2019 was a great year for SIA, as we enjoyed growth in all regions and the outlook for the flexitank market in general in 2020 is very good. We are now active in 63 countries worldwide – an unapparelled global support system. In the words of Richard Branson “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity”. It seems that the more we prepare the luckier we get!
There are many success stories to appreciate from 2019 of which are detailed below.
SIA Flexitanks work with our customers to develop a circular economy to recover, reuse and recycle our flexitanks in utilizing up-cycling by mechanical recycling, chemical recycling and thermal recovery, with bulkheads also being collected and reused.
Flexitanks, also known as ‘Flexibags’, are large flexible containers which transform the conventional shipping container into a safe and efficient bulk liquid transport container. Flexitanks offer a superior alternative to ISO tank containers for shipping juices, oils, food-grade liquids and nonhazardous chemicals around the world. Below, we have listed the most common liquids which can be transported in a Flexitank.
Sean Gallagher with SIA Flexi-tanks founder and managing director Damien McClean
and European Director Greg Comer. Photo: Gerry Mooney
Every day around the world, companies are involved in transporting huge volumes of raw materials to their factories for use in the manufacture of all manner of products. Similarly, once produced, these finished goods must then be transported to distributors, retailers and to end users in every part of the world.