Container Services

Container services

We repair and service brewery containers across the UK



A professional and reliable repair and warranty management service

Acquired by Close Brothers Brewery Rentals in 2010, CBBR Container Services is firmly established as a highly professional and reliable service to the UK brewing industry. We repair and service over 3.5 million containers. We also support the direct warranty management of keg extractors.

CBBR Container Services operates from a purpose built factory unit based near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, of approximately 1300m2 with a secure container storage area of around four acres.

An internationally approved operation

An internationally approved operation

We are ISO accredited which ensures that the highest standards and latest technologies can be maintained. As a result of this our operation is approved and used by most of the international breweries that operate in the UK.

We also offer a mobile repair service and can accommodate small and large quantities of containers at your own brewery site.

Our Container Services

Our factory operates a production line that can carry out any combination of the following services:

Extractors Quality Audit
Rebranding Scrapping
  • Replacement
  • Refurbishment
  • Screening
  • Internal inspection of lining integrity (aluminium)
  • Weld/rust/other contaminants
  • Beer stone staining
  • Submersion pressure testing
  • Paint band removal
  • Paint band application
  • Ink jetting of name/numbers
  • Tampo ink marking for logos/names
  • Extractor removal and recovery (if viable)
  • Neck punch (aluminium)
Cleaning Body Repairs
Ullage Returns Processing
Storage and Despatch
  • Internal hot chemical washing
  • External pressure washing
  • Label and glue removal
  • Polishing
  • Neck and Chimb straightening
  • Expansion machines for dent removal/capacity restoration
  • MIG and TIG welding
  • Container resizing
  • Delivers extensive feedback to the customer
  • Tracks true reasons of return
  • Outcome is a dramatic cut in ullage returns
  • Storage of casks and kegs
  • Selivery preparation
  • Reloading/Palletisation 

To find out how we can help, please contact us today.