Jerry cans – a short history

Jerry cans (or jerrycans) are a great way to transport fuels and other liquids safely. But where did the term jerry can come from? And how did the inventors arrive at their unique design? The first cans were produced in Germany in the 1930s. They were originally known as Wehrmacht-Einheitskanisters (roughly translated as Wehrmacht unit […]

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16L Heavy-Duty buckets receive UN approval

H&O Plastics is pleased to announce that their 16L Heavy Duty plastic buckets, with metal fastening bands, have received UN certification in accordance with the United Nations’ guidelines on the transportation of dangerous goods. The extra-tough plastic containers went through a series of rigorous tests and was certified by industry packaging experts Smithers Pira. The […]

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Plastic container production methods

H&O Plastics manufacture and distribute buckets to businesses and individuals nationwide. We fulfil large contracts as well as smaller orders via our website. In total H&O plastics sell around two million plastic containers and other products every year. Designing, manufacturing and delivering this many buckets each year is by no means easy. Our Birkenhead factory […]

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