Introducing Our Business
DeWitt Barrels is a full-service reconditioning plant that has the ability to service a broad spectrum of individuals and companies. Founded in 1893, DeWitt Barrels has just moved to their new facility in Marne, Michigan. This new plant has the newest and most innovative equipment available in the industry today to recondition all types of containers. We are ready to service all of your container needs, specializing in the reconditioning of steel drums, fibre drums, plastic barrels and totes. We also deal in new containers of all types.
DeWitt Barrels was started in the Spring of 1893 when Peter DeWitt and his two sons began making and reconditioning wooden barrels. DeWitt Barrels is and has been from its inception, a family business. The business was passed from father to son and operated as a sole proprietorship until 1976 when the business was incorporated. Today the business is run by Tim, Michael & Peter DeWitt (three brothers).
DeWitt Barrels is a member of the Reusable Industrial Packaging Association (RIPA). We adhere to the strict code of operating practices for reconditioning and remanufacturing steel drums, plastic drums and reprocessing intermediate bulk containers (IBC). As a member of the RIPA we are committed to support the continuing effort to improve the packaging reconditioning industry's responsible performance of its role in waste source reduction, recycling and responsible packaging management. We pledge to manage our business according to the following guiding principles. We:
About Our Service
DeWitt Barrels is committed to providing you, the customer, with superior quality products, unbeatable service and complete confidence that we are meeting all of the environmental issues of today.
Commitment to Environmental Issues
DeWitt Barrels is the winner of Michigan's Clean Corporate Citizen Award and prides itself in our continuing efforts to comply with all aspects of todays environmental issues.
DeWitt Barrels is commited to managing environmental, health and safety issues over which it has control and/or over which it has the potential for significant influence as a result of its products, activities and services.
We will comply with all safety laws and regulations, seek to eliminate and reduce waste at the source, promote the recycling and reusable industrial packaging and maximize the reuse and recycling of waste. We will employ management systems and procedures specifically designed to continuously seek opportunities to improve our environmental health and safety performance. DeWitt Barrels, Inc. will communicate its environmental policy and performance to its employees and other internal and external stakeholders. We recognize that all of us at DeWitt Barrels have the potential to help improve our environmental, health and safety performance.