Warehouse Solutions: 3 Benefits of Shipping in Metal Bins

Warehouse Solutions: 3 Benefits of Shipping in Metal Bins

green metal wire bin You can never be too careful when it comes to shipping valuable or fragile items. Cardboard boxes and other disposable containers will only do so much to protect your goods on the road. Whether you Continue reading →
Why Metal Bins Are Essential for Manufacturers

Why Metal Bins Are Essential for Manufacturers

3D lattice box isolated If you need a reliable storage container for your business, look no further than metal bins. These robust, hardy containers come in all shapes and sizes and are made with strong metal so you ca Continue reading →
Maintaining Your Metal Bins: Six Tips to Keep Your Metal Containers as Good as New

Maintaining Your Metal Bins: Six Tips to Keep Your Metal Containers as Good as New

green storage basket Metal bins are perfect for storing so many different kinds of products and materials. They’re durable, reusable and cost-efficient, helping your company save money over the long term. But if your b Continue reading →
Weather the Storm: Why Metal Storage Containers Are the Go-To Packaging for Harsh Weather

Weather the Storm: Why Metal Storage Containers Are the Go-To Packaging for Harsh Weather

four shipping containers Worried about keeping your equipment and goods safe during stormy weather? Storing products during harsh weather can be a major challenge, especially if you’re using unreliable storage cont Continue reading →
Tips on Organizing Your Inventory with Metal Bins

Tips on Organizing Your Inventory with Metal Bins

 warehouse first person view Organization is one of the most important aspects of a well-oiled warehouse, fulfillment center, manufacturing plant or distribution center. It’s the thing that ens Continue reading →
Six Reasons to Ship with Our Metal Storage Containers

Six Reasons to Ship with Our Metal Storage Containers

multi-color-shipping-containers-in-shipping-yard If durability’s what you’re after, there’s no better option than Continue reading →
30 Awesome Things You Can Do With Your Potential Junk

30 Awesome Things You Can Do With Your Potential Junk


Ready for some DIY recycling projects? Don’t know what to do with those wooden pallets lying around your back yard? Tired of seeing those old wooden crates stacked in your garage? Here are some creative ideas we are eager to share with you! We all know the three R’s: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Although they might seem like something the modern man thought of when he realized h Continue reading →
Use Metal Bins for Waste Oil Collection

Use Metal Bins for Waste Oil Collection


Restaurants have long had a problem discarding waste oils properly, but modern technology has created a market for this recyclable product. The problem now is how to collect the oil in a manner that will not contaminate the recyclable substance. The answer to that circumstance is using metal bins for storage as a clean method of protecting the discarded oil. The next decision will be whethe Continue reading →
Collapsible Containers – A Reusable Packaging Nirvana

Collapsible Containers – A Reusable Packaging Nirvana

Collapsible containers are known throughout the manufacturing industry as ‘smart packaging’. This type of returnable packaging comes in several styles – plastic collapsible containers and metal collapsible containers. These collapsible containers can be used again and again and offer lots of durability, typically with the ability to handle 1,500 to 4,000 lbs. Depending upon the style and siz Continue reading →
Green and Economical Inventory Control – Wire & Wire Mesh Containers

Green and Economical Inventory Control – Wire & Wire Mesh Containers


Wire containers and wire mesh containers are very durable and provide the user with the ability for quick content visibility of the wire container, along with easy identification for inventory control. The wire mesh containers also have the added benefit of being stackable and collapsible while promoting material flow and more efficient stock control. Perhaps more importantly, as companies Continue reading →
One Small Change Creating a Huge Impact on Packaging Waste

One Small Change Creating a Huge Impact on Packaging Waste

Global Packaging by the Numbers The waste produced by shipping containers on a global level is predicted to increase in the coming years. The amount of harm done to the Earth is extensive when you combine the waste produced by expendable packages with th Continue reading →
What Can Metal Containers Be Used For?

What Can Metal Containers Be Used For?


