Northern Container stocks Paint Cans ranging from 8 ounces to 160 ounces in size. Paint Cans are constructed of tinplate (tin-coated steel) and are available lined or unlined. Unlined cans have the same finish on the interior and exterior.


Metal Paint Cans contain 25% post-consumer recycled content and are 100% recyclable. Northern Container's Paint Cans are made in the USA.  


This part number is only for the Paint Can, it does not include the Lid/Plug.


Empty Paint Cans are ideal for Paints, Coatings, Epoxy, Adhesives, Mastics, Viscous products, Crafts, Hobbies and various other applications


Please Note: Paint cans are not FDA approved. If a can will be filled with food, we recommend the food does not come in contact with the interior of the can. Food should be packed into food grade packaging, and then placed into the can.    

Lined Paint Cans- Bulk Packed

  • Dimensions

    1/2 Pint: 2-7/8" x 2-7/8" (214X214)

    Pint: 3- 7/16" x 3-15/16" (307X315)

    Quart: 4- 1/4" x 4- 7/8" (404X414)

    Gallon: 6- 5/8" x 7- 21/32" (610X710.5)

  • Packed

    1/2 Pint: 455 per Case

    Pint: 264 per Case

    Quart: 120 per Case

    Gallon: 36 per Case

  • Notice

    Lids/Plugs are Not Sold with the Paint Cans. Paint Cans & Lids/Plugs Must be Purchased Separately

    Handles Must Be Purchased Separately for the 1 Gallon Paint Can with Ears

Temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northern Container's Shipping and Receiving Department will only be open Monday to Thursday from 8:30 am to 4 pm CT.
Only Customer Service will be available on Fridays, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm CT.

Northern Container Corporation A Division of Darco Enterprises, Inc.

4949 W 122nd St, Alsip, IL 60803 | 708-496-1696 | 708-496-1908  |