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Drum It Up! Steel Drum Industry News, Trends, and Issues

New Wine Barrels: 33.5 and 60 Gallon

May 16th, 2017 by Dean Ricker

Filed under: Skolnik Newsletter, Wine

Skolnik Industries is pleased to announce the addition of two new stainless steel wine barrels, 33.5 gallon and 60 gallon. These new designs come with new and unique features that compliment our existing line of stainless steel wine drums. The new 33.5 gallon barrel features seamless, crevice free construction using heavy duty 16 gauge 304 […] Read More »

Secondary Spill Containment: The Power of Prevention

May 1st, 2017 by Natalie Mueller

Filed under: HazMat, Safety

Containing and transporting hazardous materials or potentially dangerous goods is not a task to be taken lightly. The DOT, UN and EPA all have their own specific regulations regarding the avoidance and management of hazmat leaks and spills and at Skolnik, we strive to prepare businesses and shippers with the tools they need to maintain […] Read More »

Harmonization Ruling Finalized

April 25th, 2017 by Howard Skolnik

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

Just a few months ago, progress on Harmonization of the Hazardous Material regulations was stalled. However, in March 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety administration, PHMSA, issued a final rule to amend the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to maintain consistency with international regulations and standards by incorporating various amendments, including changes to proper shipping […] Read More »

See a Live Listing of Global Incidents!

April 18th, 2017 by Howard Skolnik

Filed under: HazMat, Industry News, Safety, Skolnik Newsletter

Incidents that affect our lives occur every minute, worldwide. Now, thanks to GlobalIncidentMap.com, just about every reported incident is viewable, live, on line. When I first learned about this map, I watched it for an hour! In addition to HazMat situations, the traceable categories include Forest Fires, Disease Outbreaks, Amber-Alerts, Gang Activity, Border Security Issues, […] Read More »