 degrees Celsius (302 F) and a pressure of up to six bar (87 psi).

The cube-shaped Meter Cube has a volumetric capacity of 1,000 liters and represents a practical alternative to a plastic IBC: firstly the container is extremely space-saving due to the special dimensions, and secondly it is made of stainless steel, so its characteristic feature is high quality. As a result of its flat construction, it can also be stacked two-high in a van trailer or ISO box container. This significantly increases the quantity of units that can be transported.

Uwe Bartels, Hoyer's European sales manager IBC Logistics, says “With the new container types in our product portfolio, we can present our customers with two innovations that are positively tailor-made for the market’s needs in both the food and the non-food area. Dangerous goods approval is also available.”

The small container’s equipment can be customized to the respective client’s needs. For example IBCs can be supplied with special fittings, outlets, couplings, and seals. Transport tracking is made possible by radio-frequency identification (RFID), and a Global Positioning System (GPS) can also be integrated on request. In addition, Hoyer offers the entire spectrum of services such as leasing, transport, maintenance, cleaning, and fleet management.