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The Cary Company Successfully Passes NACD Responsible Distribution Verification

The Cary Company Successfully Passes NACD Responsible Distribution® Verification

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

The Cary Company Successfully Passes NACD Responsible Distribution® Verification - Addison, IL, December 01, 2021 —The Cary Company announced today that it has successfully passed its NACD Responsible Distribution® verification for the current three-year cycle, reaffirming its pledge to continuous performance improvement in every phase of chemical storage, handling, transportation and disposal....…Continue reading

What Is BPA And How Does It Affect My Packaging?

What Is BPA And How Does It Affect My Packaging?

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Appeal and performance aren’t the only components in deciding which container is the ideal choice for your product packaging. Consumers take many considerations into account when deciding which products is right for them on the shelves. One question in this deliberation might be: does it contain BPA? ...Continue reading

Bar Top Closures: Finding The Right Fit

Bar Top Closures: Finding The Right Fit

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Finding the right fit for your bar top cap can be a critical factor in packaging your special spirit, wine or condiment. This article will offer some tips on choosing the ideal fit for your glass bar top bottle ... Continue reading

The Cary Company Acquires Containers Unlimited

The Cary Company Acquires Containers Unlimited

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Cary Company (Addison, Illinois) Acquires Containers Unlimited (Hayward, California) Addison, IL, October 21, 2021 —The Cary Company, a supplier of containers and packaging, industrial filtration, spill control and facility products, announced today the acquisition of Containers Unlimited, a California-based industrial container distributor and reconditioner specializing in drums, pails, cans, bottles and intermediate bulk containers (IBCs)...…Continue reading

Thick Wall, Double Wall or Regular Wall Plastic Jar

Which Straight Sided Plastic Jar is Best for Your Product?

Monday, October 18, 2021

You’ve perfected your product formulation and are opting to package your product in a plastic straight sided wide mouth jar. But which one is best for your product? To help you decide, here is a comparison between thick wall, double wall and regular wall plastic jars... Continue reading

Protect Native Elders

Real People, Real Stories: Protect Native Elders

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Protect Native Elders is a crowdfunded, grassroots organization committed to procuring and delivering donated supplies to elders of Native American reservations in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Because many of these tribal elders were without a water source, The Cary Company supplied the group with 275-gallon IBC totes. These containers provide life-giving water for drinking, as well as gardening and farming needs. ... Continue reading

What are MERV Ratings?

What is a MERV Rating?

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

All air filters are designed to clean the air and improve indoor air quality. Many of these filters feature a MERV rating. But what does this MERV rating mean? And what are HEPA filters? ... Continue reading

Silent Spring

Real People, Real Stories: Helping Heroes Get Home Safely

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Silent Spring Safing Fluid is formulated to suppress the damage that can be caused by explosive devices, providing military personnel and first responders with another line of protection so they can get home safely to their families. The Cary Company was honored to be part of bringing this lifesaving product to market ... Continue reading

The Cary Company Acquires Quality Container, LLC

The Cary Company Acquires Quality Container, LLC

Friday, March 19th, 2021

The Cary Company (Addison, Illinois) Acquires Quality Container, LLC (Salt Lake City, Utah) Addison, IL, March 19, 2021 — The Cary Company announced today the acquisition of Quality Container, LLC, a Salt Lake City-based industrial container distributor specializing in drums, pails, cans and bottles. This acquisition extends The Cary Company’s geographical coverage into.…Continue reading

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The Cary Company Divests Raw Materials & Specialty Chemicals Distribution Business

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

The Cary Company announced that it has divested its raw materials and specialty chemicals distribution business as part of a strategic restructuring to focus on its containers and packaging business… Continue reading

Utah Dine Bikeyah

Real People, Real Stories: Utah Diné Bikéyah

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Utah Diné Bikéyah is a nonprofit whose mission is to “preserve and protect the cultural and natural resources of ancestral Native American lands to benefit and bring healing to people and the Earth.” The organization has several programs that assist Native Americans, including distributing essential items in response to a COVID-19 outbreak that has affected tribespeople across the Southwest. ... Continue reading

New Cary Truck Designs

Cary Delivers with New Truck Designs

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

We at The Cary Company are thrilled to reveal our new truck designs. These exciting, colorful concepts aim to showcase our company’s diverse product selection, increase brand awareness and, hopefully, make you smile ... Continue reading

Pretzel Pizza Smash

The Cary Company Smashes a Chocolate Pretzel Pizza!

