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Why NOT Using the Right Desiccants Puts Cargo at Risk

Why NOT Using the Right Desiccants Puts Cargo at Risk

Why NOT Using the Right Desiccants in Shipping Containers Puts Cargo at Risk By not using the right desiccants during transport and storage, every time, you are putting your cargo at risk. Why? Because most cargo is sensitive to atmospheric conditions and requires...

Pharmaceutical Products Need Silica Gel Packets for These 5 Reasons

Pharmaceutical Products Need Silica Gel Packets for These 5 Reasons

Pharmaceutical Products Need Silica Gel Packets for These 5 Reasons There are numerous industries that manufacture products that rely on silica gel packets. The pharmaceutical industry is one of them. In short, these effective moisture absorbing packets that contain...

How Should Good Desiccant Bags Perform During Storage and Shipping?

How Should Good Desiccant Bags Perform During Storage and Shipping?

The answer to this question is simple. Good desiccant bags, used in storage and shipping containers, or other vessels, should:  (a) Not leak and  (b) Absorb moisture as expected To ensure they perform as intended, rigorous testing is required – which is something we...

Why Transporting Cocoa in Liners is an Effective and Safe Solution

Why Transporting Cocoa in Liners is an Effective and Safe Solution

Before understanding why transporting cocoa in container liners is an effective and safe solution, let’s look at the difference between cacao and cocoa – a subject that attracts varying opinions.  First off, cacao beans are technically cacao seeds from the cacao tree,...

A Useful Overview of Silica Gel Packets

A Useful Overview of Silica Gel Packets

Silica gel packets are popular desiccants that offer effective moisture protection in multiple applications – from certain foods and pharmaceuticals to photographic and aviation equipment.    How it Works The gel, produced in granular and beaded forms, essentially...

What to Look for When Choosing a Shipping Container Desiccant Solution

What to Look for When Choosing a Shipping Container Desiccant Solution

When choosing a desiccant solution, you have to: (a) look for desiccant bags (dry bags) or products suited to your needs and  (b) make sure you use the right amount of these moisture absorbers.  Your needs will be determined by the type of cargo you want to transport...

Liquid Packaging

The 7 Benefits of Choosing Higher-quality IBC Liquid Liners

The 7 Benefits of Choosing Higher-quality IBC Liquid Liners

Choosing higher-quality IBC liquid liners has short-term and long-term benefits. In this blog post, we list them for you, along with a concise explanation to highlight the value to you. Here goes… OPTIMISATIONFor starters, higher-quality quad liners are optimised for...

How to Choose the Correct IBC Liners for Transporting Liquid in Bulk

How to Choose the Correct IBC Liners for Transporting Liquid in Bulk

Transporting liquid in bulk by using a liquid liner in a collapsible intermediate bulk container (IBC) is an excellent decision. But it is important to choose the correct solution for your purposes. To help guide you, we address the following points in this blog post:...

Bringing Live Streaming Tech Solutions to the IBC Container Industry

Bringing Live Streaming Tech Solutions to the IBC Container Industry

With the IBC container industry predicted to see significant global growth in the coming years, the need to provide product information and demonstrations – across multiple regions – has become equally important for the industry. ALC identified this trend and elected...

Why Liner Testing is Critical for IBC Container Liner Solutions

Why Liner Testing is Critical for IBC Container Liner Solutions

IBC container liners, or IBC tote liners, are typically used for products that are or need to be transported in bulk. This means that large quantities are likely involved, which translates to significant monetary value in transit. Lack of Information = Lack of Control...