The bulk storage and handling specialists

Portasilo has been supplying advanced bulk storage and handling systems for over 60 years. We have a track record of innovation in the design, manufacture and installation of the safest, most efficient and cost-effective bulk handling for all dry bulk material. We are experts in delivering complex projects to  Water, Food, Chemical, Nuclear, Construction and Energy sectors. Our product range covers Storage, Discharge, Conveying, Weighing & Dosing, our value is putting them all together to deliver world class solutions, just ask our customers.

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Portasilo - Our story

01 European Coatings Show

 The bulk material  handling expert in the Paint industry

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02 Health & Safety

Portasilo works to the highest standards of health and safety both in our own manufacturing facilities and on our customer’s sites. We work to the highest standards at every stage of a project, from planning and programming through to installation and commissioning.

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03 Innovation

We provide customers with innovative bulk-handling solutions developed by teams of people committed to optimising your processes, increasing productivity, improving safety and efficiency, and reducing costs. Our innovative culture is based upon our approach, our flexibility and responsiveness to change.

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04 Our People

As multi-sector specialists, we understand how to overcome the many challenges of bulk material handling, from hazardous and aggressive materials to urgent deadlines, remote sites and tight budgets. That means our people have the knowledge, expertise and experience to devise tailored solutions to fulfil the demands of every type of plant.

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05 Our Ethos

To provide first-class service, innovative products and market-leading project delivery to our customers, Portasilo employs highly experienced specialists who bring our core values (Innovation, Commitment, Integrity and Teamwork) to life in everything they do. We are only as strong as our people, that is our ethos.

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06 Our Customers

Specialists in bespoke bulk-handling systems, Portasilo supplies advanced solutions, handling a wide range of complex dry bulk materials. Our customers include leading businesses in the Food, Water, Energy, Construction, Chemical and Nuclear industries. These businesses rely on our detailed understanding of the priorities and requirements of each sector.

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07 Our Markets

Portasilo supplies bulk handling systems for a wide range of industries, from Water, Food and Energy to Nuclear, Chemicals and Construction. The businesses we supply range from major multinational corporations to specialist material handling companies, all around the world.

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08 Our Site

All Storage, Discharge and Conveying products are manufactured by our own experienced engineers at our efficient, purpose-built 60-acre plant near York, UK. Here, we not only have some of the most advanced manufacturing facilities in Europe, but also the expertise, technical knowledge and resources to develop bespoke bulk material handling solutions.

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09 Training

At Portasilo we recognise that we are only as good as our employees. We truly value our talented, enthusiastic, customer-focused people, and believe strongly in our values of teamwork, commitment, integrity and innovation. We engineer complex engieering solutions, so we need to ensure our staff have the right skill sets, so training is important.

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10 Careers

Portasilo employs talented, enthusiastic, customer-focused people in a wide range of roles, from manufacturing and installation engineers to project managers, accountants and salespeople. We are constantly on the look-out for high-calibre individuals to strengthen our business and to help us grow.

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11 Portastor

Portasilo sister company Portastor is a market leader in the supply of fully integrated factory-built equipment housings. For more than 40 years, it has been manufacturing and supplying packaged buildings to accommodate control, automation and power equipment for some of the world’s most demanding industries.

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12 Shepherd Group

Portasilo is a member of the Shepherd Group, one of the UK’s leading family-owned businesses, with a turnover of around £300m. It has a 125-year history of quality craftsmanship in construction, engineering and manufacturing

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13 CSR

Portasilo takes a responsible approach to protecting the interests, safety and well-being of our people, customers, business partners, suppliers and the local communities where we work. Our approach is based upon ensuring a safe working environment, building a sustainable future, being a good neighbour and taking care of our people.

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14 Industry Memberships

When you choose Portasilo to supply your bulk storage and handling system, you can be sure of a premium-quality, industry-compliant solution, designed to the highest standards by experienced professionals. Our high standards are backed up by a host of independent accreditations and industry memberships.

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15 Portasilo India

Portasilo has been working closely with Indian companies for more than ten years, principally supplying bulk-handling systems for major paint manufacturers and raw material suppliers. Our Indian offices provide a full suite of services, supporting projects from initial concept development through to final on-site commissioning.

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European Coatings Show

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European Coatings Show

Bulk materials handling engineering firm Portasilo is returning to the European Coatings Show being held this year at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre, Germany (21-23 April).  Why not drop by., or contact us to arrange a meeting. To find out more click here

CSR

CSR

Taking responsibility for our people, partners, environment and community

Portasilo takes a responsible approach to protecting the interests, safety and well-being of our people, customers, business partners, suppliers and the local communities where we undertake our work. To view our CSR policy please click here

Industry memberships

Independent accreditations and industry memberships – for your peace of mind

When you choose Portasilo to supply your bulk storage and handling system, you can be sure of a premium-quality, industry-compliant solution, designed to the highest standards by experienced professionals. Our high standards are backed up by a host of independent accreditations and industry memberships. To learn more click here

Indian Office

Delivering specialist bulk-handling solutions for the Indian market 

Portasilo offers a dedicated service to customers in India, with two offices in the country. Our Chennai office opened in 2008, followed by our Pune office, near Mumbai, in 2012. Our Indian offices provide a full suite of services, supporting projects from initial concept development through to final on-site commissioning. To learn more click here

Along with Portastor, Portasilo is part of Shepherd Group Engineering, a division of the Shepherd Group.

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