The worlds largest flexitank operator

Hecksher are agents for the worlds largest flexitank operator, Braid. There are several advantages in connection with transportation of non hazardous fluids in flexitanks. Amongst others:

  • Environmentally friendly
  • 15% larger weight utilization compared to IBC’s
  • 40% larger weight utilization compared to drums
  • Minimum loss of product at discharge



Through a global network of own offices and highly trained agents, Braid provides polyethylene FLEXITANKS for Wine and Food-grade liquids together with Non-hazardous chemicals and Specialty Oils. In addition Braid can also supply single membrane flexitanks constructed from PVC alloys and polyethylene.


Stocks are maintained globally, administered by regional offices in UK, France, Singapore, USA, Australia, South Africa and China. Specialty, tailor made designs can be engineered to meet specific customer requirements and capacities range from 12,000 to 24,000 liters.


The Braid Group operates within strict guidelines specified in its Enviromental Health and Saftey Manual. All regional offices strictly enforce the terms of the EHS within their operating areas.

The Braid FLEXITANK System is environmentally friendly and all materials used can be recycled or readily disposed of.


All materials used in the construction of Braid FLEXITANKS are food-grade quality and comply with US FDA, German BGA and EEC directives standards and approvals. Latest construction techniques maintain consistent FLEXITANK quality and ongoing R and D ensures up to the minute designs.


Braid can supply a range of equipment suitable for a varied product range. Bottom discharge FLEXITANKS are readily available together with SPECIALISED equipment with a foil barrier for products that are oxygen or moisture sensitive. Insulation and heaters are supplied for temperature sensitive products.


Braid FLEXITANKS are easy to handle, they are light in weight and thus easy to install. Loading is via a top or bottom valve having a two or three inch optional opening. Built in shut off valves are standard on every tank and Auto-air Vents are available as an option. Installation, loading, unloading and disposal supervision is available in every major global trade lane.

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