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Steel Drums

The large steel drum is a globally recognized container with the same specification around the world. With a wide range of internal coatings and liners, most goods can be packaged and transported in steel drums.


As a staple of industrial packaging, steel drum containers transport bulk quantities of more products than is mentionable. What’s more, Greif has a steel drum for any application one can think of – a wide variety of large, intermediate, and specialty steel drums that fit a wide array of applications.


In addition to traditional open head and tight head drums, Greif also offers specialty steel drums for specific applications including the agitator drum, salvage drum, stainless steel drums or composite drums.


Choose from a range of styles with lever-lock or bolt-ring locking bands. Tapered or nestable options offer improved logistics when stacking for transportation.


Customize your drum by choosing the appropriate internal lacquer or liner (including BPA-Free options); the steel drum wall, top and bottom thickness; capacities from 8 gallons (30 liters) to over 143 gallons (540 liters); and choose the appropriate Tri-Sure®closures and fittings.


Brand your drum to stand out from your competition! With various decoration options available from simple screen print to full color printing you can truly differentiate your package.


With steel drum manufacturing facilities strategically located around the world, Greif is sure to have a location near you. If not, we are logistics experts and will find a way to meet your steel drum needs.


Reusable and Recyclable

Many steel drum uses allow for reconditioning or reuse several times before they need to be recycled.

What is it like to order steel drums from Greif?

For starters, we work together. Greif and the colleagues who make the company stand out as a premier provider of steel drums work with every customer to deliver the best solution for their needs. A collaborative process finds the best outcomes for you – and of course, your customers and end-users.

Did you know that Greif established an updated mission statement to be the best-performing customer service company in the world? What that means for you is whether you are selecting a 55-gallon steel drum or anything else in the Greif catalog, it is the duty of all of us to make sure your needs are met, and your expectations are exceeded. It’s the Greif way.

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