Black Forest Container Systems, LLC

General Purpose/Pressure Vessels

If you are getting back to the basics, our general purpose containers are the place to start. Black Forest specializes in the design, production, development and service of stainless steel Champion™ general purpose containers, packaging and material handling equipment.

We offer closed loop custom equipment and reusable stainless steel cylindrical packaging systems for liquid material transport processing and storage. Our Champion™ general purpose containers, portable pressure vessels and intermediate bulk containers are manufactured to ASME and UN specifications.

Our containers are used in a variety of sanitary, industrial and general purpose applications for:

  • Food and Beverage
  • Safety
  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Industrial Chemicals

General Purpose Container Designs

Custom Systems

  • Can be designed for specific material handling applications

General Purpose Line

  • Container sizes ranging from 2.5 gallon to over 15 gallons
  • Industry standard oval closure assembly
  • PRV valve releases when the internal pressure is in the 100-130 PSIG range

Our Champion™ general purpose containers meet or exceed industry requirements and National Sanitation Foundation requirements for sanitary uses.

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General Purpose Containers

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  • US Sizes Range: 2.5 Gallon - 15 Gallon
  • 11 Liter - 58 Liter
  • Diameter sizes range: 9" and 12"


  • Certifications: NSF
  • Surface Treatment: 2B/11ID/ Electropolish/Coatings
  • Handling: Handles
  • Top & Bottom Skirts - Stainless or Rubber
  • Closures: Top or Bottom - All Industry Standard

General Purpose Containers


  • Special Composition of stainless steel DIN 1.4301, similar AISI 304
  • Special Composition of stainless steel DIN 1.4571, similar AISI 316
  • Special composition of stainless steel DIN 1.4404/1.4435, similar AISI 316 L
  • Please ask us about other materials for special applications.

General Purpose Containers

Black Forest maintains a large inventor of spare parts for beverage containers and transport vessels.

Our standard turnaround time for orders placed is 1-2 days. Spare parts that are not in stock can typically be supplied within 5-7 business days.

Additional Products

Black Forest also offers these other product lines: Aseptic Totes, AgChem Containers, Tanks and Drums, Pharmaceutical/ Hygienic/ Biotech, Cannabis Processing Equipment, E-Intermediate Bulk Containers, UN/DOT Approved Containers, Teflon Lined Process Equipment, Wine and Beer Equipment, Wine Bags, Cellar and Sankey Kegs, Process and Fermentation Tanks, 350 gallon T-304 stainless steel IBC containers.

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