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Here at The Cary Company, we love when we get samples from our customers! It's especially exciting when those samples are food related. So it was a nice, midweek surprise when we received a chocolate pretzel pizza from our customer Sweet Secrets Chocolate, a unique gourmet candy company based in Carol Stream, Illinois ... Continue reading

Amber vs. Cobalt Blue, Which is Better for UV Protection?

Amber vs. Cobalt Blue, Which is Better for UV Protection?

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Amber vs. Cobalt Blue Glass: The Best Bottle for your Light Sensitive Product If you’ve ever opened a bottle of beer and immediately noticed the flavor was off, odds are it was out in the sun too long. Sunlight contains ultraviolet radiation that can damage your product in the same way it causes sunburn or … Continue reading

The Cary Company Acquires Three Rivers Packaging, Inc.

The Cary Company Acquires Three Rivers Packaging, Inc.

Monday, May 13th, 2019

The acquisition of Three Rivers Packaging, Inc. strengthens The Cary Company’s position in the industrial container and packaging sector. Addison, IL – May 2, 2019 – The Cary Company announced that it has acquired Three Rivers Packaging, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based industrial container and packaging distributor specializing in steel, plastic and fiber drums and Intermediate Bulk … Continue reading

Custom North Slope Chiller and FluxWrap Capabilities

Custom North Slope Chiller and FluxWrap Capabilities

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Cold. It’s what your products need the most. With winter over, it will become increasingly difficult to maintain product temperatures where you want them to be. There are solutions: industrial chillers and cooling wraps can ensure your products don’t get too hot or cold. But do chiller manufacturers understand your specific cooling needs? Bring on … Continue reading

Clean Your Facility’s Tile and Grout Surfaces with the Help of SaniGLAZE®

Clean Your Facility’s Tile and Grout Surfaces with the Help of SaniGLAZE®

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Are you tired of your tile and grout surfaces never looking fully clean and trapping foul odors in your facility? SaniGLAZE® is here to help! Since the mid-1990s, SaniGLAZE® has been restoring and maintaining tile and grout surfaces. Expanding in 2000 as SaniGLAZE International®, they now have over 100 franchise units in the United States … Continue reading

Fluxwrap Cooling Jackets

Fluxwrap Cooling Jackets

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

As the weather gets warmer, so will the things you need to keep cool. And while you can’t control the weather, you can definitely stay chilled by using Fluxwrap from North Slope Chillers. Fluxwrap: What is it? Fluxwrap is a versatile fluid temperature control solution in the form of a wrap-around chiller. It can chill … Continue reading

How to Properly Size an Industrial Chiller

How to Properly Size an Industrial Chiller

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

When you need to cool down a product, don’t go out and buy just any industrial chiller unit. North Slope Chillers has a proven formula for finding the exact chiller for your cooling needs. Temperature Differential The first step is to calculate the temperature differential, meaning the difference between the current temperature of your water … Continue reading

Glass vs Plastic: 7 Factors to Consider for Packaging your Product

Glass vs Plastic: 7 Factors to Consider for Packaging your Product

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

If it takes 7 seconds to form a first impression of a stranger, it takes a fraction of that for a consumer to evaluate your product among others on the shelf. A customer might not try your product before making their decision and instead judge the book by its cover, or in this case the product by … Continue reading

North Slope Chillers: What is it?

