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Corporations Urge DOT to Approve HazMat Harmonization

March 21st, 2017 by Howard Skolnik

Filed under: DOT/UN, HazMat, Industry News, Safety, Skolnik Newsletter

Last month, 22 corporations and trade associations signed on to a letter addressed to the new Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao. In this letter, the companies plea with Secretary Chao to push through the approval and release of a final hazardous materials safety rule that would harmonize US hazmat shipping regulations with international standards. The […] Read More »

Former Cubs Manager, now Wine Maker

March 14th, 2017 by Dean Ricker

Filed under: Skolnik Newsletter, Wine

Most people know Dusty Baker as the baseball legend who managed the San Francisco Giants from 1993 to 2002 and the Chicago Cubs from 2003 to 2006. He is currently managing the Washington Nationals. Dusty was the first National League manager to earn “Manager of the Year” honors three times. What people might not know, […] Read More »

Keeping Kosher with Food Grade Process Drums

March 13th, 2017 by Natalie Mueller

Filed under: Industry News

Stainless steel containers are made and used for a variety of unique needs. Skolnik seamless stainless steel drums are uniquely suited for situations requiring the purity and integrity of a seamless, crevice-free, stainless steel container. Thus, they have become favorite process drums for the food processing industries. The food industry has understandably stringent requirements when […] Read More »

Steel Drums are all about GREEN

February 28th, 2017 by Howard Skolnik

Filed under: HazMat, Skolnik Newsletter

Recognized worldwide as the leading package used for transporting liquids and solids, steel drums are not new to the world of industrial packaging. In fact, steel drums are one of the most recognizable types of packaging that fulfill GREEN initiatives. In addition to being the most widely used package for liquid and solid shipments, it […] Read More »