Plastic Open Head Pails


Plastic Open Head Pails

Paints, inks, chemicals, lubricants, adhesives, coatings, epoxies, roof coatings, driveway sealers, sanitation supplies, construction and building products, ice melt compounds, foods, edible oils, flavorings, pet food and many other applications.

Special Features

  • Will Not Rust or Dent… help make your product look better longer.
  • Seamless… molded in one piece with no seams that can leak in transportation or storage.
  • Light Weight…significantly lighter in weight than steel pails, resulting in reduced shipping costs.
  • Nestable…the tapered design of plastic pails allows them to be nested for the most efficient storage and transport prior to filling.
  • Tamper Evident Cover Designs… help protect and secure your product
  • Stacking Features Built into the Cover…provide added stability during storage and transport.
  • Wide Range of Capacities…from 1 gallon (3.785 Liters) to 6 gallons (22.7 Liters) to satisfy most requirements.
  • Re-sealable Closure and Fitting designs provide clean dispensing and reliable resealing for all types of products.
  • Recyclable…a proven track record as easily re-useable and recyclable.
  • Approved designs for Hazardous Materials and Food Grade Applications…a wide variety of materials and designs satisfy UN/DOT and FDA regulations.
  • User Friendly Handling Features…metal or plastic handles provide dependable and comfortable methods for handling and dispensing.
  • Gasket and product compatibility…a wide variety of available closures and cover gasket materials ensures optimum compatibility with your product.
  • Customized UV Protection…plastic pails can be colored and/or surface treated to provide your product with the UV protection required.
  • Premium Graphics…plastic pails have a large, smooth surface that allows for placement of high quality text and graphics.


  • 1 Gallon
  • 2 Gallon
  • 3.5 Gallon
  • 3.9 Gallon
  • 4 Gallon
  • 4.25 Gallon
  • 5 Gallon Short
  • 5 Gallon
  • 5 Gallon UN (Liquids)
  • 6 Gallon
  • 20 Liter

NOTE:  1, 2, 3.5, 4.25, and 5 Gallon are also available as UN for solids using the standard tear strip covers.  Contact Fox Valley Containers for specific details.

Lid Options

Long Skirt Tear Tab, EZ Tear Tab, Peel Off.

Fitting Options

Rieke Sr, Rieke Sr Self Venting FS10, Plastic Non vented FS14, Rieke Sr FS10 Vented, Poly Vent, Tint Plug, 70mm 400 Series Threaded, Bunavent, 70mm UN Screw Cap.

Handle Options

Various pails available with metal or plastic handles.

Pail Colors:

Stock Colors - White, Natural, Black, Black Regrind;
Standard Colors -  Grey, Blue, Green, Orange, Red, Mobil Red, Shell Yellow & Chevron Blue


Silk Screen, Offset Printing up to 8 Color, Heat Transfer Labeling.


Pails on pallet packs and lids on tray and carton packs.

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