North Slope Chillers: What is it?

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

North Slope Chillers Control. It’s what we all want over our lives: Control over food menus, what vehicle we drive, how our bodies look. It’s also what we want over the temperatures of our stuff. We want things kept cool, chilled and frozen. And that’s why North Slope Chillers was created. North Slope Chillers is … Continue reading

Fight the Cold Weather with Tote and Drum Heaters

Fight the Cold Weather with Tote and Drum Heaters

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Insulated Drum Heaters Keeping your expensive material properly heated with insulated drum heaters is one of the most important factors in storing bulk material in cold weather. Allowing freezing temperatures to get the better of your business when doing winter work can lead to delays, low-quality products, poor reviews, and less contracts for next year … Continue reading

8 Must-Know Tips for Industrial Winter Safety

8 Must-Know Tips for Industrial Winter Safety

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Stay safe with these industrial winter safety guidelines. Winter is upon us. Though sparkling snow is enchanting, winter poses some major hazards if you haven’t prepared for it. Failing to recognize and respect the dangers of winter is careless. Whether you are traveling through, working in, or enjoying the weather, the following industrial winter safety … Continue reading

A Look Back at The Cary Company’s Winemaking Classes

A Look Back at The Cary Company’s Winemaking Classes

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Happy National Wine Day! To help celebrate, we would like to take a look back at The Cary Company’s sponsored winemaking classes that occurred earlier this past winter. In these classes, our employees got a hand at making their own wine using the new winemaking supplies that the Cary Company now carries. The classes took … Continue reading

The Cary Company Acquires Gurman Container & Supply Corporation

The Cary Company Acquires Gurman Container & Supply Corporation

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

The Cary Company Strengthens Position in Container and Packaging Sector by Acquiring Gurman Container & Supply Corporation – Founded in 1922, Gurman Container & Supply Corporation brings decades of packaging experience and expertise to The Cary Company’s rapidly growing product selections. – The acquisition of Gurman Container & Supply Corporation represents The Cary Company’s continuing … Continue reading

Stay Healthy and Active with Orange Abe Protein Shakes

Stay Healthy and Active with Orange Abe Protein Shakes

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

It’s not easy being an entrepreneur, much less a health driven business owner who spends countless hours perfecting a product and bringing it to market. Known for her adventurous ways, founder Rachel Prososki is a sports and food enthusiast with a background in food science and research and development. Rachel was driven to form … Continue reading

Reconditioned Drums vs. Used Drums

Reconditioned Drums vs. Used Drums

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Do you know what potential hazards could be lurking in that steel drum that you purchased off of sites like Craigslist? What may seem like an innocent purchase of a used steel drum at a great price could potentially put you or your neighborhood at risk. An intensive investigation by Rick Barrett of the Milwaukee … Continue reading

The Cary Company – Ship It !

The Cary Company – Ship It !

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Here at The Cary Company, we are dedicated to providing you with the perfect product and making sure we get it to you quickly and safely. When it comes to delivery, we really know our ship…..it! WATCH THE FULL VIDEO FOR A SPECIAL OFFER AT THE END. *Offer ends November 23, 2017. Online purchases only … Continue reading

Rejuvenate Your Life with Hive to Home Natural Honey Products

Rejuvenate Your Life with Hive to Home Natural Honey Products

Friday, August 18th, 2017

When you’re named after the God of Battle, you know that life is not a walk in the park. From Tyra Dramm’s humble beginnings growing up on a small organic farm in Western, New York to her growing drive in later years fighting unjust issues with regards to animals and nature, Tyra has always been an … Continue reading

A New Way of Expression: 3-D Sculpting Mud

A New Way of Expression: 3-D Sculpting Mud

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Art, it’s one of the many ways we as humans express ourselves. There are plenty of ways to use this outlet, be it through drawing, playing an instrument, arts and crafts and so much more. But one interesting form of self-expression is 3-D sculpting. Now, most people probably haven’t done a lot of 3-D … Continue reading

