Container History

1971
06/01/1971

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
1987
06/01/1987

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
1989
03/01/1989

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
2001
01/17/2001

containerandpackaging.com v 1.0 launches

containerandpackaging.com 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