Our History

Through the years, Skolnik Industries has become synonymous with steel drum excellence. Here is a detailed, interactive look back at our beginnings, and the journey we've taken. Click, scroll and enjoy the excursion from our inception to our present.

November 2015 — Patrick May of Sorini Manufacturing, presented Howard with this letter from December 1987. This was the letter that Skolnik sent to our customers 5 days after a catastrophic fire destroyed the company. While the letter brings back the memory of this difficult time, it also serves as a testament to the spirit at Skolnik. Now, 28 years later, we still are grateful for the opportunities that arose from this devastating event.

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Skolnik History