Further Investment In Spiral Wound Tank Facility

Being one of the largest producers of custom designed & built tanks in a variety of plastic & composite materials, Forbes have announced a further major investment in their tank production facilities to commence early in 2017.

Having made major investments over the past three years of over £1.5 million in the latest automated thermoplastic helix winding process, due to increased demand Forbes is extending the factory by 20% to enable an increased output. Tanks manufacture in this particular factory of Forbes, will range in diameters from 750mm up to 4000mm, and are manufactured in High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), highly chemical resistance grade PE-100.

With this latest investment, coupled with the state of the art automated equipment, high quality tanks at very competitive costs are achievable with capacities up to 100,000 litres designed to BS EN 12573. This expansion is at the company’s main manufacturing site is located in the Borders of Scotland at Kelso.