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Kaplan Container Inc.
15 Jetview Dr.
Rochester, NY 14624

Toll Free (800) 935-7245
Fax: (585) 385-6221

Frequent Questions

Please look for an answer to some common questions here, If your question is not answered please contact us by visiting our contact page and we will answer your question as soon as possible.

What products do you stock in your warehouse?
  • Drum accessories, such as bungs and gaskets, pumps, faucets, spouts and plastic liners
  • Drum carts and cradles
  • Open head plastic and steel pails
  • Paint cans and F-Style tin cans  
  • Plastic bottles and jugs
  • Screw caps and trigger sprayers
  • Steel, plastic, fiber and stainless steel drums
  • Tight head plastic and steel pails


What kinds of drums do you sell?
We sell the following different types of drums in a variety of sizes, colors, and specifications:
  • Lined and unlined.
  • New and reconditioned.
  • Open head and tight head.
  • Standard, overpack and salvage.
  • Steel, stainless steel, plastic and fiber.


Is there a minimum quantity required for an order?
It depends on the type of container. Drums and larger containers are ordered in individual units. Smaller containers such as bottles, pails, and cans are ordered by the box or by the pallet. Please inquire for minimum quantities on specific items.


Will you deliver to my place of business?
Kaplan Container has several trucks that will make deliveries within Western and Central New York State. Outside of our delivery area, we can arrange for shipments via common carrier, UPS, FedEx, or other delivery services.


Can I special order products that you do not carry?
Yes! Kaplan Container is associated with several manufacturers. Our salespeople are trained container specialists and can help locate the best container to fit your specific requirement. Please contact us to order.


Where are you located?
Kaplan Container is located in Upstate New York, at 15 Jet View Drive, in Rochester, New York.


What is the difference between a U.N. and a D.O.T. approved container?
The transportation of hazardous materials is regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation As of October 1, 1996, all of the old DOT regulations were superseded by a new set of UN (United Nations) regulations. Currently, containers used for the shipment of hazardous materials are subject to UN classifications and performance standards and must be marked accordingly

For complete EPA Regulations, visit the EPA Office of Compliance Web site.


How do I determine what type of container I need for a particular application?
Since our salespeople are familiar with many types of containers and their applications, they can assist you with appropriate container selection. Contact us for details.


How do we establish an account with Kaplan Container?
Your first order is generally C.O.D. To set up an account, we require three (3) commercial trade references and one (1) bank reference. Contact us today to start the process.


Do you accept credit cards?
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover & American Express credit card payment.