UK box builder bounces back

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Around 100 new jobs have been created at the Catfoss plant of UK container, intermodal, offshore and military equipment manufacturer Yorkshi...

YMCL changes hands

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Yorkshire Mar ine Containers Ltd (YMCL), one of the UK’s few remaining special container manufacturers, has been rescued from administrati...

YMCL goes modular

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The UK’s sole surviving container manufacturer, Yorkshire Marine Containers Ltd (YMCL) has been rescued after a subsidiary of the Catfoss ...

YMCL future in doubt

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The UK’s sole surviving container manufacturer, Yorkshire Marine Containers Ltd (YMCL), has been placed into administration....

Quantum force

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Hull-based Quantum Solutions (UK) Ltd, a company owned by industry veteran John Evans and Dale Botham, a former chief engineer at Sea Contai...

Gichner acquires CMCI

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Gichner Systems Group Inc, a leading supplier of tactical military shelters to the US Armed Forces, has acquired Sea Containers’ US contai...

European box builders squeezed further

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Europe’s container manufacturing industry has been reduced to a mere handful of companies, all of which are battling against an increasing...

New flatrack builder

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The spat between China International Marine Containers (CIMC), owner of the Domino flatrack patents, and its licensees, Singamas and Kumbong...

New folding flatrack hinge

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What is described as the first major advance in collapsible flatrack design in more than a decade has been unveiled by Duraloc Ltd....

European container makers battle it out

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Europe’s container manufacturing industry faces increasingly tough times as it continues to grapple with high production costs, lack of vo...

Customers call a specials tune

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Global demand for standard tank containers is at its lowest ever ebb. Virtually all the former volume production in Europe has now been swit...