Container History


Jim McCauley starts selling for Industrial Container

While in his early 20’s, and prior to founding Container and Packaging, Jim McCauley served a 3 year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweden...Read More

Original warehouse at 1345 E State St, Eagle ID is built

Inventory continued to grow, and Jim continued to petition Reid to build a warehouse. Reid didn’t want to tie up capital in owning a warehouse, so they settled on Jim..Read More

Jim McCauley buys Idaho branch from Industrial Container

In 1987, Jim bought the Idaho branch from Reid and named it Container & Packaging Supply, Inc. He also hired a delivery driver and purchased a computer to replace a..Read More

Jim McCauley buys silk-screen printing equipment

In 1989, Jim bought a silk-screen printing business from a local printer and began printing. The print shop was set up in Jim’s barn at his home, and the younger..Read More
01/17/2001 v 1.0 launches

In early 2001, Jim was looking for some way to jumpstart Container’s sales. Revenue had fallen from its high point of $4 million in 1999, due to fears of worldwide..Read More