Packaging & Storage:
Royco Packaging
3979 Mann Rd.
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
Phone: (877) 645-7732

Royco Packaging Inc. is a converter and distributer of virtually everything needed for Military Spec Packaging. Wraps, Barrier Materials, Bags, Tubing, Roll Stock Blankets, Oxygen Absorbers, Desiccants, Fire Retardent Materials, Lubricants, Preservative Oils, and more. They also sell a clip for sealing the bags oxygen absorbers are shipped in for about $5.00 -- worth the price if you don't plan to use a whole bag of absorbers at one time.

120 N. Seneca Rd.
Eugene, OR 97402
Phone: (541) 689-0913
Toll Free: (800) 456-7923
Fax: (541)689-2007

This company primarily sells beekeeping supplies, but has a fair line of food storage bags, equipment and books.

2595 Palmer Ave.
University Park, IL 60466
Phone: (800) 776-3786
Fax: (708) 534-0902

BASCO sells industrial packaging of all kinds, everything from little bottles to jumbo bulk containers and every container handling and dispensing item you can imagine. If you don't know exactly what you need, they have very knowledgable sales people who will help to figure that out.

They have distribution centers in University Park, IL, San Jose, CA, Detroit, MI, Charlotte, NC and Houston, TX.

Stor-Tite Containers
2900 N.W. Vine
Suite G
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: (888) 925-3006
Phone: (541) 476-4977
Fax: (541) 476-4776

This company sells Stor-Tite Containers, which are 5 gal. plastic pails with patented latch locks on the (included) lids. Also sell a nitrogen/CO2 storage system for replacing oxygen with either nitrogen or CO2 gas in food storage to prevent spoilage, bugs and bacteria.

Berlin Packaging
111 North Canal Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60606-7203
Phone: (800) 7-BERLIN
Fax: (510) 845-0539

Berlin Packaging is a distributor of rigid packaging including glass, plastic (PET & HDPE),metal containers and closures, jars, cylinders, drums, pails, decanters, cans, caps & dispensing systems. Minimum order is $250. Berlin has a location in Dallas and usually has most items in stock. Always ask about pickup at the Dallas location.

Dissiccare, Inc.
"The Latest in Dissicant & Fragrance Technology"

10600 Shoemaker Ave.
Building C
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670-4026
Phone: (800) 446-6650
Fax: (562) 903-2272

Desiccare, Inc. offers a full-line of desiccants and absorbents to the Pharmaceutical, Electronics, Military, Industrial, Manufacturing, and Food Industries. Products can be ordered online - I purchased all my desiccants from this company and found them to have high-quality product at the best prices.

Freund Can Company
179 West 84th Street
Chicago, Il 60620
Phone: (773) 224-4230 Ext. 179

In business since 1936. Over 1,000 types & sizes in-stock for immediate shipment. Cans, pails, drums, bottles, jars, jugs, bags and boxes. Metal, plastic, glass, corrugated or paper - 1/16 oz. to 110 gallon. Free 68-page catalog of hard-to-find containers available at web site.

United States Plastic Corp.
1390 Neubrecht Rd.
Lima, Ohio 45801-3196
Phone: (800) 809-4217
Fax: (800) 854-5498

This company sells products such as starter kits, storage bags, plastic buckets, oxygen absorbers, first aid kits, plastic containers, water treatment, storage barrels, plastic barrel liner bags, fuel storage and other misc. items.

Wells Can Company, Ltd.
"Home Canning Supplies Since 1953"

8705 Government Street
Burnaby, British Columbia
V3N 4G9
Phone: (604) 420-0959
Fax: (604) 420-0975

This is a Canadian company that sells metal & plastic pails, canning jars, home canning supplies, pressure canners & cookers, industrial and general purpose cans, metal food cans, and Foodsaver® vacuum packaging systems. No pricing is shown on the website -- however, they give email quotes with a quick turn-around.