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 listing is for the Paint Can and the Lid/Plug, packed in the same case. These are only sold in full case quantities.


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.

Paint Cans with Lids- Sold in Full Cases Only

  • 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)

  • 1/2 Pint:  56

    Pint:  50

    Quart:  112

    Gallon:   34