HOLY COW! 5 Reasons Glass Milk Bottles are the Way of the Future

HOLY COW! 5 Reasons Glass Milk Bottles are the Way of the Future

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Milk, we’re sure all of you reading this know what it is. In fact, many of you have probably had a sip of it at some point throughout your life. That’s because a cold cup of milk is as timeless as a Disney movie. Although there are many great ways to enjoy a drink of … Continue reading

Sweeten Up to Lockhart Honey Farms

Sweeten Up to Lockhart Honey Farms

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

What do bees and a lawyer have in common? Much more than you may think! In 2013, Laura Brodie was a budding second year law student living in Denver, Colorado who was dating Leo Lockhart, a beekeeper living in Las Animas, Colorado. Separated by a three hour drive, the couple made the most of their … Continue reading

Snap Away on Flathau’s Fine Foods

Snap Away on Flathau’s Fine Foods

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

The lingering taste of utter sweetness and the unspoken desire for just one more bite is a cookie phenomenon everyone can relate to. For the happily married Jeff and Heather Flathau, the love for cookies extends past the mere idea of personal enjoyment, they want to share their passion for delish treats with everyone. How … Continue reading

Frozen Ground: What Makes It Freeze?

Frozen Ground: What Makes It Freeze?

Friday, January 27th, 2017

On December 31, 1967, the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys competed for the NFL Championship in Green Bay, Wisconsin. They played in temperatures as low as -25° Celsius (-13º Fahrenheit). The players noticed that the field became so hard their cleats could not dig into the normally soft soil. They slipped and struggled … Continue reading

Teddy Bear Themed Baby Shower with Honey Bear Bottles

Teddy Bear Themed Baby Shower with Honey Bear Bottles

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Baby showers don’t always need to be a bore. After all, welcoming a new life into the world is a joyous occasion that needs to be celebrated. Fifty-three-year-old crafter Lisa Lomba knows this better than anyone else. When Lisa found out her daughter Kristin was expecting, she knew she had to do something extra special … Continue reading

Winter Roofing and Powerblanket Hot Boxes

Winter Roofing and Powerblanket Hot Boxes

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Winter roofing is not at the top of anyone’s winter recreation list; however, it becomes essential when there is damage to a roof. Almost all types of roofing material utilize adhesive that requires warm temperatures during the installation process. These adhesives require warm temperatures (heat source) to properly cure and fasten. Without proper fastening, a … Continue reading

Spice Up Your Holiday Flavors with Coach’s Salsa

Spice Up Your Holiday Flavors with Coach’s Salsa

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Remember when salsa overthrew ketchup to become the reigning condiment champ a few years back? It might have come as a shock to many french fry dipping fans at the time but to Mark Risen, who’s been churning out his homemade salsa recipe for 20 years, this comes as no surprise. For two decades, people … Continue reading

CLR & Grease Magnet: An Effective Eco-Friendly Cleaner for Your Facility Needs

CLR & Grease Magnet: An Effective Eco-Friendly Cleaner for Your Facility Needs

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Consumer Reports Magazine found that 46% of consumers would pay more for cleaning products if the products were safer for their health and the environment. Until recently, finding these safer products was not a simple matter. Now the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has stepped in and created the Safer Choice Program, which certifies chemicals that … Continue reading

Customer Spotlight: Message in a Bottle Invitations

Customer Spotlight: Message in a Bottle Invitations

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

At The Cary Company, we’re always wondering what actually happens to the products we sell after they are shipped out to customers. Whether you are just a regular shopper or happen to run your own business, our Customer Spotlight series strives to showcase you and your goods to the public. After all, we here at … Continue reading

