What Industries Use IBC Tanks?
There is a large collection of industries that use IBC tanks. As we will explore, many of the industries that use IBC tanks are working with bulk liquid and/or hazardous materials. Keep this in mind as we break down what industries use IBC tanks.
Companies Bulk-Producing Food & Drinks
Whether the company is mass-producing food or drink products, they likely are using IBCs. The reason for this is because IBCs can be certified Kosher, Halal, and in accordance with other local and international authorities.
Companies that Make Hazardous Chemicals
A company within the chemical sector will typically be producing things such as petrochemicals, agrochemicals, and other potentially hazardous materials that need to be safely contained during the transportation and packaging processes.
For Cosmetics & Pharmaceuticals
Another major category of companies that you can find using IBCs are those that work in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical sectors. These sorts of companies work with and process a variety of different chemicals that need to be safely stored without risking contamination, permeation, leakage, and so on.
Summary of the Main Industries that Use IBC Tanks
Although the above list is a great summary of all the industries that might use IBC tanks, it isn’t a comprehensive list by any means. Here is a more comprehensive summary of the main industries and companies that will use IBC storage systems.
- Food and drink industry;
- Cosmetic industry;
- Pharmaceutical industry;
- Chemical industry;
- Any industry needing bulk storage/transport.
Be sure to check out our IBC tank FAQs page to see more questions that address the practicality of these products and when they should be used.