Snyder Industries Inc.

Snyder Industries is a recognized global leader in the manufacturing and marketing of a broad range of highly engineered durable product solutions designed to meet the unique performance requirements for a wide variety of applications in a growing number of industries.

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6940 O Street, Suite 100 , Lincoln , NE 68510 USA

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Water and Wastewater
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Globally (various continents)
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Driven to Improve the Value Proposition for Our Customers and Employees

Snyder Industries is a recognized world leader in the design and manufacturing of highly engineered durable products utilized in a variety of industries.   Our company offers a broad array of products for a diverse and growing range of applications, including storage and transportation containers for chemicals, material handling bins for food, and variety of specialty products utilized in everything from agricultural and mining operations to pharmaceutical and packaging plants all over the world.

Regardless of the product we manufacture or the market we serve,  Snyder Industries is intensely focused on exceeding our customers value expectations, while maintaining a work environment that fosters continuous improvement, creativity, accountability, respect and safety for all of our employees.

Our mission at Snyder Industries is to provide our customers with application and bulk handling container solutions that exceed their safety and performance requirements at the lowest possible cost.

Snyder Industries was founded in 1957 by Larry Snyder in Lincoln, Nebraska, and has since grown to become a leader in a variety of industries by consistently committing company resources to product and process innovations, patents, acquisitions, geographic expansion and strategic partnerships.

1960’s-Modest Fiberglass repair shop evolves into proprietary product manufacturing.
1970’s-Began manufacturing storage and transport tanks for fertilizers and chemicals for agricultural applications
1972- Discovered rotational molding process as more cost effective method to produce large hollow parts, like tanks
1982 - Built second plant in Lincoln, which houses the world’s largest rotational molding machine.
1987 - Introduced industry’s first returnable and refillable mini bulk container for agricultural chemicals.
1991 - Larry Snyder sold the business to private equity firm, LMP Holdings.
           -New Management seeks to diversify end market concentration from a predominate agricultural market focus.
1993 -Entered Industrial IBC market, and introduce the 1st commercially viable, DOT approved all plastic intermediate bulk container (IBC).
1994 -Acquired Crown Rotational Molded Products, Inc. in Marked Tree, Arkansas.
1996 -Patented revolutionary IBC design to meet higher pressure requirements. 1st plastic IBC rated for higher pressure applications.
1998 -Developed superior double wall tank product line, which accelerated penetration within industrial chemical market.
1999 -Established new manufacturing location in Philippi, West Virginia.
          -Acquired by private equity firm, Linsalata Capital Partners.
2000 -Patented the 1st plastic IBC to pass US DOT standards in capacity greater than 350 gallons.
2001 -Entered the plastic septic tank market, and established #2 market position within two years.
          -Acquire Central California Container in Chowchilla, CA, establish manufacturing presence on west coast.
2003 -Developed open top tank and plastic stand product line to better serve chemical batch and mixing applications.
2005 -Acquired by private equity firm, Cortec Group. 
         -Entered the dry powder handling market, and patented revolutionary portable hopper bin design. 
2006 -Acquired Clawson Container Company, including steel IBC and tank fabrication capabilities.
2007 -Developed capability to line steel tanks with rotational molded plastic resin.
2008 -Acquired by private equity firm, Olympus Partners.
          -Became part of Tank Holding Company along with tank manufacturer Norwesco.
2010 -Acquired Promen’s USA, including Chicago plant, reestablished Bonar Plastics brand name, and further diversified into food handling markets.
2012 -Acquired Rotonics Manufacturing plant in Bensenville, Illinois, including Stratis pallet product line.
          -Further diversified company with products serving the printing, packaging, utility, medical waste, refuse and flotation markets.
2012 -Acquired by private equity firm, Leonard Green Partners