Greif celebrates significant production milestone in Czech Republic

Date: 2019-01-17

Greif’s Rigid Industrial Packaging and Services facility in Usti, Czech Republic recently celebrated a major milestone, reaching a production total of one million steel drums during fiscal year 2018.

Greif’s plant in Usti is capable of manufacturing small, intermediate and large steel drums, with volumes ranging from 32 liters up to 216.5 liters. The product portfolio also includes internally coated drums and galvanized drums.

Suitable for rigid, loose or liquid substances, the steel drums are used in the oil, petrochemical and food industries, serving customers in the Czech Republic, Germany and Austria.  

"Production of our one millionth drum for the 2018 fiscal year is a huge testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team. It reflects the success of our in-house manufacturing expertise and our focus on providing outstanding customer service,” said Roman Weiss, plant manager in Usti.

“We are really excited about the year ahead, and we’re continually looking at new ideas to support and grow the delivery of high quality, industry leading, and cost competitive products to our customers.”

With over 13,000 employees at more than 200 locations situated across over 40 countries worldwide, Greif is a leading global supplier of industrial packaging solutions.

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