A Maryland Can Company
Founded in 1929, Independent Can Company is a world leader in the manufacturing of specialty metal packaging and metal lithography. Privately held and managed by its principals, we are an American manufacturer with a long history of success that has brought us to the technological forefront in can making. Our growth, both internally and through acquisition, has allowed us to bring new capabilities and products to market. We have highly trained and experienced solution providers in those markets. This growth has been achieved without adding layers of bureaucracy that impede responsiveness. We are the industry leader in capability and capacity due to our continuous investments for the benefit of our customers.
What really drives what we do?
We are a family owned and operated business and have been since the founding in 1929. With this in mind, we have learned to service our customers and employees in the same manner that the owners would like to be treated. We view the business as one that must be challenging, fun, professionally managed, and financially prudent.
We are a values based company. Our values are to be Fair, Sense of Urgency, Market, Customer and Improvement Driven, Dedicated, Responsible, and Committed to Teamwork. Our employees developed this list of values and we want them to challenge all actions and decisions if they do not live up to the spirit of our ethics. The employees of Independent Can are the most essential asset. The expressed goal of the management is to provide a challenging, dynamic, innovative, demanding and friendly work environment.
Our Core Values
Showing equality and consistency in decision making while being respectful of others; not arbitrary.
Sense of Urgency
Exhibiting a willingness & ability to adapt to changing situations. Recognizing that our ability to make changes quickly is a competitive advantage.
Market, Customer and Improvement Driven
Accepting that it is the customer’s requirements that dictate what we do and not getting better at our performance is not an option.
Being committed to safely doing whatever it takes to get the job done well.
Accepting accountability for my actions and results; not making excuses.
Commonality of goals, unity of thought and action; recognizing that a team is stronger than the sum of the individual parts.