Cary Company Employees Take Steps toward Healthier Lifestyles

Cary Company Employees Take Steps toward Healthier Lifestyles

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Every morning, Ken Benson throws his Trio Motion® fitness tracker in his pocket before he leaves for work. It’s a small change he’s made to his day that will hopefully lead to big things. He’s one of The Cary Company employees trying to get his 10,000 steps in for the day. Benson, along with many … Continue reading

Mother’s Day Gift Idea – Mani Pedi in a Jar

Mother’s Day Gift Idea – Mani Pedi in a Jar

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Looking for a great last minute Mother’s Day gift? Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8. Show Mom how much she means to you with this gift she’s sure to love. Every mom deserves a little pampering, and this mani pedi in a jar includes everything she needs, packed in a cute Mason jar! Mason … Continue reading

A Glimpse Into The Working Dead

A Glimpse Into The Working Dead

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Do you ever wonder what you would possibly do if the zombie apocalypse occurred? Well our creative team thought they could show you just how to survive those flesh eating monsters! They have produced an infomercial showing exactly what you need to buy to survive the apocalypse with the help of some of our very own Cary Company employees or should I say zombies … Continue reading

Meaningful Made-By-You-Just-For-Them-Gifts

Meaningful Made-By-You-Just-For-Them-Gifts

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Congratulations to our customer Knack for launching their new ecommerce website www.knackshops.com! They are creatively using our Clear Plastic Paint Cans to package their customizable gifts! Based in Seattle, WA founder Laura Jennings believes in discovering specialty artisan producers and products to create your gifts. They are successfully bringing back the art of personalized gift giving even for the busiest of persons. … Continue reading

Festive Tin Can Luminaries- DIY

Festive Tin Can Luminaries- DIY

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

As you might have seen in our first DIY project on Tinting Mason Jars, we at The Cary Company love to show our customers creative and unique ways to use our products! The summer is ending and we need to take advantage of sitting outside to enjoy the weather every night after work. We chose this next DIY project to help emphasize this. These Tin Can Luminaries are a low-cost and easy way to brighten up your patio! … Continue reading

Introducing Our New Logo!

Introducing Our New Logo!

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

The Cary Company is ready to reveal our new look! Our Art Director and creative team have successfully re-created and updated The Cary Company logo! You will now start to see our new modern and sleek look to represent how we have evolved throughout the times. We have come a long way from where we … Continue reading

DIY Mason Jar Tinting

DIY Mason Jar Tinting

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

As the summer is scorching on, we at the Cary Company would like to show you some creative ways to use our products. Mason Jars have been a hot commodity this summer and are a cute and easy way to spruce up your house. Whether making center pieces, vases, flame-less candle holders or fun organization … Continue reading

Mason Jar Organization & Decorations

Mason Jar Organization & Decorations

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Using Mason Jars for meals was a convenient and great idea but you can also use them for organization and decoration! Whether it is food in your pantry, or school supplies for your kids, Mason Jars are a cute and unique way to get rid of clutter! Most importantly they can give your home the extra sheek boost you’ve been looking for. … Continue reading

Delicious Mason Jar Desserts

Delicious Mason Jar Desserts

Monday, August 17th, 2015

We have provided our favorite top 10 Mason Jar Desserts! Having desserts in Mason Jars is a really unique and easy way to impress your guests with some style! As we have researched they are a convenient way to individually portion out desserts and work great with both baked and non-baked desserts. … Continue reading

Creative Mason Jar Meals

Creative Mason Jar Meals

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Mason Jars are the perfect way to grab a meal and take to go with you! Whether you are in a hurry or off to work they are a great way to individually portion meals for each day! With this said we have provided you with our top 10 favorite Mason Jar Meals. These recipes are not only easy to make but absolutely delicious! … Continue reading

Refreshing Mason Jar Drink Recipes

Refreshing Mason Jar Drink Recipes

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Summertime is filled with sunshine and outdoor parties and activities. Mason Jars are a cute and festive way to serve cocktails, iced tea and any other summertime drink of your choice.Your guests will love this unique and decorative option to serve their favorite drinks. … Continue reading

