OUR STORY

Since 1911, Behrens has been producing the highest quality metal containers. The majority of our products are manufactured in the United States with a plant and distribution facility located in Winona, Minnesota. When there is work to do, tools are needed.

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FORGING THE FUTURE

Highly durable, weather, chemical and rodent resistant Behrens products are 100% recyclable. When metal products reach the end of their useful life, the materials are simply collected and recycled, again and again, with no loss of their inherent properties.

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NOT ALL STEEL IS CREATED EQUAL.

Behrens steel is more durable than plastic and resistant to:

RODENTS

RUST

ODOR

Metalware Classics

SIMPLY A BETTER CHOICE THAN PLASTIC

Proudly made in Winona, Minnesota, Behrens is committed to creating industrial metalware, using the best galvanized materials, craftsmanship and design. Our handcrafted products often involve age-old techniques and traditional methods of production. Our Cans, Tubs, Pails and specialty products carry a rich history of use, often passed down through generations. You can trust Behrens, as our skills have been honed with over 100 years of practice.
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GALVANIZED SHEET VS. HOT DIPPED

Galvanized Sheet Steel – Coils of sheet steel are galvanized at the mill. Coating thickness is more consistent.
Hot Dipped Galvanizing – The container is dipped in a bath of molten zinc to coat and seal. Zinc protects from rust and corrosion.

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THE BEHRENS DIFFERENCE

We’re proud of the work we do. So much that we emboss each lid with our brand name. When you purchase a Behrens can, it comes with a sturdy lid – made to stay in place and not blow away. Made of the highest quality galvanized steel – heavy-duty, durable, and long-lasting.

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DESIGNED WITH VERSATILITY

Easy to entertain with, easy to store. Our tubs can be used for beverages or a catch-all for anything you need a place for. Turn messy into organized. From the garden to the beach, our tubs are made to last and our riveted handles add strength and ease of portability.

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Home Industrials

DONE SIMPLY. MADE TO LAST.

Behrens has launched some exciting new categories as well as extended collections for the home and lifestyle – entertaining, cleaning and organization, garden and pet. Our distinct Home Industrials™ collection is solid stuff. A nod to our 100-year heritage, our Home Industrials™ are designed with a blend of vintage finishes and glossy, long-lasting colours. Authentically embossed with the Behrens brand name.
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IT’S ALL IN A HARD DAY’S WORK