Dana Steel Processing Industry LLC has recently commissioned the Drum and Barrel Making Factory . A successful trial was carried out on March 15th 2017. The fully automatic state -of-art machine is more than 100mtrs long and can produce Drums especially for industrial storage and transport. It can also produce a range of other products, including 210ltr Cylindrical drums, Oil Barrels, open top drums, grease storage drums, chemical storage drums, lubricant and oil storage drums, food storage drums which requires high quality raw material and even food grade steel material in thickness ranging from 0.80mm – 1.40mm. Dr B S Dana, Chairman of Dana Group of Companies, Dr Ankur Dana, CEO of Dana Group of companies, along with commissioning engineers, newly recruited engineering and sales staff attended the opening ceremony on 19th March 2017.
Based on the technology being employed and the design of the facility, the mill will produce a range of material dimensions and strength levels never before produced in a Drum Making Machine. Dana Steel Processing Industry LLC imported steel plate from Korea to manufacture its 210 litre drums, primarily used for industrial storage and transport purposes. The Raw Material used for Drum Making is Cold Rolled Steel with high tensile strength, specifically suited for moulding and drum making, the grade is PRIME COLD ROLLED COILS AS PER JIS G3141 SPCC-SD, ( Suitable for drum barrel making) in thicknesses ranging from 0.80mm – 1.40mm. The factory is just a stepping stone for our foray into Drum Making and it has an “excellent potential for expansion”. The launch of Dana Drum Making Machine has taken place at a new facility in Ajman Al Jurf 2 Industrial Area. The commissioning of the new unit has a production potential of over 1000,000(one million) drums a year. First batch of Drum Order was processed for Sister Company Dana Lubricants Factory LLC and the drums have already been loaded on in a container destined to Latin America. “We have a sizable offtake for our Drums ready within UAE, our sister company Dana Lubricants Factory has close to 30 containers loading per week and a majority of our orders are for Lubricant Oil filled in Drums or IBCs” says, Dr Ankur, CEO of Dana Group of Companies.