Concrete Curing Blankets for Summertime Use

Concrete Curing Blankets for Summertime Use

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Concrete and its curing process experience the greatest challenges during winter; it’s true. But summertime isn’t without its dilemmas either. In fact, there are plenty of things you need to take into consideration with concrete curing during the summer, and you may even find the need or a concrete curing blanket. … Continue reading

BBQ Grill & Smoker Drums (Video)

BBQ Grill & Smoker Drums (Video)

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Video – 55 Gallon Drum BBQ Smokers are simple and great smokers to use. Typically made from a 55 Gallon Steel Drum, these Smokers are truly a “set and forget” grill where your only concern is the occasional tending to the meat. … Continue reading

Reconditioning Process for Steel Drums (Video)

Reconditioning Process for Steel Drums (Video)

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Video – Steel Reconditioned Drums come available in 55 gallon (208 liters) sizes. The 55 gallon Steel Reconditioned Drum is offered in Carbon Steel (black) and stainless steel (silver). Steel Reconditioned Drums come in open head (removable top), tight head (closed top). Recon Steel Drum linings include gray lined (epoxy phenolic), and unlined (rust inhibitor). … Continue reading

Powerblanket Product Spotlight: Drum Heaters

Powerblanket Product Spotlight: Drum Heaters

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

It’s summertime and heating applications may be the farthest thing from your mind right now, unless you’re dealing with applications that aren’t seasonal—like viscosity maintenance. If you have large quantities of product that need to be kept above ambient temperatures, then you need a solution like a drum heater, and the Carry Company sells a cost-effective and innovative way of meeting that need for you too. … Continue reading

UN Ratings: Switching Liquids & Solids (Part 3 of 3)

UN Ratings: Switching Liquids & Solids (Part 3 of 3)

Friday, May 29th, 2015

UN ratings are very specific and with good reason but what if you have a container that doesn’t match your material, can you still use it? The answer is yes as long as you pick a packaging group higher than what your material requires. By using the Packaging Group Level Equivalent labels you will be able to decipher between the three groups of Great Danger, Medium Danger, and Minor Danger to see if you can switch up your packaging and still comply. … Continue reading

UN Ratings: Understanding UN Markings (Part 2 of 3)

UN Ratings: Understanding UN Markings (Part 2 of 3)

Friday, May 29th, 2015

UN ratings can look difficult and intimidating but once broken up and explained they are quite easy to decipher between. The first sets of numbers are the Packaging Identification Code; the second are the Packing Group Level Equivalent and the third are the results of the required 5 Performance Tests. The Year of the Manufacturer, the Country and the Manufacturer Code are also included. … Continue reading

UN Ratings: Solving The Puzzle (Part 1 of 3)

UN Ratings: Solving The Puzzle (Part 1 of 3)

Friday, May 29th, 2015

UN ratings are a set of standards developed by the United Nations in order to regulate the transportation of hazardous materials. The ratings reflect the containers ability to pass 5 Performance Tests simulating possible conditions of transportation and storage. It is the responsibility of the shipper to comply with the regulations in order to transport goods safely and efficiently across country lines. … Continue reading

55 Gallon Drum BBQ Smokers & Grills

55 Gallon Drum BBQ Smokers & Grills

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

55 Gallon Drum BBQ Smokers and BBQ Grills are simple and great smokers to use. Typically made from a 55 Gallon Steel Drum, these Smokers are truly a “set and forget” grill where your only concern is the occasional tending to the meat. View our list of which Steel Drums to use for your Outdoor Entertaining! … Continue reading

A Clear Choice

A Clear Choice

Monday, October 13th, 2014

For generations, consumers have declared glass as the most trusted and sustainable packaging there is. Being one of the oldest and most iconic materials for packaging, it is remarkable to see the glass trend still today escalating so quickly. Consumers investing in glass packaging experience: Health & environmental advantages Infinite sizes, textures, shapes & colors Economic … Continue reading

