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A USA manufacturer of standard and custom-designed steel drums.

As a manufacturer with an ISO 9001:2015 registered quality management system, Skolnik Industries produces the highest-quality carbon steel drums and stainless steel drums for businesses and government agencies with demanding containment needs. Our offerings exceed 400 steel container options including the popular 55 gallon steel drum, 85 gallon steel drum, and 110 gallon steel drum.  Thicker, heavier, and stronger, our 55 gallon steel drum and other steel drum varieties typically exceed industry standards and can be certified to UN, DOT, and DOD specifications as well as DOE 7A Type A radioactive and special requirements packaging. We also support wine makers and others who require steel containers, drums, and barrels. Count on our unrivaled expertise, wealth of information, willingness to meet challenges that others won't, ISO 9001:2015 certification, and our NQA1 QA program to afford you the utmost confidence with the incomparable steel drum range of protection.


Closure Instruction Videos

Bolt Ring Closure Video

Leverlock Closure Video

2 x ¾” Fitting Closure Video

UN Ratings


UN Ratings (developed by the United Nations as a set of standards for shipping or storing hazardous materials) are certified markings indicating the performance rating and test information about a steel drum.  View our guide to understanding these markings.

Blog Highlights

Blog Highlight

Through our blog Drum It Up, Skolnik provides our community with the latest steel drum industry news, trends and issues.  Drum It Up remains an archive of information past and a resource of current industry awareness.

Newsletter Sign Up

Newletter Sign Up

Continuously published since 1998, Skolnik Industries monthly newsletter has a subscription of readers from around the world.  Sign up today and stay informed of industry happenings and company announcements.


Our Customers

General Dynamics
US Military
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