At the Acorn Container Company, we custom-make steel containers for use in a variety of industries including offshore, oil, petrochemical, recycling and waste management, construction, materials handling, food and any application that requires the use of a steel container. We`re proud to serve a range of customers, from local authorities to multinational organisations. We make sure that we limit the effect that our business activities have on the environment. The high quality steel we use to make our containers can be easily recycled and therefore it impacts less upon the environment. We`re proud to be good value for our customers and the environment.
Acorn's manufacturing capabilities
At the Acorn Container Company, we have the facilities to manufacture 80 to 100 containers a week. Our 7 acre headquarters in Rotherham includes 40,000 square feet of workshops with an adequate, secure storage area. Our facilities include:
- Low bake oven and spray shop - for high quality fabrications. Our large oven and spray shop mean that we're well equipped to complete large fabrications in a fast turnaround time.
- Shot-blasting facilities to the industry-wide Swedish Standard SA 2.5 – for the effective removal of paint, rust and scale from steel surfaces prior to coating.
- Computer-aided design (CAD) department – we can meet any requirements for custom-specification steel containers with our engineered solutions. Currently we hold over 1600 designs that all meet new and existing legislation.
All steel containers produced by the Acorn Container Company are fabricated with brand new materials and are manufactured in accordance with BS EN 9000 standards.
We ensure the quality and consistency of service provided by the Acorn Container Company by operating modern management techniques including Total Quality Management and Quality Assured Systems.