Customer Spotlight: Chick Paint

Customer Spotlight: Chick Paint

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Here at the Cary Company, we are professionals serving professionals. One of those professionals we work closely with is Barbara McMullin, who purchases our quart and half-pint paint cans and benefits from our labeling service for her company, Chick Paint. McMullin founded Chick Paint five years ago and began her partnership with The Cary Company … Continue reading

Plain Packaging

Plain Packaging

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Plain Packaging Burning Headlines The latest buzz word and headache of businessmen around the globe is one so simple and seemingly innocent, “plain packaging.” Plain packaging regulates the color, content and informative labeling aspects of packaging design for products the government believes to be harmful. The recent legislation decision of the Scottish Government banning appealing … Continue reading

DIY Bath Scrub

DIY Bath Scrub

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

We all go through it… the 8 hour work day that just gets your body exhausted. And when you get home, all you want to do is soak in a tub and RELAX! Well, I found a perfect solution here at The Cary Company. We sell this incredible container and lid (Part #67WPSH, #67W8WL) that … Continue reading

Perfection is a Paint Can

Perfection is a Paint Can

Friday, August 1st, 2014

At the Cary Company, our paint cans are among the most popular products we carry, with sizes ranging from ¼ pint to 1 gallon. There are five different types of cans available through the Cary Store which include tin, hybrid, clear plastic, all plastic, and clear art-style. We offer three different types of liners for … Continue reading

The Perks of Plastic

The Perks of Plastic

Friday, July 18th, 2014

“One word…Plastics.” Here at the Cary Company, we have a large variety of plastic bottles to suit your everyday needs. Why plastic? Plastic is lightweight yet durable. It is inexpensive and easily recyclable. If you’re constantly on the go, there is no need to worry about the bottle leaking or breaking in transit. The best … Continue reading

Pour yours with a growler

Pour yours with a growler

Friday, July 11th, 2014

A good customer knows good beer just as a good brewer knows a good bottle. Celebrate your customers and your beverage with the pouring, handling, and serving of a Cary Company #growler. These PET growlers are available in sizes 32 oz. and 64 oz. with a standard neck of 38-400. Not only are the growlers lightweight, … Continue reading

Ratchet That!

Ratchet That!

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Summer is hot! And here at The Cary Company, we love our juice bottles! From lemonade to exotic fruit drinks, they are a perfect way to bottle your favorite drink! And if you haven’t checked out our previous blogs, then you need to catch up because everyone else has bought their first case of Cary … Continue reading

Designing for Success

Designing for Success

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Producing a high quality product is only half the journey of a successful business plan. Unfortunately the rumors are true; people do judge a book by its cover (at least in the world of product-design). We strive to dilute this rumor by providing our customers with a one stop shop service designing and printing a … Continue reading

4th of July DIY

4th of July DIY

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Before all of your friends and family come over for your backyard BBQ, wouldn’t it be nice to put together some fun party favors? The Cary Company caters to the perfect DIY holiday projects you have always wanted to make! How, you might ask? Our rectangular drink bottles would make the perfect party favor, especially … Continue reading

Steeling the Lead!

Steeling the Lead!

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Why choose a steel pail over a plastic pail? Read on to discover more… Continue reading

Rain Barrels: Rain, Rain, Rain Away

Rain Barrels: Rain, Rain, Rain Away

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Spring is here, and it’s about time for April showers. Take advantage of the showers by setting up your very own rain barrel today. Rain barrels can be used as an extra, economical source of water for your garden or lawn. The Cary Company offers a great line of rain barrels that are assembled with … Continue reading

Cary Blue is Green!

Cary Blue is Green!

