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Nov 17, 2023
HTC began its journey into the tank cleaning sphere in 1998 when its first station located near the port of Antwerp opened. What initially began as a single cleaning station quickly expanded into a larger group of four stations located across Belgium. Jochen Van Hoydonck, business manager Group HTC – Tankcleaning, said he has been delighted with the company’s progress... [Read More]

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Oct 9, 2023
Thanks to innovative recycling techniques, Stolt Tank Containers (STC) is keeping water, energy and detergent usage to a minimum during the cleaning of its tank containers. STC has been trialling new processes at its cleaning depots to recycle water and energy, as well as minimise the need for additives and detergents. This is resulting in significantly less waste,... [Read More]

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Oct 4, 2023
There are hundreds of cleaning stations located across the continent and millions of European Federation of Tank Cleaning Organisations (EFTCO) Cleaning Documents (ECD) are issued to companies. EFTCO and its associated cleaning stations have always focused on their responsibilities for food safety, hygiene as well as sustainability. Growing membership EFTCO currently... [Read More]

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Oct 2, 2023
The HOYER Group is strengthening its European and global performance through investments to be able to give its customers in the chemicals, gas, foodstuffs and petroleum products industries even better support with logistics solutions along the entire supply chain. Accordingly, the international logistics company specialising in liquid goods is investing more than €100... [Read More]

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Sep 19, 2023
For about 50 years, PNR Italia has been instrumental in the manufacture of spray nozzles and spraying equipment for the tank cleaning industry. The company has been offering a wide range of quality tank washers designed to fill the requirements of several industries like food, beverage, pharma, and chemical for a very long time. Solid reputation PNR Italia is also... [Read More]

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Aug 18, 2023
TURCO Spain has established a prominent presence in the European tank cleaning market in recent years, thanks to its Transmaster NF product. This special cleaning agent has proven its superior performance in tackling the toughest chemical residues including resins, additives, latex, dispersions, fatty acids and many more. Cleaning agent TURCO's best-selling product... [Read More]

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Aug 10, 2023
The tank cleaning facility located at Den Hartogh Logistics Service Centre Gothenburg, Sweden, has recently been equipped with a latex cleaning unit. Den Hartogh, which acquired the Swedish company at the beginning of last year, performs cleaning and heating activities at the site in addition to transport operations. Cleaning process The process of cleaning hardened... [Read More]

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Jul 18, 2023
CTW Cleaning Systems has finished a new project for Bertschi Group - the well-known global logistics service provider. A new controlled steam heating installation for up to 24 ISO tanks, using pressurised steam, is now up and running at their site in Rotterdam. With this custom-built installation, Bertschi is able to heat its tank containers daily in the most advanced... [Read More]

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Jul 4, 2023
Tank cleaning is a vital element in the bulk liquid and powder supply chain and is unique in that the product comes into direct physical contact with the transport equipment. If the tanker is not cleaned well, it can cause unspecified cross contamination and a broken traceability chain. Tank operators and owners rarely have the luxury of dedicating their units to specific... [Read More]

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Jun 30, 2023
The Deutscher Verband für Tankinnenreinigung (DVTI) is the German trade association for professional, certified tank cleaning stations, and as a member of the European Association of Tank Cleaning Organisations (EFTCO) it represents their interests. Now with a total of 109 members, 155 cleaning stations are represented and supervised by DVTI in Germany, which also allows... [Read More]

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Jun 12, 2023
Silo and road tankers are able to undergo modern, sustainable cleaning processes at one of the largest logistics hubs in Europe at Cologne Eifeltor in Germany. This is where Top Tank Cleaning (TTC) is located. TTC was founded by freight forwarder Ulrich Bresser and has been in operation since 2008. The company offers computer-controlled special cleaning, alongside... [Read More]

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Apr 3, 2023
Problematic issues add complexity to the supply chain and impact the basic principle of what firms like Suttons and many other businesses do every day, which is to move bulk chemicals from A to B using various different elements of an intermodal supply chain, such as road, rail, or by sea. Drivers are a crucial element of the logistics supply chain. They are highly trained... [Read More]

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Mar 1, 2023
Yannick Timmel, the owner of Timmel Freres tank cleaning facility in France, took time out of his busy schedule to speak to Tank Cleaning Magazine about his company’s operations. Mr Timmel, whose family started the tank cleaning business in 1978, said operations have remained very busy over the years despite, for example, during the pandemic years. Challenging times... [Read More]

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Dec 14, 2022
Moreno Romanini, technical manager at OMZ, speaks to Tank Cleaning Magazine, about its successes and challenges the company faces. Can you tell us a bit about your containers that are used within tank washing plants and can you explain how they work? At OMZ, we help meet the needs of our customers to speed up assembly operations by creating thermal and pumping plants... [Read More]

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