Our Story

The easiest solution for your container needs is one that combines superior container quality with complete life-cycle service. Everything you purchase from North Coast Container is collectible for reuse or recycling. CEO Kyle Stavig, his brothers, and everyone at North Coast Container share the vision of operating an innovative and sustainable company.

Stavig Group Founders

From left to right: Dan Roth, Kyle Stavig, Christian Stavig, Cody Stavig

In 2007, the Stavig brothers acquired Myers Container and Container Management Services, the fourth generation of the family-owned business dating back to 1917. General Steel Drum of Charlotte, North Carolina was acquired by the Stavigs in February 2011 and. In September 2018, the Stavigs added North Coast Container in Cleveland, Ohio. Following their sustained plan for growth, they acquired Chicago Steel Container in Chicago, Illinois in August 2022. All companies continue to operate independently under its own name and entity.

Collectively, the companies are all brands of Stavig Group.

Stavig Group Logo

The Stavig family’s formula for success is building a collection of brands by acquiring successful companies, enabling their current management teams to maintain their operating independence and thrive, and providing the knowledge, assistance and capital to execute on their growth plans.

Community Involvement

North Coast Container is part of an active community of organizations working to create opportunity and sustainability. We work in conjunction with the following entities to benchmark and drive continuous improvement, utilizing best management practices (BMPs):

  • Reusable Industrial Packaging Association (RIPA)
  • Industrial Steel Drum Institute (ISDI)
  • Cleveland Clinic Children’s
  • Fallen Heroes Fund
  • American Red Cross
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Industrial Packaging Alliance of North America (IPANA)