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Cary Blue is Green! The Cary Company is greener than you know! Have old drums or totes? Let The Cary Company help! We have a convenient recycling program in place just for you! Why our Cary Recycling Program is just simply AMAZING! It’s free! More room in your warehouse! It’s a green service! And it’s … Continue reading

Pail Liners

Pail Liners

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Steel pails often do not come cheap, and it may be prudent to extend the lifespan of the pail as much as possible. One option for increasing the durability of a pail is the pail liner. The biggest advantage in using pail liners is that they keep your product from wearing down the steel pail … Continue reading

Steel Pails 101

Steel Pails 101

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The plethora of steel pails in the industry can be a bit daunting. After all, how do you know which pail to use for what applications? With this guide, we hope to able to ease your mind and give you a stress-free experience with buying steel pails. Typical steel pail styles are open head and … Continue reading

No Jar Can Hold a Candle to the Straight Sided Plastic Jar

No Jar Can Hold a Candle to the Straight Sided Plastic Jar

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Who knew that straight-sided plastic jars can be so versatile? These resourceful containers can be found in a variety of industries such as personal care, cosmetics, beauty, pharmaceuticals, and food, or even in arts and crafts projects (see below). Our straight sided plastic jars are typically made from PET (polyethylene terephthalate), PP (polypropylene), or PS … Continue reading

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice and Spice Jars

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice and Spice Jars

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

The Cary Company carries a great selection of spice jars, chosen to meet all of your spice packaging needs. With different colored spices and powders, our clear round spice jars add a decorative yet fully functional element to the kitchen or dining room. These spice bottles are simple and clean, and the clear material allows you to see the contents inside the bottle. … Continue reading

The Cary Company and the Three Honey Bear Bottles

The Cary Company and the Three Honey Bear Bottles

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

The Cary Company proudly presents a new line of honey bottles: the plastic honey bear bottles. These bottles are great for packaging liquids and syrups of any viscosities in addition to honey. Labeling is also made easy with these bottles with the flat panels on the front and back of the bottle. Dispensing snap top caps that feature a small orifice for mess-free, controlled dispensing are available for the honey bear bottles. … Continue reading

Filtration Innovation: Filter Bag Adapter Heads

Filtration Innovation: Filter Bag Adapter Heads

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Looking for cost-effective filtration options? The Cary Company offers an extensive inventory when it comes to filtration. Filter bag adapter heads in particular are extremely economical and convenient to use. Filter bag adapter heads are easy and quick to install or replace when you don’t want to use drawstring filters or install a filter housing unit. … Continue reading

Can-tastic Packaging with All-Plastic and Hybrid Paint Cans

Can-tastic Packaging with All-Plastic and Hybrid Paint Cans

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Go green with our line of hybrid and all-plastic paint cans! The Cary Company now offers hybrid paint cans and all-plastic paint cans that are made with 100% recycled materials and are 100% recyclable. These plastic paint cans are an ideal alternative to metal paint cans, due to a lower production cost, recyclability, and resistance … Continue reading

Christmas Craft Idea with Paint Cans

Christmas Craft Idea with Paint Cans

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Here’s a cute idea that we came up with to decorate small spaces using containers that you can buy from The Cary Store. This is perfect for mantels, book shelves and even floating shelves as they are very light weight. … Continue reading

Want more bang for your buck? Tips on how to save on shipping

Want more bang for your buck? Tips on how to save on shipping

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

So you’ve carefully selected the items you need for your project. Now that you have the perfect bottles, caps and tools, what about shipping? How can you get your items as cheap as possible? … Continue reading

Gertie & BB’s Gourmet Goodies

Gertie & BB’s Gourmet Goodies

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

The business started in “sheer dumb luck” says Sheri. Like many small food businesses, it started as a hobby that took a shape of its own. Jeannie loved to create, and Sheri brought her experience and education in the confectionery industry to the table. Word about the duo’s delicious creations eventually got out, sparking a need to respond to opportunities for growth. … Continue reading