Dick Tjørswaag Vaule (XLTank) and Jill Truner (Carbery Plastics) at the signing of the contract.

Storage Tank and Re-Fuelling Systems manufacturer specialist Carbery Plastics has confirmed the appointment of XL Tank as its fuel tank distributor for Norway from April 2016.

Carbery’s Cal McCarthy says, “The appointment of XL Tank as our fuel tank distributor is the latest in the line of European partnership deals completed between Carbery and large distributors, as our family business develops its market base across Europe. This ensures Carbery oil tank customers in Norway will receive renowned high quality Carbery product, with the added benefit of local, on-the-ground customer service, distribution and product support from XL Tank”.

XL Container supplies products both for sale and rental for a number of industries such as construction, offshore, retail, industrial and public sector.

XL Container directors Dick Tjørswaag Vaule and Øystein Thoresen say, “We are delighted to partner with Carbery, whose high quality plastic ranges have great synergy with our existing portfolio. We look forward to working with new Carbery customers with in Norway and growing the large Carbery product range available across Scandinavia”.

Established in 1977, Carbery Plastics is today a leading manufacturer of rotationally moulded products including fuel, oil, water and chemical storage tanks.

Commenting on the deal Carbery Plastics’ Cal McCarthy pays tribute, “This deal along with the previous deals in the UK, France and the Benelux countries is testament to the hard working and innovative employees here in Clonakilty who have designed and produced top class product for almost 40 years. Many of our team have been employed from the foundation of the firm; the high quality product being produced by the team in Clonakilty is now being recognised across the continent”.

“Growing our markets to other European countries has allowed us survive the difficult economic times in Ireland, strengthening the business and will create significant further employment in the next few years in West Cork where the business has been based since its foundation in 1977”.

All Carbery products are produced at the company’s Clonakilty, West Cork manufacturing centre of excellence. OFCERT licensed, EN13341 compliant and Kiwa approved, Carbery storage tanks already enjoy strong positions within the Irish and UK markets, together with a growing number of international markets including Belgium, Finland, France, Hungary, Norway, The Netherlands and the Middle East.