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 Lid/Plug, it does not include the Paint Can.


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.    

Unlined Plugs for Paint Cans- Bulk Packed

  • Packed

    1/2 Pint: 910 per Case

    Pint: 528 per Case

    Quart: 600 per Case

    1/2 Gallon: 342 per Case

    Gallon & Imperial Gallon: 360 per Case

  • Notice

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

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