How to Sell Metal Containers
This packaging type, the metal version of the bulk container can be collapsible, but most often, they are rigid. Metal bins & Metal Baskets are a nice and heavy duty way to handle parts within a manufacturing environment.
Recently, lots of foundries, mills, and manufacturing plants have been shuttering their doors, this is a disturbing trend for sure, but it also presents a challenge to redistribute the wire and steel containers that those manufacturers had been using. The easiest solution is to send them to the local scrap dealer, but that’s definitely not the best route. Used Metal containers can actually be resold to another company through a new service call Container Exchanger.
They can sell Rigid metal bulk containers are especially suited to any kind of metal working plant, such as metal stamping, forging, casting, etc. The rigid metal bulk containers are often suited to handle 4,000 lbs or more and can be stacked several bins high. When purcasing rigid metal containers, you may want to pay attention to the thickness of the wire mesh sides as a good indication to the capabilities of the container. We can help you find any metal bins for your manufacturing or distribution system. If you are trying to purchase additional metal containers to complement your current inventory of containers, you will need to provide us with a precise size of the container (length, width, and height). You will also need to note the mating mechanism for the metal storage bin. Pictures are most helpful in this situation, so that we can ensure that the new metal bins will be stack compatible with you existing bins.
The can also sell any used Collapsible metal storage containers which, by comparison tend to be lighter duty than the rigid metal storage bins. Collapsible containers tend to be weight rated between 1,500 and 4,000 lbs. The collapsible metal bins are a nice option for a small metal shipping bin. They work well in this situation, because the sides of the container can be collapsed, thereby reducing the size of an empty container. The collapsed storage bin can be stacked in a corner of the warehouse, or they can loaded onto a trailer for return shipment to your plant.