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Company History

Quitmann O Neill Company History


1970’s

 

Quitmann Ltd, a subsidiary of Metalbox UK, produced home-ware stainless steel bread bins, pedal bins and aluminum saucepans.

 

1980’s

Liam O’Neill Snr. joined the company in 1981 and coordinated the transition to production of tinplate drums.

Responding to customer demand, Liam Snr developed a stockist business supplying plastic Jerry bottles, Buckets, tinplate pails, lever lids and oblongs.

 

1990’s

In 1996, Liam Snr purchased Quitmann Ltd from the parent company, Crown Cork and Seal.

Liam Jnr. & David joined their father in the business. Liam Jnr. involved in transport and David in sales.

In 1999 Quitmann O’Neill Packaging Ltd acquired the trading business of Quitmann Ltd.

New products were introduced to the range including large steel, plastic and fibre drums, IBCs and FIBCs.

 

2000’s

In 2001, the company purchased Priority Transport which gave greater access and control of deliveries. This also allowed us to react in real time to our customer needs.

Today, we supply the pharmaceutical, food, beverage, chemical, lubricant, paint, coatings, and hazardous waste industries.