Company Profile

ICS is the largest provider of reusable container solutions in North America. Through our multiple brands, we now operate 50 strategically located facilities throughout the US and Canada.  ICS is well-positioned to service local, regional and national customers alike, and strives to be the supplier of choice for high quality, environmentally responsible container solutions. The Company offers unparalleled expertise with over 100 years experience in the industrial container space, and is focused on anticipating customer needs and exceeding expectations. The Company offers the most complete container management systems available including reconditioning, manufacturing, distribution, used container collection and recycling services for all major industrial packaging types.

20000
Metric Tons of Steel Recycled Annually
141000
Tons of Greenhouse Gas emissions saved in 2015 by using ICS-reconditioned containers

At a Glance

  • Operates 50 facilities in 20 US states and 6 Canadian provinces
  • Employs over 1,600 people.
  • ICS has become the largest reconditioner in North America by way of an aggressive, strategically sound acquisition plan starting in 2002 when management and investors purchased the company from IFCO Systems, formerly known as PalEx Industrial Container Services. We have consistently grown the business since then, including 7 acquisitions since January of 2015.
  • ICS is owned by Centerbridge Partners, L.P. a New York-based private investment firm) and company management.
  • Corporate Headquarters: Maitland, FL.

Company Timeline

2017

August

Industrial Container Services, LLC, Acquires Buckner Barrel Sales Corporation.

2016

August

Industrial Container Services, LLC, Acquires Drum Reconditioning and Manufacturing businesses of Meyer Steel Drum and Meyer Industrial Container.

2016

May

Industrial Container Services, LLC Acquires Lima Barrel of Lima, OH

2015

December

Industrial Container Services, LLC Acquires Canadian Drum Reconditioning, Manufacturing and Distribution Operations of Great Western Containers Inc., Can-Am Containers Inc., Universal Drum Reconditioning/All Tank and Jos. Le Bel Inc. from The Bodtker Group

2015

December

Industrial Container Services, LLC acquires the Minneapolis/St. Paul-based businesses of Twin City Container, Inc.

2015

November

Industrial Container Services, LLC acquires Parts Business and Intermediate Bulk Container Reconditioning Facilities of Stainlez, Inc and Cropland, Inc.

2015

September

Industrial Container Services, LLC acquires Baltimore, MD-based Abbey Drum Company.

2015

January

Industrial Container Services, LLC acquires North Canton-based Questar Inc., a nation-wide distribution company specializing in hazardous waste remediation products.

2014

January

Industrial Container Services, LLC acquires Capital Drum’s drum and IBC reconditioning facilities in Roseville and San Bernardino, California.

2012

December

Industrial Container Services, LLC acquires the drum and IBC reconditioning operations of St. Louis-based Drumtech and ShoPak.

2012

September

Industrial Container Services, LLC acquires ACN, Mauser Group’s North American steel drum reconditioning operations.

2008

December

Industrial Container Services, LLC Acquires Steel Drum Reconditioning Facility located in Reading, Ohio from Cincinnati Drum Service, Inc

2007

December

Industrial Container Services, LLC Acquires ColumbusSteel Drum, Queen City Barrel, and Allied Steel Drum

2006

March

Industrial Container Services, LLC Acquires All of Winston Container Company’s Machinery and Equipment in Charlotte, NC

Management