Category: News

Ready for our Close Up! Con-Tech Product Videos

Con-Tech International announces the immediate release of four new product videos, representing the main product divisions of steel, drum accessories, cap seals and enclosures, and precision components.

Celebrating 300 Years and Giving Thanks

As November rolls around and the holiday season nears, we are reminded of the things we are grateful for. Con-Tech has many reasons to be both thankful and celebratory!

Long-Lost Silent Films Travel Home in Steel Drums

A series of long-lost silent films are making their way home back to America with the help of the steel drum industry. A major discovery of some of films earliest productions brings good news, as these movies return home to their right place, via steel barrel drums.

Pallets and Packaging Innovations

Pallets and Packaging Innovations Keeping up with the latest news in manufacturing, steel, drums and supply chain management is a big undertaking, one Con-Tech is happy to tackle. Being a thought leader in our industries in hugely important to us, which is why our VPs, sales team and product managers are continuously meeting with industry… Read More

Changes in Legislation re Import Tariffs Affect Steel Industry

Recent changes I legislation with respect to import tariffs have greatly affected the steel industry. U.S. President Trump in April 2017 ordered an investigation into the national security implications of foreign imports of US steel. Days later, he signed a memorandum for a similar investigation on aluminum. Both were efforts undertaken by the Commerce Department… Read More

Industrial Pack 2018 Con-Tech Charting New Territory

Con-Tech is always ahead of the curve regarding industry innovation. We collaborate with customers in the industrial, transit and protective packaging and other areas toward our mutual goals of providing quality products and service with competitive pricing. We have a long history in the drum and related packaging industries and are constantly evolving to meet… Read More

New Orleans Custom Parts Supplier’s Thirtieth Anniversary

For Immediate Release Celebrating Thirty Years of Making Things Complete New Orleans-based industrial parts company Con-Tech International reached 30-year milestone in June 2013 June 30, 2013 – New Orleans, LA – Locally-owned and operated, Con-Tech began selling industrial steel drum parts out of a garage in 1983 and, thirty years later, has grown to an… Read More

Reinstated Generalized System of Preferences Claims

American Government late with reimbursements from the reinstated GSP after its one year lapse; steel importer, Container Technology International has learned that the deadline to file for GSP relief has been extended to May 3, 2012.

Generalized System of Preference (GSP)

GSP lulled to sleep by sleeping bag dispute Not about Georges St. Pierre tapping out – It’s U.S. companies being knocked out! Potential Loss of $577 Million Savings and American Jobs. The U.S. Generalized System of Preference (GSP) secures jobs and strengthens local companies by enabling them to be more competitive, while it also promotes… Read More