Wide-ranging expertise to overcome every chemical handling challenge

Portasilo supplies complex storage and handling systems for every type of dry bulk chemical product. Customers in a diverse range of chemical-handling industries rely on our expertise to design safe, efficient, cost-effective handling systems for even the most explosive, dusty, cohesive or corrosive chemicals.

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Our Customers

01 Hindalco Industries

Aluminium smelting and rolling company Hindalco required additional capacity in their existing grinding plant at Belgaum, in order to process granular aluminium oxide (alumina) into a special grade of Alumina.

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02 Shell

As part of an upgrade to its gas terminal at Bacton, Shell needed a new storage and conveying system to feed sodium carbonate into its mixing processes for acid neutralisation

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03 Tata Chemicals

As part of an extension to its sodium bicarbonate manufacturing plant in Cheshire, Tata Chemicals needed a new storage and discharge systems for this material.

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04 Asian Paints

When India's largest paint company demanded a bespoke solution and a supplier experienced in handling difficult materials - the search led them to the industry experts, Portasilo Bulk Handling Systems.

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05 Closed Loop Recycling

Portasilo provided a turn-key bulk storage and handling system to Closed Loop Recycling the UK’s leading food grade recycling plant for bottles

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I would have no trouble recommending Portasilo, they did a good job given the tough objectives we set them


TiO2 Gypsum Urea prill & fines High density polyethylene Sodium carbonate
China clay OPC Potash E pellets Suplhur pellets
Calcite Adipic acid Sodium nitrate PET Ash

Type of solutions

  • Air pollution control systems
  • Batching Plants
  • Ferrous Sulphate Storage & Handling
  • Gypsum Storage & Handling
  • Sand/Aggregate Storage & Handling
  • Hydrated Lime Storage & Handling
  • Sodium Bicarbonate/carbonate Storage & Handling
  • Urea Prill Storage & Handling
  • PET/Plastic Pellet Storage & Handling

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Our value

Portasilo storage, discharge, metering, weighing and conveying systems offer advanced capabilities for handling every form of dry bulk chemical, from very fine dusty products to pelletised products up to 1cm in diameter. Portasilo can devise the optimum solution for even the most abrasive, volatile or cohesive chemical materials, we also offer a full range of after-sales support – keeping your plant running at optimum efficiency. Portasilo bulk-handling systems can be designed to handle any dry bulk material. We have particular expertise in providing solutions for the following types of chemical; Paint powders; Sealants, adhesives and building products; Fertilisers; Petrochemicals; Plastics and rubbers.

Portasilo overcame all the technical challenges and site restrictions associated with this complex project

Example customers

PET storage & Handling

Sodium Carbonate Storage & Handling

Sodium Carbonate Storage & Discharge

Paint Processing plants

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