Manufacturing is alive and well in Jacksonville. Here's a brief look at seven interesting companies producing products you're probably very familiar with.
4. Metal Container Corporation
Metal Container Corporation is a branch of the Can Manufacturers Institute, a trade association in the United States that is responsible for the manufacturing and supplying of metal cans. The Can Manufacturers Institute was chartered in 1938, representing almost 40 can manufacturers at the time.
Specifically, the Metal Container Corporation, located here in Jacksonville, was founded in 1973. This company is a major supplier of cans to Jacksonville's Anheuser-Busch brewery. They supply approximately 45% of Anheuser-Busch’s U.S. beer cans and approximately 55% of its domestic lids. This operation also produces cans and lids for major companies like Pepsi and Coca-Cola.
Metal Container Co. is located at 100 Ellis Road North.