For companies seeking a lightweight and durable shipping solution, look no further than used metal containers. Metal containers are incredibly popular in the shipping industry because they protect materials in a wide range of temperatures and climates. Additionally, metal containers are also useful for storage Continue reading →
Wire Baskets – Metal Bulk Containers

Wire Baskets – Metal Bulk Containers


Wire baskets can be used as storage containers for manufactured goods, or they can be used as small metal shipping containers to ship heavy product over long distances. Mesh sided baskets are truly flexible in their application, whether you’re shipping brand new castings or collect scrap materials, a wire basket is a great heavy-duty storage option. Some of the options for these container Continue reading →
Metal Bins – Steel Tubs

Metal Bins – Steel Tubs


Metal storage bins utilize metal frames and solid walls to provide a lot of product protection.  These solid sided steel containers can be used as storage containers for manufactured goods or castings, or they can be used as small metal shipping containers to ship very heavy product over long distances. Steel tubs are truly flexible in their application, whether you’re shipping brand new Continue reading →
Bulk Storage Bins

Bulk Storage Bins

Container Exchanger specializes in used metal and plastic bulk storage bins. We are experienced in selling and distributing bulk storage bins throughout the nation. We are a container supplier selling these collapsible bulk containers or rigid bul Continue reading →
Collapsible Container

Collapsible Container

Container Exchanger specializes in used metal and plastic collapsible containers. We are experienced in selling and distributing bulk collapsible bins throughout the nation. We are a container supplier selling these collapsible bulk containers or Continue reading →
Wire Mesh Baskets

Wire Mesh Baskets

Container Exchanger specializes in used metal wire mesh collapsible baskets. We sell collapsible wire baskets for industrial use. Many of our wire baskets are made of steel, but some can be galvanized collapsible baskets as well. Our industrial quality wire mesh containers are availabl Continue reading →
Used Bulk Containers

Used Bulk Containers

Container Exchanger specializes in used metal and plastic bulk containers. We sell and distribute bulk bins throughout the nation. We supply collapsible bulk containers and rigid bulk con Continue reading →

Returnable Packaging – The Next Phase of Lean – Automation.com

Returnable Packaging – The Next Phase of Lean – Automation.com

As industrial automation continues down its lean manufacturing journey, the area of packaging waste has taken center stage. The way to reduce this packaging waste is returnable packaging. The EarthWorks Group estimates that 30% of landfill waste is created by plastic and paper packaging. The use of cardboa Continue reading →
Friendly and Affordable – Making the Case for Returnable Packaging – Business Excellence

Friendly and Affordable – Making the Case for Returnable Packaging – Business Excellence

Thirty percent of landfill waste is created by plastic and paper packaging estimates The EarthWorks Group. The use of cardboard products and other one-time-use packaging products contribute significantly to this waste. David Madden, President of ContainerExchanger.com noted, "The initial investment in returnable pack Continue reading →
Reusable Containers: Clever, Cost-Effective, Convenient

Reusable Containers: Clever, Cost-Effective, Convenient

Lighting recycling specialist Lumicom, lighting maintenance company David Webster (DW) and waste management specialist Sims Group recently launched a series of pilot trials in the United Kingdom to explore ways of improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of recycling waste street lanterns. A key element of the Continue reading →
Reusable Packaging Promoted by Governements

Reusable Packaging Promoted by Governements

In today’s increasingly globalized and fiercely competitive world, the ultimate goal of businesses in all sectors is to maximize profits while reducing expenses in manufacturing and shipping their products. However, in recent years, an increasing number of enterprises in the United States have become awa Continue reading →
Reducing Landfill Waste with Returnable Packaging

Reducing Landfill Waste with Returnable Packaging

In today’s increasingly globalized and fiercely competitive world, the ultimate goal of businesses in all sectors is to maximize profits while reducing expenses in manufacturing and shipping their products. However, in recent years, an increasing number of enterprises in the United States have become aware of their Continue reading →
Reusable Container Online Marketplace – Material Handling Management

Reusable Container Online Marketplace – Material Handling Management

ContainerExchanger.com is an online marketplace that helps manufacturing and distribution businesses buy or sell used reusable packaging. Offerings include bulk containers, metal storage bins, plastic industrial totes, plastic pallets, used gaylord boxes, plasti Continue reading →
Reuse It Or Lose It – Food Manufacturing Magazine

Reuse It Or Lose It – Food Manufacturing Magazine

Buying used reusable packaging yields immediate cost savings and long term benefits. Looking for new ways to add to your bottom line? Perhaps you should take a look at replacing expendable packaging with reusable/returnable options. Buying reusable packaging, specifically quality used reu Continue reading →