About Us


Formed February, 1981. CPC introduced the now industry-wide standard B-25, B-12 and Low Specific Activity (S/T LSA) metal storage and shipping containers to the nuclear industry. B-12’s and B-25’s revolutionized radioactive waste handling. Understanding the needs of the nuclear industry, CPC evolved to a worldwide leader in not only metal containers, but advanced on to volume reduction systems soon followed by decon systems, sorting systems, glove booths, fume hoods, custom designed systems, and equipment. CPC has patented many products: Seal Loc Clip (tamper proof closure mechanism), KELLY Decon Systems, etc.


CPC headquarters is located in Wilmington, N.C., where Engineering, Quality Assurance, Purchasing, Sales, Accounting, and Manufacturing reside. Our Southeastern Enterprises (full service machine shop) is located in Charlotte, N.C. We are just an e-mail, fax, or phone call away.


Metal storage and shipping containers:

  • New Classifications: DOT/IAEA Type A, IP-1, IP-2, IP-3
  • Material: Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum
  • Shielded: Lead, plate steel
  • Volume: Less than 1 cu. ft. to more than 7,000 cu. ft.
  • Payload: Less than 1 lb. to more than 300,000/lbs.
  • Dimensions: Unlimited
  • Internal Options: Cradles, racks, tie-downs, bolt flanges, partitions, linings (wood, aluminum, stainless steel, foam, plastic, etc.)
  • External Options: D-rings, lift lugs, hinged lids or doors, fork lift risers or tubes or loops, remote capability closure


Rectangular Box Compactors with compaction forces up to 500,000/lbs.
Drum Compactors with compaction forces up to 90,000/lbs.
Drum Crushers with compaction forces up to 500,000/lbs.

Decon Systems

  • KELLY Decon System
  • Cavity KELLY Decon System
  • KELLY Decon Glove Booths
  • Fume Hoods
  • Sorting Systems

Facilities and Company Resources

Facilities: Corporate Headquarters, Engineering, and Manufacturing located in Wilmington, North Carolina and Machine Shop Services located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Engineering: Container Products Corporation Engineering group supports the production capabilities using standard CAD and 20 years of design and test information in designing containers that exceed all DOT specifications for DOT/IAEA TYPE A, IP-1, IP-2, IP-3.

Quality Assurance: Container Products Corporation places heavy emphasis on the quality of our products, from design to customer satisfaction. Quality Assurance oversees all testing and certifications of DOT and IAEA containers to insure all requirements are met, including: drop, water spray, pressure reduction, vibration, stacking and disposal site requirements (Savannah River, NTS, Hanford), on containers with a gross weight up to 300,000 lbs.

Testing Facilities: Container Products Corporation test facilities include a Free Drop pad in accordance with 49 CFR 173.465, Vibration Table, ISO Racking test and Stacking test fixtures and pneumatic test fixture for leak testing.